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Avantree SP850 multifunctional wireless speaker with FM radio

I have purchased an Avantree SP850 multifunctional wireless speaker with FM radio for my father to replace his CD player that is now faulty and possibly reached its end-of-life.This Avantree SP850 has many overlapping function with the BC-01 multimedia bluetooth speaker that I purchased 2 years ago. It...

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2 weeks ago.

 

Releasing handphone storage space by cleaning up WhatsApp files

Have you wonder what have silently taken up your handphone / tablet storage space? I bet the top culprit will be messaging apps such as WhatsApp.WhatsApp stores all your individual and group chatting history in your phone storage, including all the media files and documents which you've sent out and also...

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2 weeks and a day ago.

 

Using Travel Recommends WiFi Router to access Google, Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat,...

If you are travelling to China, you will expect your Internet access to Google services (including Gmail, Google Maps, Google Calendar, Google Drive, etc.), WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Telegram, Twitter, Snapchat, Blogspots, Wordpress, YouTube, and thousands over websites and Internet services be blocked...

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3 weeks ago.

 

Configuring IPv6 settings in Asuswrt-Merlin for TM UniFi

All the IPv4 blocks have already fully allocated, and IPv4 should be exhausted any time from now. Although the Internet transition from IPv4 to IPv6 has been prolonged, it is advisable to make use of IPv6 now in parallel with IPv4.In fact, many websites are found to be faster when accessed using IPv6.Below...

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3 weeks and 3 days ago.

 

Configuring WAN settings in Asuswrt-Merlin for TM UniFi

Below is my Internet Connection setting for TM UniFi:WAN Connection Type: PPPoEEnable WAN: YesEnable NAT: YesNAT Type: SymmetricEnable UPnP: No (for better security control)Get the WAN IP automatically: YesConnect to DNS Server automatically: No (set as Yes to use the DNS servers of your ISP)DNS Server: you...

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3 weeks and 5 days ago.

 

Configuring LAN settings in Asuswrt-Merlin

For LAN IP Address and the corresponding subnet mask, pick one from the following private IP address ranges:192.168.0.1 to 192.168.255.254 (subnet mask 255.255.0.0 forfixed first 2 numbers 192.168 in the available LAN IP addresses; subnet mask 255.255.255.0 for fixed first 3 numbers in the available...

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4 weeks ago.

 

Configuring WiFi settings in Asuswrt-Merlin

Smart Connect is a feature in Asus wireless routers to automatically steer the WiFi clients to the most appropriate band of 2.4GHz and 5GHz. If you make use of Smart Connect feature, you will need to have the same SSID and Pre-Shared Key (WiFi password) for all the bands available.If you prefer to have more...

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4 weeks and 2 days ago.

 

Tweaking network settings in Asuswrt-Merlin

TheTools Other Settings in Asuswrt-Merlin firmware is a menu not found inthe stockAsuswrt firmware. It enables us to tweak some network settings to the router, which most of the time we can just keep them at default value.Traffic history is a small database storing information...

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1 month ago.

 

Configuring AiCloud 2.0 in Asuswrt-Merlin

Asus AiCloud 2.0 is a "personal cloud" feature available in Asus wireless routers, enabling you to have easy access to your shared files either inside your home network or externally from the Internet.External access to AiCloud is still unaffected even if you have disabled web access from WAN, i.e. remote...

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1 month ago.

 

Configuring Adaptive QoS in Asuswrt-Merlin

When your Internet connection is congested (most or all of its allocated bandwidth is used up) either from time to time, or most of the time, Quality of Service (QoS) is a mechanism for you to prioritize bandwidth usage based on network tasks and applications.However, if your Internet connection is not...

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1 month and a week ago.

 

Configuring AiProtection in Asuswrt-Merlin and Asuswrt

One of the selling points for Asus wireless routers is their AiProtection feature, providing real-time network monitoring and protectionwith its Trend Micro Deep Packet Inspection engine. This is a kind of enterprise-level security made available in Asus home routers.AiProtection is signature based,...

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1 month and 2 weeks ago.

 

Configuring Guest Network in Asuswrt-Merlin and Asuswrt

If you are reluctant to give out your WiFi password to your guests who want to borrow your WiFi to get their mobiles devices to connect to the Internetwhen they are visiting your place, you can set up a Guest Network for them.Guest Network is a useful function to allow guest or public Internet access...

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1 month and 2 weeks ago.

 

Update firmware of Asus wireless router to the enhanced Asuswrt-Merlin version

Asuswrt-Merlin is a 3rd party enhanced version of Asuswrt, which is the officialfirmware in used by all recent Asus wireless routers. Asuswrt was originally forked out from the Tomato-RT/Tomato-USB firmware, which in turn developed base on the codes of Linux-based HyperWRT, a 3rd party...

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1 month and 2 weeks ago.

 

Heat dissipating solution for Asus RT-AC86U router with USB cooling fans

The Asus RT-AC86U wireless router has a stand-up design and its heat management is relying on passive cooling.Unlike those flatbed routers which we can easily provide heat dissipating solution to them by using normal laptop USB cooling fans, the temperature management solution for this stand-up router needs...

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2 months and a week ago.

 

My Asus RT-AC86U AC2900 wireless dual-band MU-MIMO gigabit router with TM UniFi and Maxis Home...

The Asus RT-AC86U is a multimedia wirelessrouter with gaming support, which you can also classify it as anentry level gaming router. For more powerful gaming router that gives you great online gaming experience, you should look for the ROG series instead.It is the successor of the popular Asus...

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2 months and a week ago.

 

Quick and effective fix for Whatsapp voice call intermittent quality problem

There are quite a lot of occasions I experienced intermittent quality problem when makingor receiving WhatsApp voice call. The sound from the other party just couldn't transmit well to my phone.This kind of intermittent situation occurred even when I was connected to 5 GHz WiFi with high speed fibre...

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2 months and 2 weeks ago.

 

Wegmans (WEGMANS, 0197), a furniture company that growing on and growing up

Recently listed in the ACE marketin March 2018, Wegmans Holdings Bhd(WEGMANS, 0197)is a wood-based (mainly rubberwood) home furniture manufacturer, targeted for the medium-income level customers. Its products are sold both directly to customers and also through agents.This holding company...

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2 months and 3 weeks ago.

 

Pick the right Ethernet LAN cable to suit your high speed fibre Internet access (Cat 6, 6a or 7)

With the fibre optic WAN infrastructure successfully laid in more and more areas nowadays, ISPs are making available to household and commercial Internet access with real high speed of hundreds of Mbps or even Gbps, which make possible streaming of VR gaming or watching of 8K videos through the...

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2 months and 3 weeks ago.

 

Free Android app to scan, read and generate QR codes and barcodes (ad-free)

There are quite a lot of QR code scanner in the Google Play Store nowadays. Some can also read and interpret QR code from a graphics file saved in the phone.There are also a fewevencapable to generate new QR code for you.However, not all of them are free. And, most of the free one are not...

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3 months and a week ago.

 

DIY applying for China visiting visa with Kuala Lumpur CVASC using online appointment

Malaysian passport holder who intends to visit to China needs to apply for a valid visa before making the travel, as there is currently no visa exemption arrangement between China and Malaysia yet.Application for the required Chinese visa needs to be done in the office of Chinese Visa Application Service...

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3 months and 2 weeks ago.

 

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