Gadgets - just not for nerds

9 July 2021
Catch spiders with the Snapy

Catch spiders with the snapy pick of the week in CW27

I like to use the pick of the week to present products that have nothing to do with Apple. After my last pick (the Bite Away) was more concerned with insect bites, it goes [...]
29 June 2021
In the test: electric air pump from Veeape

Cordless, electric battery-powered air pump with air pressure gauge in the test

In this article I would like to focus less on the exact product than on the "product type" itself. As you can already see from the heading, it is about the electrically operated air pumps with battery. [...]
21 June 2021
Photo of the electronic bite away stab healer.

Electronic stitch healer from bite-away - my pick of the week in CW25

Some of you are probably already familiar with the device, but even if only three people do not know it, your life will now change! Why? Because mosquito bites are no longer a problem in the future. I have […]
24 May 2021
My pick: Switch Controller from Beboncool

Beboncool controller for the Nintendo Switch - my pick for KW21

My daughter's Nintendo Switch is a real little wonder: insanely good graphics, a good display and a handy design. The only drawback that the Switch for adults has are the tiny controllers, with [...]
6 March 2021

Cocoon GRID-IT organizational aid for on the go - pick of the week week 10

The organizers that Cocoon offers under the name "GRID-IT" were already presented to you in 2017 in a test. Since then I have used the organizational aid umpteen times. And I'm still excited [...]
3 March 2021

DJI FPV: Technical data and price of the Ready-to-Fly FPV drone

DJI has unveiled a new first person view (FPV) drone, aptly named DJI FPV. The quadrocopter with three flight modes brings the necessary controller and glasses for real-time perception of the flight with it. [...]
21 February 2021
In the test: EBL lithium batteries

In the test: EBL lithium batteries, set of 4, size AA

Through an article I recently wrote about the use of rechargeable batteries in Eve Thermo and tado thermostats, I became aware of lithium rechargeable batteries, which are also available in sizes AA. After I […]
19 February 2021
Review: Nomad Base Station Pro

In the test: Nomad Base Station Pro - the Qi charging mat for three devices

With the AirPower mat, Apple actually wanted to bring out the device that Nomad ultimately developed: a "charging mat" that is compatible with Qi charging and that can charge up to three devices at the same time - wirelessly, of course, and without special attention to the [...]
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 [...]