CoreNetworks 4 Month Review

CoreNetworks Screenshot

I used CoreNetworks service for about 4 months (February – May, 2010).

I started with their “Starter LE26” plan for $24.95/month and upgraded after a month to the “Starter LE16” plan for $29.95/month.

To be honest, my needs are pretty modest, but I always thought it would be neat to have my own dedicated server, and with such a low price, I thought it would make more sense than a VPS.
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DreamHost 2.5 Year Review

DreamHost Screenshot
DreamHost screenshot circa 2007 from archive.org

I got a DreamHost account back in June 2007. I had hosted some small static websites in the past (a long, long time ago) with pair Networks, but this time I wanted to run WordPress.
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ExaVox

ExaVox

I’ve started to put my musical experiments at ExaVox.

Feel free to check it out, if you like.
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Registrar Mini-Review: Dynadot, DreamHost, Name.com, Internet.bs

Laptop
Here are my reviews of domain name registrars I’ve used. Hope you find it useful.
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Electric Rates in the Philippines

Electric Meter
Electricity is one thing that is not cheap in the Philippines. Meralco customers in Manila are reporting huge increases in their latest April 2010 electric bills. Like increases to P13.25 ($0.294) per kWh.
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Trying to Stay Cool During Blackouts

BPIP-99 Electri Pac and 12V Fan

Trying to stay cool on a hot day and the power is out? I got this 12V battery pack and 12V fan more than 10 years ago, and I’m still happy to have it.
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Vigan, Ilocos Sur Trip

Quirino Bridge in Ilocos Sur

Quirino Bridge in Ilocos Sur

We took a weekend trip to Vigan, Ilocos Sur back in July 2009.  As we approached Vigan, we were rewarded with wonderful scenic coastal views.  You can see the photo above as we’re about to cross the Quirino Bridge.

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Homemade UPS

UPS Battery Box

Do you need a UPS that can run your computer gear during all day power outages? I put together a homemade double conversion online UPS using off the shelf components, and now when the power goes out, my computer doesn’t skip a beat, even if the power is off for an hour or two… or all day.
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Photoblog Promotion

Photoblog Collection

I really enjoy and appreciate photoblogs and think they’re underrepresented on the internet. So I’ve started a new project to help photoblog owners promote their photoblogs.

Photoblog Collection
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