Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Android fails to keep up with Apple

By Johnny McCabe

September 21, 2015

It’s that special time of year again: the temperature begins to drop, leaves begin to swirl in the wind across the streets and walkways of Amherst, the scent of pumpkin spice everything fills the air. Among these seasonal pleasant...

Duolingo makes learning a language easier

By Troy Kowalchuk

October 19, 2014

Being bilingual is an important and necessary skill. It lets you break down barriers, discover a new culture, allows you to make new friends and could be the deciding factor in getting a job. Having the ability to speak more than...

iOS 7 debuts with a whole new look

By Stephen Margelony-Lajoie

September 23, 2013

Apple released the latest update to its mobile operating system, iOS 7, on Sept. 18. Packaged with the iPhone 5S and 5C upon release, owners of the iPhone 4 and later iPhone models; iPad 2 and later models; iPad mini and iPod...

Apple appeals to elitist consumers

By Johnny McCabe

September 16, 2013

It is a universally publicized truth that Apple Inc. sells a lot of products. Far from the humble days of its modest birth in a garage in Silicon Valley, the company formerly known as Apple Computer has transitioned from selling...

No more hero worship

By Mike Tudoreanu

October 20, 2011

When Steve Jobs died, there was a sudden outpouring of grief and praise. Here and there, some journalists tried to draw attention to the conditions endured by the workers who make Apple products in China, or to Apple’s monopolistic...

Think differently, live fully

By Nathan Fatal

October 10, 2011

Two weeks ago I came across a sign bearing a question that I had always implicitly loathed: “Where will life take you?” I had never before considered the full implications of the question, but upon doing so I understood why I must never ask, answer or consider it again. The fact that it is widely ...