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Today marks the official public launch of Windows 7 in the Philippines. The launch will be done this afternoon at SM North EDSA’s Cyberzone. Windows 7 is the most recent publicly available operating system released by Microsoft after its predecessor, Windows Vista, was released three years ago. Though the official release date of Windows 7 [...]
Globe Telecoms, the exclusive TelCo partner of iPhone here in the Philippines, is scheduled to launch iPhone 3GS on July 31. Globe will start accepting reservations on July 15. For those interested and those who want to buy, you may call Globe’s hotline at 730-1000, or you may also visit the nearest Globe Business Center [...]
Last weekend, July 20, 2009, Google, along with Globe and Ayala Foundation, hosted a developer workshop in Manila. The said developer workshop’s topics revolved primarily on the usage of Globe and Google’s APIs in developing applications for businesses and individuals. Google Developer Advocate Patrick Chanezon discussed OpenSocial and Friend Connect APIs, Google App Engine and [...]
A new search engine is coming to our mobile phones soon. A new service developed to cater the Filipino mobile market, AKA.name is a mobile directory of business establishments, individuals, merchants and services. It allows any registered user to use SMS or Web to find other content from the AKA Mobile Directory.
[A press release] June 4, 2009, Manila, Philippines – Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced the push of the second round of Google Map Maker edits generated by local users in the Philippines to Google Maps, Google’s dynamic, collaborative geographic search platform. Some of the areas that received a virtual facelift in the latest push [...]
A new market place opens in the Philippine internet. Just recently, through the assistance of Singapore Press Holdings and Schibsted ASA, 701 Search Inc. launched AyosDito.ph in the country. AyosDito.ph is a venue for Filipinos to buy and sell different items online. Who wouldn’t notice AyosDito.ph’s presence in the internet after they launched several campaigns [...]
Globe Telecom announced a few days ago the availability of the BlackBerry smartphone in the Philippines. BlackBerry Storm is BlackBerry’s first clickable touch-screen designe for communications and multimedia. Among the notable features of BlackBerry Storm is its stunning display, 3.2 MP Camera, Office Applications, built-in GPS, 3G/3.5G capability and other multimedia functionalities.
[A press release] Gmail Labs goes global, now available in Filipino Google extends experimental features to international users as Gmail marks its fifth birthday April 2, 2009, Manila, Philippines , Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced that Gmail Labs will now be available internationally in 49 languages. Gmail Labs is an experimental feature playground within [...]
A friend informed me about this MFA (Made For AdSense) website about online movies he found from the search engine results page. Apparently, it’s not just your ordinary spam mfa site. The thing is, this website is hosted under a Philippine EDU domain. I have registered a .EDU.PH domain before and it was not an [...]
Techykid.com, which runs on the WordPress, has upgraded to 2.7 immediately after the latest version of the WordPress CMS was released. One of the major changes done on 2.7 is its Dashboard’s new feel and look. The first time I saw the 2.7 Dashboard in action was during the WordCamp 2008 in Manila. Matt Mullenweg, [...]