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Not much happened today. I went to the grocery store to get some necessities. I also tried to reach Chris regarding his phone bill, but he was obviously too busy. I will have to set an ultimatum with him then. Otherwise, not much else happened. Malak’s previous owner said she will be willing to take the two to the vet for their checkup which is nice of her. Otherwise, I would have likely needed to pay a pet taxi which would have been a bit expensive for my budget. I also ordered bus tickets, and purchased more bus fare to store on my card.

As for plans for tomorrow, no plans really. Being a Sunday, there is nothing that can really be done. However, it will be the start of a busy week in comparison to most of my weeks. At least things will get done during this time.

Android on Desktop PCs

My brother asked me a question in regards to his daughter’s friend. She is not from a well to do family, and asked me about a cheap desktop. She goes to the library for most of her homework that has  to be done, and the local library has time limits. Unfortunately, there are no real cheap notebooks – at least for the United States Market. So, I looked into the possibility of a desktop system. However, all of the ones that would out price the cheap refurbished notebook are legacy in many ways, and therefore not really worth it for a long term investment.

Then I remember the possibility of an Android based computer the size of a thumb drive. So, what if this PC is available, and would it meet the needs of someone that needs a PC. Well, first, one would need Internet service at home, and I mean broadband. Dial up will simply not be functional in today’s modern world. Also, one would have to make some compromises, and I mean a lot of them. Android is great, although not that great as a desktop replacement system. There are a few things that will be a concern though for recommending.

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What every Pittsburgher should have

In these tough economic times, We are all looking for ways to keep our budget down. We are also looking for ways to keep up with the modern day world. Pittsburgh is no exception. And whether you live or just going to school here. Own a house, or rent an apartment, these would all be tips that will not only people in Pittsburgh, but maybe other cities with some adjustments.

I am sure that some people would disagree, but they are welcomed to provide their insight. Also, keep in mind if you don’t live in Pittsburgh PA, you may not find all of these tips as useful as others.

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