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The Top Ten Games of 2017

| December 31, 2017
The Top Ten Games of 2017

2017 for gaming has proven to be one of its best years in terms of the games themselves, as well as most controversial with the rise of the lootbox and micro-transaction debacle. The year saw the release of many beloved first-party games from the big industry heads in Sony, Nintendo and a little bit of […]

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Microsoft brings a gem to the crown

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Microsoft brings a gem to the crown

  Calling all techies, Kelly Clarkson fans, local organizations, bargain shoppers and even the not-so-tech savvy! Microsoft doesn’t miss a beat with the Oct. 18 opening of their first full line retail store in Charlotte’s South Park Mall. “We’re here to really become a part of the Charlotte community and the fabric of the community,” […]

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Microsoft is out of touch with its consumers

| March 11, 2014 | 1 Comment
Microsoft is out of touch with its consumers

Last year, Microsoft unveiled its latest console: the Xbox One. Shortly after it was revealed, Microsoft’s new strategies for the system raised many concerns with consumers. The system initially included a system feature to check for an Internet connection every 24 hours. The issue of used games came up when Microsoft announced that publishers would […]

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College of Computing and Informatics co-hosts technology conference

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
College of Computing and Informatics co-hosts technology conference

UNC Charlotte’s Department of Computer Science in the College of Computing and Informatics, along with the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) will host a conference Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Hilton Hotel in uptown Charlotte called ThinkTech, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. A pre-conference reception was Monday, Sept. 17, at the Carolina Ale House. […]

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Get the job at the Career and Public Service Expo

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Get the job at the Career and Public Service Expo

UNC Charlotte’s University Career Center will host the 2012 Career and Public Service Expo Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Activity Center (SAC). “We encourage students to come to one of these events before they are looking for a job or internship so they can see what one is […]

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Five reasons Niners should think twice before buying a tablet for college

| April 17, 2012 | 5 Comments
Five reasons Niners should think twice before buying a tablet for college

Five months after purchasing it, I am already selling my Nook Color.  It is not that it is not an impressive piece of technology; it is that it is not as functional as an organizer or e-reader to justify the price tag. According to a recent study by Pearson Foundation, tablet ownership has more than […]

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UNC Charlotte students and Shenzhen native speaks on Foxconn controversy

| March 13, 2012 | 1 Comment
UNC Charlotte students and Shenzhen native speaks on Foxconn controversy

For the past fiscal quarter Apple Inc. announced record-breaking sales of over 37 million iPhones, 15 million iPads and 5 million Mac computers. With record highs in productivity, consumers continue questioning where their Apple products are coming from and how the people who make them are treated. Foxconn Technology Group, Apple’s main Chinese supplier, employs […]

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