When Google Wave was announced, I was eager to try it out since I see its potential of a great collaboration tool. I gave out invites to friends who are interested to try it out. Anyway, Google will stop the developments of Google Wave as a standalone product. However, Google Wave will be still available until the year ends. Even if it Google Wave is still accessible, Google Wave will just die a slow death. Read more about this announcement from Google.
PadPressed will make your WordPress-powered blog to look like as if it is a native app for the Apple iPad when it’s accessed from it. This is actually a premium WordPress plugin and a theme and you can purchase it for $49.99. Do you think it’s worth the price just to have an awesome user experience when viewing your blog with an iPad? Check out the features after the jump.
WordPress, one of the top blogging platforms used by Filipino bloggers would stop supporting PHP 4 and MySQL 4 after version 3.1. WordPress 3.1 will be released late 2010. This is a signal for developers to be prepared on updating their plugins. In addition, if you are hosted somewhere that does not support PHP 5 and MySQL 5, better ask your hosting provider if they will switch soon.
Facebook has reached more than 500 million registered users already. In the Philippines, more people are searching now for Facebook than that of Friendster and Multiply. You’ll notice that in late 2008, the number of searches of Friendster decreased tremendously while the number of searches in Facebook spiked and then increased gradually. Multiply is way behind both Facebook and Friendster.
One of the most popular blogging platform used in the Philippines is Blogger.com. This is great for bloggers who are using the said platform so that they would not have the need to login to their respective Google Analytics account to see how many pageviews they have.