Technology

WebGuys and doll faces,

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Did someone tell you you’re a handsome son of a beach wave, today? No? Well, consider yourself told. Also, if you’re a daughter of a seashell, you’re pretty too, don’t worry.

Have a good day, you stud-muffin you… I’ll try not to eat the latter part of you. #Muffin 😋

Love,

Miamii x

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Hi guys and dolls,

Moo(ve) over Tinder! There’s an old  but apparently new ‘dating app’ in town…

I just wanted to come online to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day and draw your attention to this awesome Moment making the rounds on Twitter. Virtual love is a thing. Yes, you can fall in love online… To those sceptics, let this be the living proof!

Next time you’re considering “sliding into *insert name here*’s  DMs”, don’t think twice – just do it! Look where you could end up (in a Moment, and in a deep and true love)…

Have a beautiful rest of the night with your other halves, and to those of you who are single – like me – don’t fret, just buy some calves… Cows make great pets, big or small, if you know what I mean…

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Desperate blogging times call for desperate blogging measures… That is my excuse for this post. Look, there are only so much “life coaching” and “lifestyle” posts that I can publish on here without you guys and dolls thinking that it’s predictable. I’m (and my posts are) nothing of the sort.

So, you’ll know that I’m about to start video-blogging sometime in February or March, but I notice that I haven’t introduced you to my new BAE… The BAE that’s going to record all of my cooking (and future holiday) shenanigans.

Meet my ‘Canon SX610 HS PowerShot Point and Shoot Digital Camera‘ (bloody heck! But, that name still – somehow – manages to be shorter than Donald Trump’s list of things to ruin in the States).

Along with its impressively slim profile and stylish new design, the PowerShot SX610 HS camera boasts a powerful array of advanced capabilities. The 18x Optical Zoom gives you excellent versatility, while Intelligent IS helps ensure virtually shake-free images at any zoom length, and Auto Zoom helps you frame your subject and keep it in focus. Built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC make this a great camera to have with you all day long: send images and video to compatible mobile devices and your computer, share directly with select social networking sites, shoot remotely with your smartphone or tablet and more. Image quality is beautifully sharp and resonant, even when you’re shooting in low light, thanks to the 20.2 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ Image Processor, which together create the Canon HS SYSTEM. And just press the dedicated movie button to capture vividly lifelike 1080p Full HD video. For documenting and sharing your life, the PowerShot SX610 HS camera is the perfect partner.

I purchased this camera in White (there are other alternatives) but mine is the best because it has a gold lens cap which is STUNNING “AF” (aka ‘As Flowers’ because I’ve just brushed my teeth and rinsed with mouthwash).

The quality of the pixels? Somewhere between 18-20. The quantity of Pixies? 0. I wouldn’t mind a Pixie jumping out the box upon unboxing. That would’ve made the £147 I spent on it all the more worthwhile.

Features? It’s got NFC – not Norwich Football Club, so calm your kitties – NFC is sort of like Bluetooth but for your camera and Smartphone. Basically, you can send your videos/pictures from your phone to your camera and/or visa-versa. It also has Wi-Fi, and allows you to zoom in and out, focus the lens, and add filters to your pictures. Look, its filters ain’t got a patch on Instagram, but they’re still good!

What you get in the box? The camera (I hope), and a charger (thank God), the battery (pretty useful, if you ask me), and a string to hold the camera.

What you don’t get in the box? A Micro-SD card, a tripod (for vlogging or recording short-films) and a case.

What’s good about this camera? It’s portable, stylish, the price (for what you’re investing in) and not to mention the fact that it is legitimately a BAE! Also, FLASH needs to be turned on manually. This means that finally you can choose how long you go without having to get rushed to the opticians because the FLASH of a camera spontaneously blinded you!

What’s not-so-good about this camera? The quality of indoor photos don’t look that great.

I bought it from Amazon, and I don’t mean the rainforest. Although, I have sent an email to the Press team over there with an enquiry. Should the leader of one of their tribes get back to me, you’ll be the first to know!

Unicorns and rainbows (which are the farts of a Unicorn! #MindBlown),

Miamii

Very late last night, I decided to record a Snapchat Story that didn’t end up leaving my ‘Memories’ section (because I just didn’t want it to) until this afternoon.

It’s also made it onto YouTube as my first attempt at “vlogging”. I wouldn’t call this vlogging though, I’d just say it’s having fun in my room after I did a session of #Miumba (which is still going strong!).

I apologise perfusely if I’ve ruined this song for you. I didn’t mean to! I just wanted to show my appreciation, and to inform you that I know ten seconds worth of the lyrics in the chorus.

“Vlogs” are meant to be motivational and have a purpose. The motivation behind this video is music and my love for good songs that are catchy. The purpose of this was for Snapchat BANTS. That is all…

If you’ve got a YouTube account, it’d be lovely of you to subscribe to my channel – like or comment, I’d love to connect with you on there (and here, too).

Snapchat & Instagram: Miamii.Mansour

Twitter: @_Miamii_

Facebook: Beauty Bae

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Do you guys use emojis? I absolutely love them. I can’t express myself without them. I mean, I even have an emoji mug (bought to me as part of a Secret Santa) which I take to work with me. I’ve also got a ‘lovestruck’ 😍 emoji pillow thar takes pride of place on my bed. I should’ve got the crying with laughter one instead to be fair! 😂

This post has nothing to do with ‘Beauty’ itself  – although – one could argue that emojis are beautiful things. Therefore, you know what? I take back my comment. It does. It has a lot to do with Beauty!

As you can see, I love emojis. A lot. While we’re on the subject, I think the best addition made  onto iOS’ 2016 emoji update was — bacon. Obviously it was nice sEwing the male and female worker and student emojis but let’s all cut to the chase… The only emoji anyone really needs when describing what they’re going through in life is: fried pork. 🥓

I’ve actually written sentences and played “Emojinary” with emojis as well. “What’s Emojinary?” I hear you cry… Well, it’s a game like Pictionary, only you use emojis to describe a film, song, word etc. instead of drawing.

For example,

Film: 🦁👑

Song: 💋🙋🏻📲

Word: 🤳🏼

Comment your ideas for what the answers could be below to (not) win a prize. C’mon guys and dolls, don’t forget the January Money …or the lack of it… Blues.

Love,

Miamii xxx

P.S. what is your favourite emoji? Do you even like emojis? Let’s start an emojified conversation!

Ooooh! 🚨  COOL IDEA ALERT 🚨

Comment using your Top 5 Top Emojis (found in your Most Used history). 😜 If you’re brave enough – you could even go as far as creating a sentence out of ’em!

I literally cannot wait to see what you come up with, lovers! ❤