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March 15, 2013

Poll: What’s the best alternative to Google Reader?

After Google announced that it’ll pull the plug on its popular RSS reader/aggregator, it left millions of netizens scrambling to find an alternative to the popular tool. So is there really an equivalent, or better alternative to Google Reader?

March 14, 2013

Google Reader to retire on July 1

In a recent blog post, Google announced the second batch of services that the company will axe. Among these services is the search giant’s popular RSS aggregator/reader called Google Reader which will end its term on the 1st of July.

December 03, 2007

Google Reader Recommends

One new feature that Google Reader has just rolled out is the Top Recommendations, an automated feed recommendation feature.

February 20, 2007

Google Reader takes the lead

My recent post on PTB talks about the recent introduction of Google Reader subscriber stats via Feedburner. Initial survey on several blogs I run showed Google Reader taking the top spot. Is it the same with your feeds? Btw, I don’t wanna sound superstitious but I didn’t like the number out of my Feedburner chicklet […]

February 17, 2007

Feedburner now counts Rojo & Google Reader

In the last 3 or 4 days, I’ve seen a bit of a steep increase in my total Feedburner subscriptions (actually, 60+ in the last 4 days). I wasn’t sure where’d the new subscribers were coming from but was surprised today to find out that Feedburner is now able to count Google Reader subscribers. However, […]

September 26, 2013

Google Play Books now available in the Philippines

If you’re an Android user, you might have noticed something new on the Play Store today as Google has just brought Play Books to more countries around the world including the Philippines.

August 28, 2013

OS Battle: Google Android vs. Apple iOS

We’re starting a new series on this blog we called “tech battle” where we pit one device, service or platform against another close competitor. But instead of us doing all the leg work and the run-down of the pros and cons of each one, we just let the readers slug it out and vote for […]

June 05, 2013

Google Chromebook Pixel spotted at Computex

We accidentally spotted this Chromebook Pixel while checking out the booths of one of the storage companies (they were showing off flagship devices that uses their SSD).

March 21, 2013

Google Play redesign might come soon, Google I/O?

Folks over at Droid-Life has gotten an alleged version of the Google Play Store, version 4.0, which brings a major UI overhaul. Gone is the boxy-UI from the old version, and here comes all the bright colors and a massive dedication for Android’s Holo UI. Overall, it looks lighter and cleaner with similar feels to […]

February 22, 2013

Google introduces Chromebook Pixel, 2560×1700 laptop

Remember the leaked video of the Chromebook Pixel that we reported? We didn’t expect it to arrive anytime soon. Rather, we didn’t even think of it to be real, but yet here it is for all to see.

February 15, 2012

So where’s our Google Chromebook now?

About 10 months ago, I wrote a short entry on why I think Google’s Chromebook will fail. Some readers told me it was too early to tell back then, so I patiently waited. It’s more than a year now since the announcements of Chromebooks and I haven’t really seen one yet.

November 09, 2011

Google+ for Brands now out!

The long-awaited Google+ for Brands is now out and available. For the un-initiated, it’s the equivalent of of the Facebook Fan Page.

January 23, 2011

Google Nexus S spotted, priced in Greenhills

One of our regular readers sent in a tip as he spotted this brand new Google Nexus S being sold in a stall in GreenHills. Apparently, this handset is still very rare as the shop is the only one carrying the import at the moment.

October 23, 2009

Nook eReader: Barne’s & Noble Kindle-Killer

The Kindle has a brand new rival — Barne’s and Noble introduced the Nook e-Reader to compete with Amazon. At $259, it’s priced competitively too.

November 26, 2008

FeedBurner migrating to Google Accounts

I got an email from the AdSense Team announcing the migration of all FeedBurner account to Google Accounts on December 5, 2008. This is a required step as Google pushes to integrate all its services into one account.

March 17, 2008

Results: Reader Demographic Survey

First, thanks to everyone who join our mini-survey. The numbers are in and I’d like to share with everyone the results. This is the first time I had something like this and results were pretty interesting.

March 07, 2008

Digg Sale might end up with Microsoft or Google

Rumors leaked to TechCrunch suggested that both Microsoft and Google are preparing a bid to buy out Digg.com. I’ve previously discussed why Digg would want to sell but to whom it would sell is another question altogether.

October 26, 2007

Google PR: Does it really matter?

Been receiving emails in the last 24 hours about the recent and radical changes in Google PageRank. The growing trend is downhill, especially for popular and highly trusted sites. Despite all these, the question remains — does it really matter? Let me answer several of the more important questions thrown at me.

May 19, 2007

Why would Google buy Feedburner?

Rumors have been spreading like wild fire that Google is in talks to buy Feedburner for an estimated $100 Million. This seems to be a logical move by Google considering they’ve already got Urchin (now Google Analytics) on board. Besides, Google is looking eyeballs from popular sites running RSS feeds and Feedburner’s Ad Network may […]

March 20, 2007

How Google ranks results in Blog Search

This one is specific to Google Blog Search which is a separate one from the main Google Web Search. Via Steve Rubel, Google Operating System writes an explanation on how a blog post or blog entry is ranked:

December 22, 2006

What to do when losing Google traffic?

A regular reader came to me asking for help a few days ago. Apparently, she lost a lot of traffic from Google. I checked the site and it’s not banned. All pages are still being indexed and it’s an old domain with a fair amount of backlinks.

May 24, 2006

Google Video Ads coming up

Apart from the usual contextual text ads that we’re familiar with, we’ve also seen some images ads once and a while as well as trhe rare animated ads. Now, Google is introducing “video ads” as well and we might see some of them later this week. The video expansion, announced late Monday, will affect thousands […]

May 05, 2006

Google Picasa Referral and More

Google has just added Google Pack and photo-oraganizing software Picasa into their Adsense Referral Program. Referrers get $2 for every successful install of Google Pack and $1 for Picasa. Your Google Adsense Control Panel will show the following products for referral. What is Picasa? Picasa is software that helps you instantly find, edit and share […]

April 01, 2006

Google changing lives in the Philippines

A recent article of USA Today’s Tech section entitled “Google’s hidden payroll” states that Google’s Adsense program has greater effects in 3rd world countries such as the Philippines. Anyone with a site is eligible, and Web forums are awash in success stories of small online entrepreneurs placing ads on their sites, sitting back, and watching […]

November 21, 2005

“Add to Google” button

Yet another one of those “add to” buttons, this time for Google Reader: Clicking on the button will bring your readers to a page where they are asked if they want to add your blog on their Google Homepage or subscribe to your blog using their Google Reader account. Check here to create one for […]

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