Tag Archive: Students


Student’s iPhone stops a bullet in campus armed robbery

Chances are that when you hear about an iPhone saving someone’s life it’s by letting them call emergency services at a crucial time, or maybe alerting them of a potential medical disaster. During a recent armed robbery, however, iPhones demonstrated another use: saving a Fresno State student from a potentially life-altering shooting by stopping a […][Read More…]

iTunes U is bringing teachers and students a major upgrade

iTunes U, Apple’s giant repository of educational material from university around the globe, is getting a big upgrade today that will make it easier than ever for teachers to incorporate apps with their course materials. Students and teachers will be…Read more ›

University adds dedicated texting lane for students on the move

You know mobile devices have hit a certain critical mass when universities start adding walking lanes designed to stop texters from accidentally colliding with non-texters. That’s exactly what happened to a staircase at Utah Valley University’s Student Life and Wellness…Read more ›

Drexel University invented an iPad vending machine for students

Drexel won our hearts two years ago with its invention of a MacBook vending machine for students. Now the university is taking its tech to the next level with a vending machine that spits out iPads. The vending machine isn’t…Read more ›

These students explain Passover with a Rube Goldberg Machine

Who knew the Plague of Blood could be so fun. Students at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Cleveland created a Rube Goldberg Machine that covers the highlights of the Passover story, complete with falling Matzo crackers as part of the…Read more ›

Study finds college students crave iPhones more than sex

Going to college is supposed to be all about going to parties, drinking heavily, hooking up and maybe squeezing in a few classes if you got time. But when it comes to college students today, it turns out what they…Read more ›

Study finds college students crave iPhones more than sex

Going to college is supposed to be all about going to parties, drinking heavily, hooking up and maybe squeezing in a few classes if you got time. But when it comes to college students today, it turns out what they…Read more ›

Fake university uses Apple Store pics to lure unsuspecting students

Move over Xiaomi! While it’s easy to claim that China’s biggest smartphone upstart holds the crown for boldest Apple ripoff artist, Xiaomi has nothing on the Suwen University of Hong Kong. If you haven’t heard of Suwen University, don’t worry:…Read more ›

Smart gifts for the college students on your list

You might think college students are tricky to shop for, but in reality that couldn’t be further from the truth. Since they’re constantly swamped with homework and simultaneously managing a busy social life, all they want is stuff that makes…Read more ›

How WWDC students made an app that turns iPhones into a surround sound system

While sitting in on a session at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference last year, Nick Frey, Chris Galzerano, and Veeral Patel got an itch to make something. As part of iOS 7, Apple had introduced “Multipeer Connectivity,” a framework for communicating with nearby…Read more ›