Gadgets - just not for nerds

18. August 2016
Create a bootable USB stick on the Mac: when deleting, please select OS X Extended as the format and GUID as the scheme

Make USB stick bootable: Create a bootable USB stick for Mac and PC

Making a USB stick bootable is not a sideline task; but it is doable. Booting the PC or Mac with a USB stick can also bring many advantages - because you have [...]
15. August 2016
Best hard drives for RAID and NAS 2016

The best hard drives for the NAS or other RAID system

If you want to set up a RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) in your computer or a NAS (Network Attached Storage) as an external unit, you need reliable hard drives. But where to look when you have the best hard drives [...]
16. March 2016
Philips HF3550 light alarm clock with iPhone

The light alarm clock Philips HF3550 and iOS 9 - The problem and the possible solution for iOS users

First of all: The article should be of particular interest to people who have a Philips light alarm clock that listens to the model number HF3550. This alarm clock has a massive problem with the update from [...]
6. January 2016
Star Wars X-Wing metal model

Star Wars metal kits: "Metal Earth" offers handicrafts with metal models

At the same time as the start of the new Star Wars film, the film studios' merchandising machine is of course running at full speed. And sometimes - in very rare cases - even very nice things come out of it. In […]
11. December 2015
Anki Overdrive starter set

Anki Overdrive in the test: test reports on the racetrack toy 2.0

A new racetrack has been on the German market since October. The Anki Overdrive is not just another Carrera clone, but a symbiosis of this, a futuristic look, the integration of the smartphone and [...]
26. November 2015
the best children's tablets in comparison

Which children's tablet is right for my child?

Not only because Christmas is just around the corner, I am currently focusing more and more on the topic of "children's tablets". As a technology-savvy person, I am of course also a role model for my youngsters (cough, cough ...), and Junior wants, like [...]
23. October 2015
aXbo sleep phase alarm clock set for couples

Advantages and disadvantages of different sleep phase alarm clocks in comparison

Sleep phase alarm clocks promise to only wake the user when he is in a light sleep phase. To do this, you set the wake-up time at which you have to get up the latest or you can choose a time period (for example 30 [...]
16. October 2015
Quadrocopter with water glass

Quadrocopters as artists: TED workshop by D'Andrea

The fact that flying drones are constantly conquering new areas of application is nothing new: they deliver or fly out packages, carry out analyzes in agriculture and even fight forest fires, they are either used with pleasure or are still in [...]
21. September 2015
App Store as a malware slingshot

Malware in the Apple App Store: Already 344 apps infected by XcodeGhost

In the past, apps that were loaded onto jailbroken iPhones from the alternative app reference point Cydia were mainly infected with malware. However, a large number of programs are now also available from the official app [...]
17. September 2015
Improvements firmware update UP2

Firmware update for the Jawbone UP2 and UP3 - what is it and what is not?

A few weeks ago I was sent a Jawbone UP2 as a test product, which I have been using every day since then and therefore in an endurance test. The corresponding test report is still pending, but it will be published in the next few weeks [...]