Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

September 12th, 2006

What’s in a Name?

Forget the Capulets and Montagues, the Hatfields and the McCoys. It's all about Diddy versus Diddy. Sean "Diddy" Combs was sued by another Diddy in the UK for "causing confusion" and unfair competition. Music producer Richard "Diddy" Dearlove wants Combs to stop using the "Diddy" moniker as it allegedly caused some ...

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September 6th, 2006

Who is this Guy Kidding?

Just like my post less than two months ago about the whole Paul Bowers fiasco, here comes another similar incident involving Gail Dela Cruz, a Filipino web designer whose web template was stolen by a creep named Al Sembrano. Here's a summary. Sembrano hires Dela Cruz to design a book ...

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September 4th, 2006

Isulong Seoph Update

It's September!! In a few weeks, we will know who the winner is of the Isulong Seoph contest! I'm still surprised to see my ex-entry somewhere in the third page, haha. I've been a bad sponsor though. I haven't been paying attention to what's been ...

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September 3rd, 2006

What to Do When your PC is Damaged While Having it Repaired

About a year ago I had my PC repaired here in Davao City at Columbia Computers. The only problem it had was a faulty power source. Being the smart computer owner that I am, I took out my hard disk and connected it to my PC at work ...

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

August 26th, 2006

Project Sunrise: Save Guimaras

I am appalled at how slow the government and Petron is acting on the recent oil spill off the coast of Guimaras province. Tens of thousands who depend on their once lush beaches for livelihood are now rendered helpless as the sunken tanker continues to leak oil from below. ...

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August 25th, 2006

Wablet and Filipinos Crunched

Wablet’s going to rock web IM, according to Marshall Kirkpatrick, after he road-tests Wablet. His review was nothing short of an endorsement which makes me feel good because it is for the most part a product of Filipino innovation. Yet if you course through the article you'll see how some ...

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August 21st, 2006

Wablet Looks Cool!

Is Mike Abundo Wablet's official spin doctor? If so, he's doing a great job at it. Techcrunch's Marshall Kirkpatrick should be demo-ing it anytime now. Jeez, I hope I can get a chance to test it. Here's a screenshot of the client login window:

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August 15th, 2006

Windows Live Writer

With Windows Live Writer recently recently, it's only natural that I should try it on my blog.  Does it work?  If you see this, most probably.

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August 13th, 2006

Meebo, Wablet, Friendster MoBS

So I was just talking about the mysterious Filipino Web 2.0 undertaking Wablet and how it will give Meebo a run for its money (well, not really). Now comes Friendster MoBS, another web-based instant messaging platform that bears a frightening resemblance to Meebo's GUI. Except that in MoBS, your only ...

Posted in Friendster, Opinion, Software, Tech News, Web Apps | 3 Comments »

August 10th, 2006

PayPal for the Philippines

J. Angelo Racoma's PayPal initiative now has a website. I still strongly share J. Angelo's sentiments that having PayPal here in the Philippines will spur growth in the web development and technology sector of the Philippines. We've got the talent, but no decent payment system in sight. ...

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