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Month: June 2014

Shifting to Digitalocean VPS

Shifting to Digitalocean VPS

For the past couple of years, this site has been on Vodien shared hosting package. Not that there is an actual need to move, but I had to try out HHVM with WordPress when it was announced that WordPress 3.9 is compatible with HHVM. HHVM is developed by Facebook to optimise their website’s operations. It is claimed to be faster than the standard php-fpm package (and I have seen it so). Vodien shared hosting would not be the right platform…

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Logitech X100 Mobile Speaker Review

Logitech X100 Mobile Speaker Review

A while back, I received Logitech X100 Mobile Speaker, in cyan/green colour, for a review. The Mobile Speaker promises to deliver rocking sound that you can take anywhere. The Bluetooth speaker is ultra-light and portable. I could place it in my bag without feeling the weight. Then again, I was carrying a laptop and a netbook at the same time during the school semester. Without looking at the manual, one can easily figure out which buttons to push to connect…

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Logitech Introduces New Multimedia Speaker System with Space-Saving Design and Loud Bass

Logitech Introduces New Multimedia Speaker System with Space-Saving Design and Loud Bass

Singapore, 18 June 2014 — Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) introduced the Logitech® Multimedia Speakers Z213, a new 2.1 multimedia speaker system with two satellite speakers and a dedicated subwoofer. This system is designed with rich bass that brings your music, movies and games to life. “The Logitech Multimedia Speakers Z213 are for people who want great sound quality without breaking their budget,” said Moninder Jain, Managing Director for Logitech Southeast Asia and India. “With this 2.1 speaker system,…

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I had friends I never knew I had

I had friends I never knew I had

I am an active user on Facebook. There was a number that was bugging me: 1,740 friends. Facebook used to have an upper limit of 1,000 friends, and now 5,000. But truely, how many of these friends do one actively maintained relationships with? Robin Dubar suggested 150. However, there are mechanisms to cope with expanding numbers. It seems that we have the ability to facially recognised about 1,500 people. 1,740 looks like a crazy number even with just facial recognition….

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