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Articles tagged for: computer shop as a business

October 09, 2011

Lessons learned from a failed internet cafe business

Several months ago, we finally closed our little internet cafe business. I wrote about the viability of the net cafe business many years ago and actually started one about 2 years ago. Despite its eventual failure, I learned a lot of lessons from that little experiment.

March 25, 2009

Is there hope in the Net Cafe Business?

About a year ago, I wrote about the state of the internet cafe business in the Philippines and why it’s a seemingly losing battle. A couple of days ago, I mentioned that I started venturing into the Internet Cafe with a friend. I got emails asking why I thought the net cafe is still a […]

September 30, 2013

Top 20 Best Technology Brands of 2013

Interbrand, one of the largest branding consultancies in the world has recently released their list of 100 Best Global Brands of 2013 mentioning companies from different sectors including Technology. From there we took all the leading technology brands and compiled them in one simple list.

December 14, 2012

Google Maps for the iPhone now available

For those who are itching to get a reliable Maps application for their iPhone, the long wait is now over as the official Google Maps app is already available for download on the App Store.

November 30, 2010

Huawei E5 “Pocket MiFi” Review

There was a time when mobile Internet was considered a luxury service. It was only limited to corporate executives who needs mobile Internet to access Outlook emails and SharePoint files. Globe’s Visibility and Smart WeRoam were still uber expensive and you’re locked with a contract. Prepaid 3G or even EDGE connection is non-existent.

May 14, 2008

More details about Dell Philippines

Been getting email and SMS inquiries about Dell retail stores here in the Philippines since its launch last month so I sent a couple of questions to Dell to get more details about their local presence. Check out their reply after the jump.

December 03, 2006

When the Price Tag Law becomes anti-consumer

In the past couple of years, I have been a bit vocal with PC shops and gadget stores that brandish two separate price tags for their items — one is for the cash price and another more expensive price for credit card buyers. I always try and make them hear me whisper that it’s against […]

May 23, 2005

In the Press

Mentions of me or my blogs, including TV interviews, news and features from the Press: The Correspondents, Episode 20: President for Sale, ABS-CBN, by Abner Mercado on ABS-CBN, March 2, 2010. CES 2010 Recap, Mornings @ ANC, by TJ Manotoc on ANC, January 14, 2010. Tips on Gadget Shopping for Christmas, TV Patrol World, by […]

April 06, 2005

About

The author of this blog, Abe Olandres, has been blogging since 2000, just a few months after graduating from the Ateneo de Manila University with a BS in Chemistry and Computer Engineering. He is more commonly know in the blogosphere and IT circles as “Yuga” and has been professionally blogging at YugaTech since 2005, the […]

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