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January 27, 2008

Apple MacBook Air Commercial


You’ve heard about it. You’ve seen the product. Now watch the new video ad of the Apple MacBook Air.

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January 26, 2008

How can I not blog about this?

A reader contacts me with a really catchy Subject in his email — “Nationwide Emergency Roadside Assistance for the Car that Blogging Bought!” That little piece of personal news was like 18 months old and still, people remember it.

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January 26, 2008

No AdSense on 5-Day Old Domains

If you just got a new domain, launched a blog and wanted to monetize it with AdSense, you can’t do it on the first 5 days. That’s according to an insider information that says Google will stop monetizing all domains if they are less than five days old.

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January 25, 2008

Is Yahoo! Answers the new Wikipedia?

Yahoo AnswersJust over two years ago, Yahoo! Answers came to the scene and tried to compete with the fledging for-pay Google Answers. It was free compared to the bid-style Google was offering so there was a fighting chance.

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January 25, 2008

A couple more out of the Blog Barn

Since my last post about seeding blog ideas, I’ve had a few additional blog projects collaborated with several more bloggers.

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January 24, 2008

The Canon EOS 450D is coming!


Digital cameras really do come and go. It was only a couple of years ago when the Rebel XT (ESO 350D) and the XTi (EOS 400D) was introduced in the market. Now, Canon is coming up with the next generation that will surely create another wave of mad rush to camera shops around the world.

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January 24, 2008

Recession or another Tech Bubble?

Bust, I mean. There’s been a hot debate if the economic problems plaguing the United States are first signs of a recession or just a slow down. It’s not just the weakening dollar or the rising prices of crude oil. Even tech companies at NASDAQ aren’t immune. Will 2008 be the year the bubble burst?

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January 24, 2008

Happy Slip is in teh house!

Yes, you heard it right. It’s teh one and only Happy Slip. Filipina internet celebrity Christine “Happy Slip” Gambito is in the Philippines (and may I add, also the 2007 Philippine Blog Awards winner for Best Podcast). Props to the Department of Tourism for sponsoring her 2-week full expense paid exploration of the Philippine islands. Anton of Our Awesome Planet is cooking up something on February 7. See her video announcement here and check Anton’s blog for more details and further updates.

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January 23, 2008

WordPress Plugins should be Regulated

As someone who maintains hundreds of WordPress blogs for myself, friends, and clients, the number 1 problem that I’ve always encountered and have given me tons of headaches and sleepless nights are WP Plugins.

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January 23, 2008

Music in the Digital Era: Buy, Borrow or Steal?

Here’s another interesting poll for everyone — music piracy. Let’s admit it, 99% of us here have had downloaded an mp3 or two (thousand) in their lifetime.

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January 22, 2008

All Healthy Ecosystems have Parasites

That’s what Founder and former Technorati CEO David Sifry said when asked to comment about the latest numbers and development in the blogosphere.

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January 22, 2008

The Terminator, Astro Boy, R2D2 and a Segway

What do these four things have in common? Hmmm, lemme see…

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January 22, 2008

Free 3GB Upgrade on WordPress.com

Matt of Automattic has just announced that it has upgraded all WordPress.com account’s upload quota from 50MB to 3GB. That’s 60 fold increase overnight.

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January 21, 2008

Sinag: Philippines’ 1st Solar Powered Car

Heard of the first solar powered car assembled by Filipinos? Saw this one at the MOA SM Science Discovery Center. They named it Sinag (Tagalog for light).

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January 21, 2008

Blog Brokering or Affiliate Marketing in the Philippines

While everyone else is preaching about how to use blogging and SEO to gain and maximize revenue from AdSense, Kontera, TLA, Chitika and other related programs, I met a few newbies who are into the blogging business or what I’d call blog brokering.

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January 20, 2008

Level Up, e-Games on Top Philippine Web Sites

For the longest time, The Inquirer.net has been regarded by everyone as the number 1 Philippine website, previously boasting some 44 million pageviews a month (recent figures pegs it at 28M). Since other sites don’t really publicize their numbers, a lot of people are relying on Alexa stats and this website that ranks them accordingly.

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January 19, 2008

AdSense retracts Referral System

With much surprise and after tons of complaints from AdSense Publishers worldwide, Google has retracted its original announcement of discontinuing the AdSense Referrals program which it announced earlier.

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January 18, 2008

Most Popular Mobile Phones of All Time


When I was in Gummersbach last month, we had a round-table discussion on tech and mobile phones were among the topics we discussed. I did a quick survey from the 23 country reps and asked which is the most popular phone model in their country.

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January 17, 2008

Poll: How much should a PH domain cost?

Since we’re still on the subject of the PH domain pricing, I thought a poll from our readers here is in order. Andre left a good point in the comments. As a PH reseller, I once contemplated on heavily investing in the domains and sell it the sub-Php1,000 range. So our poll question is, how much should the PH domain cost that will convince you to buy?

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January 17, 2008

dotPH taps PR to justify Domain Prices

An email sent to me by a reliable source narrates a recent story about domain Registry/Registrar dot.PH taking on a Public Relations agency to spin the idea why PH domains still costs $35 a pop.

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January 17, 2008

Dell Philippines to enter PC retail?

That came as a surprise. Read from the Inquirer that Dell Philippines is targeting the PC retail market in the country. Is the Philippine market for desktop PCs huge enough for Dell to join in the fierce competition that’s already fought by Acer, IBM, HP and Lenovo?

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January 16, 2008

Ford Sync by Microsoft Auto

We all know Microsoft enters into almost every market imaginable but I didn’t know they’re into the auto industry as well. Ford and Microsoft partnered to produce the ultimate in-car entertainment and communications system called Ford Sync. Just saw a demo of this over at the dl.tv podcast covering the CES.

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January 16, 2008

Apple releases MacBook Air


Apple goes for a win with the new MacBook Air. All I can say is it’s thin, sleek, thin! And surprisingly, it’s cheaper than I expected. Tech specs and pictures after the jump.

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January 15, 2008

Giz got balls!

The recent controversy over the recent CES has gotten everyone hyped up. One Gizmodo editor pulled a prank by turning off a few TVs with a remote and eventually got banned from future conferences.

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January 15, 2008

Google and Wikipedia not good for students?

Got a bit intrigued with this article on The Argus UK about a university lecturer bannng students from using Google and Wikipedia, adding that many students don’t use their own brains enough in doing research and analysis.

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