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IBM Verse UI challenges :: Icons
Fri, May 22nd 2015 184
42 perfect wallpapers for your Samsung Galaxy
Fri, May 22nd 2015 90
Outlook.com gets a big update
Fri, May 22nd 2015 214
How the Galaxy S6 edge almost beat the iPhone 6+
Fri, May 22nd 2015 180
Microsoft Office Lens :: PowerPoint
Thu, May 21st 2015 150
Sonos CR200 is going to be left behind in future update
Wed, May 20th 2015 77
iOS 8.3 Security Guide
Wed, May 20th 2015 95
Top 10
Best tool ever
Sun, May 17th 2015 296
The display is on
Mon, May 18th 2015 282
Are Office 365 Groups Displacing Yammer?
Wed, May 20th 2015 246
Outlook.com gets a big update
Fri, May 22nd 2015 214
Layout from Intragram on Android
Tue, May 19th 2015 201
IBM Verse UI challenges :: Icons
Fri, May 22nd 2015 184
How the Galaxy S6 edge almost beat the iPhone 6+
Fri, May 22nd 2015 180
Christoph Stoettner to join Panagenda
Tue, May 19th 2015 167
Microsoft Office Lens :: PowerPoint
Thu, May 21st 2015 150
Pebbos :: Control your Sonos from Pebble
Mon, May 18th 2015 126


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IBM Verse UI challenges :: Icons
Fri, May 22nd 2015 5:36p   Volker Weber
Verse has lots of tiny icons. Some of them aren't obvious. Thankfully you can hover over them and learn what they do. I am still trying to find the icon for "Empty Trash". Has anybody been able to spot it?... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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42 perfect wallpapers for your Samsung Galaxy
Fri, May 22nd 2015 5:13p   Volker Weber
OK, I made that up. There is only one perfect wallpaper. And it's black. Icons pop, AMOLED screen saves battery. Perfect. Just right click the photo above, save as, done. Oh, and it's really big. 2560 pixels wide and tall. I am just squeezing it 10:1. As if that... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Outlook.com gets a big update
Fri, May 22nd 2015 10:15a   Volker Weber
Does IBM senior management know what they are up against with "IBM Verse Basic"? Do they even care?... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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How the Galaxy S6 edge almost beat the iPhone 6+
Fri, May 22nd 2015 2:47a   Volker Weber
Nothing has ever come this close at replacing my trusty iPhone 6 plus like the Galaxy S6 edge. Nothing. This is a whole new chapter for Samsung. This machine feels like it was made by Apple. No more cheap plastic, no squeaky back cover. It's solid, it's beatiful, and... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Microsoft Office Lens :: PowerPoint
Thu, May 21st 2015 5:11a   Volker Weber
Vorgestern habe ich schon mal ein kleines Tutorial veröffentlich, das zeigt, was man mit Office Lens anstellen kann. Aber ich habe zu früh aufgehört. Heute will ich zeigen, wie es weitergeht.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Sonos CR200 is going to be left behind in future update
Wed, May 20th 2015 5:50p   Volker Weber
When Sonos 5.4 is released, Sonos own hardware controller will lose the ability to setup a new system, to add speakers or change the room EQ settings. Sonos does not tell you why that happens, but trust me on this one: it's not because they are lazy, but because... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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iOS 8.3 Security Guide
Wed, May 20th 2015 5:18p   Volker Weber
Apple has updated the Security Guide to iOS 8.3. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Photographer Dirk Moeller
Wed, May 20th 2015 5:00p   Volker Weber
A photo posted by Volker Weber (@volkerweber) on May 20, 2015 at 1:36am PDT While I was in Hamburg, I met up with photographer Dirk Moeller. He brought his camera and shot dozens of photos. I knew I was in good hands and he turned out some amazing photos.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Are Office 365 Groups Displacing Yammer?
Wed, May 20th 2015 5:57a   Volker Weber
At the Ignite event in Chicago earlier this month, I must have heard a dozen different arguments over whether Yammer was going away or not. Honestly, Microsoft needs to clean up the messaging a bit….which means making some decisions on how to position each. For me, the line of demarcation... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Layout from Intragram on Android
Tue, May 19th 2015 5:55p   Volker Weber
This is one of the apps I was sorely missing on the Galaxy S6 edge. Now it's available. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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How much time do you spend in the office? Ask Geofency Time Tracking.
Tue, May 19th 2015 4:42p   Volker Weber
Geofency enables full automatic location-based time tracking on iPhone, iPad and now Apple Watch, where manual inconvenient Check-in/-out is going to be a chimera of the past. Arrive- and departure times get recorded automatically as soon as you enter or leave an interesting place - it's like magic! Of course... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Christoph Stoettner to join Panagenda
Tue, May 19th 2015 12:29p   Volker Weber
Busy and interesting day. Will join @panagenda in 6 weeks. Happy to work with @cadler80 @panvof @panareima @ArneBergmann in near future.— Christoph Stoettner (@stoeps) May 19, 2015 That's a big win. Christoph is one of the leading IBM Connections experts.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Ab 27. Mai: Sonos-Starterkit
Tue, May 19th 2015 9:45a   Volker Weber
Sonos bündelt zwei PLAY:1 und gibt darauf 50 € Rabatt. Technisch ist es klug, mit zwei PLAY:1 statt einer anzufangen. Strategisch ist es dumm, solche Angebote zu machen, ohne erst mal den Channel ins Boot zu holen. Verfügbar ist das Bundle ab 27. Mai bei Sonos und ausgewählten Händlern.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Aneignung durch Coca Cola
Tue, May 19th 2015 9:34a   Volker Weber
A photo posted by Volker Weber (@volkerweber) on May 19, 2015 at 1:01am PDT Kommentar unter meinem Bild: Hey, wir finden dein Bild klasse und möchten es daher bei uns auf der Website (fanta.de) zeigen. Wir gehen davon aus, dass du die Rechte an dem Bild besitzt und dass... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Microsoft Office Lens :: Adressbuch und PowerPoint
Tue, May 19th 2015 6:16a   Volker Weber
Es überrascht mich immer wieder, wie wenig Leute diese wunderbare Software kennen. Vielleicht hilft eine kleine Demo.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Pebbos :: Control your Sonos from Pebble
Mon, May 18th 2015 11:52a   Volker Weber
A simple Pebble.js app that allows you to control your Sonos speakers with your Pebble. Open Source at Github. Available through the Pebble app on your smartphone. You just need to tell it the IP address for one player. It discovers the other players from there. Play, Pause, Next, Previous,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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The display is on
Mon, May 18th 2015 8:54a   Volker Weber
In bright sunlight, the Apple watch does not even put up a fight. The display is on and with your own eyes you can see something. But the contrast is too low to register on the camera. In low light the Apple Watch looks great and colors on Pebble... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Best tool ever
Sun, May 17th 2015 6:25a   Volker Weber
There are three things always in my pocket: my keys, a microfiber cloth to clean my glasses, and this money clip, which doubles as a small pocket knife. I got this from my Amazon wish list and I am forever grateful. Best tool ever. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Pebble unter 100 €
Sun, May 17th 2015 5:17a   Volker Weber
Pebble wird in zwei Wochen beginnen, die ersten Time an die Kickstarter Backer auszuliefern. Zeit, das alte Modell im Preis zu senken. Ich finde es immer noch toll. Pebble und Steel unterscheiden sich technisch nicht. Sie haben nur unterschiedliche Gehäuse und Anschlusskabel. 99 € ist der neue Standardpreis für... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Apple Watch and Pebble Time
Wed, May 13th 2015 4:09p   Volker Weber
People look at my Pebble Steel and I get asked very often: "Is this an Apple Watch". When I tell them it isn't, they are surprised. And they want confirmation that they don't need to buy one. Only after that they ask me what I think about Apple Watch.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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The beginning of the end of the Intranet?
Wed, May 13th 2015 12:02p   Volker Weber
Google, taking a new approach to enterprise security, is moving its corporate applications to the Internet. In doing so, the Internet giant is flipping common corporate security practice on its head, shifting away from the idea of a trusted internal corporate network secured by perimeter devices such as firewalls, in... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Microsoft Surface 3 :: Dock, Pen & Flipboard
Wed, May 13th 2015 5:28a   Volker Weber
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Loving the Surface 3 Pen
Tue, May 12th 2015 4:35p   Volker Weber
Surface 3 is a very versatile machine. Quiet, fast enough for my workload, and full of nice features. The Surface Pen is one of the neat things I don't have on any other machine. When you click the button on the top of the pen, Surface loads an empty... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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New Sonos 5.4 beta
Tue, May 12th 2015 10:26a   Volker Weber
Coming soon on Sonos – sound enhancements for the PLAY:1, simpler setup for home theater, and more (now in beta). More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Timeline UP24 Support Case #2
Mon, May 11th 2015 5:56p   Volker Weber
We have been there before. And it looks like Jawbone is as slow as ever. 25.04. Button falls off of UP24 25.04. Email to support asking if this is a warranty case or whether they advise to use superglue to fix it. 30.04. Email from Shawn at Jawbone Support: Thanks... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Redesigning Overcast’s Apple Watch app
Sun, May 10th 2015 2:13p   Volker Weber
I originally designed the Apple Watch app for my podcast player, Overcast, with a scaled-down version of the iPhone app’s structure. This seemed like a sensible adaptation of my iOS app to the Apple Watch. In practice, it sucked. Want to write an Apple Watch app? Read this. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Fifty Seven
Sat, May 9th 2015 6:00p   Volker Weber
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Microsoft Surface 3 :: You can store the pen
Sat, May 9th 2015 5:23a   Volker Weber
Sometimes I do need instructions. I was looking for a way to attach the pen to Surface. But it's much easier: you attach it to the cover. The same groove you see on the outside also exists on the inside, so the clip won't touch the screen. When the... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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It's time. For a teaser.
Wed, May 6th 2015 9:56a   Volker Weber
A photo posted by Volker Weber (@volkerweber) on May 6, 2015 at 3:38am PDT... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Microsoft Surface 3 :: First impressions
Wed, May 6th 2015 6:54a   Volker Weber
Surface 3 is now available for purchase and Microsoft provided one for testing. I have the full package: Surface 3, Surface Pen and Surface 3 Dock. I will keep Surface 3 for the remainder of the month and provide some updates on my usage. Plenty of photos below and... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Die Bahn fährt
Tue, May 5th 2015 5:48p   Volker Weber
Als die GDL ihren Monsterstreik am Sonntag ankündigte, hatte ich den absoluten Horror. Meine Pläne für die Woche hingen davon ab, dass ich zuverlässig mit der Bahn reisen kann. Wie sich herausgestellt hat, hat die GDL so lange das Streiken mit der Bahn geübt, dass die Bahn nun auch... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Does this creep you out?
Tue, May 5th 2015 4:45p   Volker Weber
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Apple called
Mon, May 4th 2015 8:41p   Volker Weber
'Hello Max, please resubmit your app as-is.' 15 minutes later it was approved. Thank you, Apple, for making it right.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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How Apple destroys a small developer
Fri, May 1st 2015 4:14p   Volker Weber
This companion app augments the Pebble for iPhone users. I highly recommend it. With iOS 8.3 Apple breaks the app, the developer fixes it and tests it on TestFlight. When he submits the updated app for review, Apple rejects it. What has happened? Apple Watch ships and they really... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Samsung admits the Galaxy S6 has a major problem
Fri, May 1st 2015 12:53p   Volker Weber
With Android phones, the apps you use regularly will remain in RAM, while unused apps will be removed. It looks like the issue is that the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are having trouble clearing the RAM, causing it to fill up.Thankfully Samsung appears to be aware of the bug... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Email disappeared from IBMverse.com
Fri, May 1st 2015 12:21p   Volker Weber
Your still able to browse all profiles on IBMverse.com by just incrementing the number in the URL, but it won't show you the email address anymore. IBM has removed that field from the profile. You only get to see all the information that the user volunteered, like his address... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Rekord
Fri, May 1st 2015 11:38a   Volker Weber
A photo posted by Volker Weber (@volkerweber) on May 1, 2015 at 8:35am PDT... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Always on
Fri, May 1st 2015 10:13a   Volker Weber
A photo posted by Volker Weber (@volkerweber) on May 1, 2015 at 15:16am CEST With the all the attention Apple Watch is getting, I should share how I am using a smartwatch. I have tried more than a dozen wearables. The most extreme examples have been the clunky Microsoft... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Converting Android apps into Windows Universal apps
Thu, Apr 30th 2015 4:44p   Volker Weber
Microsoft wants to make us believe that it is almost zero effort to turn an Android app into a Windows Universal app. Here is your challenge, Microsoft: You have been working on a Sonos controller for years, and have been testing it internally for months. How about you make it... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Use your phone as a PC
Thu, Apr 30th 2015 3:42p   Volker Weber
This is where the next Windows flagship phone will make a big difference.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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IBM shoots Verse in the other foot
Thu, Apr 30th 2015 3:32p   Volker Weber
IBM now has a Verse app for iPhone. A month after launch. Not for iPad, not for Android. IBM Mobile First, unless it isn't. You can download and install it. But it won't work with IBMverse.com. What I find really shocking is that IBM is not delivering what IBM... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Tidal
Wed, Apr 29th 2015 6:31a   Volker Weber
Vor vier Wochen starteten ein paar Dutzend Pop-Millionäre einen neuen Musikservice mit dem Namen Tidal. Sehr peinliche Veranstaltung. Sonos war vom ersten Tag an als Partner dabei und hat sich bestimmt einen professionelleren Einstieg versprochen. Nichts funktionierte, nicht einmal die versprochenen Testzugänge. Sogar den ersten CEO hat Tidal mittlerweile... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Sicherheit
Wed, Apr 29th 2015 2:43a   Volker Weber
Gestern war der erste Tag unserer Heise Security Tour in Stuttgart. Morgen geht es weiter in München. Viele sehr interessante Vortäge, die beste Reihe, die wir bisher hatten. Aber ich habe auch eine neue Erkenntnis: es ist verteufelt schwierig geworden, ein Telefon auszulesen, oder mindestens vollständig auszulesen. War es... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Hund kann radfahren
Wed, Apr 29th 2015 2:18a   Volker Weber
A photo posted by Volker Weber (@volkerweber) on Apr 21, 2015 at 8:04am PDT Neulich habe ich ein Fahrrad zurückgekauft, das ich vor vielen Jahren einem sehr lieben Freund verkauft hatte. Und nun will ich es auch fahren. Ohne Frau Brandlinger zurückzulassen. Zu meiner großen Freude weiß sie, was... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Keno zeigt Euch Heise
Sat, Apr 25th 2015 5:25a   Volker Weber
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Watch Watch
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 3:21p   Volker Weber
A photo posted by Volker Weber (@volkerweber) on Apr 24, 2015 at 8:36am PDT Heute lange auf UPS gewartet, damit meinem Nachbarn Max die bestellten Uhren nicht durch die Lappen gehen. Und dann den ganzen Abend damit rumgespielt. Das ist die große. Etwa so groß wie eine Pebble Steel... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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In zwei Wochen dann: Telekom
Fri, Apr 24th 2015 3:23a   Volker Weber
Neuvertrag geht immer 'gerne'. Nur kündigen ist schwierig. Und das gilt für alle Anbieter.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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3,5 Millionen Schritte und alles ist anders
Thu, Apr 23rd 2015 5:05p   Volker Weber
Vor einem Jahr schrieb der geschätzte Kollege Dr. Michael Spehr in der FAZ über Ein Jahr mit dem Fitnessarmband Jawbone Up: 3,5 Millionen Schritte und kein Fortschritt Nach einem Jahr mit dem Fitness-Armband steht fest: Die Quantified-Self-Bewegung überschätzt maßlos die Wirkung. Und Smartphones zählen inzwischen auch. 3,5 Millionen Schritte. In... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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How to Move from Google Mail to IBM Verse
Wed, Apr 22nd 2015 12:57p   Volker Weber
Recently, I helped a company move from Google Apps to the IBM Connections Cloud. They were attracted by IBM Verse and were heavy users of Google Mail and they needed a new way to manage the flood of email that was coming in and impacting their productivity. They did their... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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BlackBerry Leap: Blackberrys neues Touch-Smartphone im Hands-on bei heise online
Wed, Apr 22nd 2015 10:20a   Volker Weber
Drei neue Geräte hatte BlackBerry in der zweiten Jahreshälfte 2014 auf dem Markt gebracht: den Passport mit seinem ungewöhnlich großen, quadratische Display, den Classic als Bold-Nachfolger und zusammen mit Porsche Design das Luxus-Gerät P'9983, allesamt mit der beliebten Hardware-Tastatur. Nun liefern die Kanadier mit dem Leap noch ein reines Touchgerät... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Thanks, but no thanks
Tue, Apr 21st 2015 3:20p   Volker Weber
I don't need motivation from challenges like these. If you do, reconsider what you are doing. I walk exactly as much as I enjoy walking.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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22tracks on Sonos
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 4:44p   Volker Weber
This is crazy good. Add a music service to your Sonos, check 22tracks which is currently in beta. No signup necessary. You just get trending tracks curated by DJs in Amsterdam, Brussels, London and Paris. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Galaxy S6 Edge :: Positive Erfahrungen
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 4:38a   Volker Weber
Seit ein paar Tagen nutze ich ausschließlich das neue Galaxy S6 Edge und ich bin sehr zufrieden damit. So wie es aktuell ausschaut, bleibt das auch so, da mich Apple noch nicht mit einer Uhr bedroht. ;-) Die Kamera macht einfach erstaunlich gute Bilder. Und zwar ohne jeden Aufwand.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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IBM Verse on Android
Mon, Apr 20th 2015 3:32a   Volker Weber
It does load in Chrome on Android, but you can't really do anything, despite a 2560 x 1440 resolution. Yes, there will be an app first later.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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BlackBerry zum halben Preis
Sun, Apr 19th 2015 11:17a   Volker Weber
289 € kostet der neue BlackBerry Leap, der in den nächsten Wochen geliefert wird. Für knapp 40 € weniger bekommt man nun einen Z30. Das ist ein höherwertiges Gerät mit den gleichen Specs wie der Leap. Etwas schnellere CPU, ALOLED statt LCD, höherwertiges Gehäuse. Für mich wäre die Wahl... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge :: Going full in
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 7:48a   Volker Weber
I have been carrying two phones for a couple of days now: my iPhone 6 Plus and the Galaxy S6 Edge. Both the screen and the camera drew me to the Samsung device. Today I swapped the SIMs again so that the Edge became the #1 device that has... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Sonos & Mixcloud
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 6:47a   Volker Weber
Mixcloud is in beta on Sonos. And it's currently my primary source for music. Just follow a few contributors and you have a never ending supply of new music. DJ.Jurag uploads one or two mixes every day for instance. And there is 'Deep winter.', my all time favorite from... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Jawbone UP needs a STFU option for 'Smart Coach"
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 6:29a   Volker Weber
I installed Jawbone UP once again just to check if it had become usable. Unfortunately it hasn't. There is still no STFU option for 'Smart Coach'. On the right you see Withings Health Mate. What a breath of fresh air in comparison. Both running on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Wenn die Sensoren nicht so gut funktionieren
Fri, Apr 17th 2015 3:02a   Volker Weber
Moderne Elektronik ist mit Folien verklebt. Und zwar mit vielen Folien. Und überall. Wenn mal irgendwas nicht so doll funktioniert wie erwartet, einfach mal gucken, ob da noch eine Folie drauf ist. Ich habe da schon einige "Reparaturen" durchgeführt, die ich niemandem erzählen darf.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Das wird eine Hammer-Tour
Wed, Apr 15th 2015 5:09p   Volker Weber
Jetzt kommt Werbung in eigener Sache. Und zwar dicke. Lohnt sich aber. :-) Übernächste Woche gehen wir wieder auf Tour mit der Heise Security Konferenz. Letzte April-Woche Stuttgart und München, erste Mai-Woche dann Hamburg und Köln. Und wir haben ein Hammer-Programm! Ich habe extra auf einen eigenen Vortragsslot verzichtet,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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YAL :: Yet another Lumia
Wed, Apr 15th 2015 5:32a   Volker Weber
I am lost. Although I follow the Lumia products closely, I am still lost. Watch the video and then tell me what's new. This is a list of recently announced Lumias: Lumia 430 Dual SIM Lumia 435 Dual SIM Lumia 532 Lumia 535 Lumia 535 Dual SIM Lumia 540... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge :: First impressions
Tue, Apr 14th 2015 6:52p   Volker Weber
After having played with the Edge extensively, these are my impressions: Excellent design and build quality. No reservations. The Edge is a total gimmick. Save 150 € and get the S6. Unless you are like me. I once had a black MacBook which cost 150 € more than a... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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The Watch
Tue, Apr 14th 2015 3:47p   Volker Weber
Cynics may say it does too little. Philistines may say it does too much. But for me it does just what I want it to do when I want it done. The things which are not done stay out of the way. This discretion is just as important as the effectiveness of... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Neue Funktionen auf den Withings-Waagen
Tue, Apr 14th 2015 6:53a   Volker Weber
Mit dem Firmware-Update für die WS-50 (1521) und die WS-30 (701) gibt es jetzt zwei neue Anzeigen: Wetter und Schritte. So kann man nach dem Wiegen sehen, wie das Wetter vormittags und nachmittags wird und wieviele Schritte man am Vortag gelaufen ist. Diese Anzeigen lassen sich für jeden Benutzer... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Walk and talk, Monday edition
Tue, Apr 14th 2015 3:36a   Volker Weber
Yesterday I walked with Max. And we spoke about smart watches. He has made three appointments for trying on the Apple watch: Sports, Watch, Edition. I learned quite a few things I did not know. When you try on a watch, it does not run the full software but... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Samsung breaks the chain
Mon, Apr 13th 2015 11:30a   Volker Weber
For years Samsung brought out a string of uninspired successors to the wildly successful Galaxy S. Cheap back covers, faux leather, faux metal. They all felt like a fraud to me. Even when the electronics inside were as perfect as the Note 4, I just could not stand them.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Forrest Gump
Sun, Apr 12th 2015 6:53p   Volker Weber
Der Sonntag sieht ziemlich lasch aus. Dabei bin ich heute 20.624 Schritte gelaufen. Er sieht so lasch aus, weil ich am Freitag erstmals über 44 km gekommen bin. An einem Tag, aber nicht an einem Stück. In der ganzen Woche war ich erstmals über 200 km. Am Donnerstag wusste... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Was so ein BlackBerry macht, wenn man nichts macht
Fri, Apr 10th 2015 3:23a   Volker Weber
Ich habe schon alles versucht. Neu bespielt, alles gelöscht. Aber ich finde nicht heraus, was dieses Gerät dazu bringt, den Akku zu verbraten. Es liegt einfach nur auf dem Tisch.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Mixcloud on Sonos
Thu, Apr 9th 2015 3:00p   Volker Weber
Mixcloud is now on Sonos. And it's free. Go get it.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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iFixIt :: Siemens Kochfeld
Thu, Apr 9th 2015 2:17p   Volker Weber
Wir haben ein acht Jahre altes Kochfeld von Siemens. Mit dem wir bisher sehr zufrieden sind. Wir waren damals feige und hätten Induktion kaufen sollen, aber für ein "normales" Glas-Kochfeld funktioniert es sehr gut. Komplette Touchbedienung, wunderbar zu reinigen. Vor ein paar Wochen fing es an zu mucken. Eine... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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How to Ello
Thu, Apr 9th 2015 9:09a   Volker Weber
If you haven't checked out Ello in a while, watch this video, all the way to the end. It's a cool place with a really positive vibe. I live here >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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CleanMyMac 3
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 11:36a   Volker Weber
Every couple of week I clean my Macbook drive to keep the machine lean. For over a year I have relied on CleanMyMac 2. Now MacPaw, the Ukrainian company behind this program, has delivered a new version: CleanMyMac 3. It's not a free upgrade, but you can get the... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Email in Real Life
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 9:02a   Volker Weber
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IBM Verse vs IBMVerse.com
Tue, Apr 7th 2015 5:54a   Volker Weber
One of the best reader comments I received last week was that IBM Verse solves an IBM problem and is sold as a product. I think this is very true. If you look a lot like IBM, then Verse solves a problem for you. That means, your company is pretty... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Kündigen ist schwierig, auch bei O2
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 5:42p   Volker Weber
Neue Optionen buchen ist ganz einfach. Aber den Vertrag kündigen, das geht nicht mit einem Klick. O2 hat also meine Kündigung vorgemerkt. Jetzt muss ich aber noch mal anrufen. Warum kündige ich? Erstens wird man als Altkunde stets schlechter gehandelt als ein Neukunde. Nach zwei Jahren Treue auf diesem... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Bullet Journal
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 4:44a   Volker Weber
Just came across this one and a half year old video. Looks like a good system. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Lifepaint :: I want a huge supply of this
Mon, Apr 6th 2015 4:20a   Volker Weber
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Nightshots with iPhone 6 Plus and BlackBerry Passport
Sun, Apr 5th 2015 5:49p   Volker Weber
You recently asked me how the Passport is doing at night, compared to the iPhone 6 Plus. Above is the iPhone photo in full auto mode. 1/4 s, ISO 500, f/2.2. Below is the Passport photo. 1/2.5 s, ISO 888, f/2.0. The foreground is lit with a 2700K 7W... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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If you are in IT, prepare to cry
Sun, Apr 5th 2015 4:45p   Volker Weber
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Office 365 is confused
Sun, Apr 5th 2015 3:46p   Volker Weber
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IBM: 'Verse Basic is not intended for use as a production mail client'
Sat, Apr 4th 2015 11:18a   Volker Weber
We want you to see how Verse helps declutter your inbox.- Send up to 100 emails in a 24 hour period.- Send mail containing up to 10 recipients per email.- Send mail messages up to 100MB in size.- Have a mailbox quota of 500 MB.- Experience spam filtering for emails... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Everybody on IBMverse.com is one big family
Fri, Apr 3rd 2015 3:33p   Volker Weber
Profiles on IBMVerse.com are based on Connections. Which is a tool to be used inside an enterprise. On IBMVerse.com you all belong to one enterprise: IBMVerse.com. Each of the other IBMVerse.com users is your colleague. That means you can view all the information that they have entered in their... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Microsoft Band peeling
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 5:09p   Volker Weber
Photo TheTechDoctor When I put my Band on after my morning shower it was fine. I wore it all day, and when I came home after my afternoon run I removed it for another shower when I saw, well, this: ... The plastic/rubbery coating on the batter covers had... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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No more talk about IBM Verse Freemium. No mobile access.
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 10:13a   Volker Weber
The press release ends with a single sentence about ibmverse.com: IBM is also making available a free version, IBM Verse Basic, at www.ibm.com/verse. That ends the confusion. You can either buy Verse in SmartCloud or you can use it for free on ibmverse.com. IBM plans to offer new native mobile... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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IBM Verse im täglichen Einsatz
Thu, Apr 2nd 2015 3:30a   Volker Weber
Stephan Kopp hat IBM Verse acht Wochen produktiv genutzt und schildert seine Erfahrungen. Mich hat IBM Verse erst überzeugt, als ich es mit meinem produktiven Mail Account verwendet habe. Das bedeutet meiner Meinung nach, es kommt viel Arbeit auf IBM und auch auf uns Business Partner zu um die Kunden von den... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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What IBM should do to improve IBMVerse.com
Wed, Apr 1st 2015 5:04p   Volker Weber
As I explained in my post Verse beyond Powerpoint it is currently not really possible to experience the power of Verse. But IBM could take a few hints from Microsoft how to make it work. Microsoft got the onboarding right. When you sign up for Outlook.com, Microsoft will import... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Verse beyond PowerPoint
Wed, Apr 1st 2015 4:09p   Volker Weber
Now that Verse went GA (General Availability) I tell you a bit about what I found out using it. The basics are working. You can send and receive email. You can attach files to emails, you can attach files to the Files section. Search works really well. I would... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Sign up now to IBMVerse.com
Wed, Apr 1st 2015 1:40p   Volker Weber
If your experience is the same as what we have seen so far, nothing will happen after you sign up. But at least you get to sit in the front of the queue. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Pull to the cloud
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 5:11p   Volker Weber
As I was investigating pricing for BES12 in the cloud, which just became available, I once again wondered about this: The pricing and licensing options for BES12 are the same whether you choose to deploy on premise or in the cloud. BES12 is licensed per device and year, starting from... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Microsoft introduces Surface 3
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 9:28a   Volker Weber
Atom X7, 13 W MicroUSB charger, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, microSD reader, Pen. This rings all the right bells. Hey, Microsoft, did you know this comes out very close to my birthday? ;-) More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Infinit is now available on iOS & Android!
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 8:48a   Volker Weber
Re-imagining the way you send files No file size limit. No waiting. No hassle. Always works! More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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IBM will mit Verse E-Mail neu erfinden | heise online
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 8:43a   Volker Weber
A New Way To Work, eine neue Art zu arbeiten, das ist IBMs Slogan für Verse. Das ist ein hoher Anspruch, dem Verse in seiner ersten Form noch nicht gerecht wird. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Eine stolze Präsentation
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 3:52a   Volker Weber
"Hello everyone. My name is Vania Schlogel and I am a proud member of the Tidal team." So fing die peinliche Pressekonferenz an, bei der in alphabetischer Reihenfolge von Alicia Keys bis Usher 16 Künstler stolz auf die Bühne schlappten (Herren) respektive stöckelten (Damen), um dann stolz Autogramme auf... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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TLS 1.2 support in Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 3 Interim Fix 2
Tue, Mar 31st 2015 3:32a   Volker Weber
Domino 9.0.1FP3IF2 — that's short for "Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 3 Interim Fix 2 (released March 27, 2015)" — introduces TLS 1.2 support. That is both important and overdue. Installing the Interim Fix is not enough. Daniel explains what settings need to be changed. It's complicated.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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BlackBerry Leap in Deutschland vorbestellbar
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 12:27p   Volker Weber
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22 Wochen mit 2600 km. Oder: Kleinvieh macht auch Mist.
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 4:31a   Volker Weber
Ende April ist ein halbes Jahr rum, in dem ich 100 km die Woche laufe. Voraussichtlich sind es dann 3000 km. Und das funktioniert, weil ich konsequent auf Räder verzichte. Es ist verlockend, wenn man nur mal sechs Eier braucht, auf's Fahrrad oder gar die Vespa zu steigen. Dabei... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Rainy Days and Mondays - Don't get me down
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 3:23a   Volker Weber
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David Yarrow Photography
Mon, Mar 30th 2015 3:18a   Volker Weber
Just stumbled upon the greatest black&white wildlife photography I have ever seen. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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This is very hard to believe
Sun, Mar 29th 2015 1:32p   Volker Weber
We live in a nation where public acceptance of evolution is the second lowest of thirty-four developed countries, just ahead of Turkey. Roughly half of Americans reject some aspect of evolution, believe the earth is less than ten thousand years old, and that humans coexisted with dinosaurs. Where I live,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus
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Martin Waltz's tips on becoming a good street photographer
Sun, Mar 29th 2015 6:13a   Volker Weber
ignore all tips on how to become a great street photographer observe the world around you mindfully do not judge great ego, great photography: choose one learn composition shooting film will not improve your photography shooting leica will not improve your photography embrace failure shoot a lot have something... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus




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