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Quibi, the Mobile-Based Streaming Platform, is Finally Here

Quibi, the Mobile-Based Streaming Platform, is Finally Here
April 27, 2020

Quibi, the subscription-based streaming platform designed for cell phones, released on Apr. 6 to the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman are the creators of the...

App Failures and Confusing Results at the 2020 Iowa Democratic Caucuses

App Failures and Confusing Results at the 2020 Iowa Democratic Caucuses
February 12, 2020

An app failure delayed the results of the Iowa Democratic Caucus for four days. Results were expected Monday evening, but it wasn’t until early Tuesday that partial results were released, and finally...

App of the Week

App of the Week
March 13, 2019

Spring break is upon us, and if you aren’t traveling with friends, you may want to pick up a new skill. This week, we are covering the app Vanido, which helps users fine-tune their singing voice. The...

App of the Week

App of the Week
February 28, 2019

Gearing up for the spring season, this week we are focusing on AllTrails, which helps you locate outdoor hiking trails and activities based on what you would like to see on your adventure.   This app...

Snapchat Receives Hate After Recent Update

Snapchat Receives Hate After Recent Update
February 20, 2018

The image messaging and multimedia mobile app Snapchat, first released in September of 2011, is synonymous with teens and young adults. Typically, well received and liked by its users, the app is now under...

Nintendo’s “Animal Crossing” App Sets up Camp

Nintendo's
December 5, 2017

Children, teens, and adults are all susceptible to the new mobile craze that is sweeping the globe: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. The game is adapted from its predecessors, following a similar story line:...

New App Tries to Get Students to ‘Unplug’

New App Tries to Get Students to 'Unplug'
September 2, 2017

The idea behind the creation of the mobile application Flipd was to help students "unplug" and create a distraction free environment during class. By creating a lock screen that “removes distractions...

A tidal wave

April 22, 2015

There has been a lot of recent controversy in the music business over the rights of artists and songwriters, mainly concerning compensation for work. This debate came about as a result of the spark in...

New app rewards your entertainment fix

March 25, 2015

At the end of a long and productive day, many want to just kick back and relax with some music or their favorite television show. Now, thanks to the new app Viggle, users can use this time to be productive...

A new kind of crack

January 28, 2015

Every once in a while an app comes along that takes the country by a storm and has us all glued to our phones more often than we’d like to admit. In 2014, the apps that most commonly graced our iPhones...

What is the point of Yik Yak?

December 10, 2014

Over the last few months the mobile app Yik Yak has been gaining a lot of popularity. Because of this, a few weeks ago, I decided to download it and see what all the hype was. However, I have been left...

Yik Yak makes me want to Yak

September 17, 2014

Move over Tinder; Yik Yak is the new number one app people are talking about here at the University of New Haven. Yik Yak, an anonymous gossip app that launched in November 2013. “The app was...

Planning to Visit UNH? There’s an App for That

February 20, 2013

By Karen Grava Director of Media Relations If you are interested in attending or are planning to visit UNH, you might want to download the app EXPLORE UNH first. The app, available through iTunes...

UNH First College in Nation Using an iPad App to Evaluate Prospective Undergraduates

October 24, 2012

This fall, the University of New Haven became the first college in the nation to easily use an iPad app to evaluate applications for undergraduate admissions. This lightens the load for UNH admissions...

Metro Taxi App Now Available

October 17, 2012

Stop waving those arms and whip out your smartphones everyone, because the days of flagging down a cab are long gone. Connecticut’s full-service taxi company, Metro Taxi, recently launched the “Metro...

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