••• Happy Birthday Darling •••

Joyeux Anniversaire Ma Chérie

I Want to Upgrade my RAM

I want to upgrade my RAM from 2GB to 4GB. It’ll cost me KD 70 here in Kuwait, while online, it would cost less than $50.

I’ve googled it online, and the changing process seems very easy to do. Just unscrew the back of the laptop, remove the cover and battery, take out the old RAM,s and plug in the new ones.

The RAMs themselves are quite cheap to buy, but I don’t know what type or brand to get. Online, an upgrade to 4GB is $50, to 6GB is $90. That’s very cheap compared to the price I got in Kuwait.

My laptop is a MacBook, the aluminum uni-body, of late 2008. If anyone knows how to upgrade, where to buy the RAMs, what kind to get, where to do it, self install… etc; then please let me know. I need all the information I can get.

Kuwait’s Online Census 2011

One of my friends’ kids is in the video above, and she’s really proud of her kid. Can you guess which kid we’re talking about? The mom is a fellow blogger too, btw.

And about the census, you can do your census online this year. Just click here and follow the instructions.

كل شي الا الكويت

التهم هي

المساس بسلامة و امن البلاد

افشاء اسرار

اختلاس وثائق

التخابر مع جهات خارجية

تفجير خطوط انابيب النفط

تصوير منشآت حيوية و آليات عسكرية

و الاضرار بمركز الكويت الحربي و السياسي و الاقتصادي

من جريدة القبس

Top Management Salaries in Kuwaiti Banks

This table is very interesting. It’s the first time ever that banks disclose how much they pay their top management, in salaries, stock options, and other indemnities.

  • It shows NBK and KFH paying more than KD 10 Million, each, in compensation to their top managers.
  • NBK people deserve every penny, they’ve been working hard since the financial crises and their efforts show in NBK’s profits and share price.
  • KFH people, on the other hand, don’t deserve this at all. KFH’s profits have dropped significantly, and the share price has gone down by more than 70% in the past couple of years. I don’t see how they could justify getting this money.
  • Bobyan is quite funny, having the biggest payout-to-profits percentage of all banks, at 20%. That means nearly 1 in every 5 workers work just to pay the top management. Its like forget the shareholders.
  • Commercial Bank’s payout of just Kd 1 million makes me feel sad for the managers over there. This hardly seems fair, considering CBK’s big size and adequate performance.

Like I said, this is one interesting table.

Store Your Music on Amazon’s Cloud and Play it From Anywhere You Want

Amazon has just introduced the Amazon Cloud, where you can store your music on amazon’s servers and play them anywhere and from any device, including PCs, Macs and Androids. You get 5GB for free, upgradeable to a free 20GB if you buy an MP3 album from them. Alternatively, you can get other cheap upograde plans too.

Amazon has beat both Apple and Google to this virtual cloud musical concept, because Apple and Google were waiting for record labels approvals before launching similar technology.

Check Amazon Cloud here, and click here for more info.

Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiya’s April Event Schedule

Courtesy of Kuwait Paper Dump.

For the Baby Him and Hers

Cute little Dora and SpongBob for the mini boys and girls.

The biscuits are covered with milk chocolate, and there are 6 packs per box, for just kd 1 from LuLu hyper market.

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