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What the Tech?! Ubuntu

  Ubuntu, n; An open source operating system for computers, tablets and now, phones. Ubuntu — which translates into “human-ness” — offers developers the opportunity to contribute to the code that builds the platform for the purpose of personal learning and also bolstering the company’s software offering. Google’s Android project (which builds their smartphone and tablet […]

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What the Tech?! Autonomus Vehicle

Automous Vehicle, n; A self-driving car. This term seems obvious, but the fascinating part if what’s behind the technical ability to make driverless driving possible and who is working on developing the technology as we speak. Google announced years ago that they were started a Self-Driving Car project, developing technology to create mostly-electric, self-driving vehicles. In […]

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4 Offbeat News Apps to Spice Up Your Morning Reads

If you’ve been snowed in all week, you’re probably tired of staring at your computer or your phone, reading the news from the same sources in the same formats. Even if you’re not snowed in, a new way to get your morning dose of what’s going on is always welcome, right? We found four apps giving […]

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Tips & Tricks: Settings to Keep Your Videos Private in Yapp

Adding videos to your Yapp is a stellar way to increase engagement and repurpose your content. Whether it’s footage from an event, a trailer or recap from a last event, a playlist of the best Super Bowl commercials, or anything else, our Videos page is an awesome spot to easily store them. With Yapp, you […]

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What the Tech?! Microsoft HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens, n; A head-mounted display that uses computer technology to broadcast holographic imagery (i.e., virtual reality) before your eyes. HoloLens is like a cross between the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and Google Glass. The goggles are designed to bring computer magic into reality. With them, you can visualize 3D images and use your computer without the computer […]

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5 Apps to Boost your Super Bowl Party

  Next week, Super Bowl XLIX (that’s 49) will be held in Arizona, and broadcast to living rooms and bars across the country. If you’re having a party, now’s the time start putting your Yapp together. Below, we’ve got a few tips to spice up your annual party app, plus 4 other must-haves for the […]

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Tips & Tricks: Take RSVPs Digital

Hosting an event is an organizational bear in and of itself. Once you start inviting people, the madness truly begins. And, because there’s a BIG difference in planning for 40 and for 400, the RSVP was born. While Yapp doesn’t yet have a dedicated RSVP page (it’s in the works!), there are a few ways […]

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What the Tech?! Net Neutrality

 Net Neutrality, n; An idea that providers of Internet service should charge the same amount for web access without regard of user, content, or equipment. In short, it ensures that the Internet doesn’t discriminate depending on how you use it. There has been a fervent debate about whether net neutrality should be required by law, or if […]

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4 Apps to Guide You Through Oscar Season

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominees for the 2015 Oscars ceremony this week, launching us officially into fervent-movie-watching season. If you’re about to hibernate in the local theater to catch all 8 nominees, we suggest using these 4 apps — we imagine you already have at least two of them — […]

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What the Tech?! Verizon Vehicle

Verizon Vehicle, n; This simple car add-on aims to modernize older vehicles that are still on the road. With the speed of vehicle technology, many long-lasting cars are far behind on built-in tech. Verizon Vehicle wants to help modernize those drivers’ rides. The easy-to-install product runs on the Verizon Wireless network across the U.S. and features a few different […]

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