Wow, these are cool business cards, I’m tempted to use one of these designs for my own personal card. These are based on the Metro UI in Windows Phone (in Windows 8 it was renamed to “Modern UI”).
Apps that help you pass the time
There is always the possibility to be caught passing the time just because the bus or the train has not yet arrived or lining up to get a ticket or an entry to a certain place. At this point of time, boredom can easily set in and it is the most awful state to be in. However, with the explosion of the internet and mobile technology, and also by simply downloading apps, passing the time has never been that awesome and cool.
Adults and the young will surely keep awake and alive by playing mobile games. Angry Birds is a game app that keeps the young and the old with wide-open eyes while figuring it out how to destroy Pig’s brick and ice fortress. It is a popular game that can be easily downloaded on iPhones, Ipad and androids tablets. The Plant and the Zombies is another engaging mobile game that will surely bash boredom. If you have skills in playing poker or blackjacks, the best way to pass the time is play mobile casino. You kick out the boredom and at the same time, you can earn extra money that you can use to level up your gadget.
Love to read? Take your mid-range tablet or your Kindle and read you favorite authors. You can even reread some of the classic novels and recall passages that have been part of your life. You can download and read free online magazine like the Cosmo, Vogue and the iconic Reader’s Digest. If you want to be entertained and laugh out your boredom away, get Youtube app and watch funny and crazy videos. The best way to have fun is to have some good laughs. Google reader is a hybrid reader and audio and you can follow your favorite blogs or stream music.
Tuneln Radio is unlike Pandora as it only streams popular radio channels. It lets you tune in most locals and abroad radio channels. Spotify on the other hand will allow you to listen to your music even without an internet connection. To avail this feature you must have Spotify Premium account. The app is free but there is a monthly subscription fee.
Passing the time is a moment when you are in a slow pace and looks like there‘s no need to hurry up. It’s a state when you can easily have moments of pleasures all for yourself.
Here’s a great infographic on the Chinese social media, mapping what China has that relates to a similar function the rest of the world uses outside the great firewall. If you’re learning Chinese like me and you have an interest in the media available to you to meet and interact with your Chinese friends, this is a great tool to help you find the right apps of interest.
Check out SeeISee.com for a detailed description and explanation on this great graphic.
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I love this, it’s beautiful, makes me smile to watch it and I appreciate the sheer dedication required to pull this off over a long period of time (almost a year).
Steve Hamann is an artist and also a teacher. He’s posted a great web comic of one man’s obsession to beat the zombie mode in Call of Duty: Black Ops. From looking at his other comics, I fully expect this is a self-portrait of his own obsession
This is really good stuff, go check it out.