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28. October 2015
Inkjet multifunction device Epson Stylus Office BX 525 WD

Readers question: Multifunctional device Epson Stylus Office BX525WD under Mac OS X 10.10 EL Capitan

Question: Hello and have a good day! Since installing OS X 10.10 El Captain, my multifunction device EPSON STYLUS Office BX 525 WD is no longer addressed in the scan area. The message appears that the "Interface not completed" [...]
23. October 2015
aXbo sleep phase alarm clock set for couples

Advantages and disadvantages of different sleep phase alarm clocks in comparison

Sleep phase alarm clocks promise to only wake the user when he is in a light sleep phase. To do this, you set the wake-up time at which you have to get up the latest or you can choose a time period (for example 30 [...]
17. October 2015
What if? What happened if? book

What if? What happened if? A book recommendation for hobby physicists and nerds!

How many hours of my life have I spent listening to Harald Lesch's exciting theories when he answers one of the audience's questions about the earth, the universe and everything else. There was [...]
16. October 2015
Quadrocopter with water glass

Quadrocopters as artists: TED workshop by D'Andrea

The fact that flying drones are constantly conquering new areas of application is nothing new: they deliver or fly out packages, carry out analyzes in agriculture and even fight forest fires, they are either used with pleasure or are still in [...]
13. October 2015
iPad Pro picture

What is the price of the Apple iPad Pro?

Readers question: What will Apple's iPad Pro cost in Germany? Are there already information in euros? Answer: You can currently not see any prices for the iPad Pro on Apple's iPad Pro websites. [...]
6. October 2015
iPhone 6s benchmark test results

Benchmark tests confirm: iPhone 6s is way ahead of the competition

Receive, read, calculate, write and save data; A smartphone must be able to do all of this in order to be able to offer its repertoire of services and functions. The faster the individual services are provided, the smoother the performance [...]
4. October 2015
Plantronics Voyager Headset Pack

Test report: Plantronics "Voyager Legend" Bluetooth headset on the iPhone 6

In the search for the perfect Bluetooth headset, functionality, voice quality, battery life and hands-free operation play a major role for me. In terms of optics, I wasn't particularly determined and since I only use the headset at home anyway
4. October 2015
After updating to OS X El Capitan, when you start Photoshop CS5 you get this info window with a reference to the old Java Runtime version.

Update problems: Mac OS X El Capitan and Adobe Photoshop CS5

Here is a quick throw-in for those who are still working with Adobe CS5 and are considering an update to OS X El Capitan. For me, the Mac OS X update ran smoothly so far. Only […]