I have been a Windows user ever since Windows 95 came out, and it wasn’t up until this past May (2010) that I decided to make the switch to Macs; it wasn’t really hard to adapt from one OS to the other. It’s just that some basic functionality is way different from from what I am used to, for example, in Windows you can cut-and-paste file and in OSX you cannot (this annoys me) unless you create a special script to do that.
This time we visited Devil’s Den State Park which in part of the Ozarks Mountains in NW Arkansas and I gotta say that it is really awesome. I really like the outdoors and this trip was perfect, we went hiking and got to see the mountains up close and the nature around me.
Lake Fayetteville is comprised of 458 acres of land and 194 acres of water. In 1948 bonds were issued to construct Lake Fayetteville. The lake was completed in 1949. The lake was named Lake Fayetteville in 1950. The Beaver Water District was established in 1959 by Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers and Bentonville to provide the cities with treated water from Beaver Lake.
The other day I visited downtown Bentonville to check it out and really liked it, it is not that big, but it’s really nice. There is a really nice bike trail, Heritage Trail, that extends for about 1.5 miles, and of course I wasn’t gonna walk 1.5 miles with dress shoes. Juts took pictures at the entrance, but enough of the “talking” and now, with the photos….a picture is worth a thousand words…
Me and some friends visited Prairie Creek Park/Beaver Lake in NW Arkansas, the place is really nice and the lake is huge. There is nothing like this where I live and I was really impressed by the lake and the park. There is a part of the lake designated to go swim, but we didn’t get a change to get into the water this time, next time we’ll make sure to take the appropriate clothing :).
Every year my school has an event called HESTEC (Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology) and a lot of companies come down looking to hire students, either for internship or full-time. Last year I interviewed with Walmart ISD (Information System Division) and got an internship with them for this summer. My trip lasted about 14hrs in two days and 823 miles; I left McAllen, TX on Thursday, May 20th, spent the night at Plano, TX, and the next day headed to Springdale, AR where I’m going to spend three months.
When I got my phone I didn’t like that it came loaded with useless apps from Sprint, like NFL, Nascar, SprintTV, I immediately wanted to remove them, but unfortunately they couldn’t be removed. What now? After some research, I found out that the only way to remove them is by rooting the phone and using some adb commands. So, here is a little tutorial on how to remove them.
If you are like me and like developing in Linux, then you will find this guide useful. When I was setting up everything for my Android development, I ran into the problem that Linux was not recognizing my Android phone, and took me some time figuring out how to make Linux recognize my phone. Finally, after some research I was able to put this little guide together and decided to share it with the rest of the world.
ADB (Android Debug Bridge) is a handy tool that comes with Android SDK that allows you to control and interface with your Android device.
Well, I’m supposed to be doing my study guide right now for Probability and Statistics, but I’m too lazy to do that right now that I decided to make this post, enjoy 😛
People who know me, know that I am passionate about cars. I love all kind of cars: JDM, KDM, Euro, Luxury, Exotics, Muscle, but I want to add an exception to that, I do not like Hybrid cars, they are slow :P. I love car shows, drifting, NASCAR, Rally, GT, etc, and just recently discovered three blogs that I really like and have been reading them ever since.
This will guide you through the process of giving general maintenance to a computer running Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit). If your system is not running the way it was running when first bought, then it needs a tune up. This guide will also tell you how to save some valuable space in your hard drive. The guide will use one free downloadable application (CCleaner) and the rest will be done only with Windows tools.