Gadgets - just not for nerds

28. May 2019

Apple iPod touch - 7th generation available since May 28, 2019

Today Apple introduced the new Apple iPod Touch, which is a renewed version of the previous model from 2015, without much fanfare. After four years, the Apple iPod touch 2019 (seventh generation) is now available with [...]
21. May 2019
The button for the closure is exactly where the index finger is anyway when you have the cup in your hand. It can be opened very quickly while drinking and closes again by itself thanks to the spring mechanism.

In the test: Stanley thermo mug with closure and almost 500 ml capacity

Every now and then I unfortunately have to bother you with achievements that, with the best will in the world, have nothing to do with Apple. I just take the liberty and sprinkle here and there a report about [...]
4. May 2019
The Spin Master Perplexus Original ball labyrinth is one of the Preplexus variants that can be classified as medium difficulty (Photos: Sir Apfelot).

In the test: Spin Master Perplexus - a nerdy ball maze for children and adults

I'm glad that I introduced the “nerd stuff” section in the blog a long time ago. So I can also accommodate a few things that do not fall directly into the subject area of ​​computers, but with me [...]
2. May 2019
Fidget Toy Cube Anti Stress Cube Toy against nervousness

Fidget Cube - anti-stress cubes for 2021

The anti-stress cubes called Fidget Cube were a trend in 2017 that ran parallel to the Fidget Spinner hype. But even in 2021, these products will still be in demand as toys for the hands, because with them [...]
1. May 2019
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The best fidget spinners in 2019

In 2017, so-called fidget spinners were a rapidly spreading trend. Children and adolescents in particular have used these finger toys to calm down, increase concentration and do something to their hands [...]
April 21, 2019
Drive mode with the Inmotion V10

Inmotion V10 / V10F: Difference between "Comfort Mode" and "Classic Mode"

In the Inmotion app (AppStore / PlayStore) there has been a setting option for driving mode since firmware version 2.2.8. As an Inmotion V10 or V10F driver, you can choose between "Comfort Mode" and "Classic Mode". I [...]
April 21, 2019
Thanks to the large battery pack, the Inmotion V10F can be used for such long tours that your feet usually need a break before starting the unicycle.

Inmotion V10F - Test and experience report on Inmotion's flagship

First of all, a short thank you to Hammer International and Inmotion (see, who sent me the electric unicycle for testing. I have to admit that I've always flirted with the model, because after I [...]
April 11, 2019

Why I'm an Apple fanboy despite the prices and the restrictions ...

For many, Apple is not just a technology manufacturer, a provider of digital services and an innovator in its industry, but a real controversial topic. The prices of the products, the proprietary systems and parts of the company policy are [...]
April 4, 2019
The Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut thermal paste is a product that is based on metals such as tin, gallium and indium. Advantage: high thermal conductivity. Disadvantage: Very complex to process (Photo: Thermal Grizzly).

Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut, Conductonaut, Hydronaut and Aeronaut thermal paste

When it comes to highly efficient thermal grease, the "Thermal Grizzly" brand is a household name for people who love to tweak their PC, game console or Mac. The purpose of the paste is to provide the fastest possible [...]
April 3, 2019
Liquid metal thermal pastes such as Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut are significantly more demanding in use than normal thermal pastes (Photo: Thermal Grizzly).

Found in the test: the best thermal paste with and without liquid metal

In the last few days I have dealt more intensively with the topic of thermal compounds and recently wrote an article comparing the Thermal Grizzly thermal compounds. I am on various other manufacturers such as Alpenföhn, [...]