Gadgets - just not for nerds

1 February 2018

DJI Mavic Air - purchase advice and comparison with the Spark and Mavic Pro

The DJI Mavic Air was presented by DJI on January 23, 2018. In an Apple-style keynote there was the new, small drone wonder to be admired. In contrast to Apple, the "new" Mavic could be [...]
23 January 2018

AUKEY PA-Y11: Mains charger with USB-A Quick Charge 3.0 and USB-C Power Delivery 3.0

With the PA-Y11, the manufacturer AUKEY has launched a charger for Euro and Schuko sockets that is equipped with Quick Charge 3.0 via USB-A and Power Delivery 3.0 via USB-C. On the […]
22 January 2018
The good range of the Mavic Air is based on improved WiFi transmission technology.

DJI Mavic Air - practical range according to FCC (USA) and CE standard (Germany)

The DJI Mavic Air is an impressive drone that inspires people with 12 MP photo resolution and 4K video resolution as well as various smart modes and panorama functions. According to DJI, it has a maximum range of 4 kilometers. Who [...]
20 January 2018

DJI Mavic Air Battery - Intelligent Flight Battery

With a flight time of around 21 minutes, the DJI Mavic Air lies between the DJI Spark and the Mavic Pro. However, all DJI drones are powered by the typical "Intelligent Flight Battery", such as DJI [...]
15 January 2018
Does the update to iOS 11.2.2 slow down the iPhone and iPad noticeably? I have measured it.

Measured: is the iOS 11.2.2 Specter patch making the iPhone slower?

In many media you can currently read that the update to iOS 11.2.2 should have made the iPhone slower. The reason for this is sought when the software is changed to iron out the security leak that [...]
15 January 2018

Netgear Arlo Baby: HomeKit baby monitor with camera, night light & more

The Netgear Arlo Baby security camera is not just a full HD camera with night vision for the nursery, with which you can always keep an eye on your child via smartphone. In addition to the camera function, the child-friendly device has [...]
13 January 2018

Nintendo charging cable with USB plug as an alternative for 3DS, 3DS XL, 2DS, DSi, DSi XL consoles

Unfortunately, there are a lot of cables going through the Wupper at the moment, because my two little cats seem to want to get rid of their milk teeth and gnaw on everything that is not in the trees with three. Among other things, [...]
10 January 2018

Hardware wallets for Bitcoin, Dash, Ethereum, Litecoin and Zcash

If you invest and speculate with Bitcoin, Dash, Ethereum, Litecoin or Zcash, then you might be looking for the right hardware wallet for the safe storage of your keys, two-factor authentication and the like. A cryptocurrency wallet, ie a [...]
9 January 2018
Nintendo Switch battery case or power bank.

Nintendo Switch battery empty: battery cases and power banks solve the problem!

If the Nintendo Switch battery is empty, then you either have to connect the charger to the USB-C port on the underside of the console or place it in the dock. But what if you play mobile [...]
31 December 2017
Charging plug status "ready"

Best battery charger ever: Olight UC for NiMH and lithium batteries in the test

Actually, the purchase of this charger was done on a whim. According to the motto: "Oh, I'll just test it!". In the meantime I have been using the charger for a few days and have to say: It is [...]