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13 October 2017

Friday the 13th and Halloween fun for nerds!

Today is Friday, October 13th, 2017, and since it is also the Halloween month, it all fits together perfectly. That's why I'm going to introduce you to a few scary, horror and Halloween articles in this post that [...]
29 September 2017

GoPro Karma Drone v2.00 - Update with new functions

With regard to the action cam manufacturer GoPro, there is currently some interesting news that not only affects the new GoPro HERO 6 Black, but also the GoPro Karma drone. A year ago, the more or [...]
29 September 2017

GoPro Hero 6 Black is out!

The new GoPro Hero 6 Black action camera is out, and it brings a lot of new specs and functions. If you have the technical data, the range of functions, the price and the sources of supply for the new action [...]
28 August 2017

Mandatory videos for iPad (Pro) users: Features of iOS 11

The mobile operating system Apple iOS 11 will be rolled out with the new iPhone 8 after the upcoming September keynote also for the iPad (Pro) and brings there with the Dock (known from macOS), Split View, Slide Over [...]
23 March 2017
iPhone SE with more memory, twice the storage space, same price, new Apple iPad with A9 processor 2017

Apple is making the iPhone SE more attractive and the new iPad is becoming an entry-level model

Apple is now offering the iPhone SE with twice the storage space, but at the previous price; and the entry-level model in terms of tablets, the iPad Air 2, has been completely overhauled once and is now simply called the "iPad" [...]
6 January 2017
January 1, 2017 was the day with the highest sales in the Apple App Store to date. Image source: Apple App Store

New Year 2017 was the best-selling day in the Apple App Store so far

The Apple App Store is in its ninth year of existence and has become a hub for billions of US dollars during this time. In 2016, for example, the developers received [...]
5 January 2017
Netatmo smoke detector Netatmo indoor siren 2017

Netatmo: Smoke detector and indoor siren as new items for 2017

Most of the people are already familiar with the manufacturer Netatmo thanks to the WLAN weather station. The Netatmo Welcome Camera has been a smart WLAN surveillance camera for your home for some time; this is now with a [...]
4 January 2017
OWC DEC MacBook Pro extension SD card reader more storage 4 TB USB 3.0 Ethernet adapter dongle MacBook Pro 2016 2017

OWC DEC for MacBook Pro: 4 TB storage, USB 3.0 ports, Ethernet and more

OWC DEC - Apple's 2016 MacBook Pro has generated not only positive, but also mixed and negative criticism in the media as well as from users; including the fact that for [...]
13 December 2016

Malwarebytes 3.0 is out: Anti-Virus, Anti-Ransomware, Anti-Exploit, and Web Protection

Malwarebytes 3.0 or Malwarebytes 3.0 Premium from the cyber security company and software company of the same name is out; the revised protection software promises four different modules against malware, spyware, viruses and rootkits. With the new overall package, basically [...]
8 December 2016
Buy cheap USB-C adapters online at Amazon for MacBook Pro 2016 or smartphones and tablets. Product images: Amazon

Inexpensive USB-C adapter for MacBook Pro late 2016, smartphone and tablet

With the new MacBook Pro, Apple relies on the USB-C connection, making adapters and dongles for connecting USB-A plugs (up to 3.0 or 3.1) without an alternative. If you are looking for a cheap [...]