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So where are you flying to? Pollen apps and the smartphone – more than just an early warning system for allergy sufferers
5. March 2019

Hand on heart: Do you know when the beech or hazelnut tree’s pollen flies or when the alder blossoms? If not, you’re either not allergic to plants or you haven’t yet installed a pollen forecast app on your smartphone. You can read why such an app is extremely useful in our blog article. More and more

Germany – a mobile communications desert: the pitfalls of gaps in network coverage
5. February 2019

2019: Most Germans have a smartphone, while mobility and digitalization are on everyone’s lips. You would think good network coverage would be commonplace in Germany. But take a long train journey and you’ll discover that Germany isn’t as digitally advanced everywhere as you would have wished. Shortly after leaving the central station, you realize apps more

Shopping in the digital age: The smartphone as a shopping center
30. January 2019

Want to buy the latest headphones or fashionable sneakers easily and conveniently while you’re in the waiting room? Or quickly order a present for a birthday party at the weekend just before you go to sleep? Shopping in the digital age – that means finding everything your heart desires in the Internet, round the clock more

Smart Lock – When the package deliverer no longer needs to ring
24. January 2019

Smart door locks could make the daily work of many package deliverers easier. A YouGov survey of 1,682 persons aged 18 and above has revealed that every one in five Germans (21 percent) can imagine using an in-home delivery service. The final stage of delivering a parcel is not only the most expensive, because it’s more

Banish the fear of 0%: How do I go easy on my battery when streaming?
21. January 2019

Video streaming is growing in popularity. According to an online study by the TV stations ARD and ZDF, 60% of Germans watch online videos at least once a week. And since they like mobile streaming, the smartphone is becoming more and more important for that. After all, it’s also simply too convenient: If you’re too more

The voice-activated smart home
15. January 2019

The American research company Business Insider Intelligence assumes that the number of smart home devices in the U.S. will surpass the one billion mark by 2023. And Germany is also becoming smarter and smarter, as evidenced by the data from the Statista Digital Market Outlook: At least one smart home application is now in use more

Growing demand for smart gadgets: What Germans want to buy in 2019
10. January 2019

Smartphones are still at the top of the wish list for 2019, according to the results of a representative survey conducted by Bitkom. Also much-coveted: smart gadgets such as robovacs, robotic lawn mowers and smart home devices. Apart from New Year resolutions to do with health and well-being, many people plan at the start of more

Stress at Christmas – with the mobile phone under the tree
24. December 2018

It’s probably one of the biggest bones of contention when we celebrate Christmas in a few days’ time: Do we put away the smartphone when celebrating with our loved ones or get it out and record everything for posterity? A recent survey by Bitkom shows we’d prefer to do both.  Today is Christmas. Many of more

“A Dog Named Mr. Bozzi” or “Alexa, I’m leaving …”
3. December 2018

The story’s quickly told: Mr. Bozzi is a hard-hearted person, a home owner as well, and lives in Brooklyn. He doesn’t like tenants or beggars. And whenever they ring at his door, he plays the “guard dog.” He barks loudly and furiously to chase them away. The punishment for his mean behavior comes in the more