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De Anza app is a must-download

De Anza app is a must-download

Ethan Bennett, Opinions Editor

October 2, 2018

De Anza College students: If you want to manage important aspects of your academic career without struggling with confusing websites, the new De Anza app is just for you. Created by the De Anza-Foothill district’s Educational Technology Services, the app is an efficient hub for all of the De Anza web...

App Review: Songza music app more annoyances than tunes?

App Review: Songza music app more annoyances than tunes?

Baolien Dang, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

Songza is a free, ad-supported music streaming media device that plays all the right music specifically based on your mood. Google has recently purchased Songza and intends to bring its best features to Google Play Music on different devices such as Android, iOS, Roku, tunes on TV, Sonos audio system...

APP REVIEW: “Ginger Page” a great new tool for students who need writing help

APP REVIEW: “Ginger Page” a great new tool for students who need writing help

Aitalina Indeeva, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014

Everybody makes writing mistakes, even if English is your first language, and now there is an app to help with that. “Ginger page” is an app created to make writing a little easier for those who struggle with grammar. According to the iPhone app store, “Ginger Page” is the world’s No. 1...

APP REVIEW: “Heylets” daring and unique

Samantha Lopez, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

“Heylets” is an Android and iPhone application designed to spur adventures, a night out or simply encourage a new restaurant. “Heylets” is being used by thousands of friends, bloggers and people who love discovering new places and building memories. The best attributes of the app are that...

APP REVIEW

APP REVIEW

Diana San Juan, staff writer

November 3, 2014

Imagine living in a world where solving math problems is no longer a tedious task, no matter how mathematically challenged you may be. Rated at four stars, “PhotoMath” is a new app that uses your phone’s camera to scan a math problem and solve it for you in a matter of seconds. As you open...

App review: FaceQ

App review: FaceQ

Aitalina Indeeva, staff writer

October 17, 2014

Itunes describes FaceQ as a fun and powerful avatar maker that, even if you don’t know how to draw, still guides you to easily create your own cartoon avatar. FaceQ is an application where you can create a virtual version of not only yourself, but everybody you know. It is the perfect way to procrastinate...

APP REVIEW

APP REVIEW

Diana San Juan, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014

Sleepio is a 3.5 rated sleep improvement app that, according to the iPhone app store, promises to help you fall asleep 50 percent  faster, reduce time spent awake at night by up to 60 percent and boost daytime energy by up to 50 percent. For those De Anza College students who have children or jobs...

App Review: Apps help geo-locate reminders, plan fitness routine

Vinitra Swamy, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013

Having too many apps with similar functions hinders your ability to find the right app for what you want. Here are four life improvement tools that can actually make an impact instead of sitting on the fourth page of your iPhone home screen: 1. Any.do Cal – Any.do Cal is a planner wi...

App Review: Mynd Calendar

App Review: Mynd Calendar

Lance Petit

November 4, 2013

Most calendars are not cutting it anymore. It’s time for a new calendar —it’s time for the free app, Mynd. With Mynd, users first see a home screen of recangular panels tailored to give the information users need in an aesthetically pleasing format. Standard panels include what occurs...

App Review: My Fitness Pal

Mark Aquino, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

Sometimes taking note of what you eat can be time consuming and tedious. My Fitness Pal, a free application, simplifies diet goals with a few taps on your smartphone. You can search for a food item in the app’s database or simply scan the item’s barcode. You can add your own recipes or...