Monday, October 31, 2011

Time for Tech--->Can nintendo be saved?

A popular Japanese-based game console company is facing new competitors as well as old adversaries in the game industry. It releases a new console product with with some revolutionary features. But despite the superiority of the product, the general public decides to move to other platforms, even when the company cuts the price of the console drastically.

They also keep releasing new DS's over and over. the original DS, the DS lite, the DSi, and now the 3DS.  The wii has little hardcore games.

 launch day wii owner here and my wii is now collecting dust.

most of the games were gimmacky and cheap feeling.

very few hardcore games were made for the wii. I own 8 games and I have no interest in playing them anymore. they wore out quick,

the one I got the most enjoyment out of was elebits and zelda twlight princess. the rest I didn't care for that much.

sonic and the secret rings was fun but tiring... the motion controls were broken on it and it was rushed I think. had great music and visuals though.

dewy's adventure was very cute and nice but it felt like a pinball game and just got annoying.

super mario galaxy was awesome too but i'm tired of mario games. too predictable for me.

I think if nintendo would have made the wii in HD and had better games as a result they wouldn't be faced with these financial issues.

also nintendo is very closed with thier deve platforms the devs don't have full access to the hardware and software as much as nintendo  themselves does. they lock things down quite a bit.

also if nintendo would make a gaming tablet that would help them out. it would have the motion features, nvidia tegra hardware or better, and run android or a custom version of windows 8 or something it would be nice. but android would be better, as they can get into more devices that way since lots of people have droids.  I would get a gaming tablet if one had as good graphics or better then the machine I have as well as good battery life.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Remixedcat's Restaurant Response report 2010-2012 Released!

Remixedcat's Restaurant Response report  2010-2012 has been released!

This is a measure of select chain restaurants on how they perform with local location contacting corporate response time on official website feedback and resolving issues!

This is the first category--->Casual Sit-Down chains

The following companies are reviewed:

Longhorn SteakHouse
Ponderosa SteakHouse
Ryan's Buffet
Western Sizzlin

Please note this does not reflect the quality of the restaurant. This is just for response time and a measure of service only.

A detailed master report will be released next month encompassing all the yummy or nasty details of the food quality.

Please click here to access the .pdf file or please click here (print friendly) click here (pretty one) to access a .png file

Thank you for visiting and we hope that the report is infomative and helpful!

Monday, October 24, 2011

Longhorn steakhouse review for 10.23.11

Longhorn steakhouse review for 10.23.11

we drove a long time (almost 2 hours from our current location) to go here.... welll we had a business trip over here and it's almost worth the drive on its own!

Anyways after a long blissful trip over there (but the day was a little rough before the trip LOL)

we made it here and were seated quick and we ordered some coffees me and my sister both got coffee. They didn't have enough sugar packets though so we asked for those and they gave us some and we had our coffee however we asked another time for our second cups and we didn't have enough creame that time so it was kinda funny that we asked for a lot of sugar, however it was not a problem for our wiatress! She catered to it just fine....

then we waited a bit but not too l0ng (apprx 20 minutes) for our food and we chowed down....

I ordered a portabella mushroom chicken and it tasted different... not as deep flavored as the other version but it was more zesty and spicy... kinda good but not the same... LOL.... my loaded baked potato was great though!....

my sister got a small steak and it was a bit different tasting but still good. Her mashed taters were fine, but the gravy was wonky.

Our waitress was very attentive and was fine with our weird coffee demands in the process.

It came time to pay the bill and we wanted to give feedback to the manager, she got him, we waited a while to speak with him, however he came and we addressed the problems and he told us they changed suppliers for the chicken and that the older supplier was inconsistent with portions and quality... so they changed from one to the other.... then sis addressed the steak tasting different, and he explained they changed some of the process.... that was fine with us... and we talked about how we wanted a longhorn at our current location and he said there were plans and we were excited and he was happy with that as well. LOL... after some more discussions about some other things we said he'd give us a gift card and gave us one with 40 bucks on it!!!! That was FANTASTIC AND AWESOME OF HIM TO DO THAT!!!! I am very pleased with his handling our situation and we didn't even ask for compensation at all! AMAZING JOB!!!!

I was going to give them 3.5 stars for this visit, however the manager's handling of it all and the waitress was very good with our coffee demands and our food makes this visit a 5 star visit!!!!!!!!!!

Loving Longhorn even more!!

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Shoney's review for 10.22.11

Shoney's review for 10.22.11

when we first got in it was kinda packed but not too bad the manager seated us and we wanted to sit away from other people and smells and he picked a good spot. We wanted to sit on the other side of the buffet but he told us the fishy smell was bad so he put us in the front part away from the “smelly fish” LOL. He was talking about how he hated the smell of fish LOL.

The waitress was very attentive at first and it did take a while to get my coffee that I ordered (regular) because they were still brewing.... my sister got a decaf and got it quick though.

Took her an average time to get to our orders and gave us plenty time to choose.

She checked on our coffee a lot at first and then she got more and more slow.

We waited a good bit for our food though... I ordered a steak and their new seafood bar and the seafood was ok... not the best though.... I had shrimp, shrip with fried rice, fake crab meat, and salmon. I also had clams but they weren't that great and even this hyper little girl said they weren't all that great to my sister when she was prowling the buffet looking for butter for my baked potato. The calms were too dry and crunchy for my tastes. Those were the things the manager said he didn't like LOL.

My steak was pretty good for a Shoney's steak. Didn't need any A1 which was good.

My sister's sandwich was ok. But her mashed potatoes were too dry on the outside for her to eat.

At the end when we went to pay our bill the manager was there to take care of it and he asked us how it went and we gave him some feedback and he asked how the visit was good and we gave him compliments on the seafood bar and them trying something new. Then he asked us what was bad and we told him about the taters and the clams and he laughed about the clams and gave us 10% off the total ticket! He was smooth with it and gave it easily. Very nice. He was really nice about the whole thing.

I was going to give the place 2.5 stars, however the manager made up for it at the end so I will leave it with a 4 star rating.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Time for Tech--->vmware makes mobile virtualization!!!!

VMware, Verizon partner on mobile virtualization; May give Android enterprise boost

This is something really awesome from vmware...

In a move that could bolster the bring your own device argument, Verizon and VMware said they will partner on mobile virtualization for Android devices.
Specifically, Verizon will use VMware’s Horizon Mobile technology for business customers. VMware Mobile Horizon will allow IT departments to provision manage and cut off mobile devices over air. In a nutshell, Verizon and VMware will segment devices for both professional and personal uses.
VMware Horizon Mobile will also access the applications in the Android Market. LG will be among the first handset makers to use the VMware-Verizon virtualization bundle. According to GigaOm, VMware, which also announced a pact with Telefonica, ultimately wants to write its virtualization code into Android.

if you have an android phone (others like windows phone 7 and iphone may come soon) you can have a work phone vm and your personal phone vm on the same device, so essentially you have two phones in one device. and you can seamlessly switch between the two.... let's say that you're listening to music and checking facebook or google plus on your personal phone, then "oh I gotta check on that report" or whatever on the work phone.... just slid your finger on the display and swipe to your work phone to log into the work server and see if that TPS report is ready.... and it is, so you check it out and you get done with

that and now it's back to whatever you do in your bathroom breaks... LOL.

Lots of companies give out company phones to each employee who needs access to their systems....

this on average costs 300-400 dollars for the smartphone itself and another 1440USD/yr for the plans for the phones

let's say you've got 150 employees in your small business...

you will save, on average, with this method, 250,000USD per year by using this tech!

that, in turn can be used to give your employees a raise, purchase better workstations, etc....

also this would make your enterprise greener and more secure as well.

here's a video explaining the process:

so this is very awesome and I hope that most businesses can do the Bring your own cell phone policy and do this because it would save companies tons of money!!!

Friday, October 14, 2011

The last time you were at bob evans?

The very last time I was at bob evans..... It was a very hectic day and a very traumatising one. I was going to go to the hospital becuase my baby niece was sick really badly at children's in columbus, and we were going to go see her, along the way we stopped in pickerington, oh for a bite to eat along the way.

We chose Bob Evans becuase we were familiar with the name and the place wasn't as crowded as the others becuase there was some biker event going on and all the eating places were crowded!

We entered and the place was very packed, but we were promptly seated and taken care of, however the food order took a very long time to come, waiting a long time for the food to come, we were kinda nervous about my niece, and then when it finally came It was time to indulge in my pork chop and mashed taters.

The Mashed potatoes were excellent and made me feel better, but the pork chops were another story, they tasted fine and the texture was ok, till I bit in the middle, it set off my gag reflex, as well as the crowds and the hectic vibe. I was struggling to hold it in the keep eating, however I could not anymore. The bathrooms were packed and I did not want to throw up in the sink.

I ran outside and puked off the balcony, picture this: The classic wild west scene with the drunk person puking off the saloon balconies..... this was me, but with pork chops instead of wiskey.

I eventually got it all out and went back in, told mom about it, she laughed, and we got the check and left.

Then we went to the hospital and got to see my niece but she wasn't being treated very well at the hospital, sadly. But she eneded up being ok!

Visit data:

Date:  February 2004 (approx) (This is the most recent visit to bob evans I have)
Place: Pickerington, OH
Meal:  Pork Chops and Mashed Potatoes
Time:  Late Evening

Was Steve Jobs assassinated?

That's what this un named source that is close to Steve says:

Please note! The views in this quote are not mine, therefore I shall not be responsible for anything that may arise from this. Please read at your own discretion and use safe judgement. I have simply posted this because it's intriguing the hell out of me and I found this on a tech forum I shall not name. Thank you. 

"Steve Jobs was assassinated
Steve Jobs' death was not an accident. The cures for many forms of cancer exist in the hands of the chosen few, yet at the same time cancer is used as a tool of assassination by those same people.

Steve Jobs was assassinated because he refused to comply with the direction given to him by the banker assholes that control nearly every country in the world.

Despite their attempts to kill him, Jobs managed to survive six years beyond their expectations thanks to his wealth and tenacity.

And as his health was failing due to the weaponized pancreatic cancer virus consumed his life essence, his company continued to thrive under his steadfast direction.

In the waning days of Steve Jobs' life, Al Gore rubbed their victory in Jobs' face with his uncalled for disclosure of the now released new iPhones, violating a longstanding policy of secrecy established by Steve Jobs. Jobs was also disrespected in his meeting with Obama where he, one of the very few true titans in the computer industry, had to sit on Obama's left while little Markie Zuckerberg, the worthless founder of the fad-of-the-day website, Facebook, occupied the chosen spot to Obama's right.

Say what you will about Steve Jobs. He was a man of the flesh like us all, and he made plenty of mistakes as we all do, but he lived life by striving relentlessly to pursue his own sense of what is right.

Some of that virtue is reflected in Pixar, the animation studio led by Jobs that refused to produce soul-sucking garbage.

Steve Jobs continued to pursue and espouse human virtue. His movie studio, Pixar, produced works that elevated the human heart during a time when mass media had been weaponized to destroy our souls.

Unlike his nemesis, Bill Gates, Jobs refused to contribute to or endorse their genocidal programs. While the Gates Foundation fanatically supports the UN's Third World vaccination efforts that Gates recently boasted would reduce global population (and at a time when it had become known that the UN WHO-backed vaccines have been responsible for the sterilization and death of many people all over the world), when confronted by the same evil banker overlords who told him he was not doing enough to further their interests, Jobs terminated all of Apple's "philanthropic" programs.

Jobs was not going to play ball with them and he paid the price like Sam Walton, George Harrison and David Carradine while monsters like Dick Cheney ghoulishly stalk the planet with no pulse.

Good bye, Steve Jobs. You left us just as things are getting interesting. Rest in peace knowing that the details of your death will in time be fully revealed. "

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Strange Interiors-->Alice in Wonderland restaurant!!

Alice in Wonderland restaurant!! This is in Tokyo Japan!!

 Lewis Carroll’s classic novels come alive at the Alice of Magic World restaurant located in Tokyo, Japan. The decoration consists of different themes/rooms inspired by the Wonderland. The fantasy world was designed by Eiichi Maruyama and Katsunori Suzuki.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Monday, October 3, 2011

Time for tech--->Do you STILL trust Microsoft to build antivirus support into Windows 8?

OK... Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will have built in Anti-virus client.

This sounds really cool because you don't have to worry about messing with installing anti-virus anymore right.....

wrong! You still have to worry because Microsoft Security Essentials has declared Google chrome as a Trojan!

Earlier today, we learned that the Microsoft Security Essentials tool began falsely identifying Google Chrome as a piece of malware (”PWS:Win32/Zbot”) and removing it from people’s computers.

Lots of people are using Google Chrome. (I, however use and prefer Firefox though)

This is also a weird piece of news....

IE's market share has fallen the most in a long time.... Google's is increasing

They totally did this on purpose to get less people to use chrome by making it a trojan in MSE.

This is very pathetic of MS and something an angsty teen would do, not a professional software company.

Also what about people that want to use alternate media players like j-river media center, Foobar2000, winamp, itunes, etc..... microsoft might try to kill those too is not enough people use windows media player or zune!

Same with office software! They might kill openoffice/Libre office the same way too.... Lots of people get openoffice becuase it's free instead of paying around 200 bucks to get MS office!

That is very scary that they can do that.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Aqua-Megalomania expanded review

1. Playmate To Jesus 4:48 (5* for sound and 4.5* for lyrics)-This is my fav song on here. Upbeat, happy, and deeper then most mainstream pop-dance music. puts me in an exploration-type mood with some of the space lyrics. I love the happy-dark vibe on this one!
2. Dirty LIttle Pop Song 3:51 (4.5* for sound and 3* for lyrics)-Feel good simple pop-song with uplift and great for crusin around town. This is great for city-night driving or going fast down the highway-motorway! I love the fast beat to this!
3. Kill Myself 3:31 (5* for sound and 2* for lyrics)-Very pretty and airy sounding and I love the way this sounds.... but the lyrics involve a chick wanting to kill themselves for their lover! OMG!!!
4. Like A Robot 3:39   (4* for sound and 3* for lyrics)-to most people the use or the F word is un-needed, however it gives Aqua a very new twist and it's there for the shock factor. I do love the beat though.
5. Viva Las Vegas 3:24 (skipped)-will give a listen later
6. No Party Patrol 3:22 (4.3* for sound and 3* for lyrics)-skipped it before becuase of the title but I love the beat! wierd lyrics though.... really....
7. Come N’ Get It 3:27 (3* for sound and 3* for lyrics)-happy and upbeat and good for the dance floor, not much explanation needed.
8. Sucker For A Superstar 3:20 (3* for sound and 2* for lyrics)- "Sucker For A Superstar" was the worst track on there.... I'm tired of the played out "VIP" in "da club" " i'm a superstar".... crap...... it's so worn out.
9. Be My Saviour Tonight 3:18 (5* for sound and 4* for lyrics)-In love with this one... beautifully uplifting and perfect for a blissfull evening. almost gave me a chill because the fast pacing and the way it sounds.... the growly guy did great in his part LOL. I also got the exploration vibe from this one!
10. How R U Doin?3:23 (5* for sound and 4.5* for lyrics)-great for a sunny day and puts you in a happy mood. it was a great idea for this song to be the first single. great first impression of the new Aqua. the beat is also very straight forward and the song is great for working to actually.
11. If The World Didn’t Suck (We Would All Fall Off)3:21 (3.5* for sound and 2.5* for lyrics)-the sound is ok on this one but it doesn't fit with Aqua at all for some reason. This song was kinda supposed to be for an indie group for some reason. I guess that's why they chose it but it doesn't really fit with the other tracks. It's a nice change though. Weird lyrics.