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Stony Brook announces new accessible Minor in Filmmaking

Stony Brook announces new accessible Minor in Filmmaking

Alek Lewis September 29, 2019
A 21-credit filmmaking minor will be available to Stony Brook students. The program will use iPhones to teach basic film skills.
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Apple simulates the Titanic by removing Jack

Apple simulates the Titanic by removing Jack

Jager Robinson September 18, 2016
This lack of inventiveness at Apple is leading the Titanic that is the company into the iceberg that is the consumer market.
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Companion safety app gathers over half a million users

Jakub Lewkowicz September 25, 2015
The Companion app, a new addition to the mobile security realm, came out just two weeks ago and has already gathered over half a million users.
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Cellphones for six-year-olds are a large and unnecessary responsibility

Emily Benson April 21, 2015
Correct me if I’m wrong, but not only is ten too young to be taking on the responsibility of a cell phone or tablet, it seems almost unnecessary at such a young age.
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5 reasons not to buy the Apple Watch

Jacob Shipkevich March 31, 2015
“Simplicity.” That is what Apple products are known for and that is what the soon to be released Apple Watch is not known for.
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Personal safety system SB Guardian now downloadable application

Rachel Siford March 22, 2015
The new SB Guardian App is now available for all Stony Brook students, showcasing new personal safety features to keep students connected with people they trust.
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It is good to look back to see how far we have come

Hunter David Frederick March 12, 2015
As anyone who has a long term goal or project will tell you, it’s important to look back and see just how far you’ve come from where you started.
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According to a Pew Research Center study conducted in 2013, only 53 percent of adults aged 30 and over agreed with the 62 percent of those aged 16 to 29 who said that some important information is not on the Internet. (MEGAN MILLER / THE STATESMAN)

Data shows SBU students use web library more, despite Pew research

Christopher Leelum October 2, 2014
A 2013 Pew Research Center study found that 62 percent of those between the ages 16 through 29 said there is a lot of useful, important information not on the Internet.
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Androids and iPhones both have their followers

Jonathan Quinones September 16, 2013
Through the last five years we have seen the Android operating system evolve and flourish into a fit alternative to the iPhone’s beloved iOS for many individuals. Overall the pros seem to outweigh the cons in the minds of Android buyers and jealousy of the illustrious iPhone is kept to a bare minimum.
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Snapchat: fun with friends or a sexting application?

Jessica Suarez February 10, 2013
It used to be that when someone took an awkward photo of you, it would end up on every social networking site for the entire world to see, like and comment on. But now, when someone snaps an embarrassing photo of you, it is usually because as soon as that photo is opened it is gone just as quickly as it was taken.
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The Grindr app is geared toward the gay community. (EZRA MARGONO)

Students share intimate details about sex soliciting apps

The Statesman February 10, 2013
Although Grindr and Blendr, two social networking applications for iPhone and Android devices, seem at first glance to be geared toward soliciting sex among their communities, their actual use has a wider application than just that.
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