Posts Tagged ‘home’

Converting from Astro to NJOI (not so easy)

Friday, March 11th, 2016

With the mounting higher rate of inflation due to implementation of GST in April 2015 and terrible weakening of the Ringgit exchange rate from late 2015, I have decided on some austerity exercise to see what expenses I can reduce. (more…)

TNB Tariff Rate Appliance Estimate

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Received this email in my inbox which gives an estimate on the TNB Tariff Rate on home appliance usage. Although the costing looks small based on the hourly usage, it all adds up to your monthly bill. My own house electric bill goes for an average of RM150 per month. When the weather is hot with the heavier usage of air-con it can shoot up to RM200+. I heard some of my friends electric bill are as high as RM500+ or more per month! I wonder what they use to use up so much electricity! (more…)

Home improvement is making the house messier!

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Home improvement is getting more tedious. This was supposed to be a simple job. Plaster ceiling to cover the cable that runs from fuse box in the living room go pass my PC room then end up in the kitchen. But lo, no! My wife wants to paint the PC room saying the wall is ugly, I said no, she insisted, and now my PC room is in a big mess too!

PC and computers devices do not run on wireless signals and power. Maybe in the future if the scientist figured out to transmit electricity sufficiently and efficiently via microwave power from source to components and devices without using any wires then perhaps we will have a less crazy complicated network of cables sticking out from behind the computer and peripherals. (more…)