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Lumia 930 vs 1020
Thu, Jul 24th 2014 7:43a   Volker Weber
I shall be in New York next week. Time to decide which tools to prepare. Actually, I don't really have a choice, since my SIM from T-Mobile USA is a micro-SIM. And the Lumia 1020 is my only current phone which does not have a nano-SIM. My 1020 has... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: mobile
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The Nokia CR-201 mystery continues
Thu, Jul 24th 2014 7:20a   Volker Weber
Nokia sent me a new Wireless Charging Car Holder CR-201. Remember, the old CR-200 no longer worked with the Lumia 930. I unpacked the box, and it looked exactly the same. Exactly. The. Same. It even had a CR-200 sticker underneath. This was clearly a mistake. A CR-200 in... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: wireless
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Unfortunate AP headline
Wed, Jul 23rd 2014 1:20p   Volker Weber
BREAKING: Dutch military plane carrying bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash lands in Eindhoven.— The Associated Press (@AP) July 23, 2014 CLARIFIES: Dutch military plane carrying Malaysia Airlines bodies lands in Eindhoven.— The Associated Press (@AP) July 23, 2014... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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IBM - ConnectED 2015 - Kenexa World, Lotusphere
Wed, Jul 23rd 2014 1:10p   Volker Weber
In 2015, IBM Connect will transform into an even more in-depth technical event, 'IBM ConnectED' that provides the deep 'nuts and bolts' technical experience that is so important to our long-standing technical community. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: ibm lotusphere community
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Lumia 530 announced
Wed, Jul 23rd 2014 9:20a   Volker Weber
Lumia 520 is coming this quarter for 99€, in both single and dual SIM versions. Ninety-nine. OK, you need to add storage. But what a nice phone for a low price. 530 or 630? 530 is smaller and the 630 screen is going to look better. 630 is powered... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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iOS-Hintertüren: Apple erklärt Systemdienste
Wed, Jul 23rd 2014 9:10a   Volker Weber
In einem Support-Dokument geht der iPhone-Hersteller erstmals auf drei der bislang undokumentierten iOS-Systemdienste ein, die unter bestimmten Voraussetzungen den Zugriff auf Nutzerdaten ermöglichen. Der Entdecker der Hintertüren bleibt bei seinen Vorwürfen. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple iphone
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Probably not
Tue, Jul 22nd 2014 2:50p   Volker Weber
Am I the only one who would buy a couple of weatherproof outdoor @Sonos players as soon as they become available? #PatioMusicFireAndDrinks— Oliver Heinz (@oliheinz) July 22, 2014... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Announcing: Microsoft’s Unified Technology Event for Enterprises
Mon, Jul 21st 2014 3:10p   Volker Weber
We're excited to announce the inaugural unified Microsoft commercial technology event the week of May 4, 2015. We'll be back in September with more details. See you in Chicago for this unparalleled event. This event replaces TechEd, Microsoft Management Summit and the SharePoint, Lync and Exchange conferences. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: exchange exchange microsoft sharepoint
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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+
Mon, Jul 21st 2014 9:50a   Volker Weber
The Lenovo Yoga Tablet has been my favorite Android device ever since it was introduced in October 2013. Just a week later I decided the 8" version was a better fit for me than the 10", which I returned. Both had the same screen resolution so the smaller one... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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UPS funktioniert jetzt
Mon, Jul 21st 2014 9:20a   Volker Weber
Ich habe mich schon bitterböse über UPS beschwert. Genauer gesagt über unseren Fahrer, den ich x-mal beim Lügen erwischt habe. Kunde war nicht da, Paket nicht richtig aufgeladen, etc. Jetzt aber fluppt es. Der Fahrer ist super, er kommt am frühen Nachmittag, manchmal sogar vormittags. Und wenn ich mal... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Bing Apps Refresh
Mon, Jul 21st 2014 9:10a   Volker Weber
We are releasing a broad set of updates to the Bing Apps which are available for download and will now ship standard on new Windows Phone devices. The app updates are available only to users on Windows Phone 8.1 which is currently in developer preview. It will be available to... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
261


The first million is always the hardest
Fri, Jul 18th 2014 5:10a   Volker Weber
About four months ago, on the first day of CeBIT, I fell to the ground and hurt my left hand and my left foot. It took about six weeks in pain to recover. Ever single step hurt and I had to use my right hand for almost everything.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Om Malik: It is time to stop rewarding failure
Thu, Jul 17th 2014 10:10a   Volker Weber
Silicon Valley (the notion) has become very much like rest of corporate America — it has embraced the philosophy of failing upwards. I have seen many executives get bumped up the ranks, get fancier titles and bigger paychecks, even though they were disastrous at their job. Many have left destruction... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:




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This would not have happened if Steve Jobs was still around
Wed, Jul 16th 2014 2:48a   Volker Weber
Apple: CUPERTINO, California and ARMONK, New York-July 15, 2014—Apple and IBM today announced an exclusive partnership that teams the market-leading strengths of each company to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps—bringing IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone® and iPad®. IBM: Mobile devices have... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: ibm apple enterprise iphone mobile
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Craig Hayman has left the building
Tue, Jul 15th 2014 11:30a   Volker Weber
This is one of the things you just stumble upon. Craig Hayman who has just inherited the Lotus franchise, has left IBM for greener pastures. His enterprise has been chopped up once again, and bits and pieces report to Robert Leblanc and Bob Picciano. Jeff Schick was promoted to... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: ibm lotus enterprise
136


Microsoft begins Lumia Cyan Update
Tue, Jul 15th 2014 9:43a   Volker Weber
Ready for some great news? Starting today, the Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphone family will receive the Lumia Cyan software, the new Windows Phone 8.1 update and Lumia features upgrade that will make your Lumia an even more personal, fun and indispensable part of your life. Sounds great. Unfortunately, as... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: microsoft
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Heroes
Mon, Jul 14th 2014 6:10a   Volker Weber
Ich probiere dann mal was ganz anderes. So eine Actioncam ist eigentlich nichts für mich, da ich nicht mehr so unsterblich bin wie ein junger Bursch. Aber mit dem Superweitwinkel bietet sie auch ganz ungewöhnliche Perspektiven. Ich bin sehr gespannt, was ich damit machen werde.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Gestern war ein guter Tag
Mon, Jul 14th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
Und dann wurde Deutschland auch noch Fußballweltmeister.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Redmond, we have a problem
Fri, Jul 11th 2014 3:30p   Volker Weber
To your left there is data from SensorCore, to your right we have data from MotionX. As interpreted by the Lumia 930 and it's Health & Fitness app, and the UP24 with the iOS UP app. As you can see there is a huge discrepancy. Let's forget about the... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Kleine Hilfe für Schusselige
Fri, Jul 11th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
Schon mal das Handy liegengelassen? Oder vergessen, die Jacke mitzunehmen? Treasure Tag verspricht Abhilfe. Das ist ein kleines Bluetooth-Gerät, das Randale macht, wenn es "sein" Telefon nicht mehr sieht. Pairing geht ganz einfach per NFC, ein und aus schaltet man es über den runden Knopf. Es gibt eine Silikon-Schleife... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
145


BBM for Windows Phone Beta
Fri, Jul 11th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
We’ve gotten an incredible number of requests for BBM to come to Windows Phone. In the coming weeks we’ll be ready to welcome millions of Windows Phone users to the growing BBM community. Growing BBM community? Well, if they say so. I don't know anybody outside the company who still... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: community
187


Satya Nadella's email to employees: Bold ambition and our core
Thu, Jul 10th 2014 7:50a   Volker Weber
The combination of many devices and cloud services used for generating and consuming data creates a unique opportunity for us. Our customers and society expect us to maximize the value of technology while also preserving the values that are timeless. We will create more natural human-computing interfaces that empower all... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: email
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Soundcloud beta for Sonos
Thu, Jul 10th 2014 7:30a   Volker Weber
Soundcloud is now officially working on Sonos, as a beta, with full integration into universal search. Just hit More Music on your Sonos controller. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: integration
185


Cortana has spoken
Thu, Jul 10th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
So far Cortana's track record in predicting the Word Cup knockouts is spotless. Fourteen games to none. But I will ask her again on game day.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Video Tuner for Windows Phone
Wed, Jul 9th 2014 10:50a   Volker Weber
Editing videos you’ve shot from your smartphone has typically required the need to get it off your device and onto a computer. Then, you’d need either a) some expensive editing software b) to use some clunky freeware. Or c) you have an iPhone with iMovie. With the Video Tuner app,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
137


Trainieren für Standardsituationen
Wed, Jul 9th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
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One Android developer is not impressed
Tue, Jul 8th 2014 12:22p   Volker Weber
@readyState proudly showed mine to the girlfriend last night. She silently removed it from my wrist and then simply said, 'no'.— Sam Coles (@SamColes) July 8, 2014 I haven't made up my mind. What I know for sure is that I have no use for a single platform accessory.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Missing in action: editing a video on the Lumia
Tue, Jul 8th 2014 9:20a   Volker Weber
I shot a few small clips on the Lumia 930 last night and wanted to assemble them into a small video. Unfortunately that only works if you have both a Nokia phone and a Nokia tablet. There are two versions of the app: The Nokia Video Director tablet app... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Lumia 930 on a tripod
Tue, Jul 8th 2014 9:10a   Volker Weber
I need to be able to mount the Lumia 930 on a tripod. And I am happy to report that the Nokia HH-23 is still working. It does not push a button, just barely so.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Endless Roads :: The Complete Movie
Mon, Jul 7th 2014 9:40a   Volker Weber
I haven't followed the longboards crew and just found out that Juan Rayos has published the complete movie edition that gathers the four chapters that composed Endless Roads. 7 female riders, 1 van, 15 days, 4.300 km, 416 GB of raw material… This film documents the adventure of the... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Lumia 930 :: Ein ganz persönlicher Eindruck
Mon, Jul 7th 2014 4:10a   Volker Weber
Ich benutze die Lumias intensiv seit dem 920. Das war das erste Smartphone, mit dem ich ernsthaft Videoaufnahmen mit ordentlichem Ton machen konnte. Das 925 war eine Zwischenepisode, gefolgt von der Monsterkamera 1020. Auch das 1520 habe ich längere Zeit benutzt. Dabei hat mich die Größe nie gestört. Jedes... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Confused about the Nokia Wireless Car Charging Holder CR-200
Mon, Jul 7th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
I am very fond of the Nokia Wireless Car Charging Holder. But it's no longer working with the 930, and it was only sort of working with the 1520. Simple reason: it clamps down on the camera button on then 930 and is not wide enough for the 1520.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: wireless
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Full restore on Windows Phone 8.1
Mon, Jul 7th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
Windows Phone 8.1 has finally caught up on the competition in respect to backup/restore. You can now fully restore a Windows Phone over Wi-Fi without losing either your settings nor your start screen. It will automatically install all apps and restore your configuration including accounts and ring tones. You... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Angetestet: Nokia Lumia 930 mit 5-Zoll-Bildschirm
Sat, Jul 5th 2014 12:40p   Volker Weber
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Green is the new yellow
Fri, Jul 4th 2014 7:40a   Volker Weber
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Neue Apps für Windows Phone :: Glympse Payback Regenradar XING
Wed, Jul 2nd 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
Der Appstore für Windows Phone schließt viele Lücken. Glympse bekam das lang ersehnte Update und die in Deutschland beliebten Apps Payback, Regenradar und XING gibt es nun auch. Die Icons führen in den Store.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
172


Amtsschimmel
Tue, Jul 1st 2014 11:10a   Volker Weber
Diese Öffnungszeiten sind so entworfen, dass man keinesfalls in der Mittagspause mal schnell etwas erledigen kann. Wer nicht vor 12:00 da ist, wird nicht bedient, auch nicht, wenn bis 12:30 geöffnet ist. Die KFZ-Zulassungsbehörde hat den alten Amtsschimmel immer noch bestens gepflegt und erhalten.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
172


Sneakers von Zalando
Mon, Jun 30th 2014 10:10a   Volker Weber
"Sneakers von Zalando?" musste ich bei diesem Bild von Detlef Borchers (@dborch) für heise online denken. Auch sehr schön: #De-Mail wird in Sachsen Dämel ausgesprochen...— Detlef Borchers (@dborch) June 30, 2014 More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
151


Kontakt mit Samsung
Mon, Jun 30th 2014 9:10a   Volker Weber
Samsung war für mich immer ein schwieriger Kommunikationspartner. Das hat sich heute geändert. Ich war auf dem ersten Business Discovery Day und habe ein paar Menschen kennen gelernt, die meine Sprache sprechen. Vielen Dank für die offenen Gespräche. Und ich habe alte Bekannte wieder getroffen. Da geht jetzt was.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
177


SensorCore :: Fitness tracking with an affordable smartphone
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 8:50a   Volker Weber
An iPhone 5S has an M7 Motion Coprocessor which collects data from the motion sensor, and there are quite a few apps that can make use of this data. Nokia has introduced a similar technology called SensorCore in its newest devices. Both the M7 and SensorCore use very... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
149


Adobe Photoshop Express on Windows Phone
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
Adobe Photoshop Express is now available on Windows Phone. It's basically the same app you have seen on iPhone for a while, minus the capability to work on landscape photos in landscape. On Lumia I recommend Nokia Creative Studio.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
158


Green
Fri, Jun 27th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
It's very hard to shoot the Nokia 630 while keeping the green as vibrant as it is in the real world. The trick here was to add a touch of red and some black. And still, it only comes close. It's by far my favorite color of the five... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Mixed Tape 57 is out
Wed, Jun 25th 2014 3:00p   Volker Weber
01 GOD’S WHISPER | RAURY | 4:03 02 KOMETA | TINAVIE | 3:57 03 IF I COULD TELL A STORY | ANDREW WHITE | 3:11 04 WE WERE | BEAM DELIGHT | 3:28 05 CHRYSALIS FEAT. KRISSY TWIGGE (RADIO EDIT) | SONDER | 4:27 06 EYES CLOSED FEAT. KHAT... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Living UP
Wed, Jun 25th 2014 2:40p   Volker Weber
This would not have been possible two months ago, when I started using UP. The average step count for a male of my age is 5500/day, the average for all males is 8000. I initially set my goal to 5500, but I did not make it every day. Now... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Playing Soundcloud on your Sonos
Wed, Jun 25th 2014 10:00a   Volker Weber
Soundcloud is not yet supported on Sonos. But it's pretty easy to setup anyway. Follow the instructions here. Once you have done that, select Souncloud from your list of services and search for "Gelka", then select Playlists, select "Gelka Mixtapes". Recommended stuff. If you want the files as MP3,... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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WLAN ganz simpel erweitern
Wed, Jun 25th 2014 5:00a   Volker Weber
Belkin bringt einen einfachen Range Extender auf den Markt, der nicht aufträgt und nicht teuer ist. Er funkt nur im 2.4 GHz Band, aber dafür ist er so klein wie eine einzelne Steckdose. Das Setup ist supersimpel. Man verbindet sich mit dem WLAN Belkin.setup und ruft den Browser auf.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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OneDrives storage upgraded
Mon, Jun 23rd 2014 9:40a   Volker Weber
As an old time Live.com user, I was grandfathered in with 25 GB of storage. Until now you received 7 GB. This will now be upgraded to 15 GB of free storage. Why 15? Well, that's what Google gives you. I also have an additional 20 GB for being... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: google
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Sehr feines Wochenende
Sun, Jun 22nd 2014 1:20p   Volker Weber
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Use Sparingly :: Business jargon you should avoid
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 5:40a   Volker Weber
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Sonos Controller Evolution
Sat, Jun 21st 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
Eric March pointed out a discussion on ask.sonos.com. Executive summary: people want their old Sonos controller back. My reply: ain't gonna happen. To those not following the design change, the old controller used to be lists of things, where the new controller got a lot more visual. Lists work... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Windermere is the BlackBerry Passport
Thu, Jun 19th 2014 3:00p   Volker Weber
Here's a clearer shot of John Chen and the #BlackBerry Passport pic.twitter.com/LevDPCqFVu— David Friend (@dj_friend) June 19, 2014... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry twitter
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Inter-Access point Handover
Wed, Jun 18th 2014 4:40a   Volker Weber
Our house is a nightmare environment for WiFi (or mobile networks). Tons of steel, aluminum shades. That's why I have access points on all floors. And they all share the same SSID and credentials. What happens when I move from one to the other? That depends very much on... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: mobile wifi
198


Zeichen der Verzweiflung
Wed, Jun 18th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
Da bauen die Verlage Apps, und keiner nutzt sie. Und dann verjagen sie auch noch die restlichen Leser mit solchen Popups. Es gibt noch eine Variante: Irgendjemand hat auch schon gemerkt, dass dieses Popup äußerst lästig ist. Und hat eine Checkbox eingebaut, damit es nicht noch mal kommt: Aber... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Samsung Evolution
Tue, Jun 17th 2014 10:10a   Volker Weber
I wasted a few hours today upgrading my TV. Why "wasted"? Because I rolled back and am a very happy bunny. I have a Samsung ES8090 Series SmartTV. When I bought it, I was still dreaming. I had know Sonos for many years and had seen how they constantly... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Telekom lernt nicht
Tue, Jun 17th 2014 5:20a   Volker Weber
Neulich hatten wir einen Internet-Ausfall, der es in die FAZ geschafft hat. Danke an den Kollegen Dr. Michael Spehr. Gestern komme ich mit dem Hund an unserem VDSL-Outdoor-DSLAM vorbei. Davor steht ein Techniker. Ich pflaume ihn freundlich an: "Aber nicht kaputt machen. Wir hatten da letztens erst einen Ausfall." Er... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Koste es was es wolle
Tue, Jun 17th 2014 4:20a   Volker Weber
Gestern habe ich einen Brief an das Hauptzollamt in den Briefkasten um die Ecke geworfen. Und ich habe zum ersten Mal vergessen, eine Briefmarke drauf zu kleben. Heute kommt der Brief ordentlich abgestempelt per Briefträger zurück. Die Empfängeradresse ist sauber mit diesem Sticker abgeklebt. Nun werde ich eine Briefmarke... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Ultimate Ears BOOM
Tue, Jun 17th 2014 4:10a   Volker Weber
From the first time I saw this design, I wanted to try one of those Ultimate Ears BOOM speakers. It oozes high quality, is very nice to the touch and you get a firm grip when holding it. Last week I asked for a sample and here it is.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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heise online :: Ende-zu-Ende-Verschlüsselung für BlackBerry Messenger
Mon, Jun 16th 2014 8:20a   Volker Weber
Der BlackBerry Messenger erhält mit BBM Protected eine Ende-zu-Ende-Verschlüsselung, zunächst nur im verschärften Regulated-Modus ohne BlackBerry Balance oder Android- und iOS-Clients. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
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Windows Phone 8.1 Review
Mon, Jun 16th 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
fter using Windows Phone 8.1 for the last two months, I do firmly believe that WP8.1 is a fantastic update to Microsoft’s mobile OS. But is it at par with Android and iOS? Well you’re going to have to read on for that. This is a pretty good review I... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: microsoft mobile
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BlackBerry Squared
Sat, Jun 14th 2014 6:50a   Volker Weber
BlackBerry does not give me any advance information. I know as much as you do about what may be coming up. But I can do some educated guesswork. Let's look at the current line-up: BlackBerry Z10 and Porsche Design P'9982. That's the 4 inch all touch device that brought us... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
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Great world cup themed ads
Sat, Jun 14th 2014 5:30a   Volker Weber
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Name five apps you are missing on Windows Phone
Fri, Jun 13th 2014 1:20p   Volker Weber
Please name five apps you are missing on Windows Phone. Not five apps that you think should be there, but five you are personally missing. Mine are, and I am aware there are alternatives for some of those apps: Sonos UP WeMo Flipboard Regenradar I'd appreciate your comments and... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Von Microsoft bestochen
Fri, Jun 13th 2014 10:20a   Volker Weber
Bin heute von Microsoft mit Süßigkeiten bestochen worden, damit ich Euch erzähle, was es für tolle Apps für Windows Phone gibt. Bringen wir es hinter uns: Onefootball Brasil, Fußball WM Quiz , FIFA 2014, adidas MyCoach, Gesundheit und Fitness, 7 Minute Workout. Fällt einem was auf? Kosten alle nix. Und... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: microsoft
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Austauschprogramm für das europäische 5W-USB-Netzteil von Apple
Fri, Jun 13th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
Apple hat festgestellt, dass das europäische 5W-USB-Netzteil von Apple in seltenen Fällen überhitzen und ein Sicherheitsrisiko darstellen kann. Dieses Netzteil wurde mit allen iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 und iPhone 4s Modellen zwischen Oktober 2009 und September 2012 in den unten aufgelisteten Ländern ausgeliefert. Es wurde auch als separates Zubehörteil... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple iphone
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Empfehlungen
Fri, Jun 13th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
Ich werde oft um Rat gefragt, wenn es um die Anschaffung eines neuen Smartphones geht. Die erste Frage, die ich stelle, ist wieviel Geld man denn anzulegen gedenkt. Die zweite Frage dreht sich um die gewünschte Größe. Beim iPhone ist der beste Kompromiss zwischen Preis und Leistung das 5C... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
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How secure is BBM? Not very.
Fri, Jun 13th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
Time for a bit of b/s detection around BBM. First, the party line. BBM lets you chat and share with a speed, control and privacy you can’t get on other instant messenger apps. How is this privacy enabled? There are two layers of encryption: The smartphone communicates with the BlackBerry... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
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Sonos Controller on BlackBerry
Thu, Jun 12th 2014 8:14a   Volker Weber
Now look at this! The Sonos controller is finally working on BlackBerry 10. Ralph reports it running on 10.2.1.2941 but BlackBerry is still on the older 10.2.1.2102. I have no idea when this happened but I am glad it did.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry
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Nokia MD-12
Thu, Jun 12th 2014 7:00a   Volker Weber
Let's start with the good news. It's practically impossible to misplace the Nokia MD-12 speaker. I have no idea how Nokia makes a bright plastic material that does not glow in the dark. In the photo above the speaker sits on a white surface. And I had to nail... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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This made me play that
Thu, Jun 12th 2014 6:30a   Volker Weber
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Primus inter pares
Thu, Jun 12th 2014 4:20a   Volker Weber
Ich benutze so ziemlich alles, was es an Smartphones gibt. Vom iPhone über BlackBerry und Windows Phone bis zu Android. Darunter sind Flaggschiffe wie das Lumia 1520 oder das BlackBerry Z30, aber auch Einsteiger wie das exzellente Lumia 630. Nach meiner Erfahrung gibt es keine schlechten Geräte mehr, sieht... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: blackberry iphone
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Ungelesene Nachrichten im BlackBerry Hub
Wed, Jun 11th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
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Projecting your screen
Tue, Jun 10th 2014 11:10a   Volker Weber
Public speaking often requires a presentation to be projected on a large screen. And believe it or not, we are still using ancient VGA adapters. HDMI would be a logical choice but I rarely ever see it used. I have seen it often in small conference rooms where you... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Blitz und Donner
Tue, Jun 10th 2014 5:30a   Volker Weber
Das ist der Stecker, den Apple für alle mobilen Geräte verwendet. iPhone, iPad, iPod, in allen Spielarten. Ich finde ihn toll. Er lässt sich wenden, er geht leicht rein, er flutscht nicht raus. Man kann alles daran anschließen, VGA-Adapter, HDMI-Adapter, SD-Leser, und natürlich USB. Wer partout ein Gerät mit... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple iphone ipod
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This is big: iOS 8 randomizes MAC address while scanning for WiFi networks
Mon, Jun 9th 2014 8:00a   Volker Weber
iOS 8 randomises the MAC address while scanning for WiFi networks. Hoping that this becomes an industry standard. pic.twitter.com/oGsZMtydUo— Frederic Jacobs (@FredericJacobs) June 8, 2014 This is big. Currently you are being tracked because your mobile phone uses its unique MAC address to find Wifi networks.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: mac mobile twitter wifi
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Q.e.d.
Mon, Jun 9th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
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The Decline and Fall of IBM - I, Cringely
Mon, Jun 9th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
The story of this book began in the summer of 2007 when I was shooting a TV documentary called The Transformation Age -- Surviving a Technology Revolution, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Rochester has two main employers, Mayo and IBM, and a reporter can’t spend several days in... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: ibm
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Meine Personal Trainer
Sun, Jun 8th 2014 4:00a   Volker Weber
Mit dem iPhone aufgenommen, auf dem iPhone zusammengeschnitten und vom iPhone aus hochgeladen. Auf Vimeo gibt es das gleiche Video, auf Instagram ein anderes.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: iphone
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Dicke Jungs
Fri, Jun 6th 2014 7:30a   Volker Weber
Vor zwei Wochen haben wir den grauen Fatboy bekommen. Und mir wurde erstmals klar, dass die Dinger schlanker werden. Der rote war mittlerweile so dünn, dass man schnell auf dem Boden lag. Also habe ich 200 Liter Kugeln gekauft und heute mit Max zusammen nachgefüllt. Das kann eine Riesensauerei... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Lenovo-CTO: Für manche ist es die Post-PC-, für andere die PC-Plus-Ära
Fri, Jun 6th 2014 5:10a   Volker Weber
Die Menschen werden Dinge erzwingen, wie sie sie haben wollen. Eine IT, die sich daran anpassen kann, der wird es gut gehen, und eine IT, die das nicht kann, wird wahrscheinlich Mitarbeiter austauschen. Das ist wie eine Kraft der Natur, die das erzwingen wird. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Pebble gets an update
Fri, Jun 6th 2014 4:20a   Volker Weber
Pebble received an update to 2.2. You can now reorder items on the menu, and the Music app lets you control the volume. Both actions are activated by holding the select key.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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UP24 funktioniert bei mir
Thu, Jun 5th 2014 2:20p   Volker Weber
Ich war sehr skeptisch, weil ein Fitbit bei mir nicht funktioniert hat, aber beim UP24 ist das nun anders. Ich laufe deutlich mehr als vorher, und ich schaue abends immer, ob ich mein Ziel erreicht habe. Wenn nicht, hole ich den Hund ab und geh mit ihm eine Runde.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Sonos PLAY:1 gewinnen
Wed, Jun 4th 2014 11:20a   Volker Weber
Bei ueberall-musik.de sind alle Mann in Urlaub. Deshalb können die jetzt eine Woche nicht liefern. Trotzdem sollte man vielleicht gerade jetzt bestellen: Um aber zum einen Ihre Geduld nicht zu sehr auf die Probe zu stellen und uns zum anderen für die Unannehmlichkeiten zu entschuldigen, verlosen wir zwischen allen geduldigen... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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212,913 hm/h. Im Schnitt. Auf dem Moped.
Wed, Jun 4th 2014 9:30a   Volker Weber
Unfassbar.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Falsche Propheten
Tue, Jun 3rd 2014 12:50a   Volker Weber
Ich habe einen Samsung-Fernseher und ein Menge Sonos-Player. Mein ältester Sonos-Player ist jetzt mehr als 8 Jahre alt. Und er ist mehr als 8 Jahre lang besser geworden. Die Software hat dazu gelernt, alle möglichen Services wurden integriert. Der Samsung-Fernseher hat immer noch ein tolles Bild. Und er ist noch... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Signed up for OS X Yosemite beta
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 2:55p   Volker Weber
I would not wait too long to sign up for the Yosemite beta. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Developers, developers, developers
Mon, Jun 2nd 2014 2:01p   Volker Weber
Excellent Apple keynote. Developers will be delighted, analysts disappointed, and gadget bloggers devastated. #wwdc— Volker Weber (@vowe) June 2, 2014 Will the gadgets bloggers ever learn and stop confusing fan fiction with predictions?... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: apple gadget
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Finally getting the hang of it
Sat, May 31st 2014 4:02a   Volker Weber
It took me a while to find the right people to follow and the right photos to publish, but now I have started enjoying Instagram. It's been a very slow start. More >... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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WhatsApp is back in the Windows Phone App Store
Sat, May 31st 2014 12:52a   Volker Weber
A few weeks ago, WhatsApp was disappeared from the Windows Phone Store, reappeared, then was pulled, because there was a notification issue on 8.0 Update 3. Now it has been fixed and the app is again available for download. There are a few new features, and they aren't supported... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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PLAY:1 replacement cables
Wed, May 28th 2014 10:13a   Volker Weber
The SONOS PLAY:1 draws power from a standard power lead. Unfortunately however, there is very little space where the cable enters the device from the bottom. So you cannot just use any cable. It needs a bespoke plug to make it fit. I am sure there have been many... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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EDC :: Every-day carry
Wed, May 28th 2014 9:00a   Volker Weber
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The App Gap
Wed, May 28th 2014 4:02a   Volker Weber
As much as I like my Lumia 1020, it becomes impractical when you want to use accessories that do not come with a Windows Phone app. It's not about the big name apps from Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat et. al. For Windows Phone, Rudy Huyn has developed lots of apps... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: facebook
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Simon Sinek :: Why good leaders make you feel safe
Tue, May 27th 2014 7:14a   Volker Weber
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Der Telekom-Techniker war da
Mon, May 26th 2014 11:44a   Volker Weber
Sehr netter Typ. Kommt rein, steckt sein Prüfgerät in die Dose. Ergebnis: 1a DSL, Anmeldung geht nicht. Also genau das, was ich seit geraumer Zeit der Telekom erzähle. Dann sind wir zum Outdoor-DSLAM gedackelt. Dort das selbe Problem. Und bei der Nachbarin, der heute die Hotline einen neuen Router empfohlen... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Nokia Bürokratie
Mon, May 26th 2014 9:41a   Volker Weber
Nokia tauscht Ladegeräte für das 2520 und schreibt: Bitte übermitteln Sie uns folgende Daten, die wir für weitere Untersuchungen benötigen: Die Seriennummer des Ladegeräts (eine 19-stellige Zahl, fängt mit 5 an ) Ihren Namen Ihr Land IMEI(Seriennummer) Ihres Lumia 2520 Ihre Telefonnummer Die gewünschte Lieferadresse für das Ersatzladegerät Darunter stehen... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Seit Samstag kein Internet
Mon, May 26th 2014 12:41a   Volker Weber
An diesem Wochenende wieder ein bisschen was gelernt: Router vom Strom trennen. 2 Minuten warten. Wieder einstecken. Das wird später abgefragt. Der Twitterkanal @Telekom_hilft muss heißen @Telekom_zwitschert. Laut AGB hat die Telekom 24 Stunden Zeit zum "entstören". Deshalb nicht warten. Sofort anrufen, damit die Uhr läuft: 0800 330 1000.... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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'No one ever got fired for buying IBM' had never seemed less true
Thu, May 22nd 2014 9:23a   Volker Weber
Overall, the CIA concluded, IBM was a high-risk choice. In a court filing, Amazon blasted the elder company as a "late entrant to the cloud computing market" with an "uncompetitive, materially deficient proposal." A federal judge agreed, ruling in October that with the "overall inferiority of its proposal," IBM "lacked... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords: ibm
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Montag im morgenmagazin
Thu, May 22nd 2014 4:03a   Volker Weber
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Jawbone UP und UP24
Wed, May 21st 2014 11:33a   Volker Weber
Als Dr. Michael Spehr seinen Langzeit-Test "3,5 Millionen Schritte und kein Fortschritt" ablieferte, wurde ich neugierig. Ich bin selbst skeptisch. Aber das Jawbone Up gefällt mir doch sehr. Also habe ich Michael gefragt, ob ich sein Gerät weiter testen darf. Und was beim Fitbit nicht geklappt hat, funktioniert beim... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:
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Why am I still trying to watch an IBM webcast?
Wed, May 21st 2014 8:40a   Volker Weber
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Three days with the Lumia 630
Sun, May 18th 2014 5:43p   Volker Weber
Executive summary: no editor-refuses-to-give-it-back award, but a strong recommendation for an entry level smartphone. After three days I have zero complaints. This is a very good smartphone. It looks nice, it feels nice, and it is pretty fast. Nokia stripped out all non-essentials and comes up with something that... - truncated for aggregators like Planet Lotus [read] Keywords:




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