Gadgets - just not for nerds

6 JULY 2017

Network cable: Assignment of wires and pins for Ethernet

Network cables, network cables for short, their assignment, this and that standard for pins and wires, the difference between Token Ring and Ethernet, what has to be considered with connectors and cabling, and much more - the [...]
3 JULY 2017

Great Ball Contraption with 200+ modules moves Lego balls through the exhibition hall

Brickworld Chicago, a Lego Convention that was held on June 17 and 18, 2017, showed a Great Ball Contraption (GBC), a large device in which Lego balls are moved automatically. The partly motor-driven, partly [...]
29th of June 2017

SATA to USB adapter: Inexpensive alternative to external hard drive enclosures

If you want to connect a hard drive externally to your PC or Apple Mac, you can either use the hard drive case or SATA to USB adapter. I already introduced you to external hard drive enclosures at the beginning of the month. [...]
27th of June 2017
A very nice idea is the small slot in the power bank, in which one of the two adapters can be accommodated. Unfortunately, you can't get the adapter out with your finger, but if you plug in the charging cable, you can pull it out.

Flat 3-in-1 power bank with Lightning, USB-C and Micro-USB plugs

It's not like I don't have enough power banks. I have a number of models flying around, but I was still missing one thing: a power bank that was as flat as possible, a Lightning, a USB-C and a micro-USB [...]
13th of June 2017

Toy robots with AI: Anki Cozmo in first tests

The Anki Cosmo is a small robot with artificial intelligence, learning potential and its own toy that can be ordered or bought in stores in Germany in September 2017. However, there are already the first [...]
1th of June 2017

Play laser tag everywhere? You can do it with these laser pistols!

Lasertag is a game that can be played outdoors, in a hall, or in a lasertag arena. The focus is on action and fun, but tactics and strategies for winning are also necessary. At [...]
30. May 2017

Buy DJI Spark: Recommendation of the Fly More Combo

If you want to buy the DJI Spark, there are many good reasons and one very important place to go - namely the DJI Online Store. The mini drone with a weight of just 300g, a maximum speed [...]
8. May 2017
Yikeshu charging station with 8 connections

USB charging station with charging current display and 2,4A

When looking for a USB charging station for multiple devices such as iPhone and iPad and displaying the current strength of each connection, you will find many different devices. Most of them offer an amperage that is then applied to the [...]
3. May 2017
Post photo drone insurance

Cheap drone insurance: here are the facts!

Drones are subject to insurance, which is why private and commercial insurance is necessary for every drone. Private liability insurance is not sufficient; Special insurance for drones is required so that you can fly the quadrocopter. [...]
1. May 2017
AUKEY Powerbank PB-N15 20000 mAh review test report

Experience report: AUKEY PB-N15 20.000 mAh power bank in the test

In April 2017 I put the AUKEY PB-N15 power bank with AIPower technology, 20.000 mAh capacity and a low price to a test on Amazon. On a trip to, through and from New Zealand I found the connect test winner [...]