The app market is booming: new record in app sales
11. January 2023

Year after year, the cash registers of the app developers ring, as sales rise with no end in sight. Whether it’s Messenger, image processing, games or productivity, the app market in Germany has reached a new record. Around 3.4 billion euros will be spent in 2022 on mobile apps for smartphones and tablets – that’s more

Digital detox: Welcome back to real life
11. October 2022

Two opposing trends are shaping the current conversation about how digital our lives should be in the future. On the one hand, there are the tech believers. They see the future in the metaverse, a virtual world. It can be “entered” with technical means – VR goggles and suits. In the future, we’ll work, learn more

How to protect your smartphone from overheating
13. September 2022

Vacation – that means sun, beach and sea for many of us. You lie in the hot sand, blink into the sun from time to time and sweat under the parasol at 30 degrees in the shade. It’s hot and in August it gets really hot. If you’re able to, you take off your clothes 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

Flip phones have a cult following and also a clear message – less is more
10. August 2022

For many users today, flip phones are timelessly cool, the expression of a spirit of the times and an attitude to life that is self-determined and free of constraints, that prefers understatement and embraces minimalism. For others, flip phones are a relic of days gone by, impractical and totally uncool, unsuitable for surfing, streaming or 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

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