Technology contributions from A to Z

26 July 2022

Sonnet DisplayLink Dual 4K - Connect two 4K monitors to the M1 or M2 MacBook

Thanks to Thunderbolt with USB 4, multiple devices can be connected to one port on MacBook models with Apple Silicon. Not only mouse, keyboard and USB sticks are meant, but also 4K monitors. Thanks to the Sonnet DisplayLink Dual […]
25 July 2022

What is Riskware?

Riskware is not malicious software per se, but mostly normal software (e.g. application software / app) that fulfills a specific function desired by the user. However, there is a risk that the main [...]
22 July 2022

Thermal Pads: MacBook Air M2 faster due to better heat conduction

As in the first MacBook Air with the "Apple Silicon" chip, there is no fan in the model with the second generation of the chip. The Apple MacBook Air with M2 chip dissipates the heat generated by computing […]
21 July 2022
Review of the USB C Hub Inateck HB2026

On test: Inateck HB2026: 10-port USB-C hub, USB 3.2 Gen 2 speed, 50 cm cable

USB hubs with a USB-C connector have long been a topic for people who own a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or an iPad Pro. The manufacturer Inateck sent me one of their latest USB-C hubs for a […]
17 July 2022
Vacuum bags for duvets and clothes

Vacuum bags for duvets and clothing - my pick of week 15

Today there is another pick of the week that has nothing to do with computers - but it's still no worse than the twenty-third power bank, which I also recommend to you [...]
15 July 2022
Hot Swap Keyboard

Hot-swap keyboards explained - and the 5 bestsellers for you

A hot-swappable keyboard is a type of mechanical keyboard that doesn't require soldering if you want to swap out broken keys. Instead, there are mechanical links on the keyboard that allow you to swap any key with another […]
15 July 2022
Micro-USB

What is Micro USB? Advantages and disadvantages of the connector

Micro-USB is a miniature version of the Universal Serial Interface (USB) designed to connect compact and portable devices such as smartphones and MP3 players. There are five different types of USB connectors: Micro USB Type A (the original), […]
15 July 2022
Thunderbolt 4

Information and alternatives to the Apple Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable

What is Thunderbolt 4? How is it different from previous generations? Which cables should I buy? Do I absolutely have to use the Apple Thunderbolt 4 Pro cable? Here is a brief overview of the features […]
15 July 2022

Apple Music: What is Apple Digital Master?

When you look at the Apple Music app, various symbols and terms have been showing up in the album and track views for some time, which are intended to explain the audio quality in more detail. However, if you haven’t […]
14 July 2022

Apple Music: What is Lossless / Hi-Res Lossless?

If you call up the Apple Music app on your iPhone, iPad, Mac or Android device, you will find lots of information about the individual artists, albums and titles there. For some time […]