Gadgets - just not for nerds

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 [...]
17. November 2020

New anchor projectors: Nebula Solar and Nebula Solar Portable

With the Nebula Solar, Anker has presented a new, compact projector with 1080p Full HD, HDR10 technology, autofocus and 400 ANSI lumens. Integrated in the device are two loudspeakers with 3 watts each and the
6. October 2020

tedee extends the compatibility of smart door locks

The manufacturer tedee is expanding the compatibility of its smart door lock through cooperation with lock cylinder manufacturers. In this way, users can individually equip themselves with the best security class for them. Access rights can then be assigned and withdrawn via the smartphone. [...]
5. October 2020

Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit - Pre-order the two sets

Nintendo is currently celebrating the 35th birthday of Super Mario. For the anniversary of “Super Mario Bros.” in 1985 there is, among other things, Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit as an offer for the Switch. [...]
3. October 2020
In the test: The Wuben C3 LED flashlight

In the test: Wuben C3 LED flashlight with USB-C connection

Anyone who grew up with Maglite flashlights like me in the past will understand the fascination I have for the small LED flashlights. In order to get a similar light output with a light bulb Maglite in the past, one was [...]
1. October 2020

Are televisions with 8K resolution currently worthwhile?

TVs with 8K resolution are already available to buy. But are the offers worthwhile at the moment? Are there any media with such a high number of pixels? And are there good arguments for buying an expensive TV [...]