Apple iPhone 6S

This morning Apple released their new iPhone; the 6S, and with it rose gold as a new color option. Anyone who knows me know how much I detest pink in every shape and form, but when I saw the rose gold I knew it would be my next color choice.

I've had my iPhone 5 for exactly three years now, and it's my third one due to various problems thankfully covered by the warranty. Recently it's been acting up again, freezing up on me in the middle of writing texts or doing other tasks, and I hate it so much. It's been a hassle since I got it, and apparently it's well known that the iPhone 5 is one of the weakest models made. Sounds like I'm trying to justify the price to myself, and in a way I am as the price tag on the new 6S is ridiculous, but.. hopefully it'll be here soon.

Apple iPhone 6S

Of course I could have opted for a cheaper phone, I know that, but I have my faithful Mac Pro, my iPod, different gadgets functioning with the iPhone, and I don't really see any reason to switch brand now. Maybe I will in the future, but not now. And I like the iPhone, it suits my needs.

Thank heavens for Santander!

Photo(s) © Apple Inc.


MacBook Air søker ny familie!

Det har bare gått usle tre dager av 2014, og jeg er allerede misfornøyd. Jeg koste meg på nyttårsaften og natt til første januar, men det tok ikke mange timene før elendigheta begynte. Elendigheta jeg hadde håpet ville holde seg vekke i år. Jeg sliter med å takle det som skjer rundt meg, og det hjelper ikke at jeg brått er usikker på fremtiden igjen. Jeg skal ikke skrive så mye om akkurat det, siden jeg ikke har nok informasjon enda, men det er vanskelig å hindre at hjernen min går i dommedagsmodus og ser svart på alt.

Jeg har dog fått en utmerket sjanse til å hente frem nerden i meg igjen, for jeg har nemlig tatt meg råd til å oppgradere monster-macen min litt. Den ble en del av familien i juli 2009, og nå var det sannelig på tide med noen nye deler. Jeg bestemte meg for å oppgradere system-harddisken til en SSD-disk (Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB) og en ekstra disk på 3TB (Western Digital Red 3TB NAS). Jeg er kjempefornøyd, og den lille oppgraderingen gjorde stor forskjell. Det neste som skal oppgraderes er skjermkortet mitt, men det blir ikke på en stund enda - for da trenger jeg noen ekstra tusenlapper.

Når det er sagt har jeg bestemt meg for å finne et nytt hjem til MacLittle (MacBook Air 11"), rett og slett fordi jeg ikke trenger en laptop lenger nå som det ikke er så veldig mye reising i fremtiden min - og fordi jeg har mye mer bruk for pengene. Hun er svært pent behandlet, ikke voldsomt mye brukt, og søker et nytt og kjærlig hjem. Interessert? Ta kontakt enten via kommentarfeltet eller e-post.


What would life be like without gadgets?

Canon IXUS 220 HSI should be awarded some kind of prize for being an excellent spender, because I spent another 1699,- NOK today. I know, can you believe it? And what did I trade for such an amount of money? A compact camera, namely a Canon IXUS 220 HS, and I adore it! No, I know. I didn't need another camera, I do have my Canon EOS 450D that I use for a lot of my pictures, but it's honestly too damn big to bring along when I venture outside or go on smaller trips, and I'm one of those who often see things around me I'd like to photograph. Back in 2008 we bought another little Canon IXUS, the 80 IS, but I don't like it. At all. So now I have an adorable little black companion with me everywhere, and I hope we'll grow to become good friends! Ambitious as I am (!), I figured it could be handy to have a camera able record in full HD (1080p) should I ever feel the urge to record makeup tutorials for YouTube. Or something. And it was cute. And black. And matte! I love the matte finish, and it makes it so much better to grip. Adorable!

So there you have it. Now you know what I've been up to today. Apart from being slightly annoyed with the Norwegian Customs, who are holding my package of Ozotics Pro Multi Chromatics hostage in Oslo at the moment, I mean. I also spent last Thursday in Lier, visiting my sister and seeing my niece and her boyfriend, and my nephew again, before we drove down to Hjortneskaia on Friday to board the M/S Color Magic headed to Kiel and back, with parents and in-laws! We all had an awesome time together, and I hope we can do it again soon. I'm gonna fantasize about the roasted deer in blueberry gravy I had for dinner for a very long time!

Photo: Canon


Meet MacLittle

MacBook Air
• 1,4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
• 128 GB Flash Storage
• NVIDIA GeForce 320M

I've added a new little Apple to my family, and this time it was a MacBook Air 11-inch. I didn't really need a new MacBook as my old one's still working like a charm, but I've been wanting a smaller laptop for a while now since the old one was a bit big and heavy for me to use. I spend a lot of time in front of at least one of my computers, and since I've been trying to avoid my regular one to see if that's what making me dizzy and nauseous, my only choice has been my 13-inch MacBook which is big. At least compared to this little beauty, because "little" is really the cue word here! She's a beauty. So thin, light and small - a pleasure to use. She's not a great, big monster machine, but she's perfect for my use. I need a laptop that's easy to use when I'm away from home, a laptop I can easily go online with, blog on, and do smaller photo editing jobs on - and this is certainly it, she's the perfect little companion. Grin

MacBook Air

Photo © Shamini Thevarajah '11