Thursday, June 9, 2011

iOS 5 Features

iOS 5 Beta 1 was released for download June 6th and a few of the major features are:
  • New Notification System
  • iCloud support and integration
  • iMessage
  • AirPlay Mirroring for iPad 2
  • Twitter Integration
Read more of the features at

Friday, June 3, 2011

Chinese Teen Sells Kidney for iPad 2

A 17 year old boy in China surfed the internet and found an ad saying they'll pay RMB20,000 for a kidney that's about $3087.14 in USD. The boy traveled north to the city of Chenzhou in Hunan Province where the kidney was removed at a local hospital that discharged him after three days. The boy's reasoning for selling a kidney was "I wanted to buy an iPad 2, but I didn't have the money" after everything was said and done the boy had a new laptop and apple handset. The boy's mother found out about the deal and was unable to track down the people that bought her sons kidney.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

World IPv6 Day On June 8

On 8 June Google, Facebook and Yahoo will be some of the major organizations that will offer their content on IPv6 for a 24 hour test run. The goal is to prepare their services for IPv6 to ensure a successful transition as IPv4 addresses run out.

Learn more at

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Momma cat hugs baby cat

Best cat video. Ever. I just had to post it for anyone that hasn't seen it yet (but who hasn't? 7.8m views in 2 days).

Kung Fu Panda 2

Kung Fu Panda 2 came out a few days ago and let me just say it was awesome! The movie picks up with Po living his life as The Dragon warrior in the Valley of Peace, with his friends and The Furious Five - Viper, Crane, Monkey, Tigress and Mantis. It is definitely a movie to see or at the very least rent on DVD when it comes out.

Monday, May 23, 2011

I'm back

Sorry I haven't made any posts in a while I had a nasty flu so I'm gonna take it easy and let everyone know that today May 23 is Penny Day. That means if you find a penny on the ground face up today may be your lucky day. If it's not we're in a recession so an extra penny probably wouldn't hurt.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Trump decides not to run for president

NBC stated they'd find a replacement host for the reality television series Apprentice if Trump chooses to pursue the office. However during Donald Trumps popular show Apprentice, Trump stated "after considerable deliberation and reflection, I have decided not to pursue the office of the Presidency."

Sunday, May 15, 2011

PSN is back up in the U.S.

Good news for all stateside playstation gamers. PSN is back up in the U.S.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Sony releases a mandatory firmware update

Sony released a mandatory firmware update today. This is just the "first phase" of relaunching the PSN. The update begin in the Americas, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Middle East, with a full restoration of all online services expected by the end of May, as originally planned by Sony. As a precaution the user will need to change their password upon logging in. Sony has said it will provide its customers with free identity-theft services for a year, including a $1 million insurance policy.

Sony says the attack came from Amazon's EC2 Cloud Hosting

Sony is pointing fingers at Amazon's EC2 Cloud Hosting service. Sony claims that hackers took advantage of Amazon's hosting service to launch a massive attack on their servers. A German researcher said that all it would cost to launch an attack using EC2 is "$1.68 and twenty minutes of time". According to sources, the hackers posed as a regular business and rented a server from Amazon, no one knows exactly how the hackers launched their assault. A side note of information, Sony reported an increase in sales of their PS3 unit by 13% during April; while the servers were down. Lastly Sony says they don't have a set date for when the PSN will be back up

Thursday, May 12, 2011

John Demjanjuk charged for herding jews into death camps

91 year old John Demjanjuk a previous U.S citizen was deported 18 months ago back to his native Germany. Demjanjuk was found guilty of being a guard at a nazi death camp that herded jews into the chambers. He was given 5 years in prison. I personally think thats rediculous because hes already counting his days but this way he'll pass knowing that he could never escape his past.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Newt Gingrich runnin for pres

So it's official as of 5/11/2011 Newt Gingrich announced he will be candidate for the 2012 Republican nomination. It seems he wants to use his presidency to have Americans “talk together, work together and find solutions together.” It sounds like a good idea but what else will he be putting on the table?

Google's Music Beta service

The News:
Yesterday (Tuesday May 10th, 2011) Google released its music locker. It's currently invite only and you can request an invite at Its main purpose is to keep all of your music in sync across all of your devices however, it's currently limited to only desktop and android operating systems.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Obama and immigration reforms

Today, President Obama went to El Paso, Texas to talk about reforming immigration laws. Obama says that "One way to strengthen the middle class is to reform our immigration system, so that there is no longer a massive underground economy that exploits cheap labor while depressing wages for everyone else." In order to do this Obama plans to require illegal immigrants to register with the government, undergo background checks, pay back taxes they may have been evading, learn English and will have to wait in line behind everyone else for their green cards.

Some speculate that Obama main reason for doing this is so that he may have a greater chance of being reelected.

Microsoft acquires Skype

So Microsoft has bought Skype for $8.5 billion dollars instantly making it a leader in online calling and video calling. On a side note, this is the biggest deal Microsoft has done in 36 years. What do you think is in store for the Skype community?

Monday, May 9, 2011

Apple is now the most valuable brand?

Over the past year Apple has raised 84% to a $153.3 billion dollar value while Google has decreased 2% to $115.5 billion. Behind Google is IBM that rose 17% McDonalds that rose 23% followed by Microsoft that rose 2%. Will Google be able to reclaim its position as top dog?

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Friday, May 6, 2011

Dogs used to take down Osama..?

Word is that the Navy SEALs have a super secret dog that can do almost anything. Check out the video from ABC News.

Sorry about the video, the news channel that uploaded it disabled embedding so if you still want to check out the video here is the link Osama Bin Laden Dead: SEALs' Dog of War

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Games, games, games, and of course, more games

Mass Effect 3:

The release of Mass Effect 3 will be delayed because it "needs to cook for a bit longer". Instead of dropping into stores for the winter holidays it can be expected to pop up in the first 3 months of 2012

Portal 2:
Portal 2 is obviously the sequel of Portal but is now featuring more advanced physics and 2 player co-op. The game is currently on sale for the PS3 & PC and no one knows how long this sale will last! At the moment the PS3's price is $34.99 and the PC's price is $29.99 don't pass this up! Oh and the Xbox version is on sale too.. it's price is $58.95 instead of the regular $59.99

Resistance 3:
A Resistance 3 demo is said to be rolling out with the release of Battle: Los Angeles for blu-ray. A multiplayer beta test for Resistance 3 is also going to be available to people who pre-order from certain retailers, as well as people who purchased the special "Full Deployment Edition" of SOCOM 4.

Thor: God of Thunder

The movie featuring Chris Hemsworth as Thor which hasn't been released just yet already has a game rolling out for PS3, XBox 360, Nintendo DS and, Wii. In each version of the game you'll play as Thor fighting through the 9 worlds in a different style.

Trailer for the PS3 and XBox 360

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Lima: Cydia's new competitor?

Lima is going to be or currently is a web version of Cydia but sleek and faster, not requiring you to download/install a client like Cydia. Lima is being developed by the Infini Dev Team. Since Lima will be a web version of Cydia of course it will be lacking in some of the features that Cydia supplies, which features those are I can't tell you because Lima hasn't been finished yet so it's best not to skip ahead to conclusions but it is safe to assume that there will be lack of a few. Note from the devs blog:

Lima is going to be a great installer, and just for notice, we aren’t leaving Icy behind. By the way, we got it working on the iPad and firmware up to 4.3.2 and we are soon releasing v1.4.8, with several bugfixes that came all the way from RipDev’s code and on further releases we are adding Cydia Store purchases. On Lima too!

Quick video of it in use:

Check em out at

Pretty cool motorcycle stunts

Pretty cool motorcycle stunts by Exclusivecarsandmoto

Monday, May 2, 2011

Nike Commercial

Awesome commercial from nike, I hope no one tries the first trick at home. However, if they do I hope they get it to youtube asap.

Osama Bin Laden's death

After a 10 year hunt the chase is finally brought to a close. Contrary to popular belief, he was not hiding in a hole or a cave, he was "hiding" in a town right outside of a military base. Why would anyone be celebrating? It took 10 years to find a man "hiding" right in front of our noses. Therefore, good night Osama Bin Laden also known as greatest hide and seek player of all time. May you forever rest in peace.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Sony publicly addresses the hacking

Sony's VP Kaz Hirai held a press conference concerning the attack on it's servers by an unknown party. Sony does not know if any credit cards were stolen however, they do know credit card information was revealed. Sony will be compensating all PSN users with 30 days of PS Plus free, Qriocity and Music Unlimited, as well as a free software gift. Sony had reportedly moved their data center and hired a security expert to help discover the source of the vulnerability. The PSN should be back up within a month assuming all goes well with the new data center.

Saturday, April 30, 2011

My first blog post!

Since this is my first blog post I wanna start off with the things you can expect from my posts, that should mostly range from computers, video games, and other things I enjoy about life.

Since I don't wanna start off my blog on a post about nothing I'll tell you how I make my scrambled eggs.

What you need:
Eggs - at least two
A bowl
A stove
A frying pan
A utensil that can be used to stir, I prefer using a fork since I have so many of them
Olive oil
Pepper - optional flavoring

1) Crack the eggs open and put egg contents into bowl
2) Stir the egg with fork till egg content is mixed well
3) Add salt and pepper
4) Heat the frying pan on the stove
5) Add olive oil to pan and then add butter on top
6) Wait for butter to melt a little bit then move the pan so that the butter is evenly spread around the pan
7) Add the stirred up egg to the pan and then wait about 2-4 minutes
8) Stir the eggs with fork or stirring utensil, try and flip the eggs over so that you get it cooked evenly
9) The eggs are done when they are a golden color
10) Eat your eggs

Thank you for reading, I hope to see you next time.