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How to Listen the Internet. Instead of Reading it

Usually, I read articles I found on the internet. At least, when I’m sitting at the front of my monitor. However, I often prefer listening articles …

Is "tax declaration" such a spam magnet topic?

Once I wrote an article where describe how one can fill German tax declaration (Steuererklärung) using Ubuntu. The trick is – most of the programs …

Is It Enough to Have a Backup Strategy?

I have a backup strategy. Both laptops we have are backed up to the NAS (network attach storage). I monthly backup data stored on NAS to the external …

Linux

What Google I/O Speakers Have in Common

Today morning I was checking the technology news. Many of them were about google I/O conference.<p>As a user I’m deeply in google ecosystem. But not …

My Mi Band Died on My Hand. And?

Few days ago happened a thing which had never happened before. I happened first time during last two years.<p>I own and use a Mi Band for two years …

ifttt

Ifttt.com is Cool. But How I Can Use It?<p>Years ago I read about service called ifttt.com. If this name sounds strange, it is actually an abbreviation …

Explore the Universe With Your Family With a Smartphone

The Sky, Stars, the Universe, and Kids<p>If you, like me, have a child or several you know that they are open to the universe (in all possible meaning …

Best Budget Fitness Tracker 2017

Budget Price<p>What is a reasonable price for best budget fitness tracker in 2017?<br>When I read magazine articles about best fitness trackers, the usual …

3 Reasons to Install Google Allo in 2017?

What is Google Allo<p>Google Allo is a Google’s fail. Actually, it is relatively new Google messaging application linked to your phone number (and not …

Listen More Audiobooks and Podcasts with This Simple Trick

Where to Find Time for Reading and Listening<p>I like to use my time effectively. It does not mean that I do fill every minute with some work. It means …

Most of us are smartphones addicted. But in a good or in a bad way?

We all use our smartphones. We use them too much. There are millions of articles about smartphone addiction and how it destroy this and that. …

Light Bulbs Optimization

Light Bulbs, Really?<p>It looks like this week I have one more short story for you. Like the google keyboard trick described in recent article “How to …

Where to Listen Music Online

I’m a Spotify user. When I know what I want to listen – I open Spotify.<br>“Open Spotify” means – open web player, not the application. I do not have the …

How to Copy a Text from a Site which Blocks Coping

My wife collects good receipts she finds on the internet. Sometimes “collect” means copy-paste part of the page in her Evernote (Evernote is a …

What I Learned When I Lost My Kindle Reader

My Amazon Kindle<p>In the beginning of 2011 I purchased Amazon Kindle, 2th edition. It was 6 years ago. All this time it worked for me, and worked well. …

Android Auto

Android Auto Home Screen<p>Some time ago I read in the news that Android Auto from Google got a phone only mode. Before it required a compatible car. …

Android 6, Adoptable Storage: What Does This Really Mean for You

Now I have Android 6 on my phone. Android 6 has Adoptable storage feature. After OS update I got a suggestion to reformat my SD card to be used as …

Moto G 2015, SD CARD, FAT and exFat

My Moto G (2015) has 16 GB storage and supports SD card. I purchased 16 GB card and expected that this would solve storage issue.<p>Nevertheless, soon I …

World Backup Day: Are Your Digital Life Backed Up?

Today is March 31. Is there something special about this day? Yes! March 31 is World Backup Day.<br>Do not believe me? – ask Google!<p>New Year night is a …

How to Move Cursor Editing Text in Android

This week I do have rather short, but a useful hint for you. At least, if you use Android devices.<p>I’m very active android user and type texts using …

Steuererklärung with Linux (2017)

If you a regular reader of this site, you are probably wondering what does “Steuererklärung” mean. Very good question! “Steuererklärung” means “tax …

Use It Smart -

The spring is here and this means it is a time for me to fill my tax declaration, in Germany known as Steuererklärung. Last year I used Ubuntu 16.10 …

Check What Google Knows About You. Could be Much More Than You Think.

Your Good Friend Google<p>Everybody knows that Google collects a lot of personal information about its users. When I wrote and re-read this sentence I …