Friday, January 31, 2014

Macworld expo 2014


From 2/1 to 2/3 the annual Macworld expo takes place at Moscone West in San Francisco, California, USA. Update: on 4/1 (2013) I heard that the date changed from beginning February to the end of March and from Moscone West to Moscone North. So the new official date should be 3/27 to 3/29.

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Renaissance 2014

From 1/29 to 1/31 the annual Renaissance 2014, the iOS app makers conference, takes place at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, California, USA.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

exposition concept cars Paris

From 1/29 to 2/1 the exposition concept cars takes place at Les Invalides in Paris, France.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Marvin ePub reader for iOS

Marvin is IMHO the best ePub reader for iOS: Just perfect! Now if they could integrate expansions of .rare files within the app and custom offline dictionaries, it would be nearly too good to be true! Includes connectivity to Dropbox, iTunes, Web, OPDS and calibre.

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Monday, January 27, 2014


GravityLight is an innovative device that generates light from gravity. It takes only 3 seconds to lift the weight that powers GravityLight creating 25 minutes of light on its descent. It can be used over and over again with no running costs.

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Sunday, January 26, 2014


FaceRig is a program enabling anyone with a webcam to digitally embody any character they want. Amazing intro video!

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Saturday, January 25, 2014

DiskMaker X

With DiskMaker X you can create bootable MacOSX disks.

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Friday, January 24, 2014

Target display mode and Thunderbolt

Very helpful article on the OWCblog: Target display mode and Thunderbolt.

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Mac Pro MacOSX 4K display compatibility, some 4K monitors unsupported

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Yuilop renames to upptalk

The remarkable phone carrier Yuilop changed the name to Upptalk. Still one of the best deals around. Includes calls and SMS to landline and mobile phones worldwide.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Retractable cable combination lock

From a Retractable cable combination lock for less than 10$.


Monday, January 20, 2014

Dogs poop in line with magnetic field of Earth

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Homeland book by Cory Doctorow

The book Homeland by Cory Doctorow is a novel that you are allowed to download freely. It is the sequel to his earlier novel Little Brother. Highly recommended reading!

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Saturday, January 18, 2014


At MapsWithMe you can buy iOS or Android map viewing apps for less than 5$ (there is a free version, too!), and then you can download offline maps for all the regions you are interested for free. As the maps are vector based, you need very little memory for storage. Great for travelers without data roaming!

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Mac mini power consumption and thermal output (BTU) information

The official Apple support document on Mac mini power consumption and thermal output (BTU) information.

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Sonnet Echo 15 Thunderbolt dock

Sonnet sells the Echo 15 Thunderbolt dock with an internal 3,5" drive bay (or room for 2 2,5" drives), optical drive, 4*USB3, 2*Thunderbolt, 2*eSATA, Firewire800, Gigabit Ethernet and audio ports for less than 400$.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Promise Pegasus2 R6 Thunderbolt 2 RAID array

From a first look at the Promise Pegasus2 R6 Thunderbolt 2 RAID array.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

newertech Voyager Q hard drive dock

newertech sells the Voyager Q hard drive dock with USB3, Firewire and eSATA interfaces for less than 72$.

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Monday, January 13, 2014

Canon imageFORMULA P-208

The Canon imageFORMULA P-208 is an ultra-compact USB powered duplex scanner with built in software for MacOSX and Windows, that can be used with the external WiFi/battery unit WU10 to be used in the field with iOS and/or Android devices for less than 300 Euros.

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Sunday, January 12, 2014

solar fire starter

From the Solar fire starter for 40$.

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Saturday, January 11, 2014

evasi0n7 iOS 7.x jailbreak

evasi0n7 is a jailbreak for iOS7 devices.

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Friday, January 10, 2014

The five most expensive super yachts in the world

From The five most expensive super yachts in the world. Includes the A yacht on spot number four.

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Thursday, January 09, 2014


Vagabonding is an uncommon guide to the art of long term world travel.

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Wednesday, January 08, 2014

The one thing successful people never do

From The one thing successful people never do.

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Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Nine qualities of truly confident people

Monday, January 06, 2014

The benefits of owning a sailboat

From The benefits of owning a sailboat.

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Sunday, January 05, 2014

free help forwarding ports is the number one resource for forwarding ports.

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Saturday, January 04, 2014

How to permanently delete your Facebook account

Useful article from How to permanently delete your Facebook account.

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Friday, January 03, 2014

Philippe Starck creates a super yacht

From Philippe Starck creates a super yacht, namely the A. Stunning design!

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Thursday, January 02, 2014

Bicycle tail light with Laser cannon lane markers sells a bicycle tail light with Laser cannon lane markers for less than 25$.

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Wednesday, January 01, 2014

LiveCode on Raspberry Pi

Amazing: LiveCode on Raspberry Pi! So now you can run a modern HyperCard clone on a computing device the size of a deck of cards at a cost of 35$!

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