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‘Overwatch’ takes top spot at The Game Awards

December 2, 2016

The Game Awards, the Oscars of video games, was held last Thursday, Dec. 1, in Los Angeles. The event was live streamed online across various platforms including, but not limited to, YouTube, Twitter,...

Nintendo switching focus

November 21, 2016

A few weeks ago, the Nintendo Switch was finally presented to the world. Like any new product, it was shrouded in secrecy. There was a lot of speculation about what it was and, most importantly, what would...

YouTube announces initiative for digital clean-up

October 9, 2016

YouTube has launched a program called YouTube Heroes that will allow users to report inappropriate content in the form of a game. Members will earn points, advance in levels and gain access to exclusive...

Content creators speak out against YouTube’s ‘ad-friendly’ censoring

September 16, 2016

Recent changes in YouTube’s content moderation system have caused some uneasiness in its community of content creators, and many are expressing disdain for the Google extension. Over the past week, users...

2016 Apple Conference unveils new iPhone 7, Apple Watch, big updates

September 9, 2016

The iPhone 7, Apple Watch series 2, and AirPods were the highlighted points of the September 2016 conference. The new iPhone 7 adds improvements to brightness quality, camera functionality and waterproof...

FGCU alumni Jeffrey Shafer creates social platform for nation-wide players

September 8, 2016

When the globally anticipated Pokemon Go app first launched, FGCU alumnus Jeffrey Shafer was anything but privy to the idea of running after alternate reality monsters, let alone knowing that the game...

Instagram releases new zoom feature for pictures and videos

September 2, 2016

A new iOS update rolls around, and Instagram has another feature to show for it. As of this newest update, Instagram allows its users to “pinch” pictures and zoom in. The feature is accessible not...

Google introduces new ‘Duo’ app

August 18, 2016

FaceTime, in its mass popularity, has always been a favorite app of Apple products that Google had not paralleled in its own apps. As of recently, however, Google has produced Google Duo, an app similar...

Instagram introduces new ‘stories’ feature

August 3, 2016

The latest update of Instagram has introduced more than what users are accustomed to. Similar to the update that made Instagram comparable to Vine with its video feature, Snapchat has now come into the...

Pokemon GO app takes world by storm

July 22, 2016

Pokemon Go — the newest mobile release from The Pokemon Company, the parent company of Nintendo, and Ingress founder Niantic — has swept across 34 countries including the U.S. The app allows trainers...

Eagle eSports competes in Tespa Overwatch Summer Series tournament

July 21, 2016

Overwatch is a multi-player first person shooter game produced by Blizzard, and it has been rising in popularity since its release. Overwatch differs from most multiplayer shooters by offering a wide selection...

Ink Hunter app allows users to try on tattoos without the “day after” regret

April 24, 2016

A new application on the market allows users to try on tattoos before permanently etching it on their skin. Ink Hunter is the product of a small Ukrainian team of four with the goal to “build (a) simple...

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