October 17, 2017 - 9:45pm
These phone applications will improve your productivity, health and wellness — for free.

Phone applications seem to offer just about anything these days. From addicting social media platforms to seemingly pointless but annoyingly fun games, it seems all apps do is prevent you from being your best self. Despite this, there are a slew of applications that aim to help you be a healthier, happier individual. Check out a few below:


Plant Nanny

Free with In App Purchase Options

April 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
Young-Woo Koh, an Apple aficionado, considers his 26 Apple products as more than mere devices.

You might not think winter is the perfect time for Apple picking, but Young-Woo Koh, a Syracuse University senior IST major, discovered the most appetizing “Apple” this winter: the special edition of an iPod Nano 1st generation. He picked it this winter, putting the number of his Apples at 26 total: 12 iPod Nanos, 3 iPod Touches, 4 iPod Classics, 3 iPads, 3 iPhones and 1 iPod Shuffle. Carefully arranging his 12 iPod Nanos by their generational timeline (seven generations total), Koh proudly presented his collection to me.

March 1, 2013 - 2:14pm
If a major vacation isn't in the works this year, use these road trip tips and apps to make this Spring Break the best yet.

When a tropical getaway isn't feasible and a weeklong cruise isn't in the budget, many students opt for a four-wheeled adventure for Spring Break. It's often cheaper than flying, it allows for interesting – if unplanned – detours, and it gives you an excuse to sing car karaoke with your pals for hours on end. 

September 21, 2012 - 6:13pm
The photography exhibition at the Tech Garden demonstrates the ingenuity of local and international cell phone snapshot artists.

Cell phones have long surpassed their primary means of communication. They are now used to direct us from point A to point B, to make us dinner reservations and to calculate the direct percentage of tip money to leave the waiter. And thanks to the new gallery exhibit, Phonography, people can now showcase their cell phone photography in Syracuse for all to see.