Introduction to WordPress

WordPress is the blogging software that I use for both my free blogs hosted on WordPress.com, and several self-hosted blogs that I own and maintain including this TechnoMaria blog. Last September 2, 2008, I spoke at the Philippine Youth Congress for IT (Y4IT) 2008 about WordPress. Noting that my audience would be mostly college students

N95 8GB Phone

I have never had a hi-tech phone. I have three phones (all Nokia) but none of them have a camera or any such things. For quite some time I have been eyeing a PDA phone because I badly need one to juggle everything I do. Testing an N95 8GB is the next best thing to

What is Google Page Rank?

About once a month, bloggers go into a frenzy because of Google Page Rank (PR) updates. Some are happy that they have increased PR, while others complain that they have decreased. I, myself, have experienced the highs and lows of following my blogs PRs. But while I understand (A BIT) what it is, a lot

The Birth of TechnoMaria

I’ve been blogging and using WordPress (free and self-hosted) for years, but all of my self-hosted blogs were created and installed by Kuya Andrew. A few weeks ago, the UP ITTC and UP SITF invited me to speak at the Philippine Youth Congress in Information Technology (Y4IT), and my topic is WordPress. Easy, right? I

LAN Party Xtreme 2008

Another component of the Davao Cyber Expo 2008 this year is the LAN Party Xtreme, also organized by DC Warez. 27 participants, some coming from as far as Iligan and Marawi hauled their souped up, ultra pimped hardware to the NCCC Mall of Davao.Some of the stuff there cost PhP100,000 – P300,000. EXTREME INDEED! The

N95

I have never had a hi-tech phone. I have three phones (all Nokia) but none of them have a camera or any such things. For quite some time I have been eyeing a PDA phone because I badly need one to juggle everything I do. Testing an N95 8GB is the next best thing to

Upcoming: N95 8GB Trial

See that beauty up there? That’s an N95 8gb phone. In a few weeks, a unit will arrive at my doorstep. Unfortunately, I won’t get to keep it for long. WOM World is sending it to me to try out for a couple of weeks only. But I’m excited already. Here are some of the

My üMobile

After weeks of hearing about the Manila launching, and after missing the Cebu launch, my üMobile SIM is now here. YEY! I was invited to the Cebu launch but uhmmm… couldn’t afford the fare, LOL! So I thought I wouldn’t get a SIM anymore. But last week, I got a call from üMobile’s courier asking

A Guide to Creating an i.ph Blog

So you want to have your own blog, but don’t really know how to make one? Here’s a tip for all you aspiring Pinoy bloggers out there, sign up with i.ph. i.ph is the perfect blog host for bloggers who want to have a personalized domain but don’t have the moolah for it. Here’s a