Wednesday, 19 June 2019 16:54

Apps Everyone in Seattle Should Own

Seattle is not only a high-tech city but also one with its own unique set of complexities. Because of this, residents of the Emerald City have their own unique needs when it comes to smartphone apps. Here are some of the apps that fulfill these needs the best:   Seattle Freeways If you live or work in Seattle and commute by car, you really need Seattle Freeways. The app not only gives you real-time traffic maps for all the city's freeways, but it also provides live camera footage from many locations around the area. If this was not enough reason to download it, the app further notifies you of anything that might delay you while you are on your current route.One drawback is the app is only available for iOS devices. Best Parking Best Parking is another great app if you often drive in Seattle. This app not only helps…
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 23:37

The 2019 Mac Pro: A Cheese-What?

The new mac pro 2019 debuted on June 3rd in the San Jose Convention Center and all were excited to behold “the cheese-grate mac”, as it’s now being unofficially dubbed. There are many pros to the new Mac Pro, and at the end of the day there’s really no free picnic. All good things must come at a cost! There are some nice hardware improvements and, as you will soon see, there are some Apple fans who altogether don’t think that the new Mac Pro is worth the money. Without further ado, let’s check out what people are saying, what the specs are and, ultimately, what the price tags are. The Price Hollywood visual effects designers are jumping for joy with the release of the new 2019 Mac Pro. Not for its nearly $6,000 base model price tag, but at its enhanced ability to interpolate video with better ease while…
Disney's app will become more immersive than ever before as it gets an update for the opening of Galaxys Edge, Disneys new $1 billion Star Wars expansion. On May 31, Star Wars Galaxy's Edge officially opened at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.  It scheduled to open as well at Disney World in Orlando Florida at the end of August. These 14-acre expansions, which reportedly have cost the company $1 billion each, are said to be the largest in Disney's long history. To coincide with this, the company is updating its Play Disney Parks mobile app to interact with this new world that they have created.While Disney has previously employed immersive experiences at their theme parks, the updated app will take this to a whole new level. First, when visitors enter Galaxy's Edge, they will not only find themselves on the planet Batuu. They will also discover that their Play Disney Parks…
University of Washington student Kona Farry develops web app that tracks city transit. The web app helps riders track the whereabouts of city buses, ferries, streetcars and even the light-rail trains around Seattle in real time.  If you are like most people who regularly take a bus, you have probably more than once waited at a bus stop for a bus that was really late. Just imagine if you had an app that could have let your track where this bus was so you could have done something more useful with your time. One person, in particular, imagined such an app. His name is Kona Farry and he is a junior at the University of Washington. But Farry more than just imagined this app. He actually built it. Last month, Ferry launched a web app that lets commuters not only track buses in the Seattle area but also light-rail trains,…