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Will VyprVPN speeds up my Webe?

Last year, Telekom Malaysia launched Webe; their very own mobile operator after Celcom left TM several years ago. The most interesting part about Webe is they’re offering an unlimited everything package which includes unlimited mobile data. Before using webe, I almost always had to buy additional quota at the end of every month causing my bills to hike sometimes over RM150 for a single month. Thankfully, it never happened now that I am with webe.

But is webe the fastest? No! I’m pretty sure they are capping everyone’s speed and VPN doesn’t really helps in my case. In my first attempt, my speedtest using webe with a 4 bar LTE signal gets me 7.51 mbps download and 9.79 mbps upload with 22ms latency whereas after connecting to VyprVPN, my download speed was reduced to 6.16 mbps yet my upload speed increased to 9.55 mbps and latency spiked to 190ms.

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How to start playing around with Linux

If you have only heard of Linux or its’ distributions such as CentOS, RedHat, Ubuntu and many others; but you have never use one before and you wish you have a machine that you could install it and start experiencing the power of Linux yet you only have one PC running Windows; you are reading the right post right now.

Firstly, download the latest version of VirtualBox; in this tutorial, we are going to install the platform package for Windows hosts.

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Why I will avoid Pacific Express JB for route Johor Bahru-Kuala Lumpur

Yesterday, I bought a ticket to go back to Kuala Lumpur (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, TBS) from Pacific Express JB at the ticket counter in Terminal Larking, Johor Bahru. I specifically asked if the bus will go directly to Kuala Lumpur and a “non-stop” journey and they said yes but there will be a short bathroom break. I then asked for a single seat which they said that it is a free seating so if I’m early then I will get a single seat. So what happened?

Firstly, I arrived 15 minutes early and I got myself a single seat only to have to give up my seat to a lady who insisted me to swap seat with her because she is not comfortable seating beside a random guy. Being a gentleman, I gave up my seat. Continue reading “Why I will avoid Pacific Express JB for route Johor Bahru-Kuala Lumpur”

Hello world!

Welcome to my newly reset blog, hopefully the very last time I would reset my blog to a fresh new one. Anyway, do you know that the term ‘Hello World’ is commonly used to display a text when you’re learning a new programming language? You do? Alright you got me, this entry is not suppose to have any significant meaning, I just want something written here as my first entry to replace the default.

Hopefully I will write and share more information in this blog more often than my previous blogs. Also, happy new year!