David Hohl

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Virales Video Hochzeit mit Haka in Neuseeland

Kinderarzt tanzt für kleinen Patienten<p>"Eher Frühsommer als Frühling"<p>"Kochen, putzen, hübsch aussehen"<p>Zur Geburt musst du aufs Festland<p>Unbekanntes …

Promis

Google Play Adds Support For Promo Codes, Including In-App Purchases

Promo codes are coming to Google Play! Android developers will finally be able to market their applications, as well as distribute copies of paid apps for free, and more, by way of promo codes – a feature Apple has supported for years. Thanks to a new option spotted in the Google Play Developer …

Angular Unit Testing

A lot has changed in Angular, but as with most things, the underlying concepts are not that different at the end of the day. This is also true for …

JavaScript

HoloLens’ appeal could be crippled at launch by its battery life

I’ve been excited about Microsoft’s mixed-reality HoloLens headset since the company first announced it back in January last year. But I’m concerned about how long it will take to become a mainstream device.<p>At an event in Tel Aviv, Microsoft technical evangelist Bruce Harris shared some interesting …

Augmented Reality

Kickstarter project of the week: dokiWatch smartwatch for kids

The CES craze had us going nuts with content, so it was a bit hard to bring you our ‘Kickstarter project of the week” articles for a while, but we are back in the game and today we are showing off a funding campaign for a product we know plenty of parents and kiddos will love.<p>Today we are talking …

Wear OS

Slash’s Mobile Keyboard Makes It An Interesting Player In The Messaging Wars

Slash could be seen as a buyout target by Silicon Valley giants like Google, Facebook, or even Apple.<p>How many times a day do you find yourself trying to text or message a friend to share some content but you’re forced to switch apps in order to add a link to that great article or to share a funny …

Mobile device access in schools to grow in 2016

The sharp decline in expectations for BYOD growth in schools likely reflects the realization of the challenges of creating and maintaining educational software that runs across a large spectrum of devices. Declining support for BYOD in classrooms in light of expected surge in the availability of …

Fitbit heart rate tracking is dangerously inaccurate, lawsuit claims

US claimants say heart rates recorded on fitness trackers are well below real ones<p>Claims from fitness tracking company Fitbit that its wristbands can accurately monitor owners' heart rates are wildly and in some cases dangerously misleading, according to a lawsuit.<p>Fitbit owners from several US …

Fitness Technology

Tipe

Ford announces Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for 2017 models

Since Apple CarPlay and Android Auto were announced in 2014, Ford has been one of the major holdouts when it comes to choosing a side. The Blue Oval …

Samsung's new portable SSD puts 2TB in your pocket

Samsung ushered in last year by launching its first portable SSD, so it's only fitting the company should kick 2016 off by announcing a bigger, better successor. The new Portable SSD T3 is similar to the older T1 in more ways than one. It uses Samsung's reliable vertical NAND (V-NAND) memory, is …

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Official List For Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei, Asus, OnePlus, BlackBerry, And Android One

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow roll out will begin soon for a wide range of devices from Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei, Asus, OnePlus, Android One and other …

Berlin activists condemn mass refugee shelters

Germany’s capital is struggling to provide for a record number of refugees. Authorities are planning to build more mass shelters, but activists say …

TRUMP: 'Hillary Clinton created ISIS with Obama'

"I'm pretty good at signals, and I see a lot of things happening," Trump said at a campaign stop in Biloxi, Mississippi.<p>The Republican presidential front-runner pointed to Iranian protesters ransacking the Saudi Embassy in Tehran earlier in the day, after Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shiite …

Government

Oculus pushes Touch release date to second half of 2016

Touch, the hand-held VR controller from Oculus VR, will not be shipping together with the first Oculus Rift units, which are expected to ship in the …

Facebook, Google, Twitter Commit To Hate Speech Action In Germany

The German government yesterday secured an agreement from Facebook, Google and Twitter to delete hate speech within 24 hours as it steps up efforts to combat racist sentiments being expressed online in the wake of the European refugee crisis.<p>Germany has agreed to accept hundreds of thousands of …

Google is working on an artificially intelligent messaging app, report says

Google may have a new artificial intelligence project in the works.<p>The company is working on a new messaging app that uses artificial intelligence to …

United Airlines makes changes to program for children flying alone

With little public notice,<p>United Airlineshas expanded the age range of children who must use a $150 service when flying without an accompanying adult.<p>For tickets sold after Dec. 14, any child ages 5 to 15 flying solo must pay for the “unaccompanied minor service.” Under the service, airline …

United Airlines

A 2016 TV Preview

A guide to the returning hits and new shows on network, cable, and streaming services<p>2015 may have spawned the phrase “Peak TV” thanks to an onslaught of shows in every format imaginable, but 2016 isn’t going to offer much respite. In the coming months, terrestrial networks, premium cable, and …

The secret to finding the best mobile apps: try everything

One of the more popular posts to pop up in my Facebook News Feed last week was a friend's request for advice on whether he should quit Apple Music and just go back to Spotify. Seemingly everyone I knew had an opinion on the streaming services, ranging from "Apple Music is garbage" to "try Google …

7 tech giants most likely to buy Foursquare

With word that Foursquare is reportedly raising another down round of financing, it seems logical to bet that the company is reaching some kind of end game.<p>According to Re/Code, Foursquare is trying to raise between $20 million and $40 million at a valuation of $250 million. That’s far below the …

New Google test feature lets you replace your password with a phone

Remembering passwords was always a nuisance, and these days, when a secure password has at least 20 characters and resembles the product of a cat …

BlackBerry to consider a mid-tier Android phone if the Priv is a success

The BlackBerry Priv, the company’s first Android smartphone, marked a new page in BlackBerry’s history and the handset could just be the start of a longer chapter. In a recent interview, BlackBerry CEO John Chen stated that the company will consider moving into the mid-range Android market as well, …

Mobile

QardioBase Smart Scale

<b>Pros</b><p>Beautiful design. Wirelessly transmits data via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Unique, useful features. Includes Pregnancy mode. Great app. Integrates with …

Breaking Away

BlackBerry CEO Says Priv Has Been Well-Received, Expected To Launch In 31 Countries By February 2016

Canadian tech giant BlackBerry reported a “$0.03 per share” net loss in the third quarter of 2015, beating the Wall Street estimates of a “$0.14 per …

IDC predicts Apple Watch sales will hit 45M/year by 2019, still lead smartwatch market

Market intelligence firm IDC is forecasting that annual Apple Watch sales will increase from an estimated 13M units this year to 45.2M units in 2019, representing a compound annual growth rate of 36.5%.<p>The firm predicts that although Android Wear smartwatches will experience even stronger growth of …

Smartwatches

Evernote Kills Off Skitch For Windows, Android And iOS — But Retains Mac App

Evernote bought popular annotation app Skitch back in 2011 and, after incurring the wrath of loyal users for a series of unpopular updates, it is finally saying goodbye to it for good after announcing that it will end support for almost all versions of the service.<p>“As part of our promise to focus …

Apps

iOS 10 and iOS 10.3 features and updates

<b>Update:</b> iOS 10.3.3 is out now and it's bound to be one of the final major updates as Apple has announced iOS 11 and it should be released properly …