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Campus Orb New app keeps students in contact with clubs

In HACC News, Media, Technology by Nick Hughes

The Student Government Association (SGA) is promoting a student life app called Campus Orb. The app shows all the SGA sponsored events and lists the clubs associated with HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, along with the leaders of each club. The convenient app provides students with weather alerts, similar to the service E2 Campus provides through text messaging. Also featured …

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Windows 10

In Reviews, Technology by Travis Arment

Microsoft released their latest operating system, Windows 10, into the wild on July 29th, 2015. Windows 8, like Vista before it, left many users feeling alienated. Lack of third party development and poorly implemented user interface (UI) design left the operating system feeling stagnant and forced. Microsoft listened to their customers and came out swinging with Windows 10.

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Netflix to raise prices for new members Investor report reveals company’s stances and future plans

In Community/World News, Technology by Robert Beiler

The Q1 investor report released by Netflix on April 21st, 2014 indicates that the streaming movie company plans to raise their prices by as much as $2 a month. The company did not release specific details on when this would be executed, but CEO Reed Hastings is quoted as stating it “would be a one or two dollar increase, depending …

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HBO GO stutters, Xbox takes on the mantle

In Technology by Robert Beiler

HBO Go, the streaming service included with HBO subscriptions, had a service outage on Sunday night after the season 4 premiere for ‘Game of Thrones’. The fatal error left many users unable to watch the premiere. HBO sent out a tweet regarding the outage, apologizing to fans and informing them of restoration progress. The service saw a similar issue during …

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Windows XP: The End is Here

In Technology by Robert Beiler

  The time has come. On Tuesday April 8th 2014, Microsoft officially ended its extended support on Windows XP for the majority of users. Some countries such Ireland and the UK have paid for additional support time, but for the mainstream user this will not be the case. What does this mean for the average user? It means mostly security …