Can Travel Pillows be Comfortable, Easy to Pack and Weatherproof?

Paloma Basilio Getting a good night’s rest is important, but even more important is having a comfortable rest. This can be a challenging task when faced with unknown weather conditions out in the middle of the woods for a camping trip. Portable pillows seem to be popping up everywhere, but the problem with those pillows [&hellip

Read More…

Mobile Apptitude: Heightening Security on Risky Apps

Dominic Brown, special to Nvate “[This program] would like to use your current location.” Look familiar? It behooves this mobile readership to discern why they’re asking. Not all apps need to know where you are and those that do don’t always have a “safe” reason. Some of them are flaky that way, and their benefits [&hellip

Read More…

Nvate Commentary: The Worth of a College Education

Zoha Syed For a long time, a college education has been considered fundamental. It has been instilled in our minds that few prospects remain in the “real world” without a degree attached to your name. Even accomplishing career goals is synonymous with having a college background that’ll help you do it. According to the National [&hellip

Read More…

Streamline Your Business to Give Yourself More Time to Focus

Aaron Thomson, special to Nvate The TD Canadian Small Business Survey showed that small business owners are working more hours than before, and nearly 90 percent stated that the business is always on their minds. Streamline your business by getting better use of the tools and your staff’s time. Gain time for yourself to focus [&hellip

Read More…

Google Loses Appeal in Street View Case: Decision Redefines Privacy Laws

Alison K. Lanier Privacy is consistently a headlining issue, making the backlash against Google’s Street View privacy infringements far from surprising. The company faced a drawn-out lawsuit accusing Google of violating federal wiretapping laws in the process of compiling its massively comprehensive Street View database. Street View is Google’s popular service for exploring any photographed [&hellip

Read More…

Scientists Shed Light on Different Uses of Light Exposure Therapy

Bobby Miller Editor’s note: [The intention of this article is to introduce the reader to seasonal affective disorder and light exposure therapy. It is in no way a replacement to medical advice. If you would like more information about the disorder and its treatment contact a medical professional in your area. If you have medical [&hellip

Read More…

Brain Games: The Intellectual Phenomenon

Maria D’Antonio The idea that you can exercise your brain as you would your physical body is a relatively new concept that goes hand-in-hand with researchers’ increased understanding of the brain and brain-related diseases, such as dementia. However, whether or not brain games are as beneficial as the hype suggests is still up for debate. [&hellip

Read More…

Snapchat Hack: The Motivation behind the Security Lapse

Alison K. Lanier The massive New Year’s Snapchat hack could have been prevented according to an Australian security company, who forewarned Snapchat about security loopholes. Gibson Security released a report on Christmas day that described the security issues they found in Snapchat’s software. Snapchat responded, stating, “[over] the past year we’ve implemented various safeguards to [&hellip

Read More…

Is Moore’s Law Meant to be Broken?

Bobby Miller Nearly 50 years ago, in a paper for Electronics Magazine, a man named Gordon Moore made an interesting statement. He claimed that the number of transistors on a microchip will double approximately every two years. According to The Economist, Moore later said that it was a somewhat offhand comment at the time. However, [&hellip

Read More…

Innovative Charities: Springwire and Donor’s Choose

Miranda Moore It is not uncommon for some people to grimace at the mention of charities. The stereotypical complaints given about charities are usually that the society now has your information so they won’t stop calling you during dinner or you have no idea if the money you donated is even going to that cause. [&hellip

Read More…