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What’s Trending This Month

By Madison Hurr, Production Editor

October 28, 2013

NBA 2K14 The newest version of Visual Concepts’ basketball video game was released Oct. 1. The game, which is based off of the National Basketball Association (NBA), is currently available for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. It will be available for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One N...

The Observer examines the new IOS 7

The Observer examines the new IOS 7

By Alissa Li, Production Editor

September 30, 2013

September 18, 2013 marked an important day for Apple and Apple product users- the long awaited for IOS 7 was finally released to the public. CHS students found themselves rushing home to download the new update for their iPhones and other products. With a redesigned interface and new gadgets in the...

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...

The Observer’s top 5 (Nov. 2012)

November 7, 2012

'Ya Boy Mitt' - This popular Twitter account poses as Mitt Romney and tweets hilarious anecdotes like "dayglow tonight tho put the campaign on hold" or "honestly y’all know I just chose Paul Ryan cuz he got two first names lol." iPhone 5- This new iPhone is lighter, faster and has a larger screen than the i...

Gym-Pact app motivates users to hit the gym

Gym-Pact app motivates users to hit the gym

By Allie Curwin, Staff Writer

May 1, 2012

If the up-and-coming bathing suit season isn’t enough motivation to hit the gym, the new Gym-Pact app may be able to help. Using money as an incentive for working out, Gym-Pact offers a creative and effective way to help users get in shape.   Users commit to working out a set number of days per week, agreeing...

FACE-OFF: Android vs. iPhone: King Apple reigns supreme

By Brittany Goodman, Archive Manager

September 27, 2011

Excuse me, may I have your attention please? An imposter, I repeat an imposter, of the Apple iPhone is dangerous and on the loose. My name is Android, and I am infiltrating the minds of children and parents around the world with my sleek exterior and tempting apps. My crime? I’m tricking innocent...

FACE-OFF: Android vs. iPhone: Android prevails over iPhone

By Natalia Derechin, Features Production Editor

September 27, 2011

Hi, I’m Mac! I have a cool design, people want me left and right, and it seems that I am the most user-friendly and desired device in the world. The team at Apple has done a fantastic job marketing its products, convincing our generation to believe that anything that is not Apple is rotten and therefore...

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