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The evolution of cellular mobile technology (from 1G to 5G)

Do you still remember the first generation of mobile phone running on 1G analog cellular telecommunication network? The phone is asbulky as a brick with large external antenna. The average talk time for each battery recharge is about 35 minutes only. It was a luxury item.Mobile phones started to...

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1 day and 17 hours ago.

 

EPF declared 6.15% (conventional) / 5.90% (shariah) dividend for 2018

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF, a.k.a. KWSP) has just declared the dividend rate for financial year 2018.For year 2018, the dividend declared for conventional account is 6.15% while for Shariah account is 5.90%. The dividend has already credited into members' account, and you can check for it by login...

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2 days and 16 hours ago.

 

Smart devices Li-polymer battery fast charging technology and compatibility

Nowadays, one of the selling points of smart devices (phones, tablets, watches, cameras, etc.) is how soon can they recharge their Li-polymer battery. There are already products which claim to be able to recharge from 10% to 100% within 20 minutes.The battery charging speed is an important convenience...

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1 week and 2 days ago.

 

Automate Flow: Let your phone / tablet inform you when its battery is 100% fully charged

This is an example of Automate flow. To learn more about Automate for Android phones, click here.It is advisable to unplug your phone / tablet from its battery charging source once its battery is 100% fully charged.Although modern Li-polymer battery has overcharge protection in its circuit and in its...

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1 week and 3 days ago.

 

Automate Flow: Auto disable WiFi when you are travelling in a vehicle unless you are connected to...

This is an example of Automate flow. To learn more about Automate for Android phones, click here.Normally when we are travelling in a vehicle, we have no WiFi access. Disabling the WiFi function of our Android smartphone and/or tablet will help to conserve some battery usage.However, there might be...

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1 week and 3 days ago.

 

Online check whether handphone / tablet is genuine local original set with SIRIM MCMC Label...

Communication products particularly handphones and tablets sold by authorized distribution channels in Malaysia are required to be certified by SIRIM under the Communications and Multimedia (Technical Standards) Regulations 2000.Certified products will carry a genuine MCMC Label with serial number, normally...

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2 weeks and 5 days ago.

 

Online checking for Huawei smartphone warranty period expiry and applicable country

If you have bought a new Huawei product such as a smartphone / tablet / laptop and have registered for its warranty, whereby the registration was done by your dealer or by yourself, you can actually check for its warranty information in Huawei Consumer Products website by using the serial number of your...

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2 weeks and 5 days ago.

 

PTPTN announced 2018 dividend for SSPN-i and SSPN-i Plus

The Malaysia National Higher Education Fund (Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional, PTPTN) has just announced dividend for year 2018 for the education savings schemes SSPN(Skim Simpanan Pendidikan Nasional, consists of SSPN-i and SSPN-i Plus) on 29January 2019.The 2018 SSPN dividend...

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3 weeks and 2 days ago.

 

Fixed MySQL Workbench installation problem with missing Visual C++ Redistributable package (2015)

MySQL Workbenchis a very useful unified visual tool fordatabase architects, developers, and DBAsworking onMySQL and/or MariaDB.It provides data modeling, SQL development, and comprehensive administration tools for server configuration, user administration, backup, etc.MySQL...

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1 month ago.

 

Converting video files to be playable from USB drive in Toyota PX-3834A-I display audio head unit

TheToyotaPX-3834A-I display audio is the stock DVD-AVX head unit ofToyota Vios1.5L E/G variants. It is ableto playthe followingmultimedia files in a USB thumb drive:Audiomusic in MP3 (*.mp3), WMA (*.wma)or AAC (*.m4a) formatVideo in XVID (*.avi...

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1 month ago.

 

Benefits of Honda Insurance Plus (HIP) package compared with other insurers

Malaysia Honda car owners have the option to renew their car insurance with authorized Honda dealer under Honda Insurance Plus (HIP) package, or to renew it themselves with general insurance company.The price of HIP is generally higher than other insurers. In addition, most general insurance company...

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1 month and a week ago.

 

Laragon the free WAMP platform better than XAMPP, WampServer, etc.

The Windows-Apache-MySQL-PHP or Windows-Apache-MariaDB-PHP(WAMP) is a web application server platform running on Microsoft Windows operating system, derived from the Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP (LAMP) platform.In most cases, the LAMP platform is used for production server of web applications, while the...

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1 month and a week ago.

 

Auspicious dates for starting new job / post / assignment in 2019

For employees, especially those in leading/managing/directing position, here is a list of auspicious dates in 2019 for starting new job/post/assignment, including joining new company or joining new team in existing company. It can be applied to first day reporting to new...

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2 months ago.

 

Auspicious dates for opening business in 2019

Here is the list of auspicious dates for opening business in year 2019, which is produced based on the Chinese almanac Tong Shu. It can be applied to new business opening, or reopening of business after a break/holiday. (Click the image to enlarge)Bear in mind that although the Tong Shu is a compilation of...

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2 months ago.

 

Auspicious dates in 2019 for getting a baby / childbirth / Caesarian delivery

Here is the list of auspicious dates in 2019(year of Boar)for getting a baby (求嗣), which is produced based on the Chinese almanac Tong Shu. The dates have good element(s) to embro/faetus. Traditionally, the dates are referred for conception planning (making love and expecting a baby to the...

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2 months ago.

 

Auspicious dates for marriage proposal or engagement in 2019

Before becoming the life partner, marriage is proposed by lover and engagement is made. Here is the list of auspicious dates for marriage proposal or engagement in year 2019 (year of Boar), which is produced based on the Chinese almanac Tong Shu. (Click the image to enlarge)Bear in mind that although the...

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2 months ago.

 

Auspicious dates in 2019 for signing contract, register for marriage, etc.

Here is the list of auspicious dates in year 2019 for signing contract, signing offer letter, register for marriage, receiving religious baptism, and other similar agreement-related activities. It is produced based on the Chinese almanac Tong Shu. (Click the image to enlarge)Bear in mind that although the...

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2 months ago.

 

Auspicious dates for renovation in 2019

Here is the list of auspicious dates for home or office renovation in year 2019, which is produced based on the Chinese almanac Tong Shu. (Click the image to enlarge)Bear in mind that although the Tong Shu is a compilation of Chinese astrology and calendaring studies gathering wisdom of thousands of...

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2 months ago.

 

Auspicious dates for wedding / marriage in 2020

Many couples plan for their wedding more than 1 year ahead in order to have sufficient preparation time. Here is the list of auspicious dates for wedding/marriage in year 2020 (year of Rat), which is produced based on the Chinese almanac Tong Shu. (Click the image to enlarge)Bear in mind that although the...

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2 months ago.

 

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 months and 3 weeks ago.

 

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