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Apple mistakenly releases new iPhone information ahead of official release date

Apple mistakenly releases new iPhone information ahead of official release date

September 20, 2018

By Julia Kasabian ’21 Information for Apple’s next generation of iPhones was released in a now deleted file on the Apple website on Sept. 12. The information concerned three new models of iPhones: the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will come in silver,...

iOS is back and better than before

iOS is back and better than before

Lili Romann, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

By: Lili Romann Apple will forever be our go-to source of getting the latest, most high-tech, sophisticated, simplest products, and it all just got easier. iOS 10, the newest software Apple has released, contains many new features that enhance the general experience of using an  iPhone. I’ll start off with the...

“Staples Got Class” makes schedule sharing easier for students

Kit Epstein, Breaking News Managing Editor

June 1, 2016

On Tuesday, May 31, Dylan Diamond ’17 released his sixth iPhone application, “Staples Got Class.” “Staples Got Class” is a schedule sharing application available for all iOS devices in the App Store that allows Staples students to see who is in their classes and view other student’s schedules ...

Snapchat streaks cause a frenzy

The number 20 represents that one person has been snapchatting another person for 20 straight days and have thus developed a “streak.”

Chase Gornbein, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Snapchat, the universal app that allows people to send pictures and videos to their friends for 10 seconds before they disappear forever, has students at Staples eager to gain new “streaks” with as many people as possible. A “streak” can be observed on one’s snapchat sidebar. After someone has e...

Apple battles Feds over San Bernardino investigation demands

Apple battles Feds over San Bernardino investigation demands

Justin Schwebel, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

Apple, the California-based tech giant, is in a standoff with the FBI over the agency’s demand for Apple to unlock San Bernadino shooter, Syed Rizwan’s, iPhone.   The FBI believes the shooter’s iPhone 5C is a critical piece of evidence in the investigation, but has not been able to gain access to the device because it is locked with a passcode.   The F...

Easily exiting NYC subways thanks to Staples teacher

Easily exiting NYC subways thanks to Staples teacher

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015

Getting off New York City subway stations is always a little confusing for everyone. But a teacher here at Staples actually created an app to help people out of their sticky subway situations.   Math teacher Ashley Tomlinson, formerly known as Ashley Wegener, made an app with her brother called ...

New and improved emojis released by Apple

Some of the new emojis include foods such as a burito and popcorn

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015

Apple’s done it yet again. A new array of emojis have just been released with iPhone’s iOS 9.1 update and it’s all the hype here at Staples. “It's really exciting because there are so many new ones that come in handy and are very useful,” Erin Munley ’16 said. When you’re at a lo...

Users to take a bite into Apple’s new devices

Users to take a bite into Apple's new devices

Justin Schwebel, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

The Bill Graham Auditorium, one of the most famous venues in San Francisco, wasn’t hosting The Who or the Grateful Dead on Sept. 9. Instead, thousands packed into the historic, circa 1912 auditorium to watch Tim Cook and his team unveil a multitude of new products. The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are set to be rele...

Apple update iOS9 stirs mixed student reactions

Apple update iOS9 stirs mixed student reactions

Isabella Ullmann, Red Staff Features Editor

September 20, 2015

When 1 p.m. struck on Wednesday, Sept. 16, some students scrambled to plug in their iPhones to install the iOS9 update. Some of the most notable changes according to students are the backwards option on apps, a different format for closing apps and a longer battery life. “My favorite part of...

Snapchat update catches the attention of students

Staples High School

Jackson Livingstone, Staff Writer

September 16, 2015

On Tuesday, Sept. 15 the social media app Snapchat released an unexpected update that captured the attention of Staples students of every class. Laughter echoed throughout the library, hallways and classrooms as the new update, which included several new graphics and effects for user’s to play a...

New racial emoticons seize students’ attention

New racial emoticons seize students’ attention

Jane Schutte, Web Features Editor

April 9, 2015

Yesterday, April 8, Apple revealed its third iOS update, which unleashed a plethora of new emoticons focused on increasing the diversity of the people emojis. The un-updated emoji keyboard had very little diversity, including only a few different racial emojis, like the Asian and Muslim men. Th...

Apple introduces the watch of the future

The Apple Sport Watch with silver aluminum case and white sport band starting at $349.

Julia Greenspan, Social Media Editor

March 17, 2015

On March 9th, Apple released new information regarding the Apple Watch, which Apple CEO Tim Cook first introduced as the company’s “new chapter” in early September. Last week, Cook excitedly spoke of new features and announced that the release date for the watch would be April 24, 2015; however, ...

Addicted to AA

Addicted to AA

Alexa Davis, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

The common noises that I hear as I roam around the crowded cafeteria early in the morning have changed from the silent yawns of tired seniors to the constant yelling of swear words and angry mannerisms. What could have caused all of this ruckus in such a short amount of time? I suddenly realized that...

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