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Music apps offer more methods to pay and play

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

April 24, 2017

Music is a necessity; to work out, to drive to work, to get through hard times. It’s rare that someone doesn’t have an Apple Music, Spotify, Pandora or SoundCloud account. But which platform is the best? Apple Music was created in June of 2015 and has taken off ever since. Verto Index, a website that rates top perfor...

LYFT's vehicles are marked by their distinctive pink mustaches on the hood.  LYFT offers the ability to call for rides through an app as well as the ability for students and others to become employed as drivers.

Ride sharing companies come to Sacramento to give customers a lift

February 12, 2014

The days of having to stand on a sidewalk to hail a cab are over, as application based ride sharing companies...

Sharing is only a few seconds away with phone app

The mascot of Snapchat, Ghostface Chillah, is pictured on the phone icon and website for the app.

Emily Collins, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

Sending a picture to one of your friends can sometimes be cumbersome. You have to click on the photo,...

An Apple a day keeps user away

Latisha Gibson, Connection Staff

December 15, 2012

Dear Apple, You suck! You tried so hard to be different with your sleek screen and multiple applications that your phone provides but now you’re losing your touch. Android comes out with an upgraded phone and tablet almost every month and now they came out with a phone and tablet that is giving you a run for you money. Don’t...

Appaholics not so anonymous

Scott Redmond, Connection Staff

November 15, 2012

In a world filled with smartphones and tablets of every size, shape and company support you can think of there is a phrase that has become quite commonplace: there’s an app for that. In the modern age there seems to be an app that can do anything, even help lose weight. Abe Mohammadione, from Atlanta, did just that usin...

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