Technology contributions from A to Z

13th of June 2018

Sharing WiFi with neighbors and friends - that should be noted

Do you want to share your WiFi with your new neighbors, a lodger or couch surfing guest, with friends or relatives? Then it is not the best idea to simply pass on the password for the main access. How you proceed instead [...]
1th of June 2018

Linksys Velop - Dual Band Mesh WiFi System

The Linksys Velop WiFi mesh systems, which you can buy individually from Amazon, in a pack of 2 or 3, are suitable, according to the manufacturer, both via Ethernet and via Wifi to make the network available anywhere in the house [...]
11. May 2018

devolo Outdoor Powerline adapter for WLAN in the garden

With its Powerline devices, devolo already offers a good selection of router and repeater technology for the Internet at home. However, if you are not only in the house and apartment, but also on the balcony, terrace or in the garden [...]
9. May 2018

Elgato Eve Smoke: HomeKit smoke detector for the smart home

The HomeKit from Apple offers manufacturers and developers of systems for the Smart Home an interface to control devices and systems from Apple's central "Home" app. The Eve Smoke smoke detector is now available from Elgato, [...]
8. May 2018

Mother's Day 2018: Nixplay picture frame with WiFi and cloud filling as a gift idea

Sunday, May 13th, 2018, is Mother's Day - and if you read this post, then you are probably still looking for the right gift idea;) How about the digital Nixplay picture frame, which comes with [...]
30. March 2018
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Reader's report: The Apple HomePod in a practical test - is it worth buying?

A reader recently wrote to me that he could write me a little review about the HomePod because he took one home from a trip to the USA. Of course, I am happy to receive this offer [...]
19. March 2018

utrace: Find out the IP address, server location and provider of a domain or website

The web tool utrace helps you to find out the IP address of a website, to localize its server, to find the provider and, if necessary, to read out further data. You can also choose a Whois option to get more detailed data on the [...]
14. March 2018

Air filter under test: Xiaomi Smart Mi Air Purifier

There are quite a few air filters for the home, and the Xiaomi Smart Mi Air Purifier comes from the Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi. The device not only draws air through a filter, but can also be [...]
14. February 2018

Test: Roborock Sweep One S50 (Xiaomi Mi Gen. 2) with wipe function

In the test of the Roborock Sweep One S50 vacuum cleaner robot with wiping function, which is the second generation of the Xiaomi Mi Vacuum and can also be controlled via the Mi Home app, I found advantages and disadvantages [...]
8. February 2018

New from Koogeek: WLAN light switches and dimmers with HomeKit connection

Koogeek, a provider of smart home accessories with HomeKit connection for use via iOS and Siri on the iPhone and iPad, has launched new light switches and dimmers for lighting in the house. These […]