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30th of June 2021

Thermometers and hygrometers from Homidy - Pick of the week in CW26

Now in summer you should make sure that the air in the apartment, in the office and, last but not least, in the bedroom is not too dry. The same applies to the heating air in winter. In addition, rooms [...]
30th of June 2021

Warning: WD My Book Live hard drives are hacked and erased over the Internet

The hard drive manufacturer Western Digital requests all users of the external storage media "WD My Book Live" and "WD My Book Live Duo" to immediately disconnect these NAS devices from the Internet. It should only be used if [...]
29th of June 2021
In the test: electric air pump from Veeape

Cordless, electric battery-powered air pump with air pressure gauge in the test

In this article I would like to focus less on the exact product than on the "product type" itself. As you can already see from the heading, it is about the electrically operated air pumps with battery. [...]
29th of June 2021

Tip: ANYmacOS loads macOS installers from High Sierra and creates bootable installation media

ANYmacOS is the name of the Mac app with which you can download macOS installers and beta versions of current operating systems and use them directly for a bootable installation medium. The software from SL-Soft (SL = Sascha Lamprecht) is free and can be used from [...]
29th of June 2021

Medical Device Interference: These Apple devices contain magnets

More and more Apple devices apart from iMac and MacBook contain magnets of different strengths. Above all, there are mobile devices and accessories with different possible uses that are based on the use of magnets. For example, the iPhone [...]
28th of June 2021

iPad tripod: iPad stand for photography, video conferencing, and more

With an iPad tripod it is possible to mount the Apple tablet at different heights. This can be necessary if it is to be used for photos or videos. But it can also be useful for a video conference [...]
28th of June 2021

iPhone 11 Hard Reset - Force Restart

In rare cases, the iPhone freezes so that nothing works anymore. The display then no longer allows any entries and key combinations for switching off or restarting no longer work. However, there is a key combination that [...]
25th of June 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 25, 2021

There is a lot to report at the end of the week. It's good that there is the Sir Apfelot newsreel. In this issue I show you which Apple and tech news I received in calendar week 25 of [...]
25th of June 2021
Hyphenation in WordPress

WordPress tip: Headings with hyphenation and breaking points

I had the case today at a customer website that the theme does not break long words in the headline when the website was viewed in mobile view. Since the headings are centered, you can see [...]
25th of June 2021

Mario Golf: Super Rush for the Nintendo Switch

Starting today, the new Mario Golf: Super Rush is available for the Nintendo Switch. This part of the "Mario Golf" series, which was founded on the Nintendo 64, offers movement and button control. There are also practical [...]