Aug 18, 2006

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Try Ubuntu

Try Ubuntu

There is little excuse not to give Ubuntu a try.  The latest release (6.0.6 LTS) comes with a Live CD distribution, which means that you don’t even have to install it and clobber your Windows PC—it runs straight out of the CD.  It already contains a browser (Firefox), an email client (Evolution), an image editor (Gimp), an IM client (Gaim), a media player, and an...

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Aug 15, 2006

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The politics of election automation and the need f...

I am all for modernizing and automating the elections, but as I wrote in Technopinoy, the challenge will not be in the technology, but in the politics that surround it. Take the statement of Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita, who, as Conrad Quintos writes, commented that the automating of vote counting will ensure faster and cleaner elections.  It won’t eliminate...

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Aug 15, 2006

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Dell Recalls 4 Million Laptop Batter...

Dell Recalls 4 Million Laptop Batteries

If you own a Dell laptop, better check your battery’s type number...

Aug 15, 2006

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Increased Bandwidth?

Clearly emblazoned in full page newspaper ads yesterday, PLDT myDSL announced...

Aug 12, 2006

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Gadgetless Travel

Can we survive gadgetless travel? Recent developments in terrorist tactics...

Aug 10, 2006

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Sony Mylo

Shall we say move over iPod? Well, not really. Sony Mylo (where Mylo stands...

Aug 10, 2006

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G-Webcall: VOIP for Globe subscriber...

Globe has a new service called G-Webcall that provides Voice Over Internet...

Aug 10, 2006

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Safely view PTB from office/work

While some of us are able to visit any site or blog from work, others are not...

Aug 8, 2006

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3G saved my day

3G saved my day

This is 3G in action folks — your day to day problem solving...

Aug 7, 2006

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Wiki-textbooks?

This is why we need PCs, or even $100 laptops, and internet access in...

Aug 7, 2006

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Proud to earn zero

Proud to earn zero

Manila Bulletin better do some serious proofreading. Blog-o-rama’s...

Aug 2, 2006

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The Advent of Cheap Branded Centrino...

The Advent of Cheap Branded Centrinos

I’ve been a laptop junkie for the longest time. Even though I...

Aug 1, 2006

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ICAP chooses Ability Office.

Huh? Why? Maybe they have been playing too much Ragnarok, but the Internet...

Jul 31, 2006

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Are Pinoys the fastest texters?

Apparently no… From CNN, Ben Cook, an 18-year old from Utah, ”...

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