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Tom DeMickeSep. 29, 2014 - 06:46AM JST
First it was My Space, then along came Facebook, and now Ello. I'm not converting again!!
Posted in: 'Anti-Facebook' social network gets viral surge
Tom DeMickeSep. 25, 2014 - 07:40PM JST
Doesn't a good iPhone case solve these problems. I have a nice case for my Samsung Galaxy Note II but the problem is that it makes the phone much thicker. Boy, do we have problems!
Posted in: Complaints on 'bendy' iPhone, software bugs dog Apple
Tom DeMickeSep. 25, 2014 - 07:36PM JST
I have the Samsung Galaxy Note II and in general it's good, but just way too big. The stylus that it comes with scratches every screen protector I've tried. So you wind up with fine scratch marks all over your screen protector which distorts the beautiful screen quality. I don't even use it anymore, I use a generic stylus with a spongy surface. Next purchase will be an Apple.
Posted in: Samsung, BlackBerry speed arrivals of new smartphones
Tom DeMickeSep. 25, 2014 - 07:30PM JST
At that speed I would get there a few seconds before my ass! Ha! Would love to try it while holding my GPS receiver to the window. Cool stuff! Go Japan!
Posted in: Maglev train reaches 500 km/hour during first public test
Tom DeMickeSep. 25, 2014 - 07:17PM JST
I understand the school also cancelled their annual Sports Day (Undoukai) which is a blow to the entire school. All that hard work those kids put in to put on a show for their family. The whole school must be mourning in addition to the parents and family of the little one. Oh dear. Sad days. Rest in heavenly peace, child.
Posted in: Murder suspect seen walking behind girl in camera footage
Tom DeMickeSep. 18, 2014 - 08:20PM JST
Fowle who left a bible in his hotel room was arrested only for that. Shame on North Korea. He should be immediately released! As for the dummy who ripped up his visa, well...he should be handed the Darwin Award for that act. Not too smart if you ask me. Now the swimmer. Where do they find these people? Excluding Mr. Fowle. He did nothing wrong, me thinks.
Posted in: South Korea detains American trying to swim to the North
Tom DeMickeSep. 18, 2014 - 08:12PM JST
I guess drugs do cause cancer. Not really sure if that was the cause, but I hope he will be okay. Ditch the drugs for sure and take care of yourself Mr. Ford.
Posted in: Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer
Tom DeMickeSep. 07, 2014 - 04:04PM JST
I use the program. Pretty cool. But yeah, tracking a VIP and having it posted on line. Hmmm...Darwin Award material me thinks.
Posted in: Flight path of Abe's plane posted online
Tom DeMickeSep. 07, 2014 - 04:02PM JST
If people would drive like the rules state, we all could drive around with cardboard box cars and still not have problems. Just yesterday, LONG after a traffic signal turned red, a huge bus driver decided to run the light. Any car that would have been been in that spot would have been crushed. So, keep the Kei's and ditch idiot drivers. Bus and truck drivers for sure!
Posted in: Couple killed in Miyagi car crash
Tom DeMickeSep. 07, 2014 - 03:57PM JST
I'm at a loss of words. This is awful. Imagine what their schoolmates are going through as well. Sad day. Rest in Peace little ones.
Posted in: 2 school girls jump to death from Tokyo apartment building
Tom DeMickeSep. 07, 2014 - 03:54PM JST
Why not just designated one car for folks who do not want to be around other folks with cell phones or other electronic devices. In other words, why not have one car a designated "No Electronic Devices on board" car? This would be similar to "Women only" cars. Can we do this? Yes? No?
Posted in: Kansai scraps 'power off' mobile phone ban on trains; Kanto won’t budge
Tom DeMickeSep. 04, 2014 - 08:09PM JST
I doubt they will attack us on September 11th. That is too predictable. They will get us when we are least expected. Like watching a really bad movie!
Posted in: Obama calls for anti-jihadist front as Europeans weigh military action
Tom DeMickeSep. 01, 2014 - 05:30PM JST
Gun violence makes its way all the way to New Zealand. My friend just moved there, thought it was a safe country. Wow!
Posted in: Gunman kills 2 in New Zealand unemployment office
Tom DeMickeSep. 01, 2014 - 05:29PM JST
Couldn't enroll his children, so he went and killed children? Now that deserves the death penalty, not just someone who has drugs as is the case in another story. Terrible! Must be real stress going on over there! Rest in Peace little ones.
Posted in: Man stabs 3 to death, wounds 6 in China school
Tom DeMickeSep. 01, 2014 - 05:17PM JST
He tried to cut off his what? Seriously though, I hope they will just let him go and send him back to Japan. He would fit in here far more appropriately than anywhere's else.
Posted in: A broken man living on dreams pulls Japan into Syria hostage drama
Tom DeMickeSep. 01, 2014 - 05:10PM JST
I wonder why Okinawa was excluded from this exercise. We had nothing going on here. Maybe we do ours separately?
Posted in: 2.35 million take part in nationwide disaster drill
Tom DeMickeAug. 30, 2014 - 03:37PM JST
Just mint a few billion dollar coins and that will solve all our problems.
Posted in: Pentagon says Iraq operations costing $7.5 mil a day
Tom DeMickeAug. 25, 2014 - 07:53PM JST
All that wine gone to waste. I hope my friends are okay, I have a few living there. Big one this time! Stay safe people!
Posted in: Strong California wine country quake causes injuries, damage
Tom DeMickeAug. 21, 2014 - 05:24PM JST
The BOE's e-mail should have read "Sorry he WAS in a position to teach children". I see his point, but he sure didn't know how to make it. One job vacancy announcement coming up.
Posted in: Chiba teacher arrested for threats to blow up government buildings because of Saturday classes
Tom DeMickeAug. 21, 2014 - 05:21PM JST
Another "lost" child having a baby. Sad.
Posted in: 17-year-old girl arrested over death of newborn infant
Oct. 01, 2014 - 05:10PM JST
Yes amazing isn't it, business is good but some are bent out of shape about that,
Posted in: Japan business confidence up in sluggish recovery
Good back-and-forth game. Both teams keep coming back!
1985 - that's Back to the Future, and…
Posted in: Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller
Oct. 01, 2014 - 05:07PM JST
"Now every time I have to immediately hit Win-D to get out of the Metro(?) desktop…
Posted in: Microsoft to offer early look at next Windows
Oct. 01, 2014 - 05:05PM JST
I disagree Hawkeye. They are awesome and can clean a train in just 7 minutes.
Posted in: Train service
Oct. 01, 2014 - 05:03PM JST
like flying the White Ensign to spur on a British team.
Exactly. In other words,…
Posted in: Japan protests over banner of Korean assassin at Asian Games