KOTA KINABALU: A fire destroyed the houses of ten families at a squatter area in Kampung Lokub, Sepanggar, near here yesterday rendering them homeless. The 2 pm incident saw 10 wooden houses destroyed in a fire which spread quickly as the house were built close to one another – The Borneo Post, 14th February 2013 @ page A6.
I was actually on my way home when I noticed the thick smoke rising out of somewhere near home. I was deeply concerned and immediately cancelled my intention to stop by the grocery store and drove home. I was relieved that it was nowhere near, I was merely deceived by the wind that drove the smoke. (more…)
Apple iPad 128GB!
Apple’s 128GB iPad is now for sale. The storage-stuffed iPad Apple was announced just last week. It is identical to the fourth-generation iPad that Apple launched last year, except that it doubles the then-highest storage option of 64GB. And with the extra 64GB comes a bump in price. Apple iPad 128GB starts at $799 for the Wi-Fi-only model, and those who want cellular connectivity will need to pay $929.
As of this writing, the Wi-Fi-only model is available to ship in one to three business days. Interestingly, the version capable of connecting to AT&T’s network is also listed as available in one to three business days. (more…)