September 11, 2009

Apple unveiled the Latest ipod " The ipod touch'

The rumours and speculations about the new ipod to be unleashed by Apple had quieted. Yesterday (Sept. 9), Apple company unveils the latest iPod touch lineup introduced by Steve Jobs himself. The new ipod touch is starting at the breakthrough price of just $199, giving users a great iPod, a great pocket computer, a great game player and access to Apple’s revolutionary App Store with over 75,000 applications.

iPod touch features

1. Apple’s revolutionary Multi-Touch user interface
2. Gorgeous 3.5-inch widescreen glass display
3. Wi-Fi
4. Bluetooth
5. built-in accelerometer and speaker - all in an amazingly thin metal design that slips easily into your pocket.
6. Up to 30 hours of music playback or six hours of video playback on a single charge.

“At just $199 the iPod touch is the most affordable gateway to Apple’s revolutionary App Store with more than 75,000 applications that you can wirelessly download right into your iPod touch,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “You get a great iPod, a great pocket computer with the industry’s best mobile web browser and a great game player, all in this super-thin beautiful enclosure.”

ipod touch Model

1. 8GB model - holds up to 1,750 songs, 10,000 photos and 10 hours of video.

2. 32GB model holds up to 7,000 songs, 40,000 photos or 40 hours of video.

3. 64GB model holds up to 14,000 songs, 90,000 photos or 80 hours of video.

The 32GB and 64GB models also include up to 50 percent faster performance and support for even better graphics with Open GL ES 2.0.

ipod touch Prices

1. 8GB iPod touch - $199
2. iPod touch 32GB model - $299
3. 64GB model - $399.

Apple iPod touch 3G from iLounge on Vimeo.

Music, videos, games, apps, and more
iPod touch lets you enjoy everything you love about an iPod, and then some. Watch your movies and TV shows on a brilliant 3.5-inch display. Use the revolutionary Multi-Touch interface to flick through your music in Cover Flow. And anytime you’re itching for more entertainment, just tap iTunes to browse and buy on the fly.

Pocket computer - Web, email, maps, and more.

Surf the web, send email, and get directions from anywhere you are.
Most of what you do online with a computer can easily be done on iPod touch. Built-in Wi-Fi means you can check your favorite blogs, write an email with a photo attached, or find out how to get to that new restaurant. When you think about it, iPod touch is a computer in your pocket.

Game player -Rich, immersive gameplay.

Get your game on with friends across the room or across the globe.
Games for iPod touch are made to take advantage of its built-in technologies such as the accelerometer, Multi-Touch, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The result is truly immersive gameplay — whether you’re playing alone or with others in multiplayer mode. And with an App Store that offers thousands of games ready to download and play, the fun of iPod touch never ends.

September 06, 2009

Miss Earth 2009 in Boracay Island

The 9th edition of Miss Earth 2009 beauty pageant will take place in Boracay Island on November 22, 2009 which will be held in The Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center as the venue of the Coronation Night to crown the next Miss Earth by outgoing titleholder Miss Earth 2008 Karla Henry of the Philippines.

Boracay Island white beach

90 contestants from different countries are expected to compete for the crown of Miss Earth 2009 and the winner will serve as the spokesperson for Miss Earth Foundation, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and other environmental organizations.

Miss Earth Delegates

Miss Argentina Gisela Menossi Miss Bahamas Krystle Brown Miss Belgium Isabel Van Hoof Miss Bolivia Dominique Peltier Miss Brazil Larissa Ramos Miss Canada Lateesha Ector Miss Cuba Jamillete Gaxiola Miss Curacao Amada Beatrix Hernandez Miss El Salvador Mayra Aldana Miss England Kirsty Nichol Miss France Magalie Thierry Miss Georgia Nonna Diakonidze Miss Greece Dayana Igropoulou Miss Guam Maria Luisa Santos Miss Guatemala Hamy Nataly Tejeda Miss Honduras Alejandra Mendoza Miss Hungary Korinna Kocsis Miss India Shriya Kishore Miss Iraq Aure Arnulf Miss Israel Noy Mykhaylov Miss Kazakhstan Inessa Nazarova Miss Luxembourg Theodora Banica Miss Malta Daniela Mizzi Miss Martinique Pascale Nelide Miss Netherlands Sabrina Anjis Miss Northern Ireland Kayleigh O'Reilly Miss Panama Geraldine Higuera Miss Paraguay Carmen Valdivieso Miss Peru Jessica Shialer Miss Philippines Sandra Seifert Miss Romania Roxana Ilie Miss Russia Natalia Sokolovskaya Miss Scotland Sarah Finlay Miss Slovenia Maja Jamnik Miss South Africa Chanel Grantham Miss Switzerland Graziella Rogers Miss Tahiti Niuriki Teremate Miss Thailand Rujinan Phanseethum Miss Turks and Caicos Alison Capron Miss USA Amy Diaz Miss Venezuela Jessica Barboza Miss Wales Dominique Dyer

Argentina - Gisela Menossi
Bahamas - Krystal Brown
Belgium - Isabel van Hoof
Bolivia - Dominique Peltier
Brazil - Larissa Ramos
Canada - Lateesha Ector[
Costa Rica - Malena Orozco
Cuba - Jamillette Gaxiola
Curaçao - Amada Beatrix Hernandez
Czech Republic - Tereza Budková
Ecuador - Diana Delgado
El Salvador - Mayra Aldana
England - Kirsty Nichol
France - Magalie Thierry
Gabon - Cynthia Mboumba
Georgia - Nona Diakonidze
Greece - Daiana Igropoulou
Guam - Maria Luisa Santos
Guatemala - Hamy Tejeda
Honduras - Alejandra Mendoza
Hungary - Korinna Kocsis
India - Shriya Kishore
Iraq - Aure Arnulf
Israel - Noy Michaelov
Jamaica - Jenaae Jackson
Kazakhstan - Inessa Nazarova
Luxembourg - Theodora Bănică
Malta - Daniela Mizzi
Martinique - Pascale Nelide
Mexico - Natalia Quiñónez
Namibia - Susan van Zyl
Netherlands - Sabrina Anijs
New Zealand - Catherine Irvine
Northern Ireland - Kayleigh O'Reilly
Pakistan - Ayesha Gilani
Panama - Geraldine Higuera
Paraguay - Carmen Valdivieso
Peru - Jessica Shialer
Philippines - Sandra Seifert
Puerto Rico - Dignelis Jiménez
Romania - Roxana Ilie
Russia - Natalia Sokolovskaya
Scotland - Sarah Finlay
Slovak Republic - Lea Sindlerova
Slovenia - Maja Jamnik
South Africa - Chanel Grantham
Suriname - Wynona Redmond
Switzerland - Graziella Rogers
Tahiti - Niuriki Teremate
Tanzania - Evelyn Almasi
Thailand - Rujinan Phanseethum
Turks & Caicos - Alison Capron
USA - Amy Diaz
Venezuela - Jessica Barboza
Wales - Dominique Dyer


Miss Earth Philippines 'Sandra Inez Seifert '

Sandra Inez Seifert crowned Miss Philippines Earth last May 10, 2009 and will represent the Philippines in the upcoming Miss Earth 2009 that will be held in Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center on November 22, 2009.

Schazee as Sandra Inez Seifert's nickname was born on February 1, 1984 in Taipei, Taiwan. She is the eldest of Zenaida Suravilla among four children of Zenaida Suravilla, a Filipina from Bacolod City and Harald Seifert with German heritage.

Seifert took her elementary education in a Montessori and at St. Scholastica’s Academy in Bacolod City and high school at Brent International School, Eurocampus - Philippines, an international, co-educational day and boarding school, where she graduated valedictorian, the highest rank among those who graduated during her time. She is a "straight A" student at the City University of New York in the United States of America, where she obtained her healthcare nursing degree. She passed the New York nursing board examination in 2008 in the United States.

Seifert engages in sports as she plays basketball, volleyball and competitive swimming wherein she won silver medal in a swimming competition held in Jakarta, Indonesia, representing her school.

Seifert speaks four languages fluently: German, English, Filipino, and French. She also speaks the Filipino dialect, Hiligaynon (also informally known as Ilonggo), an Austronesian language spoken in Western Visayas in the Philippines. In addition, she has basic knowledge of Spanish and Italian languages.

Sandra Inez Seifert Early Career

Seifert was first discovered by a talent scout/make-up artist at the age of 14, she was in a mall with a bunch of her friends when the scout approached her. After some screenings, Seifert got her first modeling assignment doing a print ad for an eyewear company.

She joined the Philippines' Elite Model Search and represented the Philippines in the international Elite Model Search, which was held in Nice, France.

Seifert was part of the Colgate Mintirinse ad campaign "Minti Cool" along with Anne Curtis and Aubrey Vizcarra. When Colgate decided to have a remake of that ad campaign few years later they used different girls this time, but also had a role for Michael Seifert (Sandra Seifert's brother).

She was a muse in 2 Philippine Basketball Association teams, a professional basketball league in the Philippines: Red Bull in 2002 and FedEx in 2003. She was a basketball player herself and played for her school's women's team.

Seifert has done several national and international advertising commercials and graced several Manila's hottest fashion shows. She has been modeling for more than 20 fashion shoots and had written articles for magazines as well- tackling social awareness issues. She has been in numerous print ads and magazine covers. It was in her hosting job in the late night show "Master Showman," where people started recognizing her everywhere she went. Aside from Master Showman, she also did some video jockey job with the now defunct television show Campus Video. She resigned from co-hosting at Master Showman and has been traveling in and out of the Philippines after she signed up with Apple Model Management - a Thailand-based modeling agency.