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Real Name: The 8th Voyager

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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 weeks and a day 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 weeks and 2 days 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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3 weeks and 4 days 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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4 weeks and a day 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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1 month 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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1 month and 2 weeks 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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1 month and 3 weeks ago.

 

Updated the firmware of my TP-Link RE450 AC1750 WiFi range extender

I just discovered that there is a new version of firmware released on15 December 2017 and made available for download on 22 December 2017for my TP-Link RE450 AC1750 WiFi range extender. I should have discovered this earlier!This is an important firmware update, because it includes the...

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3 months ago.

 

Insecurity in the Internet of Things (IoT)

The Open Web Application Security Project’s (OWASP) List of Top 10 Internet of Things (IoT)Vulnerabilities sums up most of the concerns and attack vectors surroundingthe IoTcategory of devices as below:Insecure web interfaceInsufficient authentication/authorizationInsecure network servicesLack...

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3 months and a week ago.

 

My electronic UV light mosquito trap

There has been increased dengue fever cases in my residential area. As a preventive measure, I have bought some electronic ultraviolet light mosquito traps to capture the mosquitoes found in my house.The body of thismosquito trapis mostly made byplastic, which might be the reason for its...

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3 months and a week ago.

 

ADcase the handphone case with special dampers that can save the phone from dropping damage

ADcase (active damping case)is a very innovative handphone case invented by a German engineering student called Philip Frenzel. It has just won an award from German Mechatronics Society.The phone case has special shock-absorbers made with metal springs at its 4 corners. In normal situation, the...

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3 months and a week ago.

 

WiFi Alliance introduced WiFi Certified WPA3 to replace current WPA2 security standard

WiFi Alliance has just introduced WiFi CERTIFIED WPA3 (Wi-Fi Protected Access version 3) as the next generation WiFi security standard, bringing new capabilities to enhance WiFi protections in bothpersonal and enterprise wireless networks.Key capabilities of WPA3 include:WPA3-Personal: more resilient,...

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3 months and a week ago.

 

My Dell DA300 6-in-1 USB-C mobile adapter

My Dell Inspiron 5370 laptop has limited output ports as a trade-off for its slim and lightweight design. It only has 1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-C) port with Power Delivery/DisplayPort, 1 HDMI 1.4b port and 1 combo audio port.This means thatit can only connect...

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3 months and 2 weeks ago.

 

About the Cyber Kill Chain

The Cyber Kill Chain introduced by Lockheed Martin is a cybersecurity model to describe, in general,how acomputer intrusion (hacking) through IT network is carried out in 7 distinguished stages. Itwasdeveloped based onmilitary attack kind of thought.Anyhow, there is no common...

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3 months and 3 weeks ago.

 

Cryptography - the essential technique in today computing world

Cryptography is the method of converting plaintext information into non human-readable form called ciphertext through a process called encryption, and reverse process to convert the ciphertextback tooriginal formcalled decryption.Today, knowledge in cryptography is crucial for every...

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3 months and 3 weeks ago.

 

Is your organization still following the outdated password policy?

If you were told or forced toset upa so-called "strong password" which required to be determined as complex (must consist of combination of uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, special characters, and so on...) just to safeguard your user account from password guessing, peeping, and/or...

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4 months ago.

 

Google Chrome and Firefox will distrust websites with SSL/TLS certificate issued by Symantec /...

Web browsers Google Chrome(with 57.69% global market share as of March 2018) and Firebox (with 5.4% global market share as of March 2018) will start to distrust all the websites with SSL/TLS certificate issued by Symantec, Verisign, Thawte, GeoTrustand RapidSSL.This means that soon in the near...

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5 months and 3 weeks ago.

 

How to enable using F8 during boot up to enter safe mode in Windows 10

Seasoned MS Windows users are very likely to have experience using F8 during computer boot up to enter into "safe mode" of the Windows operating system.In many occasions, "safe mode" can save your dayto enable you to fixsomethingthat isbroken in the Windows system. Such occasions...

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6 months ago.

 

A family visit to Sewing World Gallery @ Sky Park One City Mall

In the older generation not too long ago, sewing machine had been a common item found in many household. At that time, sewing (and perhaps knitting, too) was an essential skill learnt by most housewives.Then, sewing machine had been unconsciously become lesser and lesser seen in household nowadays. It prone...

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6 months ago.

 

My Ooree 8 inch USB table fan (UF108)

If you need asmall tablefan at your workplace or study desk, or you tend to work with your laptop at outdoor café and nice to have some cooling breeze, perhaps you can consider this Ooree UF108 8 inch USB table fan.This USB table fan is good enough to generate breezing wind that you can feel...

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6 months and a week ago.

 

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