Welcome to the first post for 2023! Did you noticed my home-made fireplace for Christmas? Well, here is the tutorial! Definitely something to try for next xmas!
Free G Legacy Suite, adios. Welcome Microsoft 365 Family?
Google is ending the free G Legacy Suite in the coming months, forcing users to move to paid Google Workspace or switch to free accounts. Here is my tested migration plan...
Fixing the door station DS-KD8003-IME1 of the HIK Vision Video Intercom DS-KIS602
Several months back, I purchased a video intercom unit, more specifically, HIK Vision's DS-KIS602. Being no security / surveillance expert, I nevertheless took up the challenge to set it up. It looked so straight-forward - connect network and power cables, power on. Click Next, next... Ta-da! Done! But wait, that was too easy. I had to break it!
Protecting your home from fire hazards with Fire Angel
It took me probably more than a year to choose and finalize the purchase of a fire alarm system for installation in our home. The search started, of course on AliExpress and eBay, whereby one can find a really large choice of devices at a range of prices.
Things you should know about your medical insurance when moving for a new job
When changing jobs, most people are not aware that they can waive off those medical insurance waiting periods if they were previously already covered.
A guide to become lazy with wifi-enabled switches
As promised a few days back, here's the post which I wanted to write since quite some time. While browsing on AliExpress several months back for some timer-based lights, I stumbled upon some interesting wifi-enabled switches which allows you to control your lights and any other electrical devices differently. On top of being able to... Continue Reading →
Things to know : Getting a loan for a plot of land / house
Trust you are all well. Apologies for posting an article after so long. It's been nearly a year since we purchased and moved into a house in Highlands. Since we did not win any lottery, we had to go for a loan to finance the purchase. This post will provide some highlights about the process... Continue Reading →
Using Google Maps so that others can easily find you or a meetup location
Very often, we find ourselves having to explain the exact route for others to follow whether to meet at a common point, to find a specific shop or even, to come to our house. Some of us will agree, the experience is sometimes awful because of the numerous phone calls, without ignoring the high probability of... Continue Reading →
Donate your hair for a good cause
A few days back, my cousin posted a photo of her holding her freshly-cut braided hair. It was quite a shock but while going through the photo caption, everyone understood the reason behind her decision. She was far from trying to look like a model and post pictures to get likes. In fact, she decided to go... Continue Reading →
Things to know about the first days of parenthood
After the wedding and pregnancy phases in the series of posts entitled "Parenthood", there isn't any reason why the next one in the list should not be dedicated to parenthood and everything around a new-born baby. To be honest, I started writing bits and pieces of this post several weeks back when we were busy preparing the... Continue Reading →