Smartphones have changed the landscape of technology since the iPhone’s initial release ten years ago. Communication is easier than ever, but that also makes it easier for hackers to access personal information.
With social media making photo sharing easier, a generation of millennials have inundated American culture with personal photography, documenting every moment of life from the highlights to their breakfasts.
BYU’s mechanical engineering department built a vehicle more keen on overall distance than it is on speed. One of the mechanical engineering major’s capstones is the super mileage vehicle, or a car that can go a great distance using very little fuel.
Snapchat was the first social media platform to incorporate stories. Snapchat is what some students still prefer, but others said it’s just a matter of time until Instagram Stories becomes the dominant platform.
Venmo, an online payment app, is used by BYU students to conveniently pay utilities and settle expenses without carrying around cash or a card.
Not all BYU students have credit cards. BYU bioinformatics student Michael Watkins does not have a credit card due to concerns about them and their impact on his personal finance history.