Posts on entertainment

28. May 2016
Silvia Grav with VR glasses

Virtual and augmented reality in art and elsewhere - a guest contribution by Johannes Domke

Anyone who knows me and has followed this blog a bit longer knows that I am always interested in new technologies and their application in everyday life as well as on special occasions. If then [...]
21. March 2016
Affinity Photo manual

Affinity Photo Manual and Tutorials - Instructions for working with the Photoshop alternative

Problem recognized, danger averted - that seems to be the motto of Serif, a British software company that unleashed its Affinity programs on Mac users last July. Because what exactly is hidden [...]
12. March 2016
Keyboard shortcuts for the Mac under OS X

Book tip: "Keyboard shortcuts for the Mac" - work faster with keyboard shortcuts under OS X.

If you work a lot on your Mac or MacBook, you can look forward to the fact that you can do a lot of work that you would normally have to do with several clicks with just a few key combinations. I have myself […]
26. February 2016
Videos with iPhone and iPad

Filming videos with iPhone and iPad: Stiftung Warentest recommends software and equipment

The authors of Stiftung Warentest have published a brochure (or it will appear on March 15, 2016) that informs consumers about which software and which accessories are suitable when watching videos with the iPhone or iPad [...]
25. February 2016
Cover audio book EXTINCTION

EXTINCTION: Exciting science fiction audio book with a strong reference to reality

When you hear "science fiction" you often think of spaceships, lightsabers and the like. But the audio book I've been listening to for the past few weeks has nothing to do with any of this. It doesn't even come [...]
7. February 2016
IKEA BookBook commercial

IKEA BookBook commercial - The swipe at the Apple advertisement

Admittedly, the term "amazing" appears quite often in Apple advertising, maybe a little too often? If you look at the (now somewhat outdated) IKEA advertising for the 2015 catalog, you might notice that [...]
28. January 2016
Linux jokes and sayings about the Linux operating system

Funny Linux jokes and sayings

No question about it: Linux offers significantly less attack surface to make nasty jokes about viruses and malware. Nevertheless, there are many prejudices with which of course nice jokes and bad sayings can be made. Since I also [...]
12. January 2016
Survival of the fittest

"Veräppler" - the comic book for Apple fanboys by Anett Breiting

A few days ago, Anett Breiting presented me with her comic book for Apple fans. The eBook bears the appropriate name "Veräppler" and shows on 30 pages and a good 100 MB many funny comics around the topic [...]
7. January 2016
Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs - The 2015 movie. Is it worth watching?

Of course, Steve Jobs' life story is of particular interest to an apple knight - but a transfigured and unreflective narrative is not very interesting. All the more gratifying that Danny Boyle's "Steve Jobs" is now a cinematic biography (and soon (2015/2016) [...]
8. December 2015
Photo: IT manual for IT specialists - without exam questions

The IT manual for IT specialists - two versions of the standard work by Sascha Kersken

Anyone who decides to study or train in the fields of computer science, IT, specialist informatics, network technology, EDP or other overlapping or synonymous directions will have to accumulate a lot of knowledge as a result. The […]