Yearly Archives: 2008

Looking for Active NBA 2K9 (PS3) Online Players

Console: Playstation3
Game: NBA 2K9

I created an online league over at 2K Sports network for NBA 2K9. I’m currently looking for active NBA 2K9 players who are willing to religiously finish each game and finish the season (no matter what their win-loss standings are). Preferebly Filipinos who are located in the Philippines, or at least living in the same time zone (GMT+8) so we’ll find a common time for playing the games.

I joined several leagues in the past, and so far either they haven’t started at all or the players appear to be not interested to start a single game. In this view, I limited the number of players to 8, with 10 games maximum for each team.

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Deuts.NET Upgraded to WordPress 2.7

Upgraded, and am loving the backend. It’s just so awesome and sleek, the fresh look and everything.

I have always been excited with this release.

I did the upgrade from WordPress 2.6.5 to WordPress 2.7 using the WordPress Autumatic Upgrade plugin. For those who are worried to do the same, so far it worked for me. Just make sure to backup everything first before doing anything.

Theme and Plugin Compatibility

So far, I don’t see any compatibility issues with my current set of plugins. The pages are working fine, including the backend (admin area). That’s so far as I try visiting each of them. If anyone notice any error or bug in any pages after this upgrade, please do let me know.

WordPress 2.7 Full Features

WordPress 2.7 is reach in new exciting features. One of my favorites was paged comments and comment threads. I still have to tweak the theme in order to fully exploit these features.

Check out the full feature list of the release over at the codex.

NBA 2K9 for PS3 Worked in Standard TV

First and foremost, I’m in the Philippines. Obviously, our standard TV uses and able to play NTSC formats only for videos and video games.

Before I purchased my Sony Playstation3, I was worried that I might not be able to play NBA 2K9 in my standard TV at home. Inquiring with the local retailers at the stores only brought disappointments, as they were expressing with certainty that NBA 2K9 will only work for HDTV.

For one thing, I don’t want to entertain the idea of buying a new TV for the PS3. I was looking desperately on the web about any experience playing the game on a standard TV, but to no avail.

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Browsing the Net Through Your Email Client

There are instances, in office settings, that employees are allowed to have email but not internet access. In this case, webinmail will be extremely useful to bypass this prohibition in accessing “public” websites. By public, it means web pages that are readily available without requiring an account and login just like friendster and facebook.

To request a web page by email, send an email message to and the url in the subject line. By sending a message to the same email address and leaving a word or phrase in the subject line (not the url), webinmail will return a rediff search result for such term/word/phrase. To use google, change the subject line to “google:query” replacing query with your query keyword.

One more good thing about this service is that the web page that’s sent to your inbox, the links in the page are already converted to “mailto:” to facilitate more convenience if you want follow up web page requests.

Click here to try it out.

Tip’d – A Community for Financial News, Ideas, and Tips

Tip’d is a digg-like news portal for financial news, etc..

Tip’d is a community for financial news, ideas, and tips. It operates as a social media platform, meaning the community (you) decides which news stories and investing tips should be published on our homepage. Tip’d users vote on stories they like by clicking the ‘Tip it’ button that appears next to each story, and then can comment by pressing the ‘Discuss’ link below the story.

Synchronize Files from Office and Home Machines using Dropbox

Oftentimes, you find yourself needing to keep, access and update files from workstations at the office as well as from a computer back home. These files can be work related, a password keeper, or maybe media files like photos you want to share with officemates or friends.

One solution is to bring with you a portable device like a usb flash drive to dump the files into for further access and edit. However, bringing a flash drive around can prove to be a hassle with the inconvenience of plugging and safely removing the device from the computer. Unless you hang this thing around your neck all the time (i.e., if you find it a good fashion accessory), you’ll oftentimes find yourself looking around for it and racking your brains trying to remember where you last left it, in your pocket, in your bag, in your cabinet, or maybe the trash can.

Thankfully, now there’s dropbox.
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NBA 2K9 for PC; NBA Live 09 is Not


NBA 2K9 is now available for PC. EA’s NBA Live 09 isn’t anymore.

I’m not sure about the marketing strategies of these two competing NBA video game products.

But I’m quite surprised with the move of the NBA Live Series, the game that I’ve learned to love, and I’ve learned to hate as well.

Gmail Chat Now Have Voice and Video Chat

Say hello to Gmail voice and video chat.

Gtalk, which is a desktop application for chatting and voice chat (as differentiated to Gmail chat, which is a built in chat function within Gmail), already used to offer voice chat.

This time, Gmail chat offers voice chat plus the VIDEO CHAT.

Now, Gmail chat surely is a great (and maybe even better) alternative to YM.

For Sale: Nikon D70 DSLR, Two Lenses and a Flash

UPDATE: NEW DEALS CHECK THIS OUT: “2 Nikon and a Sigma (Nikon Mount) Lenses for Sale

UPDATE: These items are already SOLD!

For those who might be interested, the following, second hand all in mint condition, are for sale:

  • Nikon D70
  • AF-S DX Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G
  • AF Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6 D Nikon ED
  • Nikon Speedlight SB-600 Flash

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