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31. January 2017
Hannibal Series Mads Mikkelsen Bryan Fuller 2017

Hannibal Serie Masterpost: books, films and TV series about Dr. Lecter

Loyal fans of Doctor Lecter are constantly looking for new information, for new input, for news about the Hannibal series; after all they can get their hands on. The so-called fannibals would like [...]
31. January 2017
Gamevice iPad Controller iOS Nintendo Switch Joy Con

Gamevice: iOS controller in Nintendo Switch optics for iPad Pro 12.9

For the 12,9-inch iPad Pro there is a new Gamevice gaming controller that is connected via the Lightning connector and is a bit reminiscent of the Joy-Con control units on the Nintendo Switch. Among other things in the Apple [...]
30. January 2017
Lego Boost Robot Motor Learn Programming App iOS Android for children, teenagers, adults, lessons

Lego Boost: Robots, learning to program, using sensors and more with blocks

Lego already has a regular place in this blog, from August 2017, in addition to the robot, programming and technology sets already presented, Lego Boost will also be added. Lego Boost is intended to bring children closer to robotics and programming in a playful way [...]
30. January 2017
Password for Mac: Firmware Password for macOS Sierra made up of letters, numbers and punctuation marks.

macOS firmware password: PW against unauthorized access to Mac and MacBook

The Apple operating system macOS for Mac, iMac, MacBook (Pro) and so on offers with the firmware password a good possibility to completely seal off the computer against unauthorized access when booting. Because the Mac is [...]
29. January 2017
tizi Powersnack - the power bank with AA mignon cells from Equinux (Photos: Sir Apfelot).

In the test: tizi PowerSnack Powerbank with conventional AA batteries or AA batteries

I recently wondered if there weren't any power banks that could be filled with rechargeable, replaceable batteries. The research was done quickly, because with such battery packs for smartphones and [...]
27. January 2017
USB microphone, USB microphone, microphone with USB connection, record podcast, YouTube, vocals, instruments, guitar

USB microphone: plug in and record with the right mic

A USB microphone offers the fastest and easiest way to record audio, speech or vocals - simply plug and play via the USB port of the Mac, MacBook, PC or laptop. But which microphones are suitable for what? [...]
26. January 2017
Robosexuality Robot Human Love Relationship Sex Lilly

Robosexuality: A Robot as a Partner for Relationship and Sex?

Granted, robosexuality has only a little to do with Apple, but a lot to do with the nerd stuff & gadgets category - after all, there are already people who want to marry robots. Apart from films like Der 200-Jahre-Mann [...]
26. January 2017
Make hidden files and folders visible under macOS Sierra on the Apple Mac, iMac or MacBook with a simple key combination / shortcut with CMD shift and dot key.

macOS Sierra: Show hidden files with keyboard shortcut

If you want to display hidden files under macOS Sierra 10.12, you don't necessarily need a tool like Onyx or TinkerTool, just a simple key combination. The shortcut consisting of the command key, the shift key and the period [...]
25. January 2017
Apple patent for Apple Watch and electronic components, modules and components in the bracelet or link bracelet, January 2017

New Apple patent: Apple Watch 3 makes the link bracelet en vogue again

Yesterday, Tuesday, the United States Patent and Trademark Office Apple approved a new patent for the Apple Watch, which deals with smart links for the wristband of the watch. If the [...]
25. January 2017
Toontastic 3D kids app download iOS iPhone iPad Android smartphone tablet

Toontastic 3D: iOS app for children and their video ideas

The Google app Toontastic 3D is an app for Android and iOS that was released in 2017, with which children can convert their own stories with 3D animations into a video. In the App Store you can download Toontastic 3D for free [...]