Category: Technology

Data protection on the smartphone

Again: Xiaomi doesn't care about your privacy!

It has happened again: The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is trampling on data protection for its customers. However, the outcry about the practices of the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in the world is largely absent.

The dual camera protrudes slightly

Gigaset GS 290: First software update in months

The Gigaset GS 290 is undoubtedly a decent entry-level smartphone "Made in Germany". But the software lags behind the hardware. Now the "best Gigaset smartphone in years" finally got an update.

Gigaset GS290

In the test: Gigaset GS290

With the Gigaset GS290, the German manufacturer has already released its fourth smartphone "Made in Germany". Our test shows you how the device performs in the everyday test and for whom it is suitable.

The scope of delivery of the GS290 from Gigaset

Presentation: Gigaset GS290

In autumn 290, Gigaset presented the fourth smartphone "Made in Germany" with the GS2019. The manufacturer from North Rhine-Westphalia does a lot right with the model. We present the 250 euro smartphone.

Gigaset Smart Home Set

Gigaset Smart Home: an idea

With this article we start the series around the Smart Home system from Gigaset. We explain individual sensors step by step, give you examples of use and give you valuable tips and tricks for dealing with the smart home "made in Germany".

Package contents Gigaset climate

In the practical test: Gigaset climate

The Gigaset climate, a temperature and humidity sensor from Gigaset, has been in operation in our smart home system for several months. You can find out how the device performs in everyday life in our practical test.

Packaging of the Gigaset climate

We present: Gigaset Climate

Gigaset presented a new sensor at the end of September: The Gigaset climate measures the temperature and humidity in the room and transmits these values ​​to the heating control. This increases the measuring accuracy and the comprehensive smart home system of the Bocholt telecommunications experts becomes even more intelligent.

Detailed photo of the Yi 2k without front panel

Focus adjustment to Yi 2k action camera

The "Yi 2k" action cam is still considered an inexpensive and high-quality action camera in 2019. Unfortunately, focus problems keep cropping up, but you can solve them yourself in a few minutes. We show you how it works.

Smart heating - Gigaset

Heating intelligently with Gigaset

The heating season begins shortly and numerous manufacturers offer intelligent heating systems. With its smart home system, Gigaset not only offers an alarm system, as we have already presented in the previous issues, but also an all-round carefree package that can be individually adapted and expanded to meet your needs.

Alarm on the smartphone

Make life difficult for burglars with "Smart Home"!

Especially during the holiday season, apartments or houses are often uninhabited for long periods - perfect conditions for burglars. With a smart home system like that from Gigaset, you can effectively defend yourself against burglars.

Two Gigaset smoke with the base station

Safe & comfortable with Gigaset

In addition to the classic smoke detector, so-called smart home systems have been available for several years. These combine security features with convenience functions.

Gigaset GS280 - A smartphone from Germany

Gigaset has already produced a mobile phone in Germany with the GS185. The second model from Bocholt now follows with the GS280 - with more performance and elegant design. We took a closer look at the device and now introduce it to you.

Telekom Hybrid - the technology explained

After we explained the principle of operation of the Telekom Magenta Hybrid in the first article, now follows a deeper insight into the functionality of the Telekom technology alternative for connections on which no VDSL is available.

The Speedport Hybrid | Picture: Deutsche Telekom AG

Telekom Hybrid an alternative for slow internet?

For several years now, Deutsche Telekom's MagentaZuhause Hybrid has been an alternative internet connection for all those who, for technical reasons, cannot use a VDSL connection. But is it really an alternative? Let's find out!

Google / Android

Funky: Google activates energy saving mode on smartphones

A terrifying news hurries around the world: Yesterday Google made a fatal mistake: The global corporation activated the energy saving mode on "Android 9" phones - independently, without user intervention - and without his knowledge from a distance!

Hand in hand with robots

Gigaset: Finally smartphones made in Germany again

There are smartphones with the label "Made in Germany" again. Gigaset produces its entry-level smartphone GS185 in Germany, more precisely in Bocholt. We spoke to Raphael Dörr, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications & Investor Relations at Gigaset, and inquired about the reasons for German production.

Advertising: A journey through time between the soccer world championships

In June the time has come: The World Cup in Russia brings people of all stripes together again. There is fever, celebration, mourning and spending time together. And Otto came up with something special: You go on a journey through time to the different years of the World Cup for the German national soccer team.

SCF coat of arms

Advertisement: The Telekom sports package exclusively for Telekom customers

With the Telekom Sport and Sky Sport Kompakt, Telekom offers its customers an offer that includes all games of the 3rd Bundesliga, the Sky conferences of the Bundesliga and the Champions League, but also all players of the DKB Handball Bundesliga German Ice Hockey League and the Basketball Bundesliga.

Gigaset GS270 Plus

Practical test: The Gigaset GS270 Plus

We put the Gigaset GS270 Plus from Gigaset through a practical test. Our practical test shows you what the device can do, for whom it is suitable and how the smartphone performs in everyday life.

Google Home

Voice Assistants: Who Needs That Stuff?

Almost everyone knows voice assistants by now: Surely almost everyone has used Siri or Google Assistant in their smartphone. But do you really need these “helpers”? Do not the disadvantages outweigh?

Bluetooth + smartphone

Upgrade old stereo system

Many households have very high quality stereo modules, compact systems or receiver solutions. These are mostly operated via radio or CD. Thanks to an inexpensive component, you can make the system Bluetooth-compatible and you can use tablet, notebook or smartphone with the latest music tracks from well-known sources such as YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music or even

Data protection on the smartphone

Again: Xiaomi doesn't care about your privacy!

It has happened again: The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is trampling on data protection for its customers. However, the outcry about the practices of the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer in the world is largely absent.

The dual camera protrudes slightly

Gigaset GS 290: First software update in months

The Gigaset GS 290 is undoubtedly a decent entry-level smartphone "Made in Germany". But the software lags behind the hardware. Now the "best Gigaset smartphone in years" finally got an update.

Gigaset GS290

In the test: Gigaset GS290

With the Gigaset GS290, the German manufacturer has already released its fourth smartphone "Made in Germany". Our test shows you how the device performs in the everyday test and for whom it is suitable.

The scope of delivery of the GS290 from Gigaset

Presentation: Gigaset GS290

In autumn 290, Gigaset presented the fourth smartphone "Made in Germany" with the GS2019. The manufacturer from North Rhine-Westphalia does a lot right with the model. We present the 250 euro smartphone.

Gigaset Smart Home Set

Gigaset Smart Home: an idea

With this article we start the series around the Smart Home system from Gigaset. We explain individual sensors step by step, give you examples of use and give you valuable tips and tricks for dealing with the smart home "made in Germany".

Package contents Gigaset climate

In the practical test: Gigaset climate

The Gigaset climate, a temperature and humidity sensor from Gigaset, has been in operation in our smart home system for several months. You can find out how the device performs in everyday life in our practical test.

Packaging of the Gigaset climate

We present: Gigaset Climate

Gigaset presented a new sensor at the end of September: The Gigaset climate measures the temperature and humidity in the room and transmits these values ​​to the heating control. This increases the measuring accuracy and the comprehensive smart home system of the Bocholt telecommunications experts becomes even more intelligent.

Detailed photo of the Yi 2k without front panel

Focus adjustment to Yi 2k action camera

The "Yi 2k" action cam is still considered an inexpensive and high-quality action camera in 2019. Unfortunately, focus problems keep cropping up, but you can solve them yourself in a few minutes. We show you how it works.

Smart heating - Gigaset

Heating intelligently with Gigaset

The heating season begins shortly and numerous manufacturers offer intelligent heating systems. With its smart home system, Gigaset not only offers an alarm system, as we have already presented in the previous issues, but also an all-round carefree package that can be individually adapted and expanded to meet your needs.

Alarm on the smartphone

Make life difficult for burglars with "Smart Home"!

Especially during the holiday season, apartments or houses are often uninhabited for long periods - perfect conditions for burglars. With a smart home system like that from Gigaset, you can effectively defend yourself against burglars.

Two Gigaset smoke with the base station

Safe & comfortable with Gigaset

In addition to the classic smoke detector, so-called smart home systems have been available for several years. These combine security features with convenience functions.

Gigaset GS280 - A smartphone from Germany

Gigaset has already produced a mobile phone in Germany with the GS185. The second model from Bocholt now follows with the GS280 - with more performance and elegant design. We took a closer look at the device and now introduce it to you.

Telekom Hybrid - the technology explained

After we explained the principle of operation of the Telekom Magenta Hybrid in the first article, now follows a deeper insight into the functionality of the Telekom technology alternative for connections on which no VDSL is available.

The Speedport Hybrid | Picture: Deutsche Telekom AG

Telekom Hybrid an alternative for slow internet?

For several years now, Deutsche Telekom's MagentaZuhause Hybrid has been an alternative internet connection for all those who, for technical reasons, cannot use a VDSL connection. But is it really an alternative? Let's find out!

Google / Android

Funky: Google activates energy saving mode on smartphones

A terrifying news hurries around the world: Yesterday Google made a fatal mistake: The global corporation activated the energy saving mode on "Android 9" phones - independently, without user intervention - and without his knowledge from a distance!

Hand in hand with robots

Gigaset: Finally smartphones made in Germany again

There are smartphones with the label "Made in Germany" again. Gigaset produces its entry-level smartphone GS185 in Germany, more precisely in Bocholt. We spoke to Raphael Dörr, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications & Investor Relations at Gigaset, and inquired about the reasons for German production.

Advertising: A journey through time between the soccer world championships

In June the time has come: The World Cup in Russia brings people of all stripes together again. There is fever, celebration, mourning and spending time together. And Otto came up with something special: You go on a journey through time to the different years of the World Cup for the German national soccer team.

SCF coat of arms

Advertisement: The Telekom sports package exclusively for Telekom customers

With the Telekom Sport and Sky Sport Kompakt, Telekom offers its customers an offer that includes all games of the 3rd Bundesliga, the Sky conferences of the Bundesliga and the Champions League, but also all players of the DKB Handball Bundesliga German Ice Hockey League and the Basketball Bundesliga.

Gigaset GS270 Plus

Practical test: The Gigaset GS270 Plus

We put the Gigaset GS270 Plus from Gigaset through a practical test. Our practical test shows you what the device can do, for whom it is suitable and how the smartphone performs in everyday life.

Google Home

Voice Assistants: Who Needs That Stuff?

Almost everyone knows voice assistants by now: Surely almost everyone has used Siri or Google Assistant in their smartphone. But do you really need these “helpers”? Do not the disadvantages outweigh?

Bluetooth + smartphone

Upgrade old stereo system

Many households have very high quality stereo modules, compact systems or receiver solutions. These are mostly operated via radio or CD. Thanks to an inexpensive component, you can make the system Bluetooth-compatible and you can use tablet, notebook or smartphone with the latest music tracks from well-known sources such as YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music or even

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