The Observer

Sports fanatics snap highlights with Rapid Replay

Photo by Joe Raab

By Joe Raab, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018

The CHS athletic department has started to use a new app that allows the crowd at sport events to share videos and highlights in a platform that gives access to parents, athletes and other students.   The app is called Rapid Replay, and was created by five former Division 1 athletes who w...

Pokémon Go Trainers Trying to Catch’ Em All

People everywhere are walking around with their phones

By Emiliana Cardinale, Production Manager

September 29, 2016

All around the world, no matter where you go, you can see people wandering while staring down at their phones trying to catch ‘em all. Pokémon Go is a GPS based, augmented reality game in which players can essentially find virtual creatures, called Pokémon, in the real world. Players walk...

New App Makes Online Shopping Simple for CHS Students

'Aurdr' Co-Founders Tim Manik, Ramsey Hatoum and Luka Jeremic promote their app

By Michael Fox, Senior Writer

April 22, 2016

Aurdr is a recently released app on the app store that allows CHS students to both buy and sell high demand products at discounted prices. This unique app was founded by juniors Ramsey Hatoum, Govind Anand, Tim Manik, Sam Eticha, Sid Komaragiri, Luka Jeremic and Mina Jeremic. “Aurdr (pronounce...

Senior becomes “Shark Puncher”

Senior becomes

By Noah Salzberg, Online Features Editor

May 30, 2014

A typical reaction upon hearing a story about a kayaker who was chased by a shark would likely either result in laughter or fear. Senior Micah Green, however, decided to react by designing his own app, Shark Puncher, which will be available on the App Store in late May. The game is a multiplayer racing...

50 billions apps downloaded

50 billions apps downloaded

By Sammi Silber, Observations editor

May 29, 2013

Apple announced May 15 that its 50 billionth app was downloaded from its app store.  Many people, including CHS Bulldogs with iPhones, have contributed to Apple’s big feat.  The company has an average of 800 apps downloaded per second, and Ohio resident Brandon Ashmore downloaded the 50 billionth ...

New iPhone app simplifies college visit planning

New iPhone app simplifies college visit planning

By Jordan Maser, Public Relations

November 7, 2012

The multiple aspects that go into planning a successful college trip can often be stressful for students and their parents. In an attempt to make the process simpler, Chevy Chase moms Susan Jones and Elizabeth Van Sant launched Quad2Quad this past summer. Quad2Quad is an iPhone and iPad app that offe...

Spotify poses challenge to iTunes as top music app

Spotify poses challenge to iTunes as top music app

By By: Elizabeth Campbell, Sports Production Editor

November 22, 2011

"Hello America. Spotify here." Spotify is a British music provider that offers customers access to millions of songs, ranging from Mumford and Sons to Pokémon, and it has come to America. Spotify allows users to listen to music without buffering and without having to purchase each individual song. "It’s...

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