Thursday, November 25, 2010

Sorry guys, finally back after a long needed break

Alright guys, it seems like everything was pretty hectic and I was trying to fit in way too many things into my days. So, after cleaning things up, and giving into many hours of video games, I am finally caught up. Got 15 hours of sleep last night, and played Call of Duty to Prestige 2 Level 50. So basically, after the break I realized I need to edit my blog to more fit my personality. There is no way that I could focus on one topic for more than one week. So what I plan on doing is changing subjects every once and a while depending on what I am most interested at the moment.

So, I changed the title from "Apple Stuff" to "Random Stuff". I am not really sure what I will cover every day. I should probably come up with a schedule, because I see that working out for many of my other fellow bloggers. (If you guys have any tips on a schedule, please leave a comment!)

I guess I'll talk about my life for now haha. So right now I have a 4.3333 GPA (junior in high school) and I am trying to figure out how I am going to keep it up, because what usually happens is that I do really good at the beginning of the first quarter and then I get lazy because I think I am set for the rest of the year. Probably going to "overwork" to cope with my sense of laziness. I just got my permit, which is amazing and all, it's just I don't have any money for car insurance for my red Buick Reatta that my Grandpa gave to me (only 100ish made). Also I have to get some money together for driving lessons or my parents do for me to actually start driving. I am a little tight on cash right now, but I am starting to get money from my parents for working weekends, and I just took another paper route. So maybe with this too, I could manage to get together enough money to start having responsibility :P.

Anyways, thank you all for FOLLOWING me!! I will now be updating my blog daily, if I have access to a computer because my charger isn't working and I am using my dad's now. Just wanted to get something out to tell you guys I am back.

Please tell me if you have schedule opinions! Thank you!!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Sorry Guys, Call of Duty that punny?

I am super lazy right now because Call of Duty: Black Ops just came out. SOOO I will be doing that for the next few days.... I will be coming out with my opinions of Apple Products though. Sorry guys, got a lot on my plate. Thanks for following though! :)

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Application Store "Hall of Fame"

What are the odds of your application making it into Apple's newly launched App Store "Hall of Fame?" Roughly one in five thousand – not exactly encouraging for an aspiring app developer, but still a coveted target that many will be shooting for as the App Store swells past its current size of roughly 250,000 different titles.

Apple recently launched said "Hall of Fame" with nary a flourish of publicity, only a new link to said listing—featuring 50 applications that Apple, for whatever rhyme or reason, has deemed the best-in-class—displayed on the App Store section of its iTunes gateway.

The company isn't spilling any details as to how apps get on (or off) the list, so it's unclear whether the Hall of Fame is anything more than a popularity contest, or whether user reviews play into the equation at all, or whether Apple is merely throwing darts at a giant listing of apps on the wall, et cetera.
In all sincerity, the Hall of Fame is indeed populated with apps that longtime App Store followers would expect to see in such a listing. The ever-popular Angry Birds game joins Flight Control, Homerun Battle 3D, and Carcassonne as some of the must-have downloads on the games side of things (and don't forget Plants vs. Zombies either, just released for the App Store this year.)

Non-gaming apps include Facebook, Evernote, Pandora Radio, and the Nike+GPS application that allows one to track where exactly one goes on a typical running excursion. These apps, and many more, aren't exactly secrets on the App Store. They aren't inexpensive either.
Of the 50 applications and games listed for download in the Hall of Fame, a mere 13 come free of charge. The title of, "Most Expensive App" within the Hall of Fame goes to Shotzoom Software's Golfscape GPS Rangefinder, a $20 application that allows you to virtually plot your distance from various features on your golf course of choice.

To check out this, and the rest of the 49 apps and games that Apple deems awesome, click on this iTunes-friendly link to enter the hallowed, digital gates of Apple's App Store Hall of Fame. Go ahead and check how many you have!!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Field Trip Photos

So I promised to put up pics from my field trip to the De Young on Tuesday. So here it is. Didn't get pics of the really cool ones like the Starry Night because they were watching us! haha

That's ME!!

Sorry about forgetting to post last night! Forgive me!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

iTune Samples

Have you ever wanted to hear more of a song on iTunes? Sometimes the 30 second sample can be a little disappointing, ending right before a good part. Well now you don't have to worry, for Apple is extending the sample play time to 90 seconds! A conformation email was sent to Labels to confirm the new change in samples.

In totally unrelated news. Apple predicts to sell 100M iPhones and 48M iPads in 2011. That is a ridiculous amount of money. Someone want to do the math? :)

And for those of you that were wondering, the museum was the De Young. Got to see the Starry Night because (I think) the Louvre is remodeling the third floor of their museum. Beautiful artwork. Friend has photos might post later on in the week.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

50 followers! :D

WOOT. lol alright thank's guys for following my blog, I can see that there are a lot of mac fans out there :). Truth is though, I just did a shit ton of homework, and I am going to San Francisco tomorrow on a field trip to some museum, really too tired to remember. I wanted to get a blog up and say thank you all for following me!

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Personal Question about my next iPhone!!

Okay so here's the deal guys. I really, really, really, want the white iPhone 4, and I promised I would try and move away from it in my future blogs but this is SUPER important.

So what I am thinking about doing is buying a black iPhone 4, buying the white DIY outer shell for it, and then send it to someone to change it from black to white ( Cause I always have a tendency to break things ).

Anyways, the total cost is a lot, but I am willing to spend the money. But what do you guys think? Should I do it? It's only going to be $600ish. And I reaaaaaaaaaaaaallllllllllllllllllllllyyyyyyyyyyy want this. Any input??