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Jan 7, 2017

Man Claims His Laptop Saved His Life During The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

According to Steven Frappier, the laptop deflect a bullet from the gunman.

May 6, 2011

6 Grad Gifts That Should Be On Your List

It's almost the end of the school year and for those unfortunate seniors out there, it may also be the end of college. (Wah Wah) The second most asked question (right after "what are you doing to do after you graduate?"), will be "what do you want for your graduation gift?" While my wise brother always claims that cash is king, the older generation often wants to give you something more tangible as a gift.

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Oct 22, 2010

Candy Dish: What’s Next for Lindsay Lohan?

• It's back to rehab for dear Lilo. • 8 tricks to help you suppress that appetite. • Were these people drunk when this happened? • Halloween according to the cast of Modern Family. • The many (fabulous ways) to wear a scarf. • Truth: I am deathly afraid of what this might look like.

Sep 7, 2010

College Campuses Are Breeding Grounds for Disease

According to University of North Carolina professor Kevin Caneiro, there's a new disease lurking on college campuses nationwide. Dubbed “Laptop-itis,” it is the result of excessive use of laptops and cell phones with symptoms ranging from worsened posture to pain in the backs, necks, and wrists of students everywhere.

Apr 20, 2010

CollegeCandy Confessions: Bathroom Secret

Confession: When I know I might be in the bathroom for awhile, I don't grab a magazine or a book and take it with me; I grab my laptop. (Honestly, the bathroom is the only reason I'd get an iPad - it would be way more portable.)

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Apr 1, 2010

iPad? iDon’t Think So

The iPad. Steve Jobs' newest brainchild, and a super....whatever it is. Despite the fact that we're not always sure what point Apple's devices serve, we always seem to get them, love them, and become suddenly unable to live without them. But this thing? Meh, not so much.

What Can Your Computer Do For You?

True Life: I'm completely dependent on my computer. It's my life source, as sad as that sounds. But honestly, it can do EVERYTHING. And when I say everything, I mean it. I bet you didn't know the extent of your computer's power. With one simple USB port, the world is your oyster.

Life After College: Financial Woes

Because I'm making six pennies a year in my job after taxes, I follow a very strict budget that allows me to afford a moderate amount of food and a moderate amount of fun. There is no room for a savings plan in my budget so I just figured if I was extra careful nothing would ever go wrong. Then last week everything went wrong.

Nov 10, 2009

From Red Cups to Green Alternatives

We college students are pretty accurately stereotyped. We party hard, sleep late, and cram for finals until the wee hours of the morning. Luckily for us and the environment, a lot of these common habits can be easily “tweaked” in order to save energy and resources. And as a college student myself, I promise that these steps will not affect your party or study life in any way.

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Aug 27, 2009

CollegeCandy’s Back-To-School Double Notebook Giveaway!

With school rapidly approaching, CollegeCandy has teamed up with Ivy Worldwide and Hewlett Packard to give away a back-to-school computer bundle that's better than a large pack of Sharpies and Lisa Frank Trapper Keeper.

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Aug 14, 2009

Need a New Computer? Let’s Review Some..

Is your computer making that weird noise that sounds like it’s about to blow up mid-Facebook wall post? Does it totally burn your legs when you have it on your lap? Maybe it just totally sucks? If so, it might be time to start a-lookin’ for another. And with school starting right around the corner, what better time to begin the search?

Aug 13, 2009

The HP Back-To-School Bundle Special!

Is your laptop running at the same speed your grandma's motor scooter at Wal-mart? Or do you have one that's about as heavy as carrying your BFF to class in your messenger bag? I think it's time for a new laptop, lady.

Jun 25, 2009

Ultra-portable Laptop Summer Love

You may not use your computer for memory-eating gaming or need it for its high-power computing capabilities, so when it comes to watching videos on our computers, chances are, we don't put much thought into just how powerful our laptop is.

Apr 30, 2009

Fashionably Techie: Tech for The Real World

Remember when you started college and you got a bunch of cool new stuff? Everything was shiny and new and you were off on a great adventure. A lot has changed since then. Now you’re all disillusioned by jerky professors and “real world” problems. Oh, and your laptop is an antique.

Mar 24, 2009

Candy Dish: Someone Wants to Kill Britney

Britney gets death threats? Harrison Ford getting married? An end to split ends? Big day, people. Big day.

Mar 19, 2009

Fashionably Techie: Spring Savings!

So it’s March. Time of leprechauns and half-nice weather. It’s also a time of sales. Tech sales. So here’s some sites to find some cool stuff for cheap. Because everyone loves cheap.

Mar 2, 2009

What to Leave Behind When You Take Off for Spring Break

With the economy suffering, a lot of airlines have slashed their baggage allowances.  This season, more than ever, it’s important...

Feb 19, 2009

Fashionably Techie: Get The Most From Your Computer

Like a magpie, you gravitate towards things that are shiny: cell phones, TVs, anything that allows you to play Rock Band. But just because you love ‘em doesn’t mean you know much about ‘em. That’s where we come in. Every week we will be highlighting the best, coolest and shiniest in technology.

Jan 29, 2009

Fashionably Techie: Achoo! Virus Protection

My computer is being hit pretty much nonstop with crazy spy and malware. I know this because I get an...

Dec 11, 2008

Fashionably Techy: Dear Santa, I’ve Been Good This Year.

[Like a magpie, you gravitate towards things that are shiny: cell phones, TVs, anything that allows you to play Rock...

Dec 9, 2008

Why Fun Websites Actually Help You During Finals!

You arrive at the library and finally find a table to unload all your books and set up your laptop....

Nov 30, 2008

Overheard: Breaking the Holidays

[Every week, CC and John bring you some of the weirdest, funniest, saddest things he hears on his college campus....

Nov 28, 2008

Friday WTF: Keyboard for Blondes?

It’s pink. The delete key exclaims “Oops!” when pressed, the number keys are musical notes and dollar sign makes a...

Nov 13, 2008

Fashionably Techy: Computer issues? Don’t Panic!

[Like a magpie, you gravitate towards things that are shiny: cell phones, TVs, anything that allows you to play Rock...

Oct 17, 2008

The College Blogger Shout Out

We love the internet for 2 main reasons: 1. We can do just about everything (shop, date, job hunt, talk...

Oct 14, 2008

Need a New Computer? Big Mac Announcement Today!

Is your laptop super old (like, from freshman year?!) and super slow? Did you spill beer on your computer last...

Sep 6, 2008

Easy Tips for Going Green at School

Getting ready to throw yourself back into that world of dorming? And do you care about the environment? Well, good...

Sep 6, 2008

A Modern Guide to Classroom Etiquette

There is much to be said for Emily Post. She wrote the book (literally) on manners and standardized etiquette customs...

Sep 4, 2008

Head Back To Class In Style: School Supplies With Flair!

Shopping for college can be stressful: you don’t know how much room you will have in your dorm, how much...

Aug 25, 2008

Your Guide To Wasting Time on the Internet

At 10 AM I had my morning cup of coffee and a bowl of oatmeal, read the day’s news on...

Aug 10, 2008

5 Worst Things to Say During Sex

I am an expert in awkward situations. When I first meet people, more often than not, I leave a horrible...

Aug 7, 2008

The Big Bag Theory

Gone are the days of dainty purses and miniscule wallets. They’re fine for special events, sure, but for everyday use,...

Jul 29, 2008

5 Splurges That Are Totally Worth It

With the economy in a serious downturn (thanks to the Wall Street Hangover, apparently), smart college women like ourselves know...

Jul 20, 2008

Top 5 Technological Innovations That Made My Life Better

On the new iPhone you can call your friends, listen to the new Beck album, send emails, Google ex-boyfriends, and...

Jun 13, 2008

Computer Shows: The Thrift-Store-Find Feeling X 100.

I know you’re reading this on your computer right now. I’m not trying to be a creepy stalker. But, I...