Monthly Archives: October 2010

How the iPhone Changed my Life

I’ve had many mobile phones over the years. But that is another story that might be worth a dedicated post another time. I’ve actually had many smart phones before the iPhone but no phone (apart from my first mobile) changed … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Opt-out-er fest

Opt-out-er fest: Term used by Tom Merritt in Tech News Today (Episode 101) to describe that about 250.000 Germans used the possibility to tell Google to blur out the picture of their houses in Google street view. ‘Opt-out-er fest’ it … Continue reading

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App of the Week: The Incident

An incident happened and somehow all kinds of objects keep falling from the sky. You tilt to dodge, tap to jump, and try to climb up the pile of stuff while trying to avoid the things that keep falling on … Continue reading

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Quick Games Tip: Cut the Rope

This is a new little puzzle game for iDevices. You cut the rope and try to get the candy to the cute little monster. I like it. Give it a try if you are into puzzle games. There are separate … Continue reading

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Top 5 – Comics

There are a lot of good Comics. The following ones are my favorites (in no particular order) – as always highly subjective. General Comics Dilbert (Scott Adams) If you’ve ever worked for a large corporation or know someone who does, … Continue reading

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App of the Week: Flipboard

‘Wow – this is pretty.’ This is probably the most common reaction to Flipbord and was also the first thing that came to my mind after installing it on my iPad. Very similar to an RSS reader, Flipboard collects news … Continue reading

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Graphic Adventures, the Book

Do you like classical adventure games? Such as Maniac Mansion, Space Quest and similar games from Lucas Arts and Sierra? If so, you might like the book compiled by Philipp Lenssen based on Wikipedia articles. Apparently it is available in … Continue reading

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Impressions of Wii Party

Wii Party was recently released in Europe. It is Nintendo’s newest mini game collection for the Wii. There are lots of mini games (according to the text on the box there are over 80). While there are a lot of … Continue reading

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Top 7 – Video Game Sites

There are a lot of good video game sites. The following ones are my favorites – as always highly subjective. Eurogamer Best writing and best journalism. Generally fun to read, some reviews are wonderfully sarcastic. Best take on mobile and … Continue reading

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Microsoft sues Motorola over Android – and all the other mobile lawsuits, visually

This article shows a very nice visualization of all the patent battles and lawsuits going on in the mobile world. Microsoft sues Motorola over Android – and all the other mobile lawsuits, visually (guardian.co.uk). also Who’s Suing Whom In The … Continue reading

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