The Broadview

Social media poses threat to ‘real life’ relationships

Social media poses threat to 'real life' relationships

Editorial Board

September 26, 2016

While lunch provides a time for peers to chat together before resuming their afternoon classes, many students spend the break constantly checking their phones rather than focusing on the friends around them. As constant app updates and social media platforms parallel our increasing addiction to virtual ...

Phone hack controversy talk provokes differing opinions

Phone hack controversy talk provokes differing opinions

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

March 16, 2016

Convent & Stuart Hall juniors gathered in the library today for a presentation about the current debate between Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. UCLA prof. John Villasenor, who teaches electrical engineering, law and public policy with an additional focus on information law and ...

Muni to implement phone app

Muni to implement phone app

Lisabelle Panossian and Claire Kosewic

February 3, 2015

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency plans to launch an app this summer that will allow Muni riders to pay fares with iPhone and Android smartphones. “We’re always looking for ways to increase service and the level of convenience for our riders,” Paul Rose, spokesman and media relation...

Selfies change teenage culture

Freshmen Fiona Mittelstaedt and Eden Schade take a selfie in the cortile.

October 3, 2014

The selfie epidemic, the incessant snapping of self portraits, has invaded the lives of teenagers, largely changing how girls digitally express themselves. “Selfies are sort of a secularized version of the self portrait,” art history teacher Sonia Evers, who has a Ph.D. in the discipline, said. “Self portrai...

iPad, iPhones users must update devices by Monday

Sophomore Miranda Lis works on her iPad in the Center during midterms. All iOS devices must be updated by Monday morning they will denied a connection with the school's wifi network.

March 13, 2014

Madeleine Denebeim, Sophia Slacik & Daniella Lucio Reporters All community members connected to the school’s network will be denied wifi access if they have not updated their iPads and iPhones by March 17. The update includes data security advancements for the iPhone 4, 5th generation iPod touch, iPad 2 and newer generations and prevents potential hackers from accessing use...

Keeping connections means disconnecting

December 16, 2013

At my most recent weekly visit to Tacko for Sunday night dinner, a man and his son at the table next to me caught my attention for something that usually doesn’t concern me. While the son seemed entranced by a movie on his iPad, his father texted and made, what seemed to be, business phone calls. A...

Student self-repairs cell phone

Junior Shannan Lum doc-umented  a 35-step process she found online to repair her cracked iPhone screen.

May 28, 2013

Shannan Lum Reporter FIRST PERSON While hopping out of a car last Memorial Day weekend, I heard a crack and looked down to see my precious iPhone 4 on the uneven asphalt. The entire back glass was shattered in a spider web pattern. I was upset about the possible $100 repair in the moment, but I soon remembered a c...

Smartphones targeted by thieves

February 7, 2012

Isabelle Pinard & Rebecca Lee Dozens of passengers travel by Muni or BART with earbuds in and smartphones out, but in a matter of seconds their cell phones could be whisked out of their grips and into a thief’s hands. San Francisco is one of the top 20 cities for cell phone loss or theft, with...

Riders make themselves targets

February 7, 2012

Staff Editorial Online, a 16 gigabyte Apple iPhone 4S costs $199, but there is a trend arising where the iconic cell phone goes for the five-finger discount. Many crimes in San Francisco are declining, but clearly one that is not following the same pattern is the theft of cell phones and other...

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