Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

September 28th, 2006

JNB Web Promotion Sucks

I don't want to make a bigger fuss out of it than it already is. But yes, John Bertrand, you suck. You are SEO's version of George Bush. You're old, you're stupid and no one gives a shit about what you have to say. More: JNB Web Promotion is a ...

Posted in Opinion, SEO | 6 Comments »

September 28th, 2006

Google Adsense Updates

Google Adsense emailed its publishers with a ton of cool improvements to its service. Most notably: AdSense for search results on your site Search results are now served on your site via IFRAME. This means your visitors don't have to veer away from your page every time they search.

Posted in Announcements, Google, Opinion, Tech News | No Comments »

September 26th, 2006

Vanity Mobile Numbers

I caught wind of a page on Multiply.com called Sundry Online that sells a plethora of products from cosmetics, bags, household items and sexual enhancers. It was the typical amateurish merchant website you would see on Multiply -- sparkly logo, badly lighted pictures, words in ALL CAPS followed ...

Posted in Advertising, Opinion, Tip of the Week | 4 Comments »

September 25th, 2006

One Internet Day Davao

A few days ago, September 22, 2006, I attended Janette Toral's event "One Internet Day" held here in the city. I was about an hour late and had to leave while speaker Chris Cubos (of Fwendz.com) was doing his presentation. Shame that I wasn't able to mingle with ...

Posted in Me, Opinion | 2 Comments »

September 23rd, 2006

Buying Expired Domains

I recently went on a buying spree on previously owned domains and found some with decent pageranks and backlinks. I'm *not* about to divulge these domains just yet! What's funny is that one of the domains I bought used to be owned by someone pretty well-known on the ...

Posted in Domains, Me, Opinion, Searching | 3 Comments »

September 20th, 2006

I’m Getting Free WiFi

I'm currently surfing the Internet off of someone else's connection! Yeah, I discovered this a few days ago. I was helping out my cousin with his PHP project over YM but was getting frequently disconnected (I'm on PLDT MyDSL). So I turned off my wireless modem and ...

Posted in Me, Opinion | 2 Comments »

September 19th, 2006

How not to be Tech-Savvy

I ran into an amusing article published in the Inquirer a while ago called "Tech-savvy movers and shakers" written by Gabriel Mercado. It tells us how some entrepreneurs are utilizing Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook for their business operations.

Posted in Opinion, Tech News | 3 Comments »

September 19th, 2006

Philippine Web Awards

What's wrong with the Philippine Web Awards? First of all, I can't pay for my nominated site. I'm about to throw P2500 at their faces with my shiny gold credit card, but they won't let me. It's been going on for 4 days! The sadder part is, the ...

Posted in Opinion, Sites in Review | 1 Comment »

September 14th, 2006

Why Can’t WiFi be Free in Manila?

When I was in Manila in June of this year, I had my Compaq laptop with me thinking I can just chill in cafes in the city and surf the Internet via WiFi. I was dead wrong. It costs P100 at Starbucks for 60 lame minutes! It's ...

Posted in Me, Opinion, Tip of the Week | 7 Comments »

September 13th, 2006

Sleeping Pills Wake Up Comatose Patients

All I can say is WOW. I know, I know, I'm digressing like I always do but I think this is important enough to talk about. Who would've thought that the well-known and often abused sleeping pill Stilnox (Zolpidem) can wake up patients in Persistent Vegetative State (PVS) aka comatose ...

Posted in Bizarre, Me, Opinion | 4 Comments »