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Drucker gesucht
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Apple CEO Tim Cook on equality
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Green is the new yellow
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R.I.P.
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Craig Hayman has left the building
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Redmond, we have a problem
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I bet you did not see this coming from BlackBerry
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Living UPdate
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 4:06a   Volker Weber
Half a year and two and a half million steps later, I am keeping up with my two hour minimum walk schedule. September and October look weaker than they were, due to the slow service process at Jawbone. I was missing my band for 19 days. Since I have... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Spending money on Windows Phone apps
Sat, Nov 1st 2014 4:06a   Volker Weber
And because I've no secret about #6cret, I've only earned $180 with 6cret in 3 months. #notForMoney pic.twitter.com/AYuYd2uvE3— Rudy Huyn (@RudyHuyn) November 1, 2014 Today, some 20 € expired on my Microsoft account. So I tried to spend it before losing it. That was not easy. As it turns out,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: microsoft twitter
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New Outlook for Mac available to Office 365 customers
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 9:16a   Volker Weber
Today we are announcing the new Outlook for the Mac, which delivers improved performance and reliability and a fresh look and feel that is unmistakably Microsoft Office. This release offers a more familiar and consistent experience between Outlook on the PC, Outlook on the web and Outlook Web App (OWA)... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: mac microsoft office outlook
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Perfect Service
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 4:06a   Volker Weber
I had one Sonos Controller with partially unresponsive touchscreen. Sonos issued an RMA and sent a UPS label. I dropped the package into the next UPS truck and within 48 hours had a new controller. Perfect!... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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heise online: Mehr Überwachung statt Mehreinnahmen? Schluss mit dem Unfug!
Fri, Oct 31st 2014 4:06a   Volker Weber
Es kann doch nicht sein, dass wir landesweit mit riesigem Aufwand ein System installieren, das nichts, aber auch gar nichts zur Lösung irgendeines Problems beiträgt außer dem, dass der CSU-Chef vor den heimischen Stammtischen blöd dastehen könnte. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Drucker gesucht
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 6:33a   Volker Weber
Alle 15 Jahre kaufe ich mal einen Drucker. Aktuell habe ich einen Laserjet 1200 und der quietscht und eiert langsam. Toner ist auch bald alle, da bietet es sich an, mal was neues zu kaufen. Ich drucke vielleicht 250 Blatt im Jahr, also fast nichts. Tinte fällt deshalb aus,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
138


Apple CEO Tim Cook on equality
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 6:13a   Volker Weber
I don’t consider myself an activist, but I realize how much I’ve benefited from the sacrifice of others. So if hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple
79


Lenovo Completes Acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 5:13a   Volker Weber
Lenovo will operate Motorola as a wholly-owned subsidiary. Motorola’s headquarters will remain in Chicago. With the completion of the acquisition, Lenovo welcomes the addition of a new portfolio company with nearly 3,500 employees around the world -- including about 2,800 in the U.S. -- who design, engineer, sell and... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: google
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ConnectED 2015
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 4:23a   Volker Weber
January's ConnectED 2015 is a 'do not miss' event. We heard you loud and clear, and this year we are focused on providing the richest technical information possible and the Enterprise Social and Digital Experience Solution roadmaps and business strategy sessions you found so helpful in years past. We believe that,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: enterprise
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Katryna Dow :: Shift Happens
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 4:15a   Volker Weber
I am constantly inspired, worried and empowered by the change I see happening around us. It seems we are at a place of amazing opportunity, yet many of the technology decisions we face right now will ultimately lead us down two very different paths. Please read and understand. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Microsoft Band
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
This is the first tracker/smartwatch in quite a while that I find interesting. For one reason: it's not tied to an iPhone or a Galaxy. Instead it should work with about anything I have. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone microsoft
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Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows
Thu, Oct 30th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
Hot on the heels of the Yoga Tablet 2 Pro comes a 13" Windows version. Black instead of silver, Windows 8.1 instead of Android 4.4. Double the RAM and storage, because Windows needs that. $200 more and minus the pico projector. For now only in the US and China.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Twitter and IBM Form Global Partnership to Transform Enterprise Decisions
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 10:53a   Volker Weber
SAN FRANCISCO and ARMONK, NY - 29 Oct 2014: Twitter and IBM today announced a landmark partnership that will help transform how businesses and institutions understand their customers, markets and trends - and inform every business decision. The alliance brings together Twitter data that distinctively represents the public pulse... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: ibm enterprise twitter
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Niklas Heidloff: Changes
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 6:43a   Volker Weber
I've worked in IBM Collaboration Solutions / Lotus for more than 15 years. Next month I'll start working for another team in IBM, called Emerging Technologies as a Bluemix advocate. I'm very excited and look forward to the new opportunity! Congratulations, Niklas! More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: collaboration ibm lotus
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PwC and Google: bringing transformation to work
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 6:43a   Volker Weber
Today we’re combining PwC’s rich client relationships and unparalleled industry knowledge with Google’s breadth of technology across cloud, applications and mobile. Together, we will provide and build solutions to help companies drive transformation and PwC will help bring the best of Google to work. Let's start the clock: How long... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: applications google mobile
118


Surfing @ 1000 fps
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
[Thanks, Hajo]... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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FUBAR @ Microsoft
Wed, Oct 29th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
In 30 Tagen, also übermorgen, läuft ein Teil meines Microsoft-Guthabens ab. Also gehe ich einkaufen. Oder besser, ich will einkaufen gehen. Das scheint nicht so einfach zu sein. Drücken wir mal auf Update. Das nennt man dann wohl FUBAR.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: microsoft
142


Two weeks with the Yoga Tab 2 Pro
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 9:23a   Volker Weber
It's very hard to overstate the size of the Yoga Tab 2 Pro. In the photo above you see an iPad Air 2 leaning against it. If you place it in portrait mode, you need two of them to barely hide the Yoga. It's this huge. Lenovo said that... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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iPad Air 2
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 8:23a   Volker Weber
The new iPad Air 2 appears to be pretty similar to the original iPad Air, but when you look closely, you will notice lots of differences. The SIM card slot went from the left to the right side, the plastic insert on the LTE model is a bit wider.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Ein Jahr Deezer mit jedem Sonos Player
Tue, Oct 28th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
Aus meiner Inbox: Ab sofort gibt es bis zum 31. Dezember 2014 zu jedem Sonos-Player ein zwölfmonatiges Deezer Premium+ Abonnement gratis dazu. Der reguläre Preis für den Musikdienst liegt bei 9,99 Euro pro Monat. Das Angebot gilt in Kombination mit jedem PLAY:1, PLAY:3, PLAY:5 sowie der PLAYBAR, dem CONNECT oder... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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The Hidden Sonos Web Interface
Mon, Oct 27th 2014 9:53a   Volker Weber
Sonos controllers interact with the players through the HTTP protocol. It is actually possible to directly use this underlying interface to communicate with the players without being limited by the feature set made available in the controller. Check this out if you need to troubleshoot your Sonos system. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: interface




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Android apps on BlackBerry Passport
Sat, Oct 25th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
This is all I am seeing when I launch any Android app on the BlackBerry Passport. I have no idea what is broken and I don't really know how to fix it. Tried removing and reinstalling Android and Shell via Sachesi, but that has not resolved the issue. Who... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
145


Madeleine Albright wins at Twitter
Fri, Oct 24th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
.@ConanOBrien I'm considering going as hunky Conan O'Brien - but that might be too far fetched.— Madeleine Albright (@madeleine) October 23, 2014... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: twitter
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Microsoft makes a Lock Screen :: For Android
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 2:33p   Volker Weber
Next Lock Screen, a Microsoft Garage project, saves you time with quick app launch and access to the information you need. It’s a time saver lock screen built for busy professionals. See your calendar, missed calls, email and text messages all at a glance. Connect to a conference call... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: email microsoft
167


PhotoMath
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 7:33a   Volker Weber
PhotoMath is the world's first camera calculator. Just point the camera towards the mathematical expression, and PhotoMath instantly displays a correct result. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Music on 14 Apple Screens
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
[Thanks, Uwe]... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple
168


Galaxy Note 4 keeps growing on me
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
Yesterday I visited the Samsung Innovation Center in London. Great meetings covering a wide arrange of topics. It's a difficult topic. On one hand, Samsung can't really tell me what is coming, on the other hand they can speak about the development process. And I was really amazed by... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: development
167


HERE on Android
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
One of my favorite Windows Phone apps is making its way into the Android world. It's currently available in the Samsung app store for Galaxy phones. And it started to become available in beta for other Android phones. As it stats it runs just fine on the... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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MixRadio on Sonos
Thu, Oct 23rd 2014 12:43a   Volker Weber
While in London I learned that MixRadio is now available in beta on Sonos. You need a MixRadio+ subscription for 3.99 a month. Yes, that is $ or €. 7 day free trial.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Apple’s Jonathan Ive describes his design process
Sat, Oct 18th 2014 4:03p   Volker Weber
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195


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has landed
Fri, Oct 17th 2014 7:43a   Volker Weber
Today the Galaxy Note 4, which I find to be the most interesting smartphone/tablet from Samsung, became available in stores in Germany. One of them has landed at vowe's magic flying circus. I just played with it for a couple of hours so It's way too early for any... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Some Fear Ebola Outbreak Could Make Nation Turn to Science
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 2:13p   Volker Weber
There is a deep-seated fear among some Americans that an Ebola outbreak could make the country turn to science. In interviews conducted across the nation, leading anti-science activists expressed their concern that the American people, wracked with anxiety over the possible spread of the virus, might desperately look to science... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: virus
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New iPad LTE ship with an Apple SIM
Thu, Oct 16th 2014 1:53p   Volker Weber
The new Apple SIM is preinstalled on iPad Air 2 with Wi-Fi + Cellular models. The Apple SIM gives you the flexibility to choose from a variety of short-term plans from select carriers in the U.S. and UK right on your iPad. So whenever you need it, you can... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple
134


Happy 10th aniversary @Sonos, Sir
Wed, Oct 15th 2014 12:03p   Volker Weber
Here is to one of the nicest people in the business. Thomas Meyer was my fist contact at Sonos, where he was heading world wide PR. We only ever met once in person, more than four years ago in Berlin at IFA, where he quickly handed me over to... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Sonos BOOST vs Sonos BRIDGE
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 8:03a   Volker Weber
There is a new Sonos bridge available and it's called BOOST. It has exactly the same function as BRIDGE, but it has updated networking hardware and is supposed to give you 50% better coverage. Q: Do I need BRIDGE/BOOST? A: Only if (a) you cannot run an Ethernet wire... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: networking
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What happened to Qik?
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 7:43a   Volker Weber
Skype launches a brand new service called Qik. Brand new? Been there, done that. What happened to Qik? As of 30 April 2014, Qik has been retired. Now it's coming back as a lightweight video messaging app for Android, iOS and Windows Phone.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: skype
138


Das DNUG Büro informiert
Tue, Oct 14th 2014 7:13a   Volker Weber
Der Vorstand hat einstimmig beschlossen, den Vortrag 'Domino Anwendungsmigration' von Bernd Vellguth, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH, von der Agenda der kommenden DNUG Konferenz zu streichen. Der Grund hierfür ist, dass der Vortrag den Interessen des Hauptsponsors und DNUG Partners IBM massiv widerspricht. Die Präsentation dieses Vortrags würde das finanzielle und Sprecherengagement... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: domino ibm microsoft
137


Führend
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 3:03p   Volker Weber
Aus meinem Postkorb: deswegen gehörst du ja auch zu D führenden 'influencern' Iwo. Ich bin nicht führend, und bei keinem dieser Schwanzvergleiche dabei. Ich schreibe hier einfach auf, was mir Spaß macht.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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The Empire Strikes Back Uncut :: Full Movie
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 6:43a   Volker Weber
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Zwei Konzerte auf arte.tv :: London Grammar & Keisza
Mon, Oct 13th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
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Yoga Tablet 2 Pro
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 8:23a   Volker Weber
The new Yoga Tablet 2 Pro is huge. 13.3" screen, QHD display (2 x 1280 by 2 x 720 = 2560 by 1440 pixels). The design follows the same principle as the original tablet, but it's better in a lot of ways. First, you can open the stand in any angle you want,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Mind the gap
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 8:03a   Volker Weber
Loading View on Instagram@-webkit-keyframes"dkaXkpbBxI"{ 0%{opacity:0.5;} 50%{opacity:1;} 100%{opacity:0.5;} } @keyframes"dkaXkpbBxI"{ 0%{opacity:0.5;} 50%{opacity:1;} 100%{opacity:0.5;} } "Mind the gap between the train and the platform", you hear that a lot when traveling on the Tube. If you get off the Central Line at Bank, you really need to pay attention. The gap is... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Screen Sharing for Lumia Phones
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 7:53a   Volker Weber
This is a little Gadget you probably want if you have a Lumia and want to project content to your big TV screen. It's a Miracast receiver with just two connectors: MicroUSB for power and full size HDMI-out. You can use any Miracast-certified source to project to this device.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: gadget
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Keira
Sat, Oct 11th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
Begin Again, starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, and Adam Levine (of Maroon 5) is a beautiful chick flick which I enjoyed tremendously. Google hasn't yet blocked the soundtrack, so listen on.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: google
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DNUG: Fortbestand über 2014 hinaus?
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 4:13p   Volker Weber
Roswitha Boldt fragt: Könnte es trotzdem weitergehen oder hat der Verein seine Zeit gehabt? Die Lage ist bitter. DNUG lebt von den Konferenzen, aber die sind immer weniger nachgefragt. Jetzt ist noch der harte Kern von IBMern und Partnern da, aber die können sich gegenseitig wenig neues erzählen oder gar... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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That Feeling
Fri, Oct 10th 2014 1:33p   Volker Weber
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Plus size
Wed, Oct 8th 2014 12:46a   Volker Weber
It is very hard to overstate how much I enjoy the iPhone 6 Plus. Ever since I used the Lumia 1520 I was ready for large smartphones. It's very much a personal preference. Just as your choice of platform. I understand people who enjoy their Galaxy Note just as... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
182


The Digital Reader: Adobe is Spying on Users, Collecting Data on Their eBook Libraries
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 7:53a   Volker Weber
Adobe is gathering data on the ebooks that have been opened, which pages were read, and in what order. All of this data, including the title, publisher, and other metadata for the book is being sent to Adobe’s server in clear text. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: server
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UP24 replacement finally arrived
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 6:33a   Volker Weber
It took Jawbone 19 days to get the replacement band to my door. And that already broke the protocol of sending in the broken band first. Let's see how long this one holds up.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Ein Ello User Guide
Tue, Oct 7th 2014 4:06a   Volker Weber
Seit meiner Anmeldung ist bei Ello so einiges passiert und immer häufiger wurden mir in Gesprächen Fragen zu Ello und seinen Funktionen gestellt. Aus diesem Grund habe ich nun folgendes Ello Benutzerhandbuch geschrieben. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Blackberry Passport im FAZ-Test
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 3:36p   Volker Weber
Dieses Smartphone polarisiert: Den ganz neuen Blackberry Passport haben fast alle Journalisten negativ bewertet, er sei zu groß und nicht mit einer Hand zu bedienen. ... Die Kehrseite der Medaille wird von den meisten Kollegen jedoch nicht gesehen: Der Blackberry Passport ist Innovation pur. Sehr schöner Test von Dr. Michael... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
133


Sonos erhöht Garantie auf zwei Jahre
Mon, Oct 6th 2014 5:36a   Volker Weber
Das gilt für alle Geräte, die innerhalb der letzten beiden Jahre gekauft wurden. Einschränkung: nur für Geräte, die bei Sonos oder autorisierten Händlern, also etwa bei ueberall-musik gekauft wurden. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Improving my English
Sun, Oct 5th 2014 9:16a   Volker Weber
It is very difficult to improve if everybody tells you that you are good. I am thankful that Andrew has been helping me from time to time to spot some of my errors. Now he is taking it up a notch and sent me this handy style guide. Let's... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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LTE Bänder
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 11:16a   Volker Weber
GSM startete in Deutschland mal mit 900 MHz, dann kam 1800 MHz dazu. Das Dualband-Handy war geboren. Wer nach USA reiste, der brauchte 1900 MHz (Triband) oder dazu noch 850 MHz (Quadband). Das war noch einigermaßen übersichtlich. Bei LTE aber gibt es viel mehr Bänder und so kommt es, dass... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Timeline UP24 Support Case
Sat, Oct 4th 2014 4:16a   Volker Weber
18.09. UP24 dead. Mail to support. "Band does not react to button presses. I tried: - Charging. - Press and hold button, insert into charger. No lights. (Soft Reset) - Press ten times, hold on the tenth. No lights. (Hard Reset)" Screenshot with version numbers and serial attached. 18.09.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
184


Paul Budnitz on Ello
Fri, Oct 3rd 2014 10:56a   Volker Weber
People wonder how you are going to make money from Ello, or if that's even the intention. Will you, and is it? More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Flipboard for Windows Phone is here
Thu, Oct 2nd 2014 12:26p   Volker Weber
Announced October 2013, delivered October 2014. This has been a long pregnancy. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Das Zweitbeste
Thu, Oct 2nd 2014 11:26a   Volker Weber
Das Lumia 830 ist da. Und es macht ein paar Dinge richtig, die beim 930 nicht so optimal gelaufen sind. Man kann den Rückdeckel abnehmen. Und damit kann man den Akku tauschen. Oder eine SD-Karte bis 128 GB einsetzen. Anders als beim 930 gibt es wieder "Glance", der Blick... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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You do have a choice
Thu, Oct 2nd 2014 4:16a   Volker Weber
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Amazon kann liefern
Thu, Oct 2nd 2014 12:26a   Volker Weber
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A few thoughts in Windows 10
Wed, Oct 1st 2014 8:46a   Volker Weber
Before I start, let me say that I will generalize. It's pretty easy to find examples, where I am wrong. If you watched yesterday's presentation, and I would recommend you do if you didn't, you will find that Microsoft addressed businesses. And I believe they are doing the right thing.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: microsoft
140


Leues zur Lex Keese
Wed, Oct 1st 2014 5:46a   Volker Weber
Google so: Wir bedauern dieses juristische Vorgehen sehr, denn jeder Verlag konnte schon immer selbst entscheiden, ob und wie seine Inhalte in unseren Diensten angezeigt werden. Vor dem Hintergrund dieser Klage werden wir Snippets und Thumbnails einiger bekannter Webseiten wie bild.de, bunte.de oder hoerzu.de nicht mehr anzeigen, also jener Verlage,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: google
143


Nokia Wireless Charger DT-903
Wed, Oct 1st 2014 4:16a   Volker Weber
Nokia hat immer schon wunderbares Zubehör gemacht. Seit dem Lumia 920 gab es diverse Wireless Charger etwa. Ich hoffe, Microsoft lässt das nun nicht abreissen. Dieser Charger hier ist ganz sicher noch unter der alten "Regierung" entstanden. Gegenüber dem DT-900 ist einiges passiert. Erstens ist der Charger größer und... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: microsoft wireless
227


BlackBerry Marketing
Wed, Oct 1st 2014 12:46a   Volker Weber
In London gefunden: das BlackBerry Marketing. Ja, das ist es.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
183


Security Update :: Install this now on your Mac
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 5:16a   Volker Weber
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125


allocacoc PowerCube
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 5:07a   Volker Weber
Wer auf Reisen immer wieder mal in ein Hotelzimmer kommt, das zu wenig Steckdosen hat, dem hilft dieser Powercube. Rundum vier Steckdosen, einfach in die Wand zu stecken. Und auf der Vorderseite zwei USB-Anschlüsse mit 2A. Damit lädt man ruckzuck gleichzeitig iPhone und iPad. Oder was sonst 2A zapfen... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
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Compare for size :: vowe's Top 3
Tue, Sep 30th 2014 4:46a   Volker Weber
Lumia 930 :: iPhone 6+ :: Passport... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
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Eleven days without the UP24 band
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 2:36p   Volker Weber
My UP24 has died eleven days ago and Jawbone spent about a week letting me test this, and then test that. Finally they have decided they want to replace it. All this time I have been missing a lot of data. To the point where my exercise history has... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Samsung makes a great ad
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 2:16p   Volker Weber
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This is not a test :: real world battery usage
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 1:37p   Volker Weber
BlackBerry Passport went of the charger this morning at 6:41 and has been in the hand of a real user. We will not recharge and post another screenshot tomorrow night.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
210


Ello isn't Facebook
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 9:56a   Volker Weber
Ello isn't your new Facebook. You cannot add your closest 30,000 LinkedIn friends. And I am not seeing HuffPo links, inspirational bullshit photos, hoax videos, and you would not believe what happened next. There are no games, no ads, no reach, no LIKE MY PAGE, no old friends from school.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: facebook linkedin
179


BlackBerry Blend
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 7:14a   Volker Weber
BlackBerry Blend is like a remote for your BlackBerry. It runs on any of your private or business devices, on Android tablets and iPads, as well as Windows PC or Macs. You see what is happening in the BlackBerry Hub and a number of apps and you can act... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
198


Skating where the puck was
Mon, Sep 29th 2014 4:16a   Volker Weber
"Skate where the puck's going, not where it's been" - Walter Gretzky to his son Wayne I can't help it but this new Samsung Galaxy Alpha reminds me of a 2012 design. ;-)... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Ello under attack
Sun, Sep 28th 2014 2:46p   Volker Weber
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All-you-can-eat Internet
Sun, Sep 28th 2014 9:37a   Volker Weber
While I was in London I bought this: A nanoSIM All-you-can-eat Internet 300 mins 3000 texts Up to 30 days 15 £ 15 £ is currently 19.21 €. I did not need the minutes, I did not need the texts, but I wanted Internet access. Without thinking about how... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Internationally acclaimed barrister Amal Alamuddin marries an actor
Sun, Sep 28th 2014 8:26a   Volker Weber
Amal Alamuddin, a 36 year old London-based dual-qualified English barrister and New York litigation attorney who has long been a high-profile figure in international refugee and human rights law has gone against the trend for professional women in her field and married ... an actor. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: profile
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Why vowe.net is half German and half English
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 10:46a   Volker Weber
Also, how come your Blackberry review was in German & the iPhone review was in English? How do you decide? I get this question a lot, and I am going to reply to it in English. I write most of my posts in English since I have many friends who... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry iphone
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BlackBerry Passport
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 8:36a   Volker Weber
Diese Woche war ich auf Einladung von BlackBerry auf dem Launch des neuen Passport in London. Und das war eine sehr gute Präsentation. BlackBerry hat es verstanden, die Highlights rüberzubringen. Wer ein bisschen was zum wie und warum lesen will, sollte vielleicht meinen Heise-Artikel lesen. Dort gibt es auch... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
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We have come a long way
Sat, Sep 27th 2014 6:36a   Volker Weber
You probably have read lots of iPhone reviews and I am going to spare you another one. What you see above is an iPhone 6 Plus and an iPhone. They are both from Apple, and they both represent the state of the art, one in 2007, the other in... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple iphone
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Withings Blood Pressure Monitor
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
Jetzt geht es hier rum mit Withings. Nach der Waage probiere ich jetzt mal den drahtlosen Blutdruchmesser aus. Das Gerät wird in einem schicken Karton geliefert, in dem man es auch aufbewahren kann. Wie bei jeder Blutdruckmessung legt man eine Manschette um den Oberarm, setzt sich an einen Tisch... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Hi Ray. My name is Volker.
Tue, Sep 23rd 2014 12:39a   Volker Weber
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Wieder alles falsch gemacht
Mon, Sep 22nd 2014 7:33a   Volker Weber
22. September 2014 – Apple hat heute bekannt gegeben, dass es 10 Millionen iPhone 6 und iPhone 6 Plus verkauft hat, gerade einmal drei Tage nach dem Verkaufsstart am 19. September. i Nach Diktion der Apple-Hasser sind die Kunden zu blöd.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple iphone
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Kiesza
Sun, Sep 21st 2014 2:06p   Volker Weber
I have been watching most of the iTunes Festival 2014 concerts in London. Kiesza was one of the artists I didn't know. Which is kind of a shame since Hideaway apparently has been in the charts for a while. It's a interesting video because it is a single take.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Der Amtsschimmel übersetzt
Sun, Sep 21st 2014 11:16a   Volker Weber
Original: Hiermit beantragt (Firmenbezeichnung einsetzen*) eine Befreiung vom Zollflugplatzzwang für den direkten An- und Abflug vom Flugplatz Hangelar: Übersetzung: Apply for a liberation of the inch airfield compulsion for the direct one and take-off of the airport Hangelar hereby (use company name): Zur typographischen Qualität sage ich jetzt mal... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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My UP24 died today
Thu, Sep 18th 2014 10:53a   Volker Weber
And just like that, my UP24 does not talk to me anymore. No matter what I try, it will not react to button presses. Dead. Dead. Dead. The good news is that I just discovered how accurate the Withings Health Mate app is on the iPhone. And since it's... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
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LDC is now in the Asbestos removal business
Thu, Sep 18th 2014 10:03a   Volker Weber
LDC is the London Developer Cooperative. In alphabetical order: Ben Poole, Julian Woodward, Mark Myers (a.k.a. The Wookie), Matt White. These guys know their Asbestos. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983
Wed, Sep 17th 2014 10:03a   Volker Weber
Currently being introduced in Dubai, the BlackBerry for the rich and clueless. And one week from now we get the real hammer.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
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iPhone 6 NFC chip is restricted to Apple Pay
Tue, Sep 16th 2014 4:07a   Volker Weber
Apple finally added NFC to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but if you were hoping the company’s new NFC chip will allow you to pair speakers or integrated NFC tags into your favorite apps, however you won’t be able to do any of the when the iPhone 6 launches this week... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple iphone
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I bet you did not see this coming from BlackBerry
Sun, Sep 14th 2014 1:46p   Volker Weber
Since John Chen took over the helm at BlackBerry, they have made some good moves. Not only have they been teasing new devices to be coming to market soon. The Passport for instance promises to be way cool. But BlackBerry has also swallowed its pride and made a... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
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Mittagsspaziergang
Sun, Sep 14th 2014 5:26a   Volker Weber
Wie man sieht, liefern UP und Wittings Health Mate sehr vergleichbare Ergebnisse ab. Das UP24 hat noch ein paar Schritte registriert, die Health Mate nicht gesehen hat, weil das iPhone auf dem Tisch lag. Einfaches Fazit: wer den ganzen Tag rumsitzt und ganz bewusst läuft, der kommt auch mit... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
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Withings
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 3:06p   Volker Weber
Vor ein paar Wochen habe ich gefragt, welche Waage ich nehmen soll. Eher simpel oder eher mit viel Klimbim. Am Ende ist es eine WS-50 von Withings geworden. Die habe ich jetzt erst mal in Betrieb genommen und in ein paar Wochen werde ich Euch erzählen, wie zufrieden ich... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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The second million is easier
Sat, Sep 13th 2014 8:06a   Volker Weber
The first million was the hardest. It took me more than three months from "almost unable to walk" to "hey this is fun". I was very proud to get to that million. The second million was much easier. Five days shy of only two months was enough time to... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Rdio lügt
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 1:56p   Volker Weber
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Biggest headphones ever
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 4:07a   Volker Weber
I have an unusually large head (64 cm), so the Plantronics BackBeat Pro are even larger than you might think. Beats are tiny in comparison. The cans provide isolation and comfort. And the control wheels for volume and track control make them even wider but work really well.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Updating the profile picture
Fri, Sep 12th 2014 4:06a   Volker Weber
My old profile picture was five years old. Time to make a new one. It's going to take a while until I have replaced it everywhere.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: profile
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Kraftprotz
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 10:36a   Volker Weber
Heute in der Post: Der tizi Kraftprotz. 10.000 mAh. Damit kann man ein iPhone 5S fünf mal aufladen. Einen Eingang hat das Gerät und zwei Ausgänge. Am linken kommt 1A raus, am rechten bis zu 2.1A. Und zwar gleichzeitig. Man kann also ein iPhone und ein iPad gleichzeitig laden,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
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Why Would Anybody Buy an Apple Watch?
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 6:57a   Volker Weber
Our projections of a piece of technology that's just been invented don't matter compared to the factors that actually drive adoption, like widely read reviews and the user experience of your colleagues, friends, and family. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple
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A Watch Guy's Thoughts On The Apple Watch After Seeing It In The Metal
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 6:57a   Volker Weber
vApple got more details right on their watch than the vast majority of Swiss and Asian brands do with similarly priced watches, and those details add up to a really impressive piece of design. It offers so much more functionality than other digitals it's almost embarrassing. But it's not perfect,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple
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How to delete the "Move to Dropbox" context menu item
Thu, Sep 11th 2014 6:57a   Volker Weber
Dropbox, in their infinite wisdom, have decided that your Finder context menu should now have a "Move to Dropbox" menu item right where "Move to Trash" used to be. Not at the bottom with the other Services items, but right up top. Third item on the menu. Where my Trash... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Shoulderpod S1
Wed, Sep 10th 2014 11:56p   Volker Weber
Shoulderpod S1 is a small device that I discovered at IFA. It grips your smartphone firmly and let's you mount it to your tripod. With the extension and a wrist strap attached it doubles as a grip to let you shoot steady video in landscape mode. As you see... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:




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