Saturday, November 22, 2014

Motorola Moto360 review

About two weeks ago I got my Motorola Moto360, finally.

To get hands on one of this has been a pain here in Germany, really. When I finally got mine it's already been available in the US since about two months and even now they are not easy available everywhere.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Lollipop @ Shield

Android 5.0 (Lollipop) just got released a few days ago. In fact my Nexus 5 got the update just two days ago BUT yesterday, that's ONE DAY after my Nexus 5, my Nvidia Shield already got the Lollipop-update.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

BeyondPod - Update

About a year ago I was presenting one of my absolutely favorite apps to you: App introduction: BeyondPod.
Time went by but this app remains. It is still one of my favorite apps that I use at a daily base. As it got a major layout rework I wanted to show it off again.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Inbox by Gmail

About a week ago Google released it's new idea of handling emails, called Inbox by Gmail.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Nvidia controller as PC controller

Nvidia released a very nice controller along with it's current gaming tablet, the Shield, that now works as a gaming controller for your PC as well.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Google Photo Stories

A very nice feature to share your photos is Google's Photo Stories, unfortunately most people even don't know about it.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Review: PowerUp 3.0

About every child is playing with paper planes at some point and most of them also share the dream to control it in some way or let it fly even longer by an engine. This childhood dream has become true ...

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Nvidia Shield gaming and more

Gaming on a smartphone or tablet has been nice already but the Nvidia Shield lifts this experience to a completely new level.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Review: Nvidia Shield

Nvidia just released the new Shield. Other than last years model it's not a handheld gaming console, instead it's a tablet and additionally a controller without a build in display.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Sony QX100 - firmware update v3.0

Sony just released the firmware update 3.0 for it's lens camera QX100.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Review: Chromebook acer C720

A few days ago I got my first ChromeOS device, the acer C720 Chromebook. For my experience and thoughts about ChromeOS visit my article ChromeOS, what it is and what it is not. Following I will talk about my experience with the acer C720 Chromebook and why I have chosen this model.

ChromeOS, what it is and what it is not

Chromebooks and with them ChromeOS became more and more popular lately. Along with that I was interested into this as well and got my first Chromebook but before I tell more about that in a different post, let's take a look into ChromeOS first.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Qi charger EasyCHEE T200

With heavy usage smartphones often don't last a full day so what to do about that?
Well, charging seems to be the only real answer to this problem especially as most smartphones don't have exchangeable batteries anymore :-( . But to plug and unplug a micro USB cable to the smartphone over and over again, every time you leave or come back to your workplace seemed a bit unpleasant to me.
The solution, at least for me, was a Qi charger.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

App introduction: Google Camera

Google Camera basically is the default camera app for all Nexus or Google Play edition devices. Since a few weeks the app is now available on the Play Store for free so everyone can use it in addition to his/her default camera app or instead of.

Google Camera at Google Play.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

App introduction: Timely

Timely is a very beautiful clock and alarm app.

Timely at Google Play.

Just as my last vacation endet last week, Timely got back in focus again as I had to set up the alarm time to get up in the morning.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

App introduction: Muzei

Muzei is not really a stand alone app, it is a wallpaper that has been created by the same developer as the DashClock Widget, which I like a lot as well, see my review here.

Muzei at Google Play.

Friday, March 21, 2014

App introduction: DashClock Widget

DashClock Widget is one of the most famous widgets out there and most of you might already know it. But as it is such a great widget I want to show it anyway and point out why it is the widget sitting on my main home screen since several month now.

DashClock Widget in Google Play.

Sony QX100 review (firmware update 2.0)

Sony released a firmware update for it's lens-cameras, the QX10 and the QX100.

Sony QX100

For my initial thoughts on this camera (the QX100 in my case) check out my original review about it.
Following I will just concentrate on the changes by this firmware update.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Game introduction: Threes!

Threes! is a game based on moving and combining numbers. It has been around on iOS already and is available for Android now as well. At the moment it costs around 1,43 €.

Threes! in Google Play

Saturday, March 8, 2014

App introduction: Paper Camera

Paper Camera is a simple camera app with lots of fun build in.

Paper camera at Google Play.

Friday, February 14, 2014

App introduction: Talon for Tiwtter

Twitter is still one of the most popular social networks and it's one of the fastest ways to get news, stay in contact or just have a chat.
There are plenty of clients available for all kinds of platforms out there beside the official Twitter clients. Now Talon for Twitter is one of the newest clients, trying to get attention within the Twitter community.

Talon for Android in the Play Store.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Update Newsstand

Google just released an update for Newsstand, Google's news and magazine reader app.

Newsstand in Google Play.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Introduction: Widgets

As some of you might know, I use widgets a lot. I really like the benefits and comfort they provide so I wanted to explain a bit what widgets are and how they help improving your mobile experience.

Saturday, January 25, 2014

App introduction: Timesheet

Timesheet helps tracking hours worked for different projects.

Timesheet in Google Play.

Friday, January 17, 2014

App introduction: Note L!st

In my article about my favorite 15 apps I was already introducing Note L!st as one of my most used apps. As the developer recently released a new version with a new synchronization feature I thought, it's time for a bit deeper review of this app.

Note list - Notepad.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Google Chromecast Review

In July 2013 Google released the Chromecast, a TV streaming dongle.


Sunday, January 5, 2014