Gadgets - just not for nerds

April 12, 2017
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Wifi SD card: WLAN memory card for cameras, camcorders, dongles and more

A Wifi SD card or any other memory card with WLAN helps you to upload photos, videos and other files wirelessly to your MacBook, iPhone, iPad or other device without having to [...]
31. March 2017
Smarthome security security August smart door lock unsafe

Safe and unsafe: Smart Home door lock for Alexa and Siri from August (or other manufacturer)

Smart home security. It sounds a bit like an education course in kindergarten: you have to make sure that Alexa and Siri don't incite August to open the door to strangers. However, with these names [...]
27. March 2017
Wild Camera Cam Photo trap Security camera that sends pictures to your smartphone

Wildlife camera with SIM card: Send pictures directly via 3G cellular network

The photo trap as a topic here in the blog already existed last December; now the topic is to be expanded with regard to a wildlife camera with SIM card, if you have the camera for animal photos or [...]
22. March 2017
AA rechargeable batteries, batteries or battery module for the Lego Mindstorms EV3 Brick? EV3 power supply: AA batteries, eneloop batteries or Lego battery module

AA rechargeable batteries, batteries or battery module for the Lego Mindstorms EV3 Brick?

Lego Mindstorms EV3 is a constant topic at Apfelot and has been since 2014; Time and again, advice on the right USB cable, books and instructions as well as many other topics are added - and so [...]
21. March 2017
Sense ThermoPeanut, Sen-se, Thermo Peanut, Bluetooth Thermometer, Android iOS App Smartphone Tablet iPhone iPad ThermoPeanut: Bluetooth thermometer for iPhone and iPad, theoretically for HomeKit

In the smart home sector, there are large, complex devices and systems as well as small, simple gadgets such as the ThermoPeanut Bluetooth thermometer, with which you can measure and record the temperature in the house or outside. [...]
16. March 2017
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USB charger with Schuko socket: Charge USB devices without occupying the socket

Especially when traveling, it can be very annoying to take several USB chargers with you to charge all devices from smartphone to tablet to the camera (simultaneously); In addition, each USB charger occupies one socket. In a hotel room [...]
9. March 2017
Socket strip with USB charger, Schuko socket distributor with USB connections for charging smartphone tablet MacBook camera

Power strip and USB charger in one: Schuko and USB connections as a 2-in-1 solution

Spring cleaning is coming up and maybe you want to upgrade your electronics in your house or apartment with a power strip with a USB charger? Free the space behind the sofa, under the desk or in other spaces that remove dust from you [...]
7. March 2017
Securely unscrew the Nintendo Switch, take it apart, repair instructions, Joy-Con, display. Battery mAh capacity, screwdriver tripoint, iFixit teardown Nintendo Switch

iFixit: Open Nintendo Switch, view and replace hardware & repair the console

The specialist site for teardown articles and repairs of technology, iFixit, has taken on the Nintendo Switch, gained knowledge while unscrewing it and is busy collecting tips and instructions for repairing the Switch. If you use the Nintendo Switch [...]
23. February 2017
Buy ApliFi HD Wifi Mesh Router from Amazon. Ubiquiti AmpliFi Home Wi-Fi System AFi-HD - Wireless Router - 4-Port Switch - GigE - 802.11abgnac - Dual-Band

Ubiquiti AmpliFi HD Home Mesh Wi-Fi System has been available in Germany since 2017

The Ubiquiti AmpliFi Home HD, or AmpliFi HD for short, has also been available in Germany since the beginning of January 2017. The radio system that gives your wireless network at home or in the office quite a bit of range [...]
7. February 2017
USB OTG On The Go Smartphone Android iOS iPhone Host Micro SD Lightning Adapter

USB OTG: Use USB devices on the go without a computer or laptop

USB OTG stands for "USB On The Go", ie for using USB devices on the go. If devices such as cameras and printers support the OTG or On-the-Go standard, then you do not need to connect a computer to take pictures from [...]