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29. May 2014
Instructions: Battery replacement for the Ion Audio Blockrocker

So you can change the battery in the PA system Ion Audio Blockrocker

The trolley jukebox Ion Audio Blockrocker IPA06 or IPA66 offer a lot of noise with a long battery life. The manufacturer specifies the battery life as 12 hours at full volume. However, this time is only possible with a [...]
29. May 2014
Sony Alpha 7 / 7R and the appropriate manual.

The manual for the Sony Alpha 7 / 7R

A [system camera-> system camera] is a nice option if you want to take high quality photos with a small camera. System cameras like the Sony alpha 7 do without the mirror in the optics and thus save a lot of volume [...]
27. May 2014

Can you delete the xmlrpc.php from the WordPress directory?

Question: My WordPress hoster wrote to me today that the xmlrpc.php file in my WordPress directory would use too many resources and it would have completely overloaded the server. The script was then blocked by the hoster. My question is, […]
26. May 2014
SanDisk USB 3 stick with 64 GB

The best USB 3 sticks with 64 GB for Macs

Today I was asked which is the best USB 3 stick with 64 GB for Macs. In my experience, there are basically no sticks that are not suitable for the Mac, but [...]
22. May 2014
Indesign multitouch

Deactivate uncontrollable, annoying scrolling in Indesign

Today a little tip that is based on a problem that I have had for months: The constant uncontrolled scrolling around in an Indesign document. It apparently occurs explicitly when you use your multi-touch Apple mouse [...]
21. May 2014
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How can I create backups of iMovie projects?

Question: Hello, Sir Apfelot! I would like to uninstall and reinstall my iMovie because of a movie rendering problem. In forums it was stated that I might be able to fix the problem with the new installation. [...]
19. May 2014
WWDC 2014

WWDC date 2014: The rumor mill is seething ...

The World Wide Developer Conference 2014 will take place this year from June 2 to 6, 2014 - in San Francisco, of course. The tickets for this technology event from Apple are new every year [...]
13. May 2014
Delete GMail from account

Solved: changing the primary email address in the Google account

The following problem arose with me yesterday: I had my Google account as normal with an email address that ended with my domain name @ This was the login for my Google account. Then yesterday while surfing [...]
7. May 2014
Windows 8.1 guide to browsing.

The manual for Windows 8.1 as a PDF download and as a book tip

Microsoft Windows 8.1 is the current version of the popular Windows operating system. With a new version there are always new features that are not immediately apparent to every user. Of course you can read the official manual from [...]
6. May 2014
Morpheus Labs Alpha Stylus

iPad Stylus Morpheus Labs Alpha in a practical test

Today there was a nice surprise in the mail: A test copy of the Morpheus Labs Alpha Stylus MLS002 in silver. Yes, I know ... "nobody needs a stylus", because everyone who has an iPad probably also has [...]