Best Time Waster Ever

29 Apr 2010  1 Comment

This might be the best online game ever. you can control a verity of characters in the Super Mario Bros. universe. Characters like : Link, Megaman Bill form Contra and others.

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6th Floor Car Crash

29 Apr 2010  1 Comment

I just saw this pic at Frankom’s blog. At first glance this is supper weird.

The 67-year-old driver of the Mercedes told police he somehow got his foot stuck under the gas pedal. He says that caused the car to zoom across the parking garage in reverse and slam into the outer wall.

If his car was a Toyota it they would have blamed it on the accelerator.

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Not That Beautiful Weather

29 Apr 2010  4 Comments

As I mentioned in a previous post, the weather here in New Mexico WAS great as you can see from the picture above.

According to the latest weather report, next couple of days is not that beautiful. Its getting to -2 degrees, and I didn’t even bring winter clothes. Thanx Triple-A.
Got to get me some winter clothes.


BlackBerry OS 6 Teaser Video

28 Apr 2010  5 Comments


Research In Motion released the first teaser video for the incoming BlackBerry OS 6, it looks really good and should be available in Q3 of this year for both touch and non-touch devices. RIM drop the beat now.


The House of Etiquette

28 Apr 2010  8 Comments

I always like to promote local businesses in Kuwait, especially since we have such promising individuals with ideas and new adventures to conquer. These 2 young ladies behind this idea are the only Kuwaiti’s with this certification in etiquette. So a special good luck to the entrepreneurs at The House of Etiquette with their grand opening and website launching .

It is with great pleasure and joy to announce that The House of Etiquette, Kuwait is finally launching!

After over two successful years of effort and industrious training in Europe’s leading internationally certified academy – The Etiquette & Protocol Consultancy and Modular Finishing School Academy of London – UK and a plethora of research in the field of education and etiquette, we are proud to officially announce the launch of The House of Etiquette, Kuwait. The House of Etiquette has spent a generous time planning and forecasting educational strategies to suit our goals and aims, in addition to finding the personal and bespoke needs of our clients based in the Gulf Region. Therefore, our etiquette school is the first in Kuwait specialized to offer children with the grace of elegance and poise … an asset that would last them for a lifetime filled with professional and social success. Not only are children welcome to be a part of our etiquette school … but programs for young adults and adults are available too! Courses for young adults and adults will be launching soon…but courses for children will be offered first!

The House of Etiquette, Kuwait is very proud to state that it has been solely built on two young Kuwaiti ladies – Bibi Al-Ghanim & Ma’ab Al-Qassem. These young ladies have an eternal passion and respect for etiquette – both classical and modern. Both Bibi and Ma’ab not only are certified in the areas of etiquette but in addition, Bibi’s knowledge further derives from her master’s degree in Education Management and Leadership whilst Ma’ab’s corporate educational background and over thirty varied certifications in the corporate realm combine to creating a formula of diversity and achievement. The House of Etiquette presents an admiration for refinement with a unique mission to spreading social grace and sophistication within Kuwait’s society. These young ladies are proud locals who know the cultural codes of the Gulf and are finally ready to share their knowledge with YOU!

Continue reading below for the details of the invitation to our faithful readers. And again best of luck in all their endeavors.
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Stilll Winter in NYC

27 Apr 2010  2 Comments

Its still winter in this part of the world, I arrived in New York yesterday and the temperature was 9 freakin’ degrees, and it was raining, wasn’t expecting that at all.
Today we arrived in New Mexico the weather is absolutely beautiful here, ,didn’t take pictures but will do tomorrow.


Top 8 iPad Apps

24 Apr 2010  7 Comments

So you just got your fancy iPad, what are you doing with it? are you just browsing the web with the flashless browser? here are some apps that I think should cater all tastes.

AirVideo

$2.99

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This is by far the best app you can get for your iPad, being able to stream all your video files via the internet to your iPad no matter what format it is is just great for anybody with any kind of a video collection. It does live conversion on the fly and  its pretty quick. and its just amazing on a local network.

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Zinio

Free

photo 3 (1) Do you read magazines? I’ve been using Zinio on my PC for more than 2 years now, and I was disappointed with their iPhone release a few months back but man is the new iPad version is just awesome. It has a very good variety of magazines and the annual subscription prices are just too compelling.

Offline Pages

Free

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This app lets you store a full webpage wth its formatting for offline viewing it later. This is great especially that this version of the iPad is wifi only, and this will really helpful when you are an a flight. its better than RSS reader in my opinion but needs a little bit more work.

LogMeIn

$29.99

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I’ve talked about logmein before, its a remote desktop controlling app. the free desktop version is just so compelling. I know $30 seems much but its the best remote desktop app there is I think. and it was an easy decision because I already purchased the iPhone version.

Evernote

Free

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This is the might not the best note taking app on the iPad but the ability to sync your notes to multiple platforms make this the most efficient one. I’ve got this setup on my Desktop PC, desktop Mac, Macbook pro, My windows laptop, my 2 Android phones , my iPhone and now my iPad. When I take a note on any platform it will be synced to my other devices automatically. Just great.

SoundHound

$4.99

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This is a very good app, its an upgrade to Shazam, in addition to the ability to recognize songs via the iPad built-in microphone, it can  be integrated to your iPad music library and search for music lyrics, videos, artist bio and discography.

GoodReader

$0.99

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This is a very nifty little piece of software, it gives you the ability to transfer file wirelessly to from your PC to your iPad and it has a built-in browser that you can download files in which is also great.

Notable Mentions:

NewsRack, Delivery Status, Kindle, IMDB, PenUltimate, Camera For iPad, Weather HD and Notes.

For more app considerations, check out Marzouq’s post.

Lin Yu Chun And William Shatner Singing “Total Eclipse of The Heart”

23 Apr 2010  1 Comment

Do you remember the video I posted a couple of weeks  ago of the Chinese guy singing “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston? this is another video of him doing a duet with William Shatner.

Games Looking Forward To

23 Apr 2010  1 Comment

Crysis 2

(Q4 ‘10)

A  sequel to the 2007 PC smash hit “Crysis”, the only game that I’ve completed on my PC during the last 5 years. Crysis 2 is going to be a hit for sure. Or at least I hope.

Transformers: War For Cybertron

(Q3 ‘10)

I’ve talked about my love for this transformers game before, I’m really psyched about this game and from what we have seen so far, this 3rd person shooter is a definite buy for me.

Gameplay footage here

 

Marvel vs Capcom 3

(Q4 ‘10)

10 years after the last installment of this game – Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes) on the Dreamcast the best consol ever- fans of the crossover 2D fighting game will have something to cheer about.

Gears Of War 3

(Q2 ‘11)

Gears of War always had excellent trailers, I mean do you remember the original GOW Mad World trailer? or even GOW2? This is no different and looks the it will conclude the trilogy.

Is Every Muslim A Terrorist?

23 Apr 2010  2 Comments

A news cameraman in Australia provokes a Muslim by calling him a terrorist (among other things)  just so that he can get his footage of an “Angry, screaming, out of control Muslim”. The video was later edited and broadcasted on national television not showing the cameraman’s actions, until another source got a hold of the unedited video.

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