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24. January 2017
TitanPad Alternative 2017 2018 Dropbox Paper, Google Paper, Apple Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iWork via iCloud, Google Drive

(Updated) Alternatives to Etherpad and TitanPad: Apple Pages, Google Docs, Dropbox Paper and Co

TitanPad, like Etherpad, is (has been) a very nice web tool to edit documents together with others; simultaneously, with comments and locally independent. Since TitanPad announced in November 2016 that the service would be tight [...]
24. January 2017
Nintendo Switch The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild solution order gameplay buy Nintendo Switch Wii

Zelda Breath of the Wild: Strategy Guide, 110 min gameplay, information and data

In addition to the new Nintendo Switch console, Nintendo has already announced some games for March 3, 2017, including The Legend of Zelda - Breath of the Wild. The game that is next to the Nintendo Switch [...]
23. January 2017
Serif Affinity Photo Designer Cheat Sheets January 2017 January 23 17 Download Mac Windows Keyboard MacBook

New Affinity Keyboard Cheat Sheets for photo and designer to print and stick on

As Serif has just announced, there are now new keyboard cheat sheets for the programs Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer v1.5. You can simply print them out and click the appropriate buttons [...]
23. January 2017
Amazon Your Dash Buttons Details Video Information Instructions Amazon Shop App iOS Android

Amazon Dash Button now also digital: Your Dash Buttons presented in the USA

Your Dash Buttons is the name of the new Dash Button Service from Amazon, which brings the buttons for easy reordering of consumables into the Amazon app and into the Amazon account on the website. On the product page [...]
23. January 2017
Apps for Refugees: These apps are (often) used by refugees to get information and to communicate. (Image source: Play Store)

Futurezone shows which apps refugees use - for escape, communication and understanding

On the Austrian website there is a comprehensive article that shows which apps refugees use on the run, for communication with the family and for understanding in the asylum country. The article was written by [...]
22. January 2017
Convert photos in the preview app

Use the preview app to reduce multiple images at once on a Mac

Today I had another interesting question from a reader: She had problems with software that only allows photos in a certain maximum size. There are many reasons why photos or images on a Mac [...]
20. January 2017
Siri macOS Sierra 10.12 Mac MacBook Commands and Questions List Voice Assistant Apple

Using Siri on macOS 10.12 Sierra on Mac and MacBook - commands and questions

You can use the Siri voice assistant under macOS 10.12 Sierra on Mac, iMac, MacBook, MacBook Pro and so on. Apple also provides plenty of material on its official support pages. Because you can [...]
20. January 2017

USB stick and digital dictation machine in one: 2 in 1 flash drive for voice recordings

A combination of USB stick and voice recorder, also known as a USB voice recorder stick, can help you record a meeting, lecture or class, conversation or interview, and other audio. The advantage: after the [...]
19. January 2017
Image source: Graphene, graphene, carbon compound, battery life, Nano Stockholm

Stickers and sleeves made of graphene: longer battery life by cooling the smartphone?

Among other things, the Nano brand of Stockholm Industries AB from Sweden offers graphene solutions on the Nanocase website with the NanoSticker and NanoSkin, which are intended to increase the battery life of smartphones. With the […]
19. January 2017
In 2017, Apple will replace the HFS Plus file system with APFS in macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS.

Apple File System: APFS file system to replace HFS + in 2017 (from macOS Sierra 10.12)

At WWDC 2016, Apple presented its new APFS file system, which is intended to replace the HFS Plus that is currently in use. In the course of 2017, the Apple File System could now replace HFS +. Which […]