Okay, the title’s a little misleading; it’s (eventually) compulsory for all vehicle owners to give up their old Registration Card, colloquially known as ‘geran‘, and replace it with the new Vehicle Ownership Certificate, or VOC for short. But since it’s an upgrade, aren’t you curious about what benefits the VOC brings?It’s Going Paperless!
Do you have an innate fear of losing something as important yet insignificant as a slip of paper that literally defines your ownership of an asset? If yes, you’re not alone, and the Road Transport Department (Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan, or JPJ) sympathises with you. In their effort to digitise and keep up with the dot com generation, the [...]
Move over, SATA – there’s a new kid on the block by the name of SSD, and it’s about to blow your mind away. This is relative, of course, since SSDs have been around for a while now since the late 2000s, especially in netbooks and ultrabooks, but it’s only become more common in laptops and desktops these few years. How is the SSD compared to the SATA?What Do They Do?
In terms of function, both SATAs and SSDs function much like the human brain in that they store memory, or data, for your device. Then they recall that memory for you when you retrieve the file, or if you’ve installed your operation system (OS) on it, when you boot up your device. They just do the deed [...]
Insurance is an instrument that covers you in the event of an incident, accident, illness, or even death. There are many types of insurance around, and even those of the same type can vary in terms of their charges, levels of cover, and excess calculation methods. So how can you go about sniffing out the perfect insurance package for you?Your Exposure to Risk
Look no further than yourself as the starting point of your evaluation. How high are the risks to yourself and your dependents should smething befall you? Are you the sole bread-winner? Are you working a dangerous career? Or are you simply a thrill-seeker who relishes active, risky hobbies? If you’re more docile than [...]
All-nighters aren’t – and shouldn’t be – the habit of 9-to-6 office employees, whose jobs depend on productivity during the day. Sometimes it’s inevitable; other times, it’s a choice we make to break the monotony of the workweek. When we do, it’s important that our happy hour parties don’t interfere with our jobs the next day!Don’t Snooze.
Five more minutes, you think. When it rings again: just another five minutes, you think again. Before you know it, your final snooze warning screams in your ear and you stumble around your home preparing for a bleary-eyed day at work. You’re sleepy. You can’t focus. [...]