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TESDA Website Hacked

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 | Internet, NEWS, Philippines with No Comments »

The official website of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) was hacked today.  The website showed the face of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo patched with the body of a topless woman.

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Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 | Internet, Microsoft, Social Network, Software with No Comments », also known as Docs for Facebook, was officially launched at Facebook’s F8 conference. The new online application was created by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs. allows users to create, edit, and share Microsoft Office documents with Facebook friends.

The service, however, is still in beta and users should expect that certain bugs might still be experience.  Documents can be viewed by anyone, but in order to edit or create new ones, you’ll have to join a wait list.

Docs for Facebook is almost similar to Microsoft Office 2010 Web edition since this app is actually powered by Office 2010.  The service’s “Overview” of describes Docs as a “social-productivity experience”.  This means that is more of a collaborative document application.

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Top Tech Words You Should Know

Thursday, April 8th, 2010 | Internet, Social Network with No Comments »

Tweet is a term usually associated with the sound created by a bird.  Tag is a label that usually contains prices or information of a particular product or inventory item.  Social networking usually means going out for a party or gathering. But, with the fast changing technology that we have, the Internet vocabulary has evolved a long way. Here are some of the words today that has been used differently and associated with technology:

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Open All Your Chat Accounts Using Pidgin

Monday, March 29th, 2010 | Internet, Software, Tips with No Comments »

Do you have chat accounts in Yahoo, Hotmail, Google and other chat networks, but getting lazy opening everything individually? Well, Pidgin might be the answer to your dilemma. Read the rest of this entry »

LPU acquired Globe Telecom Leased Line for its Internet

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 | EDUCATION, Internet, Telecommunication with No Comments »

The  Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) Batangas, in its pursuit of academic excellence and providing quality services to its students, recently upgraded its internet line.

LPU‘s previous internet connectivity is a Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) DSL with a bandwidth of 3.5 Mbps.  But since DSL is not a guaranteed connection, LPU suffered from intermittent internet connection due to the increase in internet users within the university.  Internet user connectivity includes wireless fidelity (wifi), and wired connections.  This prompted the management to look for a more reliable internet connectivity.  Fortunately,  Globe Telecom recommended a 2 Mbps leased line to solve the problem.

After several weeks of testing and monitoring, we can say that LPU‘s internet connectivity has given our students an enjoyable and reliable browsing experience.

What is a Leased Line

A dedicated, point-to-point, clear channel connection between two offices. A preferred mode for full time, guaranteed, dedicated and private connectivity for data, voice, and video applications.

The following table, shows the technical specifications of a leased line compared with other Globe products.

Features Frame Relay Leased Line ATM
Bandwidth 64 Kbps – 155 Mbps 64 Kbps – 2.5 Gbps 2 Mbps – 155 Mbps
64 kbps – 10 Mbps;
via Metro Ethernet
> 10 Mbps
Access Leased Line Facilities are fiber optics,copper,radio ATM
Interface V35,G703, STMx Optical V35,G703, STMx Optical V35,G703, STMx Optical

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