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My Personal Guide – How to migrate to a new iPhone 4S – even if you have a new PC and no iTunes backup

Migrating from an old to a new iPhone is a piece of cake, right? Not if you have a new PC at the same time, or you just never bothered to sync your old iPhone to your new PC before.

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We’ve come a long way: Star Trek’s 45th anniversary

A couple of weeks ago Star Trek celebrates its 45th anniversary. Thinking about Star Trek and the world we live in today, there are two things that strike me. Lots of the technology and gadgets we saw in Star Trek … Continue reading

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RIP Palm – One Down One More To Go?

HP has decided to basically kill WebOS. See this Ars Technica article. This is sad from a historical perspective as Palm was one of the pioneers of PDAs and smartphones. In fact my first three PDAs were Palms: A Palm … Continue reading

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Impressions of Nintendo 3DS

Last week I got my new 3DS. Does it live up to the great expectations? How does it feel? Not only compared to Apple gadgets such as the iPhone or the iPad but also compared to the Nintendo DS Lite … Continue reading

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Question for 2011: Can there only be one? How many smartphone and tablet OS will the market support?

How many smartphone and tablet OS will the market support? The only thing that seems certain right now is that currently there are too many.
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Top 6 – Geeky Video Podcasts

There are a lot of interesting geeky video podcasts. The following ones are my favorites (in no particular order) – as always highly subjective. All of them are also available via iTunes. The Ben Hack Show (Revision 3) Ben Hack … Continue reading

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PS3 vs XBox 360 vs Wii – Part 1: Motion Control

This is the first part of a series to look at and compare the Wii (including Motion Plus), the PS3 (including PlayStation Move) and the XBox 360 (including Kinect). Motion control: in the beginning only the Wii had it. Now … Continue reading

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Impressions of Kinect

This week I got my new Kinect for the XBox 360. This is to share my first impressions. The installation is simple and straightforward. Especially on the Xbox 360 slim (you need to additionally plug the Kinect into a socket … Continue reading

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Top 5 – Sci-Fi Movies

There are a lot of good Sci-Fi movies. The following ones are my favorites (in no particular order) – as always highly subjective. This list does not include anything Star Trek or Star Wars – which might be covered in … Continue reading

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Top 5 – Wii Party (Multiplayer) Games

There are a lot of good party game (most of them mini game collections) for the Wii. The following ones are my favorites – as always highly subjective. Rayman Raving Rabbits 2 The whole series is good, but I think … Continue reading

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