Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

June 15th, 2009

RP’s First Android-Powered Mobile Phone to be Available Under SMART

HTC Country Manager Mark Sergio officially announced today that the HTC Magic™, the first Android-powered mobile phone in the Philippines, will be available exclusively through Smart Gold, the postpaid brand of leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART). SMART and HTC Corporation will be launching HTC Magic™ very soon. ...

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June 15th, 2009

Daily Top 10 Posts Version 0.7 and Wordcamp Philippines

The Daily Top 10 Posts Wordpress plugin has been updated and fully tested on Wordpress 2.8. It's not a major update, but I included a feature that many have been clamoring for -- the ability to exclude certain posts or pages from tracking. You will need to edit the file ...

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June 11th, 2009

First Ever Filipino Google Doodle Unveiled on Independence Day

To commemorate the country’s 111th anniversary of its declaration of independence, Google announced that it has created the first-ever Google doodle for the Philippines. The unique doodle can be viewed on Google’s Philippine website, A Google doodle is a "decoration" Google makes to its logo every so often. Doodles are ...

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June 11th, 2009

See You at the Google Developer Workshop!

Google and Globe Telecom are sponsoring a developer workshop on June 20, 2009 at the Ayala Technohub in Quezon City. Google Developer Advocate Patrick Chanezon, whom you might remember from last year's Manila Devfest, is coming back to go in-depth into Google's and Globe's API's, as well as be ...

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May 2nd, 2009

Sorry, No Posts Matched Your Criteria Error When Posting a Comment

Good thing my friend Jehz informed me about an error he got when he tried to comment on my earlier post. No wonder I haven't been getting comments lately! Argh! If you know me well, I <3 comments! The problem happens when submitting the comment form. A ...

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March 7th, 2009

.mp Domain Registration Now Open

At $20 a pop, it's now possible to register your own .mp domain. It's quite expensive compared to a regular .com or .net domain so I'm not sure if I'm biting this one. But the number of words ending in "-mp" opens up a lot of doors for ...

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February 27th, 2009

Feedburner Migration Reminder

Mayday, mayday! We all have only about a day to migrate our Feedburner feeds to Google's servers. Luckily I remembered to do that last week. Alleba Blog's new feed address is: Please update your feed readers. Naturally, the migration is meant to integrate our feeds with ...

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January 25th, 2009

Some Nagging WordPress Issues I’ll Help You Solve

The funny thing about Wordpress is the way it behaves differently across my different webhosts - Dreamhost, Media Temple and A Small Orange. My food blog is hosted on MT. Before I manually upgraded it to Wordpress 2.7, it was languishing in the old 2.3 version. Back then ...

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January 25th, 2009

Daily Top 10 Posts Version 0.6 Etc.

I updated Daily Top 10 Posts to version 0.6. It includes only a couple of minor fixes, albeit aesthetic ones. I added the ability to set how many top posts will appear on the sidebar and dashboard. Does that mean I have to rename the plugin to ...

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January 20th, 2009

Air and Simple Gifts MP3 Download

[photopress:air_and_simple_gifts.jpg,full,centered] I'm happy to share an MP3 of John Williams' beautiful arrangement, "Air and Simple Gifts", played moments before Barack Hussein Obama took his oath as the 44th President of the United States. The musical ensemble is nothing to scoff at -- the legendary cellist Yo-yo Ma, Israeli-American Itzhak Perlman ...

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