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Get Go Card

I remembered a special delivery mail from Cebu and just opened it now after 2 weeks in my important mail bin. I was surprised to see a Get Go card with my name on it. I was not expecting the card specially that it was first class mail delivered to my new home (which I am still about to move in). A Get Go card is a perk/reward system for passengers using Cebu Pacific which convert purchased amounts as points. Don’t get spooked by thinking that Cebu Pacific is sending random Get Go cards to their customers, you won’t get...

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Fallout Shelter for Android

Welcome to your own Vault as the elected Overseer. Your job is to make sure that everyone in the Vault lives happy and prosperous lives. Fallout Shelter is another game from Bethesda using the same themes the epic game franchise of Fallout gives. A fallout shelter is an enclosed space specially designed to protect occupants from radioactive debris or fallout resulting from a nuclear explosion. Many such shelters were constructed as civil defense measures during the Cold War. During a nuclear explosion, matter vaporized in the resulting fireball is exposed to neutrons from the explosion, absorbs them, and becomes radioactive....

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Facebook Optimizes Android Bytecode

In order to improve the mobile performance of its social network, Facebook, exert more focus on their Redex project in order to optimize the applications DEX file. Dex stands for Dalvik Executable. Facebook engineers Marty Greenia, Bert Maher, and Shane Ney emphasized a responsibility to “keep things fast, particularly in developing areas where devices stay in the market longer.” At the beginning of our optimization project, we decided that the best place to do our optimizations was after the .dex files were created and before assembling the .dex files into an APK. The advantage of doing our optimizations at the...

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Smart Launcher for Minimalist

Tired of your bloated and slow launcher? Here is one sleek and fancy launcher that I was using for years which offer fast interface and a very small footprint and memory usage. Things can be easily set up on the home screen for fast launch or even double tap action. The app drawer breaks down your apps into “category drawers” for you. Unlike any other launchers out there that resets your app drawer each time they restart or even lacks the ability to let you reorder your apps, Smart launcher remembers your setting and offers you full freedom on how...

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How to Install Virtual Box

VirtualBox allows you to create virtual computers within your physical computer, enabling you to run multiple operating systems without dealing with dual booting or hardware configurations. Setting up VirtualBox is very straightforward, and most of your time will be spent performing the standard operating system installation. Download Virtual Box Visit https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads and select the correct version for your computer.  If you are using Windows (which is probably the case), click “VirtualBox for windows x86/amd64”. If you worry that you are using Intel 64 bit and the choice is for amd 64 bit, fear not, amd 64 bit is for both Intel and...