Showing posts from March, 2011

Oooh Summer (Emphasis on the Oooh)

Summer, it's exciting, it's hot and it's awesome. Since there are only two seasons in the Philippines, I prefer summer season more; biased in disguise 'cause my birthday falls on summer. Hot weather and burning sensation keeps mingling with me, together also with dry land and scorching hot sunny sun.

This is the first time that I'm going to have summer classes in my entire college life. No, it's not what you think, i didn't failed any of my subjects, it's required in our curriculum. I don't know (yet) how it feels like going to school  for summer classes, others are having fun and enjoying the hot sun or the beach but me i would spend my summer studying. But, it's okay.. I think it'll be more fun, I won't miss my friends that much because I will be able to see them this summer.

It'll be a lot different now, my focus will be more on my academics.. more focused than before which I find it so good. For some reason, extracurricular activ…

Rebuilding Northeast Japan...will take YEARS

The tremendous earthquake and tsunami took only minutes to demolish Japan's Northeast. Rebuilding will take years - if and if only it can be afforded.

The water that the quake and tsunami unleashed killed thousands, wiped away whole towns, devastate ports, oil refineries, steel plants and factories.

Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima and Ibaraki - are the home to industries from farming to autoparts to electronics and they make up some of 6 percent of Japan's economy. But they are seem to be out of action now, they are the four severely affected prefectures or states.

Sendai, the biggest part on the Northeast coast... has been destroyed. It handles container shipment of exports including rubber and marine products, office machinery, paper goods and autoparts.

Nippon Steel Corp., located in Kamaishi, Iwate; capable of making steel and wire rods for vehicle powertrains and chasis, was shut after the tsunami hit and flooded the whole plant. Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd. plant in Kashima, …

Apple's iPad 2: All New Apps?

Developers have their say on how the iPad 2 will be introduce or impact to the market with its own apps and games.

It has been launched in the U.S last March 2 (if I'm not mistaken), and it showed off several of its own apps that would make use of the new tablet's hardware, including Photobooth, Facetime, GarageBand and iMovie.

Developers are also canvassing and collecting opinions about the features such as the new A5 processor and dual cameras - and also about the lack of a higher resolution retina display.

It is said the developers taking at face value, Apple's promise that the A5 will deliver twice as the performance of a CPU and nine times the graphic performance of the first generation model (iPad 1). Obviously, the game category will mostly the one to benefit. This is one great news for the gamers and techie ones! This is a Wow!

Compare to iPad 1, iPad 2 is lighter, twice as fast, a third thinner and also has a gyroscope. It will provide 3D games, such as Infinity …