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University student creates personal shopper technology

By Lilly Mashayek

February 15, 2016


Filed under News

Finding the perfect outfit, shoes and accessories is about to be made simpler by new technology, created by University graduate students and alumni.“They say pictures are a thousand words, and that’s exactly true for fashion,” said Bernard Ghanem, a graduate student at the University and the Be...

Students create app to pay for cover digitally

Students create app to pay for cover digitally

By Maddie Galassi

November 30, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

A University student has found a way to fix a common problem many students encounter in the nightlife — paying cover at bars.Cover’d, which launched November 17, is an app that allows users to pay for cover at Kam’s on their mobile device, eliminating the need for cash to enter the bar. Th...

New app Trio lets users create videos and memes

New app Trio lets users create videos and memes

By Madeline Galassi

April 6, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Videos and memes have become increasingly popular and can be seen almost everywhere on the web. A new app, Trio, allows users to create them on their own device by choosing different multimedia from across the web. Trio, which was launched on March 4 by the company Meograph, is the first of its kind ...

Facebook Lite app gives access to users in developing countries

Facebook Lite app gives access to users in developing countries

February 4, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Some users of the Facebook mobile app know the frustration of inconsistent Internet connections and running out of storage. But for users in developing countries, accessing the app can be nearly impossible. However, this is now changing in certain developing countries because of Facebook’s newest developmen...