Enhance your mobile site with brow.si

Brow.si is a free website add-on that enhances your mobile site by making it act a bit more native and increase engagement with readers. When viewed on a mobile browser, a website that enables the brow.si add-on will have a flyout bar that contains buttons for saving the article via Pocket or Readability and sharing […]

Why Flickr is awesome again

A free terabyte of storage. A thousand gigabytes. That’s how Flickr announced it was back in the photo hosting game. Last week, Yahoo chief executive officer Marissa Mayer announced that the Internet pioneer is giving users of its photo sharing service  Flickr a terabyte of free storage. That amount of free space boggles one’s mind. […]

Rise of the personal ‘cloud’

THE long-awaited launch last April 25 of Google Drive puts into focus advances in consumer cloud computing, the term for remote computing and storage services accessible through the Internet. Google Drive offers five gigabytes of free online storage space that can be synchronized with various devices in different platforms. This means that if you place […]

Running multiple WordPress sites? Here’s a service and plugin you should use

The maintenance of multiple WordPress sites can be tedious and time-consuming. The necessary tasks of updating plugins and themes and backing up your files and database site-by-site can take up a large chunk of your time, depending on the number of sites you manage. This is time better spent writing and blogging. WP Remote simplifies […]

Manage your projects, tasks with Asana

The company started by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz and programming genius Justin Rosenstein opened to the public last week its productivity product Asana, a web application that allows users to manage teams and projects. Moskovitz is listed by Forbes as the world’s youngest billionaire, being eight days younger than Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, owing to […]

Use QR codes, Google Docs to set up free inventory system

YOU know QR or quick response codes have gone mainstream when they appear in the ample bottoms of Britain’s female beach volleyball champions. The codes, when scanned with mobile phones, direct users to a betting website. The Daily Mail reported that Zara Dampney and Shauna Mullin have been paid a “substantial” figure to have the […]

Forget PowerPoint, wow ‘em with Prezi

DEATH by PowerPoint is illustrated by a slide portraying the complexity of American strategy in Afghanistan. “When we understand that slide, we’ll have won the war,” the New York Times reported General Stanley McChrystal as saying, sparking laughter in the room. The slide, which went viral last year, “looked more like a bowl of spaghetti,” […]

Organize your life with QR codes

Productivity blog Lifehacker links to a great service by Boxmeup, a website that allows you to create virtual containers that you can use to track stuff in boxes and other bulk storage systems. It uses for labels QR codes, bar codes that can be scanned by most smartphones today. The service is really useful for […]

Escribitionism with Twitter and Fring

I never thought that I’d be enjoying it but here I am, using Twitter regularly for the past week. Twitter is a micro-blogging service that has become all the rage among tech-savvy folk and many connectivity addicts since last year. With the service, you can write short (140 characters) updates about yourself and have these […]

Munisipyo Wi-Fi

I spent a day in Argao recently and was pleasantly surprised to find several dependable and free Wi-Fi hotspots. I was surprised because in Cebu City, free Wi-Fi access isn’t as widespread as they say it is in places such as Davao City. Many shops, at least the last time I went warbiking or going […]