Archive for the ‘Sites in Review’ Category

May 30th, 2008

OpenDNS Running Out of Answers

Two days ago when PLDT MyDSL conked out on virtually all of us, I was having my own problems with my Bayantel DSL here in my office. I couldn't access most sites I go to such as Google and Twitter. I thought maybe OpenDNS can solve that problem. ...

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May 5th, 2008

Three Reasons Why Manila Bulletin’s Website is Stuck in the Stone Age

Three Reasons Why Manila Bulletin's Website is Stuck in the Stone Age: 1. Their links to their news articles expire faster than you can say "Three Reasons Why Manila Bulletin's Website is Stuck in the Stone Age" 2. Their links are expired, so what's a regular guy like me to do?! ...

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November 29th, 2007

Mutineers: We’re Brave Thus We Have to be on Bravehost

[photopress:sundalo.png,full,centered] I'm laughing my *ss off while looking at the official website of the ongoing mini-"coup" led by Antonio Trillanes and that dinosaur Teofisto Guingona. Apparently, these guys don't have a clue what an improbable mess their website is. It has three columns. Fine, many blogs have three ...

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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 ...

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July 26th, 2006

How a Dumb Idea Can Make You Rich

It doesn't just take a great idea to make it big, but actually have the gall to to go for it even if it's so fantastically stupid. Take this wise-ass guy from North Pole, Alaska, USA who, for $10, sends your kids realistic letters pretending to be Santa Claus! It's ...

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July 25th, 2006

Yahoo Mail Beta Review

I fell too much in love with my customized Alleba email courtesy of Gmail for domains that I completely neglected to do my piece on Yahoo!'s new beta mail interface. What better time to do it when I've slightly gotten over the whole Gmail affair. I have been using Yahoo! ...

Posted in Email, Google, Sites in Review, Web Apps, Yahoo! | 4 Comments »

July 24th, 2006

Google Accessible Search

There's something new brewing at the Google Labs. It's called Accessible Search, a search engine tool by Google that sorts results based on the readability and simplicity of the page layout. This proves to be useful for those who are reading or sight impaired, as it gives them faster but ...

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July 24th, 2006

Filipino Celebrity Blogs Click

Mario Lavandeira, whose online alias-slash-blog Perez Hilton hit more than a million unique visitors last July 18, a first for the site. That's 1 million hits for one day, mind you. His next goal is to reach the 2 million mark. Notice the pun on Paris Hilton? ...

Posted in Movies, Site of the Week, Sites in Review | 3 Comments »

July 19th, 2006 – Heaven’s Answer to Web 2.0

How I wish existed in my days of studying theology in college. I have to admit that theology (or theo, as we fondly called it) isn't exactly my thing nor did I excel in it like I did in Calculus and English. We used the New ...

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July 14th, 2006

Ajax Loading Gif Animation

I was sniffing around for some nifty loading gif's for one of my projects when I found Ajaxload, a drive-thru Ajax-powered site that spits out loading gif animations to your liking on-the-fly. Yeah ... for you graphically-challenged Web 2.0 geeks out there, this is the place to go if ...

Posted in Random Sights, Searching, Sites in Review, Tip of the Week, Web Apps | 6 Comments »