There are things that we are known for then there are things you want to be known for. The 2nd one is a lot harder to get to. I want to be known for being a person that was able to help those that needed it and someone my friends and family could count on. … Read the rest
With two films about sex without romance being released within just months of each other. I thought as part of my “Off Topic” I’d hit on the pros and cons of such an arrangement. The two movies that are set my mind in motion are “No Strings Attached,” starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher, that just came out last week. Later this summer Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis will star in “Friends With Benefits.”
For some it works and works very well. Why so well? Uncommitted sex is just that, a commit to nothing more than sex. In most cases these situations are transparent. Nobody’s trying to be anything they’re not or make promises they don’t intend to keep; it’s all just about having fun. You should have some strict boundary: no sleepovers, insists on no cuddling and no morning-after breakfasts. You don’t want to make things messy.
That is the problem with “Friends with Benefits” sometimes, ok not sometimes; it always gets messy. “I’ve been in a few of these situations and, basically, they work until they don’t.” When you’re in crisis or in vulnerable state there is something oddly comforting about the idea of someone is emotionally no danger of getting attached to.
There are however risk. Here are the signs that you are getting emotionally attached to your friend. If you see these signs and know it will not work out. Its time to get out and transition to “friends who do not sleep together” .… Read the rest
Sony finally made official: the company’s next-generation PSP, known for now as “NGP” or Next Generation Portable, and its cross-platform mobile gaming framework dubbed PlayStation Suite. The NGP features a 5-inch, 960 x 544-pixel OLED touchscreen display, two analog controllers, two touchpad control surfaces, two cameras, an electronic compass, GPS, Wi-Fi, integrated 3G connectivity and a quad-core processor.
PlayStation Suite is a mobile gaming platform and a store. The Suite will include an emulator that will allow first-generation PlayStation games to be played on Android devices, but an Android game store and new development platform are in the works. The offering will require Android 2.3 Gingerbread or later, and it will feature on-screen controls for devices that don’t include dedicated gaming controls. Sony’s full press releases pertaining to PlayStation Suite and the NGP is below.
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SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT TO UNVEIL “PLAYSTATION®SUITE,” DELIVERING THE WORLD OF PLAYSTATION® TO ANDROID™ BASED PORTABLE DEVICES
Simultaneously Launching “PlayStation®Certified” License Program to Provide PlayStation® Content and Development Support for Android™ Based Portable Devices
Tokyo, January 27, 2011– Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today unveiled “PlayStation®Suite” (PS Suite), delivering the PlayStation® experience to Android™ based portable devices*1. Through this entirely new initiative, users will be able to enjoy PlayStation content on an open operating system for the first time in PlayStation history. In the dramatically evolving and diversifying mobile market, the number of users who enjoy games casually on a variety of devices including mobile phones, smart-phones and tablet PCs, has been increasing significantly.