Gadgets - just not for nerds

April 26, 2014
rechargeable eneloop batteries

Sanyo eneloop battery AA / AAA - test and charger recommendation from me

Those who rely on long-lasting and rechargeable batteries are certainly already familiar with so-called Eneloop batteries. This is also a NiMH battery, but it has surprisingly good technical values ​​and an extremely slow self-discharge. Many other […]
April 16, 2014
Keep an eye on the baby with the Withings baby monitor.

WiFi baby monitor: the Withings Smart Baby Monitor in the test

Withings not only has an extremely cool scale, but also a very useful baby monitor, which I would like to introduce to you today. As an explanation for all those who still warmly [...] with a baby monitor
April 15, 2014

Anker USB charger "Smartport" and vouchers from Anker and tizi

Anyone who travels with a smartphone, tablet, camera, etc. over the Easter holidays knows the problem: countless batteries are waiting to be stowed in the much too small pockets. Hardly arrived at the dear relatives, [...]
15. December 2013
Electric pocket warmer from CSL

Electric pocket warmer and USB power bank in one

Update: I have posted a new report on cordless hand warmers with 3 models for winter 2014 here. Check it out! Sometimes you find things that are just so practical that you wonder why it [...]
26. August 2013
Bolero drink powder without sugar

Quench alternative in a can - powdered drink brings me back to the 80s!

Oh, what did we drink this stuff earlier at the boy scout camps? Whenever it was feeding time, the group leaders were busy tearing open what felt like hundreds of packs of quench powder and then putting them in the huge water tub [...]
23. August 2013
School dice set

School dice

A school dice set usually consists of 6 or 7 dice that are modeled on the platonic solids. They are mostly colorful and transparent and so look very good on children who like [...]
14. August 2013
Hack Philips Hue

Lights off, lights on: this is how you hack the Philips Hue light control

Well, it is not an extremely precarious thing if a hacker actually manages to take control of my Philips Hue bulbs, but as a customer you can be a bit sad when you now see [...]
26th of June 2013
Telrad viewfinder

Telrad projection viewfinder with dew cap

There are some discussions as to whether a Telrad or a [red dot finder-> red dot finder] should be used as a finder for a [telescope-> telescope]. Anyone who opts for a Telrad viewfinder has several advantages, but they come at a price, because [...]