These past few days, the news of a huge entertainment company being hacked shocked most of us. This big company is no other than Sony Pictures. A hacker group called LulzSec sent out a message on Twitter saying: “1,000,000+ unencrypted users, unencrypted admin accounts, government and military passwords saved in plaintext. #PSN compromised. @Sony”. Various collections of data were accessed and stolen easily without the need of outside monetary support. Among these data are admin details including their passwords. Truly,
Nowadays, almost everyone uses a hand phone or a digital device (e.g. tablet, laptop). And as these devices grow in popularity, its complexity, features and parts also increase. When a hand phone or cell phone is broken during the 1990’s, people will probably self-repair it by the use of small screwdrivers or even a pair of tweezers. But, self-repairing a Smartphone is not possible now…or is it? The truth is…there are some repairs you don’t have to pay someone for.
Can there be an economy where oil is cheaper than water? If yes, how will it affect its countrymen? According to United Kingdom’s The Independent, a British national newspaper publication, Oil by barrel is now cheaper than the 6 packed bottles (1.5 liter each) of Evian Natural Mineral Water. A liter of bottled water costs about 42 Pence (S$87 or US$0.66), while it costs about 24 Pence (S$0.49 or US$0.38) a liter for gas…that is 40 percent cheaper! The price
One of the widely used Social Messenger App in Singapore (especially for the youngsters), is Snapchat. Recently, Snapchat has unveiled its new feature called Snapcash that allows its users to send money to their Snapchatting friends. We all know how Snapchat works: you take a photo or a video of yourself; you send it to your friend; and, seconds later, it will disappear as though it never existed. So, will sending money be as quick as that? Snapchat partnered with
Before we go into the various methods on how to save electricity bills, let us find out what are the appliances that consume the MOST electricity. According to the National Environment Agency (NEA), the three appliances that consumed the most energy are air-conditioner, water heater and refrigerator – with the former consuming the most electricity. If that is really the case, what should be done to reduce the consumption? Lets find out! 1. Set your air-conditioner thermostat to 25°C or