5 Ways to Extend Your iPhone’s Battery Life

October 16, 2014  |  Guest Writers, Techie

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Few things are worse than your phone dying when you need it most. According to a battery test done by the tech blog Which?, the iPhone is the smartphone that charges to full life the quickest- but it’s also one of the worst at keeping a charge. Fortunately, you can extend your iPhone’s battery life to get just enough time to make that business phone call or send an important text or two.

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The One Where Jacqui is Unmasked

October 9, 2014  |  My Life, Shout Outs

Contrary to popular belief, I am not some fat girl-dude (curvy maybe sometimes when I overindulge in burgers and pizza) but I am a human being.  Many of you my faithful readers might have imagined I would look something like this:

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But in reality I am far away from it.  I have given you the image of being lazy, over weight, living on a couch, and just existing online and in your imaginations but I am real.  This month Bazaar Magazine decided I was interesting enough to interview for their “TRUTH OR DARE” segment and at first I was reluctant to come out with the real me, but then I was like “Bah humbug!”

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Don’t Ignore Your iPhone 6 or It’ll Kill Itself

September 30, 2014  |  Apple, iPhone

Watching this video had me on the edge of my seat.  I was constantly yelling at the screen “NO NO NO NO!” I felt as if I was watching a horror movie and the killer was about to do something to our heroes.  Apparently because of the smoothness of your iPhone 6 if you leave it on the edge of a glass table and ignore its ringing it might decide to kill itself.  So be careful and don’t leave your phone unattended, or better yet protect it with a case!

[TV] Other Network Renewals & Cancellations May 2014 – Onwards

September 29, 2014  |  Fall TV 2013, TV

It’s been a crazy summer, I have had this post in my queue for almost 5 months now and I think it is safe to say it is time to post it.  I have also updated and added the newest information so you can benefit from all of the information.  We can finally know the fates of your TV Shows that live on other networks such as TBS, TV Land, Netflix, etc.  So I’m here to give you a bit of a heads up on everything as well as share with you the latest in TV news.

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But first, let me share with you the dates of when some of your favorite shows are returning:

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The One Where The Public Sector Kills You

September 28, 2014  |  Rants, Work

I’m fast approaching my 6 month work anniversary in the public sector (and really I’m only counting because by then I can take two weeks paid leave and escape from the hell hole) and I have just realized how badly I miss the private sector when it comes to actually doing work.

So far the only up side to working in the public sector (government sector) is the fact that you have less working hours.  That’s it, that’s pretty much all there is to it.  You go to work at 8 and leave at 1:30 or 2 depending on which Ministry you work in.  

The pay, the colleagues, the non-existant work (or rather secretarial/administrative work) all majorly suck.  It is starting to get to me how much I am hating the place I am in because there is no future.  We all go to school, study and graduate with good grades or even top honors, find a job where we can give back to the community.  But what happens when your job is basically filing papers, typing up stuff, going on to google to research stuff, or even going on to google to translate stuff (which sucks I might add).   All that hard work spent improving yourself gone out the window just because some people where you work view you as a threat and figure because you are amazing you will quickly replace them and take over their job.

I started a part-time job at a place where I figure I might make a difference, actually I know I will.  I am hoping I can transfer there someday soon but the work is hectic, its more along the lines of Private Sector work, but I ABSOLUTELY FREAKING LOVE IT! Yes it can be long hours but you actually see something happening.

With my previous jobs I used to see the outcome of something I did and I was insanely proud no matter how much other factors disrupted that feeling but I was so happy that I got to see an insane number of customers at the bank and finished their transactions in time and to the best that I could.  I was happy to go into work and edit articles, lay out a page for the newspaper and just see it come out the next day.  I miss that.

You might think going into the Public/Government sector will be a calming thing or even relaxing but there is an even bigger headache there, and once you go Private you can’t go back.

Just felt the need to vent out a bit.

Candidly, Jacqui

Big Name Stars To Watch on Broadway this Fall

September 28, 2014  |  Entertainment, Guest Writers

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Many big Hollywood celebrities and movie stars have taken to the Broadway stage, and it’s not just for those who’ve already had their time in the spotlight. Broadway not only gives them an opportunity to take a break from Hollywood, but a chance to stretch a different set of acting skills and do something a little different. It also gives their fans, a wonderful chance to see them up close and personal.

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Here is a look at a few big-name stars who will be on Broadway this fall as well as when and where to see them:

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Happy 20th Anniversary F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

September 23, 2014  |  TV

It’s been 20 years since the series premiere on NBC back in 1994, WOW! Can you believe it’s been that long.  To celebrate this amazing occasion Warner Bros. released a 236 second clip to celebrate all 236 episodes of the series.

Oh man, the days we spent going through the series.  I can re-watch this show countless times and not feel as if I’m bored LOL! In my books Friends, Will & Grace, Charmed, and Gilmore Girls are the best shows of my childhood.  There are others of course but these 4 have a special place and I just can’t tire of them.  What are your favorites?

P.S. I’m so a “Joey” I can never share my food, I’m sometimes shallow but with a tendency to be smart sometimes (I’d like to think of myself that way) and I don’t share food :P