May 12 2008

iBlog4

Published by under Events

I had attended the iBlog4 summit which was held last 26 April 2008. It was my first time to attend such event wherein my wife who owned several blog sites, was the one who signed up for me.

Different topics were discussed from several speakers which are very informative and useful for new and old bloggers. Such topics were the following:

  • Blogging 101
  • Problogging
  • PhotoBlog
  • Online Comics
  • Podcasting
  • Blogging in the Elections
  • Legal issues
  • Filipina SEO and
  • Blogging on the countryside (Mindanao)

There were bloggers’ presentation in-between breaks from different topics. Lunch and snacks were provided free-of-charge. We even have free iBlog4 t-shirts before the event ended.

Many thanks to the organizers and the sponsors of the iBlog4 event!

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Apr 22 2008

Batangas Racing Circuit

Published by under Motoring

Last Sunday, together with my wife and my son, we had the chance to visit the Batangas Racing Circuit to watch the 2nd round of the local motorcycle races. There are different categories starting from the 110cc underbones (mopeds) up to the superbike (1000cc) class of races.

You may view some pictures and more details from our other blog sites at http://www.teacherjulie.com/ and http://www.greenbucks.info/

You may also check some of the race results at http://www.motorcyclephilippines.com/forums/

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Apr 22 2008

Ultra Mobile PCs

Published by under Technology

There are now three (3) different brands of (shall-we-say) the first generations of Ultra Mobile PCs (UMPC) available in the Philippine market.

asus eee pc

The first to release was the Asus Eee PC which has at least eight (8) different variants depending on their storage capacities, on-board memory and screen sizes. All of these models have solid-state disk as hard drives in order for the form-factor to become very thin. Most of the Asus Eee PC available in the market have pre-installed Linux OS’s but can be easily installed with WinXP OS’s. All of the models have built-in Wifi, LAN port, external VGA port and some of the high-end models have web cameras. The only downside on the Asus Eee PC is the limited storage capacity which only has 2GB up to 8GB, or you can opt for the top of line model which has 12GB (Windows-based) or 20GB (Linux-based).

Neo Explore X1

The next to reach the Philippine market was the Neo Explore X1 (aka Intel Classmate PC) which was initially intended for the USA’s one-child-one-laptop policy. These have the same LCD screen size from the Asus Eee PC but its hard disk has larger capacity with up to 30GB. You may notice that the form factor itself is sturdy and probably designed to absorb shock and has a built-in carrying holder. It can also be mislead as a laptop toy.

Blue H1

The latest is the Blue H1 ultra-mobile-PC. This is the product i prefer to purchase if based on specifications and price. It already has 1GB on-board memory with 40GB of hard drive, built-in Wifi, LAN port and most of all with a built-in web camera at a reasonable introductory price.

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Apr 11 2008

Hello world!

Published by under Uncategorized

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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