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"iPhone!" some students shout. "Android!" others exclaim. "Windows Phone!" I yell. The rowdiness of the students transforms into chirping of crickets. The following article expresses my opinion on the most unfortunate phone on the market. For the past few years, society has regarded Windows Phone as "the bad guy" in the mobile device industry, and it's easy to see why. The...
  September 20 marked the release of the iPhone 5S and 5C, the newest generation of Apple’s flagship product. The new 5S features include increased speed, a higher quality camera, and a fingerprint sensor, making it the most technologically advanced iPhone yet and giving it huge potential for what it will be able to do. The 5C was released the same...
With the imminent release on the new iOS, there was a building anticipation at Jesuit. Reading through preview articles and watching feature videos, students across the school tried to evaluate iOS 7 and decide whether it was time to make the change. The decision to stick with the established operating system or take a leap of faith with the...
Ever wanted to be the next Picasso on your iPad? Well, Mr. Harmon has an app for you! Harmon, the Jesuit art teacher, is involved with the Society of Jesus and was born and raised in the Tyler, Texas area. He comes from an artistic family background, considering that his grandfather was a watchmaker and his dad was a...
After the launch of the iPhone 4S last October, some consumers were feeling rather disappointed in Apple’s iconic smartphone. This sentiment was largely felt due to a lack of exterior changes. Of course, the iPhone 4S received a dual core A5 chip, a much improved (and some even claim the best ever) 8 megapixel camera, a witty and helpful...
Overtaking the school, “Clash of Clans” has almost unanimously captivated Jesuit students. This interactive real-time strategy game for the iPad lets the player establish himself in a virtual “clan,” providing for an online connection across the student body. Whether leading a village into a more civilized age or competing head-to-head in military battles with friends, this uniquely addictive game...
The iPad 2 has already been deemed one of the best, if not the best, tablet available on the market since its release.  From the first generation iPad, the iPad 2 unveiled a brand new design, a more powerful processor, a camera and much more.  Now, the newest iPad once again changes the game in the technology world with...
Students have been using traditional textbooks in school for decades as a way to learn material.  Even though textbooks have served the need for good content, the traditional textbook is not without flaws: textbooks lack portability, durability, interactivity, search functions, and up-to-date material. To meet these needs, Apple Company unveiled a number of software applications this year that will...

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The Roundup invites all students to submit articles that reflect their personal perspectives regarding politics, culture, student life, sports, art, music, or hobbies.

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