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Pinterest presents app to help users save money

Creating a Pinterest account could result in many things: a freshly do-it-yourself (DIY) craft, a new recipe to try, a different fitness routine, or perhaps even some budgeting tips to help manage monthly expenses. Pinterest was introduced in 2010 as an application where people could share their ideas and discover inspiration for new interests. Designed […]

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High use of technology can cause harmful mental states

In today’s day and age, smartphones have become tools on which many people rely. From being alarm clocks to bankers or personal assistants, “Siri,” smartphones are continuously used for more than just communication. As Apple begins to show users how much time they have spent on his or her phone a day on its “Screen […]

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Police acquire new technology to fight crime

Smartphone apps, drones and body cams are just some of the cool new “toys” the Riverside Police Department is using to do their jobs in a safer and more effective manner. The technology consists of license plate reader technology, the RPD app as well as body cams and SWAT drones. Some patrol cars and intersections […]

Hackathon benefits app-makers, community

Students skilled in software engineering and design gathered together March 3-5 inside Innovators Auditorium at California Baptist University to utilize their skills in a hackathon continuously for more than 24 hours. Dr. Mikyung Han, assistant professor of computing software data sciences, organized and assisted students during the event. Han said the hackathon was different than […]

Audiophiles seek versatile apps in crowded market

The days of listening to music on YouTube as the primary streaming source is slowly fading as smartphone apps are being created, giving music enthusiasts the opportunity to listen to their favorite bands  on the go. Some of the preferred applications by students are Rdio, Spotify and Pandora. Mona Figueroa, sophomore liberal studies major, said […]

Students weigh in on their favorite smartphone apps

While thousands of applications have a variety of Android and iPhone users to choose from, students at California Baptist University narrowed it down to their top five choices. Apps are arranged in different categories. These include utilities, entertainment, games, news, productivity tools, search tools, social networking, sports, travel and weather. Here are a few suggested […]