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Real Name: The 8th Voyager

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DIY hair cutting at home with Xiaomi Enchen Boost wireless hair trimmer

Due to the prolonged Movement Control Order (MCO) period which has caused all the barber shops and hair salons to shutdown until further notice, I have bought a Xiaomi Enchen Boost wireless hair trimmer for DIY hair cutting at home. Enchen is a startup company in ChongQing (重庆), China that has...

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6 days and 8 hours ago.

 

What is meant by FOMO, FOBO, YOLO, MOMO, FOMOMO, FOJI, BROMO, SLOMO, JOMO, ...?

You might have heard about FOMO, the acronym for Fear Of Missing Out. It is a psychological need of a person in society, particularly in social media. It is a common term nowadays used in advertising and marketing, applied in strategies and tactics to influence customer behaviour. Other than FOMO, there...

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1 week and 5 days ago.

 

4 habits of highly confident people

In his article about mastering fear, clinical psychologist Nick Wignall highlighted that confidence is a belief that you will be OK despite your fear.He opined that confident people do not rule out fear, but they view fear and uncertainty as uncomfortable but not dangerous.He believes that anyone can learn...

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1 week and 6 days ago.

 

15 habits of genuinely intelligent people

I've just read an article written by Jessica Wildfire about 15 habits of genuinely intelligent people.To summarize, the mentioned 15 habits are:They don’t talk about how smart they are.They learn best by imitation.They try to figure things out themselves.They are always hunting forknowledge.They...

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2 weeks and 2 days ago.

 

The differences between Huawei Watch GT 2 and Huawei Watch GT 2e

Huawei hasrecently launched the Huawei Watch GT 2e which priced about 30%cheaper than the flagship Huawei Watch GT 2.While Huawei Watch GT 2 comes in 2 case size variants of 46mm and 42mm, the Huawei Watch GT 2e only has one case size, which is 46mm.There are a lot of similarities in the...

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3 weeks ago.

 

Huawei/Honor car charger comparison - AP31 vs CP31 vs AP38 vs AP38C vs CP37 vs CP39S

Huawei produces several models of car charger under its own Huawei or Honor brand. Different model of the car charger looks about the same, but their maximum charging output is different, and their price is different too.Let's take a look on their differences, so that if you want to buy one, you could buy...

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3 weeks and 3 days ago.

 

Using Android phone's camera as webcam for PC and Mac with Iruin

Not long ago, I wrote about DroidCam which can turn the cameraon your Android smartphone into webcam for your Windows or Linuxcomputer, to be used in Skype, Zoom, and other applications that utilizing a webcam.The main limitation of DroidCam is that, right now, it does not work with Apple's...

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3 weeks and 4 days ago.

 

Buying guide for electronic dance mat for TV / computer

Nowadays, particularly during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period, a kind of electronic dance mat that works together with TV or computer has become a hot selling item in many e-commerce platforms.This kind of electronic dance mat is a kind of portable floor blanket with electronic sensors underneath,...

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3 weeks and 6 days ago.

 

How to get 16GB free VPN every month from Windscribe

Windscribe defines itself as "a set of tools that work together to block ad trackers and web beacons, restore access to blocked content and help you safeguard your privacy online". Basically, it is a VPN service with some additional privacy and security protection features such as the R.O.B.E.R.T.You should...

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4 weeks ago.

 

List of smart watches, bands, weighting scales and wearable devices that can be linked with Huawei...

Huawei Health is an integrated mobile application for health management, physical activity journaling, professional exercise coaching and wearable device management. It is available for free download in Google Play Store, Apple App Store and also Huawei App Gallery.Although Huawei Health can work as a...

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4 weeks and 2 days ago.

 

My Tx8 3.5mm AUX to Bluetooth 5.0 converter for audio transmitting / receiving

My Ruizu X02 MP3 player is without Bluetooth output function, and I think it would be good to add Bluetooth function to it, so that it can output audio to wireless earbuds, Bluetooth speaker, soundbar, etc.There are cheap AUX to Bluetooth converters available, some even priced below RM20. Based on their...

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1 month ago.

 

Raspberry Pi - fully working computer at the cost of RM300++ (best for home use during and beyond...

During current Movement Control Order (MCO) period, there are quite a lot of schools have resorted into online teaching and learning mechanism. There are also quite a lot of companies practicing work-from-home (WFH) concept.However, this raised a question: what if the family does not have a computer at...

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1 month and a week ago.

 

Huawei Watch blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) measuring feature

Blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) is a feature in the latestHuawei and Honor smart watches.Image from Huawei's websiteThis feature is available in the Huawei Watch GT2 sold in China, but had somehow been disabled in that model sold in the international market. However, recent news revealed that this...

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1 month and 2 weeks ago.

 

Using Android phone's camera as webcam for computer with DroidCam

You need a webcam in order to do video conferencing, or to do vlogging, or to perform online talks, ...You might have a desktop computer with a monitor that without a camera (which is usually the case), or you need a better camera than the one on your laptop (which usually has a low resolution), or you need...

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1 month and 2 weeks ago.

 

Logitech MK220 wireless keyboard and mouse combo - work well with Raspberry Pi Zero W

The Logitech MK220 is a combo of Logitech wireless keyboard K220 and Logitech wireless mouse M150, both sharing the same USB receiver communicating using 2.4 GHz band with effective connection range of up to 10 meters or 33 feet.The keyboard is powered by 2 AAA size batteries, while the mouse is powered by...

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1 month and 3 weeks ago.

 

Managing your SSPN-i account with Bank Islam - including money top-up, withdrawal and transfer...

Do you know that if you have a savings/current account with Bank Islam (BIMB), you can link your SSPN-i account(s) to your ATM card that linked with your savings/current account, and then you can manage your SSPN-i account from Bank Islam's online banking website and/or ATM machine.However, you cannot...

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1 month and 3 weeks ago.

 

Using Vidmore video converter to convert MP4 / MKV / MOV / WMV / AVI / FLV video to AMV format

AMV is a kind of compressed motion JPEG (M-JPEG) video format, commonly used in MP3 and MP4 players.For example, the Ruizu X02 MP3 player can only play one type of video file, which is AMV. I would need to convert music video (MV)in the format of either MP4, MKV, MOV, WMV, AVI, FLV, etc. into AMV...

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1 month and 4 weeks ago.

 

How to update latest firmware to Ruizu MP3 player

I have mentioned that the default firmware in Ruizu X02 MP3 player is not so user friendly, as its navigation is a little bit weird. For certain function, you need to press its left and right button to navigate up and down on the screen. This has been fixed in its latest version of firmware. The new...

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1 month and 4 weeks ago.

 

My Ruizu X02 MP3 player with 8GB internal storage

I have bought a Ruizu X02 MP3 player for my kid whois studyingin a boarding school. It is a budget MP3 player which cost around RM50.This Ruizu X02 MP3 player is very lightweight, compact at the size of just 3.9cm x 9.0cm x 0.7cm, and surprisingly feature rich.Its only shortfall is not...

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2 months ago.

 

Rakuten Trade - all-rounded stock trading platform with lowest brokerage fee

Rakuten Trade is a totally online Bursa Malaysia stock trading platform. It is a joint venture between Kenanga Investment Bank and Japanese-based Rakuten Securities. It has been in service since 2017.If you haven't open a stock trading account with Rakuten Trade, now is a good time if you intend to do so,...

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2 months and a week ago.

 

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