Gadgets - just not for nerds

24. May 2021
My pick: Switch Controller from Beboncool

Beboncool controller for the Nintendo Switch - my pick for KW21

My daughter's Nintendo Switch is a real little wonder: insanely good graphics, a good display and a handy design. The only drawback that the Switch for adults has are the tiny controllers, with [...]
6. March 2021

Cocoon GRID-IT organizational aid for on the go - pick of the week week 10

The organizers that Cocoon offers under the name "GRID-IT" were already presented to you in 2017 in a test. Since then I have used the organizational aid umpteen times. And I'm still excited [...]
3. March 2021

DJI FPV: Technical data and price of the Ready-to-Fly FPV drone

DJI has unveiled a new first person view (FPV) drone, aptly named DJI FPV. The quadrocopter with three flight modes brings the necessary controller and glasses for real-time perception of the flight with it. [...]
21. February 2021
In the test: EBL lithium batteries

In the test: EBL lithium batteries, set of 4, size AA

Through an article I recently wrote about the use of rechargeable batteries in Eve Thermo and tado thermostats, I became aware of lithium rechargeable batteries, which are also available in sizes AA. After I […]
19. February 2021
Test: Nomad Base Station Pro

In the test: Nomad Base Station Pro - the Qi charging mat for three devices

With the AirPower mat, Apple actually wanted to bring out the device that Nomad ultimately developed: a "charging mat" that is compatible with Qi charging and that can charge up to three devices at the same time - wirelessly, of course, and without special attention to the [...]
13. February 2021
Voltcraft Charge Manager CM2024

Voltcraft Charge Manager CM2024 - my luxury battery charger - pick of the week KW7

For a long time I had a Voltcraft battery charger that was controlled by a microprocessor. In 1995 that was still a selling point, but today it is assumed that every charger has a built-in microprocessor. But even today [...]
17. December 2020
Simbrix building blocks now available in Germany

Simbrix now available in Germany - last-minute Christmas present for kids

I bought the first pack of Simbrix a few years ago when my kids were still totally in love with iron-on beads. At that time I had no idea that at some point I would actually be married to Ms. Simbrix, but [...]
6. December 2020
In the test: the Shifu Orboot

In the test: Shifu Orboot - children's globe with AR app for discovering and learning

A few weeks ago the manufacturer Shifu sent me the "Orboot" for a test. When I read the press release on this toy, the toy sounded so interesting that I immediately asked for a test device [...]
1. December 2020

HDMI Capture Card - Christmas present for Twitch streamers with a PC

Are you looking for a Christmas present for a YouTube or Twitch streamer? Then a capture card for the PC can be the right surprise! This is because HDMI signals from Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Blu-Ray players, MacBook and [...]
25. November 2020
Bluelounge cable box

Bluelounge cable box with integrated iPad and iPhone holders

Cable boxes are a very practical thing and I have already put together a few cable box models for you that I think are interesting. Today another comes into the collection, which deserves a special mention [...]