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June 04, 2014

Pinoy Auto Trader founders launch AutoDeal.com.ph

Two months after Sulit.com.ph, which is now OLX Philippines, has pulled the plug on Pinoy Auto Trader, the talented team behind the site has regrouped to form their second automotive-centric website called AutoDeal.com.ph

March 02, 2014

Pugo! the Pinoy Flappy Bird, #1 on Top Charts

Talk about Pinoy pride, the Flappy Bird-inspired┬áPugo! ranked first in App Store’s Top Charts for free games. It has only been released less than a week ago, and positive reviews have already been flooding its page.

February 27, 2014

YouTube helps Pinoys earn from online videos

In order to help individual content creators, small and medium enterprises, and animation studios set up and get the most out of their own channels, YouTube held its first Pop-Up Workshop earlier at the Mind Museum in Fort, giving tips on how to make it successful in the online industry.

November 04, 2013

What if Android OS were named after Pinoy sweets?

Here’s a nice little infographic on what could have been the names of Android versions had Filipinos been given the liberty to do so.

September 20, 2013

Pinoys fly to Hong Kong to line up for iPhone 5S

The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C are scheduled for release in selected countries today. While the Philippines isn’t on the list, neighboring countries Singapore and Hong Kong are included and we receive reports the folks flew to Hong Kong just to line up and get their iPhone 5S.

July 04, 2013

Why Sulit bought Pinoy Auto Trader?

In a joint press conference yesterday, Sulit formally announced that it has acquired start-up company, Pinoy Auto Trader. The acquisition looks more like an acqui-hire considering that the new site is barely a year old in operation.

February 10, 2012

Pinoy developer salaries, the lowest in the world?

If this infographic data of a survey made on annual salaries and compensations of web designers and web developers, the Philippines ranked as the lowest paid in the world.

December 23, 2011

Hacked iPhone 4S runs on Vangie, the Pinoy Siri

In my iPhone 4S review, I mentioned I had a hard time using Siri (the personal/virtual assistant) and concluded I can live with the iPhone even if I’d deactivated it. Turns out there’s a group that hacked Siri and replaced it with Vangie.

August 09, 2009

Pinoy Friendster Day to set World Record

Friendster Philippines is gunning for a World Record for the Biggest Eyeball ever — an attempt to make the definitive statement that the Philippines is still Friendster Capital of the world.

August 08, 2009

Pusoy Dos, ZZips and other Pinoy iPhone Apps

The number of iPhone Apps for Filipinos (or the Philippines) are growing. Two of my recent favorites are Pusoy Dos (Big2 Poker) and ZZips.

February 06, 2009

“How to Overclock”: Pinoys Most Searched

Just finished a taping for one segment of QTV 11’s “Ang Pinaka” and our topic was January 2009’s most searched “how to’s” in the Philippines.

April 03, 2008

Loren is going after ThePinoyTube.com

Sen. Loren Legarda is slowly becoming the Philippine’s anti-pron czar (or is it czarina?). Report from GMANews.tv last week that a complaint from a concerned citizen alerted her office about the website serving as a repository of lewd materials similar to boybastos.com.

March 21, 2008

Brand New Pinoy Top Blogs Launched

The very long wait is over. A brand new Pinoy Top Blogs has just been re-launched, with entirely new code-base and design. All previous accounts have been imported. All you need is to get the new tracking code. Check it out here!

November 23, 2007

Two of every 3 Pinoys are sucker for ads?!

We Filipinos are the world’s most gullible consumers when it comes to commercial advertising. We shared the crown with Brazilians. No wonder print and broadcast advertising are still strong (billions!) in the country.

September 07, 2007

Pinoy Top Blogs is Changing Hands

After several months of negotiations, I have finally agreed to sell the Pinoy Top Blogs project. It’s a decision that was very hard to make but I figured that the future of the project will be more secured with the new owners. Several thins prompted me to move into making this decision and I’d like […]

July 18, 2007

Pinoy Top Blogs just turned 2!

This completely escaped me until Von mentioned it in the comments. Last Sunday, my Pinoy Top Blogs project just turned 2. Here’s that first post that started it all, and a year later, it was already running on it’s own domain in a dedicated server. A lot of sleepless nights tweaking mySQL, tons of spam […]

June 17, 2007

Why are Pinoys stuck with Friendster?

I was interviewed by PBS Mediashift associate editor Jennifer Woodard Maderazo about social networking sites and how Friendster has found its home in the hearts of millions of Filipinos (read article here: Orkut, Friendster Get Second Chance Overseas). One of the questions she asked me (though it wasn’t included in that article) was whether Friendster […]

May 02, 2007

Pinoy Travel Blog on RPN 9

As mentioned earlier in our BoBCast (Episode 7), my other group blog (Pinoy Travel Blog, Best Tourism Website) recently won the DigitalFilipino.com Web Awards 2007 along with fellow bloggers Marc, Noemi & Manuel. Check out the really nice trophy that came with it. I also had a quick interview on RPN 9 (video c/o Janette). […]

March 01, 2007

Where are the Pinoy Podcasters?

A year ago, Ajay asked me a quick interview for MB on what I think about podcasting. I couldn’t really remember what I said but the gist of it was that the act of podcasting is a difficult routine that it could be short-lived. A quick check at the list of nominations for the 2007 […]

March 01, 2007

Totally iTunes for Pinoy?

Now, this is what I’d call purely Pinoy creativity. *heh* NoypiTunes is your iTunes for the Filipino mobile phone users. noypiTunes.com lets you personalize your mobile phone for All-Pinoy tones, images, logos and other content. Here you’ll find a wide collection of top-rated homegrown music from artists like Bamboo, True Faith, and from Pinoy master […]

February 07, 2007

PinoyTopBlogs is back

Thanks to everyone who gave suggestions, especially those who were willing to donate some amount to help support the Pinoy.Top.Blogs Project. I’ve opened up the site back as per my conversation with a donor who is willing to provide a much faster and bigger dedicated server to host the site. For the meantime, it’s still […]

February 01, 2007

Suspending Pinoy Top Blogs

I’m suspending the Pinoy Top Blogs project indefinitely. The total number of blogs (2,283) it currently tracks is already too high that it crashes the server almost everyday. That’s the reason I also stopped approving additional registrations there. I’m already spending $200 a month for the dedicated (with almost no income, well if you consider […]

September 25, 2006

Pinoy Travel Blog on Manila Bulletin

Read today’s copy of Manila Bulletin’s Blog-o-Rama. Our group blog, Pinoy Travel Blog, was featured there today. (Both online and print versions.) Read it here.

August 24, 2006

What makes it proudly Pinoy?

This is one of the questions that’s open for debate and I’d like to solicit some inputs from everyone reading here. What makes a blog Pinoy? What makes a start-up company proudly Filipino? What makes a service trully Filipino. Here are some classic cases we sometimes see around: 1) A Blog Network owned by a […]

July 30, 2006

How far can Digg boost your rank in PinoyTopBlogs?

Michael of Basang Panaginip got Dugged (2,921 diggs) for his entry on The World’s Most Photorealistic Vector Art. The same entry was also in del.ico.us most popular items (currently 63 tags). Technorati is also showing 42 new sites linking in. In the last 24 hours, his traffic shot up to just over 200,000 pageviews from […]

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