Discover your next adventure: A comprehensive guide to the best outdoor apps for your explorations
14. September 2023

The need to explore and enjoy nature has always driven us humans. Today, supported by modern technology, outdoor enthusiasts have access to smart tools that enrich the nature experience. We present a selection of outdoor apps that will help you plan your trips better and make them safer. Apemap – The master of route planning more

Let it snow: Hit the slopes with smartphones and apps
22. December 2022

One thing up front: Normal smartphones don’t like a harsh and cold winter and freezing sub-zero temperatures, since that runs them down and quickly exhausts them, meaning they have no power and – if things go badly awry – they suffer a blackout. And most smartphones don’t particularly appreciate being abducted to ski huts in more

Playing and learning: Sensible apps for kids
6. September 2022

Part 3: Early teens The early teens are an exciting time for children. They leave primary school and go on to secondary school. They meet new people, become more independent – and many of them get their own smartphone. That’s something most teenagers have been looking forward to eagerly for years. According to a recent more

Pack your swimming trunks – or: the best apps for the summer
30. August 2022

Just twelve weeks, if we’re lucky: Summer in Central Europe is short. That’s why many of us extend it by going on vacation in the spring or fall. Yet, especially in the time of coronavirus, holidaying is not always the fun experience it should be. Various regulations, canceled flights and entire hotels under quarantine make more

Total concentration: The best focus apps
25. August 2022

Unfinished household chores, the children or even the TV distract your attention when you’re working from home. And in the office, it’s the latest stories from colleagues, Facebook or the constant temptation of coffee. And no matter where you are, as digitalization increases, so too do the opportunities to be get distracted – especially through more

Playing and learning: Sensible apps for kids
12. August 2022

Part 2: Primary school age The topic of smartphones for children of primary school age raises a lot of conflicts. Most of them don’t even have one of their own. But they find the digital world incredibly fascinating. No wonder: At this age, children are also discovering the world outside their families. And they’re just more

Traffic jam in sight – these apps help
8. August 2022

As is the case every year, the German automobile club ADAC expects particularly long tailbacks in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg to coincide with the start of the summer holidays. Drivers are facing “one of the worst weekends for congestion of the season,” warned the ADAC in Munich. “Anyone who doesn’t want to be stuck in a more

The Game of Kings: Become a master with these five chess apps
1. August 2022

It’s maybe 3,000 years old, is played on every continent in different variations, and there are more than 318 trillion possible positions after just four moves: Chess is a fascinating game. In the Middle Ages, it was even considered a knightly virtue to master what is known as the Game of Kings. After all, it more

Playing and learning: Sensible apps for kids
14. July 2022

Part 1: Pre-school age There has never been a generation like today’s children that has grown up with so many technical and media possibilities open to them. They’re genuine digital natives. Using digital media and smartphones is nothing unusual for them from a very early age. An amusing and striking illustration of that is the more

Barbecue Apps: How the smartphone becomes the chief master barbecue assistant
16. June 2022

The world remains in a bad way, but the weather’s improving. As a result, the pandemic is abating, and we also have to heat the home less. So just take a deep breath and get the barbecue on. We’ve earned it. Who doesn’t pine for grilled food? And now is the season for that. Germans more

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