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.


4. October 2018
If the Mac App Store only shows updates under macOS Mojave, I have the right solution for the problem here.

The Mac App Store only shows the “Updates” tab under macOS Mojave

I don't visit the Mac App Store that often, which is why I only noticed the error a few days after updating to macOS Mojave. My App Store on the Mac yesterday only showed [...]
19. September 2018

Security under iOS 12 - settings you should know

The new Apple mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch is out. Yesterday I already presented you with some iOS 12 manuals in connection with this. Today I would like to briefly address a few settings that [...]
20. August 2018

Roaming cost trap: Mobile communications and internet at sea can be expensive

Anyone who is out at sea by cruise ship, ferry or freighter should use cell phones, smartphones, tablets and smartwatches carefully and with sufficient information. Because calls and SMS via cellular network as well as [...]
6. August 2018

Install macOS Mojave on old, unsupported Macs

If you have an "old" Apple Mac or a MacBook or an iMac that officially no longer supports the upgrade to macOS 10.14 Mojave, you can create a workaround with a little additional software. macOS Mojave on old, [...]
6 JULY 2018

Apple Retina display: tips against burning in images (image shadows)

In the development history of Mac, iMac, MacBook, iPhone, iPad and iPod, Apple has installed several types of displays - mostly with the aim of offering clear colors, high resolution and beautiful user interfaces. With the […]
21th of June 2018

Why you shouldn't download software from download portals

Many of you probably know this: You search for certain apps and enter the app name on Google to find a download source. On the first page you will find a number of hits that make it easy to download the [...]
14th of June 2018

Mac hangs at startup: "too many corpses being created" in verbose mode

Due to a question from the reader, I came across a Mac bug that can cause the Apple computer to hang on startup under current macOS versions such as Sierra and High Sierra. The problem looks something like this: [...]
12th of June 2018

Destroying an HDD hard drive and making it permanently unreadable

Inspired by an article by Scientific American entitled How to Destroy a Hard Drive - Permanently, I would like to show you in this guide which methods are useful for making an HDD hard drive permanently illegible. [...]
16. May 2018
All-Inkl.com hosting

All-Inkl.com now makes server log files GDPR-compliant

My hut has really been on fire for a few weeks. All customers whose websites I look after only now come up with the idea that I could make their website data protection compliant because of the GDPR. Now there is [...]
3. May 2018

The right SD card for the Nintendo Switch

There are various options for expanding the memory of the Nintendo Switch using an SD card and storing game screenshots, game videos or other data on it, thereby relieving the internal storage space. Various supported [...]