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6. January 2017
January 1, 2017 was the day with the highest sales in the Apple App Store to date. Image source: Apple App Store

New Year 2017 was the best-selling day in the Apple App Store so far

The Apple App Store is in its ninth year of existence and has become a hub for billions of US dollars during this time. In 2016, for example, the developers received [...]
6. January 2017
Instagram iOS iPhone 7 Plus color spectrum update

Further color spectrum on Instagram for photos of the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus

Shortly after the Apple Keynote 2016, Instagram announced that the app would soon support the wider color spectrum of the iPhone 7 (Plus) cameras and displays. With the last updates, these and other innovations have now been [...]
6. January 2017
external Samsung SE-218CN DVD burner

The alternative to the Apple Superdrive: external USB DVD burner on the Mac

After Apple banned the optical drive from all models, you now have to be satisfied with an external solution if you want to burn blank DVDs or CDs. For many Apple users, the Apple SuperDrive is safe [...]
5. January 2017
Netatmo smoke detector Netatmo indoor siren 2017

Netatmo: Smoke detector and indoor siren as new items for 2017

Most of the people are already familiar with the manufacturer Netatmo thanks to the WLAN weather station. The Netatmo Welcome Camera has been a smart WLAN surveillance camera for your home for some time; this is now with a [...]
5. January 2017
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Fresh from CES 2017: AirBar provides a touchscreen for the MacBook Air

CES 2017 is just starting and, among other things, the new AirBar for the MacBook Air will be presented there, with which the display of the small Apple laptop can be transformed into a touchscreen. For laptop users [...]
4. January 2017

Outlet, Coconut Battery and more: restore MacBook battery life

With the update to macOS Sierra 10.12.2 on December 13, 2016, Apple removed the battery life display from the MacBook, also because it does not always work accurately (e). With apps like Outlet or Coconut Battery as well as on [...]
4. January 2017
OWC DEC MacBook Pro extension SD card reader more storage 4 TB USB 3.0 Ethernet adapter dongle MacBook Pro 2016 2017

OWC DEC for MacBook Pro: 4 TB storage, USB 3.0 ports, Ethernet and more

OWC DEC - Apple's 2016 MacBook Pro has generated not only positive, but also mixed and negative criticism in the media as well as from users; including the fact that for [...]