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Real Name: The 8th Voyager

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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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3 hours and 47 minutes 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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2 days and 4 hours 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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6 days and 4 hours 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 week and 2 days 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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2 weeks and 2 days 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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2 weeks and 5 days 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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2 weeks and 6 days 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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2 weeks and 6 days 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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1 month 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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1 month 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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1 month and 3 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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1 month 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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1 month and 4 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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2 months 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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2 months and 2 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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4 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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4 months 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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4 months 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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4 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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4 months and a week ago.

 

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