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Showing posts from December, 2008

Cheap Notebook

I just got a new HP notebook at a reasonably low price, Php 33,000 or roughly around US$ 687.

Processor, operating system and memoryOperating system installed
ND114PA: Genuine Windows Vista® Business with downgrade to Windows XP Professional custom installed
ND113PA: Genuine Windows Vista® Home Basic
Recommended software upgrade
ND113PA: HP recommends genuine Windows Vista® Business.
Processor type
Intel® Centrino® processor technology
• Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T5670
• 1.80 GHz , 2 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB
Mobile Intel® GME965
Standard memory
1 x 1024 MB DDR2
Memory slots
2 SODIMM slots supporting dual channel memory
Memory upgrade
Upgradeable to 4096 MB maximum
System featuresInternal drives
160 GB
Hard disk drive speed
5400 rpm
Optical drives
DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe Drive
Display size
14.1 inches diagonal
Graphic subsystem name
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator X3100
Graphic subsystem video card memory
Up to 384 MB shared system memory
External I/O ports
3 USB 2.0 ports, VGA, ster…

Home Sweet Home

It's 4:42 AM and just got home from night out with friends who's scheduled to relocate to Middle East for a career shift. It's very late, or shall I say so early and I'm packing up things for my flight to my home town in Caraga region, Northern Mindanao a few hours from now. It's been a year now since I moved here in Manila to take this non-academic career for the first time which I find not really bad as compared to how much the state university has payed me.

By the way, we just had a karaoke with some Red Horse(beer) at a Japanese KTV with some girls we barely know. We had a great time as the group were getting some credits for the "free entertainment" they got from my fantastic-singing friends.

Of course, KTVs have their own way of entertaining guests. Her name is April. A stunning 20-year young lady of whitish-Asian complexion. Unexpectedly, she's not just beauty but also have some kind of a brain that surprised my "not very curious" mind.…