Monday, October 28, 2013

A Revolution

I suppose what has happened is everyone goes through this thing of just following everyone as if we were all little kids and there was that one dumb kid that wanted to be the leader and we let him and he kept doing stupid stuff. The problem was is we kept following and eventually it just became so much easier just to follow while stupid stuff was being done to us or our well being instead of just changing the course of the way things are going. If your not catching my drift the Government or the system or the higher ups whatever you wanna call it are the ones calling the shots and they are the dumb kid that we let lead the way. I just watched the Russell Brand interview and it really has me thinking about this stuff. Honestly hes right in what he says. It is time for a revolution we need a change ( A real one). Why are we letting people that "run the world" destroy what we live in. Why are we all just so dumbfounded and blinded that we just keep following the person in front of us and the person at the very head of the group is the people in politics. Whether its the president or the people that run this corruption with him in the white house we seem to think that voting will make differences. Sure to some degree its going to make some difference depending on the difference we want made, but doesn't the overall humanity of the planet want whats best for our habitat. Don't we want to be out of poverty. Don't we want a great life for our future generations to come? Don't we want equal rights for everyone instead of just saying hey everyone has equal rights but in the back of your head you know its not true. The basic things he was saying in the interview was those things. Doing whats best for our planet for the people. Point blank regardless of who you are. Republican, Democratic, Undecided, or you really don't care you have to know just by spending one day in this world we live in that the system is corrupt in the way that it is ran. Why cant we change it. Its simple. We are scared. We have been doing the same thing for so long that its become easy to let things go to hell. A revolution is a great idea. Its sad really, the few people that will read this will just shrug their shoulders and continue living this life that is wrong. You don't have to be religious to change the world or change the way things are run. You just have to care. Do you? Maybe you do maybe you don't but if you do. Show it. Lets change.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Is Apple being smart having Mavericks for free?

That is the question buzzing around. I personally think what they are doing is awesome. Think about it. In order to get Windows 7 or 8 your gonna spend over a hundred dollars. Apple is giving their operating system for free. Not only is Mavericks but the ilife apps. Although those are only free with a purchase of a new device. Still if you have a Macbook Pro thats running Mountain Lion, right now as your reading this you can have Mavericks for free. That is impressive. I also love the new devices coming out, especially the Mac Pro. It looks so unexpected. You would never think of that as a desktop. The specs of the computer are even more amazing. The all new iPad Air is also very nice. I am not sure if they can do anything else with the iPad after this one. I said the same thing when I bought the iPad 2.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The Great Gatsby

One of my English assignments is to do a literary response essay. We have a choice to do the essay based off of ten books. I picked The Great Gatsby. I read this book back when I was younger in about 9th grade or so. I got the book from the campus library yesterday. I read over half of it already and decided I would watch the new The Great Gatsby. I must say this movie was really good. Even if you have not read the book you should watch the movie. They did a really great job on following the story line of the book. I found it very interesting. I also liked the music. All though obviously the music was today's type style music it was really great as well. I recommend to go watch this movie.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The iPad Air

If you have not heard, Apple has released its new iPad air. It will be available on November 1st. Honestly it looks pretty cool. I am not sure if you can get any better than what they have so far...I am wondering if they will make a cheaper version of the iPad as well by putting the plastic body on the outside of the device. The iPad Air comes with the A7 processor. I said previously that the issue with the iOS devices having such high processors is the fact that there is no app out there to really test the durability of the processor. Most of the Apps out can run on a iPad 2 and not run all that different on a new iPad. The same story goes for the iPhones. Apple App devs gotta make something worth the juice.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

What does Tuesday hold for the iPad?

Well Tuesday is the announcement of the new iPad and the iPad mini. Problem with the iPad is the fact that there is only so much you can do with a tablet. Also Apple being as pricey as it is causes a lot of problems in sales for Apple. iPad sales have fallen over 6.3 billion dollars in the past year. They would be better off lowering the price on it but that is not going to happen. Other manufacturers are beginning to take the thrown when it comes to tablets such as Asus, Lenovo, kindle whatever. I have an iPad. Honestly the main reason I love my iPad so much is because I have movie box and unlimited Pandora.  

All the movies and tv shows you can dream of.

Alright so as you know I have not been making any youtube videos. Sorry. Anyways the past couple months I have gotten people asking questions like where to go to watch movies and stuff like that. A few months ago I did a video on this app called Movie Box. This app is basically a God app. I cancelled my subscription of netflix since this app has more than netflix and anything in that nature combined. Now you do have to have a jailbroken iOS device. If you have not updated to iOS 7 and did not update to 6.1.4 when it was released you should jailbreak your device. You can find this app in cydia. This is the youtube video so you can see whats its like. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61cAFNNnmfY

The Tomorrow People

It is a really good show. I would suggest watching it. It comes on CW. I think its Tuesdays at 9. I am not 100% sure. It is about a group of people who have powers like. Teleportation, telepathy and stuff like that. The main character is about a guy who is now experiencing his powers for the first time. His dad is supposed to be some big deal so he has like really good powers. In one of the scenes this guy that works for this secret government called Ultra tries to shoot one of the other "Tomorrow People" but the main character (I don't know his name yet) freezez time and stops the bullet and allows enough time for them to teleport away. I will not get into much more debt than that but like I said you should go watch it.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

So many things going on tonight

Hey whats up guys. So first off we got the Heat up against the Nets. Although it is a preseason game, I think it will still be very interesting. Since Ray Allen got a lot of hate for leaving Boston to go to Miami its interesting see Garnett, Pierce, and Terry go to the nets. I would love to see James dunk on Terry but probably will not happen. We also have UM going up against NC. Although I am a Gamecocks fan it is nice to see Miami be in the top ten (10). Last but not least I recently watched the first episode of the show Tomorrow People. I will have to admit. I like it. A lot. That comes on tonight as well on the CW at 9 I believe. Take care

Monday, October 14, 2013

So The Walking Dead

Nice to see the show is on again. Of course they are still dragging out every episode that could easily be covered in five minutes or less. I am hoping they leave the prison this season. It looks that way since that kid just started upchucking his dinner everywhere in the shower. I am not sure whats going on but I have a few ideas........
1. The Governor is poisoning the food somehow (why the pig is dying)
2. I do not have a 2 I think its the Governor



I would also like some more info on the apocalypse itself. I would like some background info on how it started. Does anyone else find it weird they have been in Georgia the entire series??? You would think you would go to another state. Avoid Florida its too damn hot. I would not be surprised if this whole time new york has been closed off and has several million people saved there. I doubt it. I am just ready for next Sunday already.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

The Origins of Apple

Below is just a plain out copy and paste of my research paper on The Origins of Apple

Apple Inc. has changed the lives of many people. Many people rely on an Apple product today to either listen to music or call another person. I remember when I was in middle school; the class computer lab was full of the older model Macintosh’s. The love for computers even struck me then. In 2001 the iPod came out and I fell in love. Nothing in the world could have been more simplistic. I think that is what many people love about Apple, is the simplicity in the device itself and the fact that the product feels like a part of the body of the user.
            Apple Inc. was founded on April 1, 1976 in Los Altos, California.  The majority of people believe that Apple Inc. was started in a garage by Stephen Gary Wozniak and Steven Paul Jobs. Actually the company started in the bedroom of the same house. It was not until later when the two ran out of room that they moved into the garage. The larger issue is that Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak were not alone when starting the company. Ronald Gerald Wayne partnered with Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak. (Apple Confidential pg. 1, 2)
The Apple 1 was built in the garage of the home of Steve Jobs. Originally the three planned on only making circuit boards. The circuit boards would only cost $25 and would be sold for $50. That was the plan of business when Steve Jobs approached The Byte Shop. The plan was changed when owner of The Byte Shop Paul Jay Terrell wanted fully built computers. The shop ordered 50 Apple I computers which sold for $666.66. Steve Wozniak said “The Byte Shop was the biggest
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single episode in the company’s history. Nothing in subsequent years was so great and so unexpected. It was not what we had intended to do”.  (Apple Confidential pg. 2, 3)
            Steve Jobs obtained loans from Allen J Baum. He was one of the workers at Hewlett Packard, which is where Steve Wozniak previously worked before joining. He needed the loans to build the computers for The Byte Shop. This made Ronald Wayne leave Apple Inc. Ronald Wayne once said “If Apple had failed, I would have had bruises on top of bruises. Steve Jobs was an absolute whirlwind and I had lost the energy you need to ride whirlwinds.” (Apple Confidential pg. 3)
            Many people would say that Ronald Wayne made a terrible mistake. He took 800 dollars and left the company. Later when the company was on the rise, Steve Jobs sent Ronald Wayne a check to basically make certain that he would have no claim against the company in the future. He was happy to receive this check since it was a surprise to him. Steve Wozniak said “Steve had no money. I had no money and the creditors were going to wind up coming to him for money that was going to be owed. So he decided to get out of it. At the time it was the right decision”. (Apple Confidential pg. 5)
            Ronald Wayne did contribute in the making of the first logo. The first logo was a drawing of Sir Isaac newton leaning up against an apple tree. Along the border was a phrase out of a poem written by William Wordsworth “Newton…A mind forever voyaging through strange seas of though…alone”. It was not until later that the Apple Inc. logo known today was made. In fact Apple Inc. went through three logos. The second one was created by Rob Janov. It was the logo
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with six different colors. It was not until 1997 that Steve Jobs decided that the logo would be solid colors on future products. (Apple Confidential pg. 6)
            The Apple II was a vast improvement from the Apple I. It contained the same processor and was just as fast as the Apple I. The difference was it had a built in keyboard and the graphics on the computer were better.  The Apple II was expensive and needed funding just like the Apple I. Steve Jobs met Mark Markkula Jr., who cosigned with a bank for a loan of $250,000. (Apple Inc. pg. 5)
            The Apple II was announced on April 16th, 1977. The computer was a hit. It quickly became one of the most purchased computers at the time. It is the computer that took credit for what we know now as the personal computer. The computer was priced at $1,298. A model for 2,638 dollars was also available. This model had higher random access memory. (Apple Inc. pg. 5)
The Apple III was a failure. The priced ranged from $4,340 to $7,800. The clock chip which was designed by National Semiconductor failed on most of the computers because of the company soldering the chips on the motherboards of the computers. The main issue with the Apple III was that Steve Jobs wanted it to be designed without a cooling fan. He wanted to do this to make the computer silent. This caused the computer to overheat shortly after a customer would start using it. (Apple Inc.pg. 7)

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Nearly all of the Apple III computers had to be recalled. The company had to replace over 14,000 computers. The recalled computers were replaced with twice as much random access memory and new circuit boards. Doing this fixed most of the issues with the Apple III. The issue was one year after the Apple III was released; IBM released its personal computer which was much better than the Apple III. The Apple III was discontinued in in September 1985. (Apple Inc. pg. 7)
The Lisa computer was based upon revolutionizing the computer industry. The Lisa computer introduced Graphical User Interface. When talking about Graphical User Interface things like the mouse, icon, and desktop come into play. The issue with the Lisa was the price. The computer cost $9,995. This caused the computer to fail just as much as the Apple III. (Apple Inc. pg. 7)
Jef Raskin was the original founder of the Macintosh project. In September 1979 Jef Raskin was given permission from Apple to work on his project. The project was not really going anywhere during the early stages of development. The project had a lot of flaws and was almost shut down several times due to it not being productive. (Steve Jobs pg 108,109)
            Steve Jobs was diplomatically removed from the Lisa project. This occurred to avoid another Apple III disaster. Steve Jobs was angry at the situation and focused his attention on the Macintosh project with Jef Raskin. His goal in doing this was to make the Macintosh better than the Lisa computer. Jef Raskin and Steve Jobs never got along. Jef Raskin left the Macintosh project in January 1981. He would later leave Apple in February 1982.
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The Macintosh was released on January 24, 1984. The computer was revolutionary. The Graphical User Interface was easy to use. The Macintosh was more affordable than the Lisa computer and overall better. Steve Jobs led the Macintosh project until the Apple board went with John Skulley being the CEO. Steve Jobs decided to leave Apple and would not return until 1997. (Apple Inc. pg. 12)
            When Steve Jobs returned, the company was at the very bottom. Steve Jobs turned the company completely around with the introduction of the iMac, iPod, Mac OS X and retail stores. These three introductions is the largest reason why Apple Inc. is as successful as it is today. Steve Jobs introduced many products. The Company set sail and never looked back. (Apple Inc pg. 24) Steve Jobs died on October 5th, 2011. Tim Cook became CEO of Apple Inc. shortly after.

Steve Jobs once said “I like to think that something survives after you die”. He said “It’s strange to think that you accumulate all this experience, and maybe a little wisdom, and it just goes away. So I really want to believe that something survives, that maybe your consciousness endures, but on the other hand it’s like an on-off switch. Click! And you’re gone. Maybe that’s why I never liked to put on-off switches on Apple devices”. (Steve Jobs pg. 571)

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Ok lets cut this out right now

I am hearing a lot about cell phone companies being interested in making smartphones have curved flexible type of screens. Ok this is cool and all to a certain degree, but one of the many things that stop your screen from cracking when you drop it is the sides of the phone hitting first before the screen. If you have a screen just bulging out in front of the phone its going to smash. I can almost guarantee you it will be twice if not triple times expensive to get that screen replaced vs a iPhone screen. So lets do a favor and keep the screens flat. The only way this will work if it is a watch. I heard a lot about Apple making a smartwatch type of deal (honestly I thought that was already covered by the little iPod nano a few years ago) which would be cool only if it displayed everything your phone does except the inability of answering phone calls of course. Apparently LG will be the ones first coming out with this flexible glass design. Apple is apparently going to do the same thing with some future iPhones. All I have to say is I do not believe it is a smart iDea to do this (see what I did there).

An invention?

Body odor is a big issue. Especially for me. I sweat a lot. We practically sweat what we eat right? If you eat alot of salts your sweat will be more salty...what about a pill that has cologne in it. You take it and when you sweat you smell like that brand of cologne? No? Ok.

I miss my xbox

I just got done watching some old MW2 COD videos. I got to busy at one time and sold my xbox because I never played it. I am thinking about getting the Xbox One. What is your opinion on it? Should I get the PS4? I do know I would at least like to get one of the systems when they release. So give me your thoughts guys.

Some old music

So was taking a while to get my iTunes library together. Downloaded some songs. One of the things I downloaded was They hybrid theory linkin park album. Now most of the songs on it I have listened to in about the past 4 years at least once or so. The cure for the itch was one of the songs I used to listen to all the time when the album first came out. I have forgotten all about that song until this moment. I am listening to it as I type and I love it so much. Go download it from iTunes guys (or whatever you prefer).

Monday, October 7, 2013

Miami looking good

Not to bad of a preseason game. Wade was out which is fine but they said in the beginning of the game he was out to get rest or something like that. It was dumb. Lebron didn't do to much tonight but of course we expect that to change very soon. Bosh was very impressive tonight. Overall the team played well. It was nice to see the new players on the court. I will be excited for the season opener against the Bulls since Rose is back on the court and off the bench.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

I am sleepy

5 days 19:54:45 seconds since the government shutdown. Always fun. I only know that because CNN has it up. Hopefully a lot of you guys haven't had to suffer because of this issue. If your jobs have been at stake my heart goes out to you. It sucks having something controlled by something you have no control over. Hopefully this all will end soon guys. I would blog more but I am tired.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

I make a promise

This is a promise. On twitter I will try to respond to everyone that tweets me. Unless you just completely are the weirdest person I have met than you shouldn't have a problem with me tweeting you. I see so many people that are famous (I am not ) that don't interact with the people that follow them and what not. I come from a rough background. I was raised in poverty. Now now I am not playing a woahs me card, in fact I would not of had it any other way. It has taught me a lot in my life. I appreciate things so much more because of the life I have had. I am 26 and have been through more than the average joe my age. I see so many people worship celebrities. It sickens me. If I become famous. Trust me it won't be singing or sports it will be something dorky and technology involved. Perhaps maybe my blog will get bigger. Any way if I become famous do not put me on a level of being better than you. Treat me like a normal person. We are all normal. We just treat people like Kim Khardashian as a God. It's sad honestly if you know me closely I can't stand stuff like that. Be yourself to me. I will tweet you. Talk to you or whatever. If I don't respond I didn't see it so try it again (don't be stalkerish) or I am busy.

Why I love my Lenovo and Lenovo itself

I am a mixed guy as far as technology goes. I do not have a favorite brand for things. I deal with a lot of laptops and I can honestly say Lenovo and Asus laptops are some of the best laptops on the market. For my daily everyday use. I use a Lenovo E430 laptop. I also like using Macbooks, but lets be honest we all know you can only customize so much on a Apple product in general. Hey trust me I am not knocking Apple in any way at all, in fact one of my goals would be to work with Apple. It is funny in the sense that Lenovo is IBM and IBM was one of Apples largest competitors wayyy back in the day. When I say back in the day I mean in the early 80s. In fact Apple even gave IBM a welcome note back in 1981 when IBM introduced their first personal computer. Anywho they later realized that microsoft was more of their enemy instead of IBM. I digress. Like I was saying I love my Lenovo laptop. The customer service for Lenovo is amazing. They are based out in Atlanta and they have to be the nicest people I have encountered for technology customer service. I have a warranty on my laptop that does not expire until November of 2015 that includes all parts and labor. Yes thats right I do not have to do anything. They send out a tech to do the work for me which is nice. I never have a problem with the laptop ( for some reason my keyboard got possessed once and it kept pressing the q key when I say it kept pressing the q key I mean if I typed a sentence like. The dog went outside. It went say. Theqqqqqqqq q q dogqqqqqqq wenqqt outsqqqside). I can always turn it on and it just works which is the way a laptop should be. Now I know your on your macbook pro and your saying the same thing and yes to an extent your right.....but you paid over a thousand dollars for it.

iOS 7 so far

A lot of people have had issues of the floating applications (how the applications move with you). Apparently there are people that are getting sick of it...literally. It is making them nauseous. There is not a way to fix that issue. So if your throwing up when your checking your facebook your gonna have to upchuck your dinner a little longer until Apple finds a way to turn that issue off. Many people have issues with the battery life on the iOS 7. This happens especially if you are running this iOS on a older device than the 5 (even with the five I notice slightly different battery life than I did on iOS 6). Honestly iOS 7 is cool. Thats what it is. Its an operating system for the younger generation. Honestly you cant blame Apple for doing it especially when it is the younger generation that has the iPhone. It just seems to much pleasure instead of being mixed with business and pleasure. It is a little too colorful for my taste but hey you might like it.

Watching Maryland get hammered...

Yea it is pretty bad, Florida State is killing Maryland right now. It is Saturday. Hopefully every one is having a fantastic day.

Friday, October 4, 2013

An Illinois woman is suing the LaSalle County Police Department

Dana Holmes is suing the LaSalle county Police Department. She was pulled over for a dui. At the stop she was searched and when she was bought in she was searched again. This time when she was searched again. In the video she brings up her leg. It is unclear if she kicks out her leg or if she was just lifting it up. They suddenly tackle her to the ground. They bring her into a padded room. It was 3 men and 1 female officer. When they bought her in the padded room they stripped her naked. That in my opinion is completely uncalled for. What are you doing officers. This type of stuff is continuously happening. If it wasnt for the uniforms in this video I would of though it was a gang bang about to start. Dana has all rights to sue this police department. It is honestly just a matter of time before we the people to start fighting back against law enforcement. Especially if they are like this. Here is the link http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/us/2013/10/02/evexp-woman-suing-over-strip-search-dui-arrest.hln.html

The truth behind the Government Shutdown

I am not one to get into a lot of politics. I figure hey if I am going to do it I might as well do it it with a bang. Bottom line is I do not think anything is worth shutting down the government. Republicans, you doing this is foolish. Its out of hate. Racism or what ever you wanna call it. Even if Obamacare does suck and if it does fail the results of that will be much slighter than the results of keeping the government shutdown. It is that simple. Lets be adults.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Revenge Porn

California passed a law on the act of filiming your partner and posting it online. You can face 6 months in jail and a $1,000 fine. What is Revenge Porn? It is when you post a video of your ex online (or pictures). There are loopholes in this. The person can only be fined and put in jail if they are the one that recorded. So girls if your sending pics to your boo boo be careful because if your boo puts it online after you break up than he cannot be fined. So guys if you plan on recording your "sex session" try not to post it online when your gf breaks your heart.

My thoughts on the iPhone 5s and 5c

I have not really posted anything about this. I have the iPhone 5. I will not be getting the iPhone 5s or obviously the 5c. Now I have had the iPhone 5s for a few days seeing what it was like and what not. Honestly I cannot tell a difference in the 5 or 5s. They are the same to me. With that being said do not get confused. The chip for the iPhone 5s is more powerful than the iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 is already powerful. That is why I cannot a difference between the two. I can not tell a difference because it would take a app running much greater graphics and more power to tell a difference in the 5s and 5. Even then it would only be slightly different. Now obviously we all know (hopefully by now) that they look exactly the same. I have put my 5 and a 5s right beside each other and they are identical. The largest difference is obviously the home button being a finger print scanner to unlock your iPhone 5s. I really find this most useful for you guys that have someone else on the side (that is a joke cheating is bad). The difference in the camera is also noticeable but again its not that much of a dramatic difference to me. Now in conclusion. If you have a older iphone than the iPhone 5 than go ahead and get the 5s because than it would probably be worth it. If you are on a budget than go ahead and get the 5c (lower end iphone 5). If you have the iPhone 5 than just wait. Disregard all of this if you a hipster and just want apple everything!

I am not sure what to do with my life

It was sad letting breaking bad go. I feel like the show just started and now its gone, but hey I am ok with that....I just can not get over the fact that there is no more Dexter. What am i gonna do. Just kidding guys its not that serious. I might have some stuff on ebay so be ready!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

I think everyone is confused.....

There is no purge guys. Blame the republicans, blame the democrats at the end of the day is stupid regardless. Obamacare sucks we get that, but so does thousands of other things...whats one more? Is it really worth closing the government over? These are questions I ask myself. Anyways I just found a old webcam I used to use. Technically its not old I bought it about two years ago I just have not used it more than once. So I maybe doing a youtube video soon. I am not sure. Take care