Tag: Apple

Finance

The finance roundup

Bank of England raises interest rates. For the first time in over a decade, the Bank of England has raised interest rates. The lon g-anticipated move is the first since July 2007, and restores interest rates to 0.5% – the rate it was at before it was cut to 0.25% after the EU referendum. The…

Science

Brexit increases cost of MacBook

Macbooks have always been expensive, the Apple brand prides itself on its exclusivity by appearing as the latest and greatest in cutting edge technology. However, Brexit-related currency chaos has recently seen an increased price of Macbooks by £500. Apple product users are beginning to realise that the products are becoming pricier. The 11 inch Macbook…

Gaming, OldVenue

The moral and ethical obligations of Apple

On 2nd December last year a medical centre in San Bernardino, California, was the location of a terrorist attack which left 14 people killed and 22 injured. It was another American tragedy, and the various powers leapt to work to understand why it happened and how it could be prevented. And then on February 9th…

Film, OldVenue

Biopics: Warranted Or Woeful?

You might assume a biopic would be the easiest film to make. After all, the story is already written, the character already exists for the actor to inhabit, and in most cases the awards are almost guaranteed. However, it can be very, very easy to produce a shoddy product because directors and writers fail to…

Gaming, OldVenue

An iPhantastic Device

The dust has settled on what is quite possibly the most anticipated mobile device of 2015. The question is whether or not the iPhone 6s lives up to its expectations as a market leader and if it truly is worth breaking your student bank accounts to upgrade from your current phone. Aesthetically speaking, the iPhone…

Gaming, OldVenue

Compute This

[su_tabs vertical=”yes”][su_tab title=”MacBook Pro”]My MacBook Pro 15-inch retina was bought solely to increase productivity at university. Three years later in my final year, it still exceeds all my expectations. It’s hardly the most portable device on the market, but this is offset with the luxury of viewing multiple tabs simultaneously, which is a must for…

Gaming

Windows 10 – can Microsoft get it right?

Microsoft has a history of getting every other release of Windows terribly wrong. Windows Vista, for example, was full of bugs until Windows 7 patched things up. So will Windows 10 fix Microsoft’s mistakes from Windows 8? Inconsistent numbering system aside, the answer is still no. It’s important to note that the software is still…

News

Student Union releases app

The Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) have released a new app which aims to be a handy guide to UEA student life. The app, which was released in time for Welcome Week, lists recent articles from the student union’s website and upcoming events, as well as information on clubs and societies. The app also gives…

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