Hacking - this is how you make your world easier ...

By hacking I mean improving and simplifying things. This can be the handling of programs or the improvement of hardware by making changes to it that the manufacturer has not actually intended.

For me, hacking has nothing to do with malicious attempts to break into any computer, it is just a word for cleverly altering existing things.

If you also have some good hacks in store, feel free to send them to me.


April 17, 2020
Rotate video on iPhone

Question: Can you rotate videos in the Photos app?

Today there is an answer to a question that I asked myself yesterday: Can you shoot a video in the Photos app that you accidentally took in portrait format? The history […]
April 14, 2020
Error in the Corona emergency aid

[Update] My experience: Corona immediate help for bloggers and SEOs

Update April 14.04.2020th, XNUMX: Application approved, money is on its way Yesterday (on Easter Monday!) I received a message from the RP Kassel that my application was approved and that I will shortly receive the approval notification. Here is the exact wording of the [...]
April 6, 2020

Finding a cell phone tariff: tips and tricks for the best cell phone contract

Which cell phone tariff is right for me? Do I absolutely need an expensive all-network flat-rate contract in the LTE network for my iPhone? And where can I find cheap offers with attractive benefits? These and other questions about the [...]
25. March 2020
Do I have a 64 bit Mac?

[Reader question] Do I have a 32-bit or 64-bit Mac?

Yesterday I got the following question from my reader Urs: Does my iMac use a 32 or 64 bit processor architecture? Where can I find out from my iMac whether it has a 64-bit or 32-bit processor architecture. I have under "System Report" at [...]
21. March 2020
DIY hand sanitizing recipe

DIY tip: mix hand sanitiser yourself

Don't worry, my blog will not become a "collection of grandma's home remedies" and I will not report daily about the coronavirus (COVID-19). For this type of information, from my point of view, the podcast "Coronavirus Update" [...]
19. March 2020

Working productively in the home office - the best tips!

Switching from the office in the company building to the home office is probably not easy for most people. Especially since the necessary preparation was often not made in the company. Quickly switch to home office work, so that brings [...]
8. March 2020
Mac error: The operation could not be completed because the object is in use

Mac Error: "The operation could not be completed because the XYZ object is in use."

When I wanted to update my anti-spam plug-in "SpamSieve" for Apple Mail on the Mac today, for the first time in years an error occurred that prevented the current version of the program from being installed. In the […]
6. March 2020
Beware: phishing mail from Sparkasse

Caution: Sparkasse phishing emails are in circulation

Yesterday I received a new variant of phishing emails. This time the sender is supposed to be the Sparkasse, with which I actually had an account until recently. The subject is in the [...]
29. February 2020
Mac: Annotation directly in the Quick Look preview

Mac Tip: Annotate screenshots right in Quick Look

The so-called annotation of screenshots - adding text, arrows or red boxes to screenshots - is part of my everyday life. Either when I write a post in which I use the screenshots [...]