Archive for October, 2007

20
Oct
07

Baroue … For Kids & Maids

Everyone knows about Baroue: the perfect place for kids to have a good time. Well, not really. It’s a great place for kids to enjoy themselves and have fun, but the problem is that the maids in there are double the number of children! Baroue is like a place for kids to get to know their maids better, and spend more time with them. It’s really bad. Parents think that it’s great: Putting their kids with their nanny in Baroue and just roam around The Avenues for hours. I don’t think it’s a great idea. The only time a child feels his parents is when they’re taking him or her out with them, but now it’s just taking them and putting them in Baroue.

07
Oct
07

Q8 Starbucks?!

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First of all let me start by saying: WTF??!! I can’t believe that there are such people. Starbucks sucks! They’re making starbucks an addiction now! Why the hell would someone make a site about starbucks in kuwait with pictures of babies?! This site is one of the weirdest out there. This is stupid. Check out their site to see what i’m talking about.

03
Oct
07

Microsoft Zune 2 Vs. Apple Ipod

Recently the Microsoft Zune 2 has been announced (and has a release date of November 13th). To be honest, i thought the first Zune was far away back in the race as to even come close to being a competition for Apple’s ongoing success with iPods. I’m not really a fanboy of either company (i like Sony the best, but their MP3 players are the worst frankly). I think the new Microsoft Zune 2 is a legit competitor to the new iPod generation.
Zune Sideways
Ok. first of all, the Microsoft Zune 2 sports a gorgeous 3.5 inch screen (no info yet on clarity to be compared with ipod) which ipods fail to have. For some reason, iPod doesn’t want to give more space for the screen, and push the click wheel a little lower. Anyways, i think a 3.5inch screen is a big advantage, especially if you’re planning to watch TV shows on your player.
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Another important aspect, for some people, is size and weight. The Apple lineup actually has smaller sizes than corresponding models in the Microsoft lineup.
I think that the Apple nano is getting better, especially with even smaller size and a more reasonable screen than its predecessor. The problem with the new lineup is the iPod Classic. Where’s the difference between iPod classic and iPod video? As far as I can see, there is no notable change (except for the sleeker look and it being thinner). Why won’t Apple stretch that screen a little? They’re giving more than enough room for the click wheel, when they should use that space for the screen.
iPod Nano
Bottom line is, i think having a slightly bigger sized portable media player with a bigger screen is better than a small sized player with a small screen. Plus, the Zune has an improved “clickwheel” now being called the “squiggle” (or something like that) which is a smart idea for navigation. It’s not a circle like the clickwheel, but even better with more direction sensing. Furthermore, you can click, press directionally, or flick the “squiggle” to navigate between items on the Zune. I think the Zune has made a huge leap taken into consideration it’s only their second generation of Zunes.
iPod Classic

UPDATE: check out the Zune Vs. Ipod Smackdown at Engadget.

01
Oct
07

Sports Illustrated’s Interesting Pictures

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There are some really nice pictures of all kinds of sports. Check it out.

01
Oct
07

3mm

3mm thin Sony TV
TV just keeps getting better and better, surprisingly though, Sony is the one to start the “thinnest tv” competition. I thought Samsung was the company that likes to go thin (especially with its mobile phones).