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Game of Drones

Game of Drones

Reuben Deveras

March 11, 2015

Be sure to check out more of this story in this month's edition of Xpress Magazine! Photos by Drake Newkirk Teams of builders, college graduates, and hobbyists gathered to fight each other to the death on a large field at Oakland’s Shoreline Park. They’ve come with knowledge of robotics to commandeer...

Apple Announces New Goodies

Apple Announces New Goodies

Reuben Deveras

March 9, 2015

Get your wallet ready because Apple revealed new goodies at their "Spring Forward" press event in San Francisco. The long-awaited Apple Watch, a new super-thin Macbook, and HBO NOW Streaming Service were the highlights of the event. The Apple Watch is slated to come in different models based on size and their ...

HTC and Valve debut virtual reality headset

HTC and Valve debut virtual reality headset

Reuben Deveras

March 6, 2015

The device, called Vive, uses cutting-edge VR technology in the form of dual light sensors. Photo courtesy of Valve The Oculus Rift is perhaps the first thing that comes to mind when virtual reality (VR) headsets are mentioned. The device, which was initially funded by a successful Kickstarter,...

Y Generation: Afraid of dating?

Y Generation: Afraid of dating?

Jannelle Garcia

March 2, 2015

Artwork by Alec Fernandes/Xpress Magazine The comments above are just some of the many posts on the new matchmaking website, “We Met on the N” , created by Alex Lee at the beginning of February. Similar to Craigslist's “Missed Connection” page, “We Met on the N” is an online site where Judah passengers c...

Faceless Opinions

amontero

February 14, 2015

Do you ever get the feeling that your friends aren’t telling you the truth? Do you consistently chastise your significant other for their vacuous responses to existential questions such as, “do you like my new haircut?” Do the opinions of others affect your sense of self? Does this type of ...

SpaceX launches DSCOVR Satellite

SpaceX launches DSCOVR Satellite

Colin Blake

February 14, 2015

Falcon 9 carrying DSCOVR, Courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration   After two delays caused by weather, SpaceX launched the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite yesterday to beam back information about potentially harmful solar ejections heading toward earth. Wit...

Facebooking from the Grave

Facebooking from the Grave

Tami Benedict

February 12, 2015

Facebook is our home away from home, a place where we escape our class lectures and focus on more important things, such as cyber-stalking our ex-boyfriends and seeing if we're doing better than them. Facebook has over 1.23 billion monthly active users and it makes you wonder, when a user dies what happens to his or her Facebook account? Well, it used to be when Facebook...

Smartphone case lets you print photos

Smartphone case lets you print photos

Catherine Uy

February 6, 2015

Photo courtesy of Prynt Remember the good ol’ days when you got excited for a photo to develop? And then after three minutes of patiently waiting, you found out you had the perfect smile but your eyes were closed? Yeah, I miss the fun that came with instant photos too. Polaroid discontinued film in 2008...

Club Nintendo announces new rewards before service closes

Club Nintendo announces new rewards before service closes

Caty McCarthy

February 4, 2015

Mourning the loss of Club Nintendo, with exclusive items from the program on display. Photo/Graphic by Caty McCarthy. Club Nintendo is a U.S.-based rewards program by gaming giant Nintendo, offering digital and physical prizes in exchange for coins earned from registering first-party Nintendo games and ...

Apps to get you moving in the morning

Tami Benedict

September 24, 2014

With summer officially over, fun late nights turn into study sessions and mornings become a challenge of how many times you can successfully hit the snooze button before being late. The bad habit of hitting the snooze button can get some of us in trouble though, causing us to be late for whatever...

Still Sort of Gr8 – iOS8 Impressions

Still Sort of Gr8 – iOS8 Impressions

Michael Leri

September 17, 2014

Disclaimer: This was tested using a 64 gigabyte iPhone 5. iOS7 was a drastic step up from iOS6. Apple finally hit their stride by streamlining what they had, borrowing from Android, and making it look a whole hell of a lot slicker. It has been a year since iOS7 was pushed on us and I still have not...

Twist of Fate – Destiny Review

Twist of Fate – Destiny Review

Michael Leri

September 16, 2014

Platforms: PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 Release Date: September 9, 2014 Destiny is the child spun out of divorce. After splitting from Microsoft in 2007 and subsequently the Halo franchise, developer Bungie has executed a vision of the next generation of shooters that feels like it was thought up bef...

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