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Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Featured, gaming, iOS | 0 comments

Epic Heroes

Epic Heroes

Gaming is an important aspect of my relationship with Anna. Video games are what make up the, “akai ito“ that originally pulled us together. For myself as a gamer, I take a different approach to the cliche quote. “Couples who game together stay together.” That is not to say we are constantly engrossed within our virtual lives. Instead, we simply tone down the frequency in which we game, and both of us are constantly looking for suitable candidates to meet our current needs. For example, around the time we started dating, we were quite hardcore into the highly competitive game Ragnarok Online. Both of our lives weren’t too busy at the time, therefore, we were able to invest many hours grinding, healing, and fighting for our beloved guild Azure Breeze. In the last year, our schedules were filled up with professional obligations in order to further upheave the status of our societal value(what? #HIMYM #paramore). We needed a game we could play together in short bursts of time, due...

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Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Featured, iOS, odds&ends | 0 comments

IPad Air and Productivity

IPad Air and Productivity

I know I am fashionably late to the tablet party, the iPad air being my first entry into the now 4 year old idea of mobile personal computing. I have to admit, I was surprised at Apple’s generosity by including the iLife family of apps, with any iPad Air purchased brand new and registered to an iTunes account for the first time. If only they were as consumer friendly towards the ongoing problem concerning 2011 MacBook pros, re: discrete GPU issues. iPhoto is a great way to touch up on photos that I take on my iPhone. In fact, the convenience of being able to edit them right away using iCloud actually makes me want to take more photos as I do not have to deal with transferring everything to my MacBook, and opening photoshop just to start. As a hobbyist noob when it comes to photography, I do not want to spend time and effort perfecting photographs, so the iPad allows me to enjoy the hobby for what...

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