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  1. The Hunt For the Ultimate Free Open Source Firewall Distrohttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10175-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-free-open-source-firewall-distro

    Squid, Debian, FreeBSD, etc). Here's a list of what I found along with my impressions. Untangle commercial w/ free version Good * 64-bit version available * awe-inspiring web-based GUI * very easy to setup & get up and running quickly * free version is...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  2. JapanesePod101 - The Good and Not-So-Goodhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10394-japanesepod101-the-good-and-not-so-good

    a solid kick in the pants once in a while to keep me on a righteous academic path. In true "Mondaiji" style, I summarize the good and not-so-good of my experience below. THE GOOD * The subscription price is very reasonable considering all the...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  3. The Hunt for the Ultimate Looperhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10188-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-looper

    try). I do want to mention it, though, because the RC-50 was a groundbreaking device that shot Roland up to looper stardom. Good - Incredible loop quantization. - Solid metal build quality. Bad - No effects. Most top loopers these days offer on-board...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  4. The Hunt For the Ultimate Free Open Source NAS Distrohttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10210-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-free-open-source-nas-distro

    impressive enterprise features and ZFS, FreeNAS is a superb NAS distro. This bad boy just keeps getting better and better. Good * ZFS support * encryption support * can be extended with its plugin and jails systems * Gorgeous web-based management...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  5. The Hunt for the Ultimate Bluetooth Headphoneshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10174-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-bluetooth-headphones

    my 5th pair (thank God for Yahoo Auctions), so here's a summary of my bluetooth headphone adventures so far: Sony DR-BT150NC Good * Great sound * Noise cancelling feature is awesome * Solid bluetooth performance * Great fit * Standard micro USB charging...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  6. How to Find a Good Apartment in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10095-how-to-find-a-good-apartment-in-japan

    Finding a good apartment or any apartment in Japan can be a real pain for foreigners. Most apartments require a guarantor on the lease, basically someone to vouch for you. Unfortunately, that often proves somewhat of a difficulty for us foreigners...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  7. The Hunt for the Ultimate Free Antivirus Softwarehttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10216-the-hunt-for-the-ultimate-free-antivirus-software

    cut. I needed to find something better, so the hunt began. Here's the list I compiled along with my snap impressions. Avast Good * web reputation score (browser plugins) * blocks malicious URLs * remote assistance feature Bad * It installs Google Chrome...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  8. It's All Youhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10055-its-all-you

    encourage yourself to accomplish those personal aspirations. I like to start this process by taking a look at what I'm good at and what makes me happy. Know Thineself Everyone has talents, skills, and characteristics that serve as guide markers for what...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  9. The Best & Worst iPhone Apps for Studying Japanesehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10173-the-best-worst-iphone-apps-for-studying-japanese

    is for you. MyWords - Learn Japanese Vocabulary by Innovative Learning, LLC Here are some words, now let's test you! Yeah, good luck with that. This app taught me 1 thing--I wasted my money. Further Reading Here: Japanese Study

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  10. Market, Market, Market - How to Be a Freelance English Teacher in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10326-market-market-market-how-to-be-a-freelance-english-teacher-in-japan

    the schools would provide free language courses if you were interested in learning Mandarin and you had weekends off. Pretty good gig for making a living while being abroad, right? Then it dawned on me--if I’m making this much money, how much are these...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  11. April 2004 - Dance Clubs, Wigs, and Salad Dressinghttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10024-april-2004-dance-clubs-wigs-and-salad-dressing

    to me by my coworkers since I like to joke around so much. Maiko was the strict one that labeled me as such. You Guys Make Good Dressing I've been eating a lot of salad lately cuz Japanese salad dressing is freakin' good! Food of the gods, man! They...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  12. February 2005 - More Concerts, Gettin' in the Newspaper Part 2https://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10030-february-2005-more-concerts-gettin-in-the-newspaper-part-2

    in it (except me). The play was called "Teechers," and it was some satire about the British education system. The acting was good, but I thought the play was poorly-written. The plot was complicated and didn't really have a point. Also, the actors were...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  13. How to Get Your Computer Repaired in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10212-how-to-get-your-computer-repaired-in-japan

    a simple Internet search query away. However, like most things, you get what you pay for in this world, and there's often a good reason it's free. Anyone who has used forums before can tell you nightmarish tales of haters and trolls. If your particular...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  14. SIM-Only Mobile Providers in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10240-sim-only-mobile-providers-in-japan

    you (or a friend) have decent kanji skills. They also have an English-speaking helpdesk, but I honestly don't know how good it is since I've never used it. My primary complaint is echoed by numerous Japanese reviews and forum posts--their data speed...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  15. The 3-Kilogram Can of Kagome Pasta Sauce Storyhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10397-the-3-kilogram-can-of-kagome-pasta-sauce-story

    that I no longer have the same enthusiasm for pasta that I once did. I'm not really sure, but something about "too much of a good thing" perhaps? My wife and daughter were opposed to this purchase in the first place, so they refuse to assist with the...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  16. My 30-Day Trial of Google Apps for Workhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10347-my-30-day-trial-of-google-apps-for-work

    missing features were a deal-breaker for me, so I set my MX records back to my own server. But to summarize my experience... GOOD - You can't beat the price. - Very generous feature-set - Google support was responsive and unusually neighborly. - Gmail...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  17. Studying Japanese With Mnemonic Deviceshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10080-studying-japanese-with-mnemonic-devices

    memorize information that is tedious and difficult to learn using rote memorization. Some well-known examples include "Every Good Boy Does Fine" and "All Cows Eat Grass," mnemonic devices used to memorize sheet music notes. These two sentences connect...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Studying Japanese
    • Language: *
  18. The Shrine Drummerhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10015-the-shrine-drummer

    however, there was no way you could complain about a shrine. They enjoyed a privileged place in society. Well, it's a good thing that priests, shamans, and kings are infallible gods. Otherwise, we might have a society where Catholic priests molest young...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  19. December 2004 - Gettin' in the Newspaper, Japanese Class, Parties, and Concertshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10029-december-2004-gettin-in-the-newspaper-japanese-class-parties-and-concerts

    and plates clean, thus saving me from having to do the dishes. I also took a stab at making sangria. It came out pretty good, and the taste reminded me of my trip to Spain just before moving to Japan. It was kinda funny drinking sangria in Japan. I...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  20. Japan's Smoking Addictionhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10083-japans-smoking-addiction

    cancer vendors. Apparently, high school kids loved this distribution system almost as much as the tobacco companies. But all good things must come to an end, so some jerk developed a system empowering vending machines with the artificial intelligence to...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
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