For a whole month!

October 1, 2008 at 10:47 pm (Random, Technology) (, , , , )

So my desktop is finally up and running again! Turns out that there was just one memory stick broken 😛 (and that was the lucky stick that somehow got tested by itself). We’re still not sure whether or not the motherboard was broken in the first place but now I have a new one (and it would be a waste of money to try and return it). Also, last night it was being buggy about whether or not it wanted to connect to the internet which was pretty annoying. I finally got it to connect tonight and then everything started to work again after I reset the computer’s clock. Go figure. Oh and I think it was a few days and a month ago that my desktop copped out on me. So I’ve been without it for at least a month 😛 blek. I had my ghetto little laptop to keep me going though 😀 . I can finally give it a rest haha and oh man does it need to be defragmented. But anyway I need to go to bed seeing as how I have to get up at 7 and all. I’ll make sure to post tomorrow when I get a chance between classes.

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Thank goodness for Panera

September 20, 2008 at 11:36 am (Food, Random, TV) (, , , , , , , , )

Ok so our internet and cable is completely out so here I am at Panera. Boo no internet (also Panera is lame because it wouldn’t serve me soup 15 mins before lunch despite the fact that the soup was ready when we picked up our food 😛 ). We think the line is down behind our garage but currently we’re not sure. Hopefully it gets sorted out today but who knows. Until then I must find something to occupy myself instead of the WoW filled day I had originally planned 😦 . Until I can post, enjoy the picture of Gir missing his cupcake as much as I miss the internet.

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Google’s new browser wants your soul

September 2, 2008 at 10:48 am (Random, Technology) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , )

It looks like Google is trying another thing to steal people’s souls without them noticing. The Google Chrome beta will be launching today. They supposedly hit send a bit too early on their announcment and now have a webcomic explaining how Chrome works. I wouldn’t say announcing it yesterday was all that early. I’m surprised there wasn’t an announcement before then seeing as how it could’ve been completely hyped up by now. I guess they thought the secret slip-up would make it more exciting.

Anyway Chrome is Google’s first ever browser designed to run faster and load faster as well as work better with all of the things “that didn’t exist when the first browsers were created.”-Google. It’s also supposed to be more stable, so for Firefox’s sake I hope they put out their hotfix soon. (I die a little inside everytime my Firefox 3 freezes 😦 .) I won’t list all of the features that are supposed to be better because that would be a waste of their dorky little webcomic. [Edit: Also there’s a “privacy mode” included in this browser that lets you browse incognito. As they say in the comic “what happens in this tab stays in this tab.” It uses an example of buying a present for your special someone without them knowing. Basically you can view all your bookmarks but nothing is saved to your browser history. lol is it just me or does this sound like a secret porn tab? 😉 Check out pages 22 and 23 of the webcomic to see what I’m talking about.]

This will make the 4th major alternative browser available. I actually found this chart on Wikipedia showing how many people use each of the major browsers. It’s really sad that so many people still use Internet Explorer. I am forced to at work though so I can understand how that can add up. I’ll probably try and mess around with Chrome once I get my computer fixed. (Stupid power supply had to go and die on Labor Day weekend. 😦 )
Dark blue-Internet Explorer (73.81%)
Orange-Mozilla Firefox (18.43%)
Grey-Safari (6.14%)
Red-Opera (0.71%)
Green-Netscape (0.62%)
Cerulean(aka the color that burns your eyes)-Other (0.29%)

Also I’d like to say sorry about that not really posting since Friday 😦 . I had a really busy weekend doing Labor Day stuff starting on Friday when I had to take care of my fiance after his wisdom teeth surgery.

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