Prelude This is an addition to an article about restoring your contacts. The tutorial can be done on Windows, Mac or Linux and is totally free. In the end you will get an xml file, that you can put back on your phone. My program got downloaded over 30.000 times and I got a lot […]
Redshift is a small program, that changes the color of your display temperature according to the day time. At night the display gets pretty red and feels softer. This way, it feels better to work in the dark. Sadly redshift is only a command line program and we all know how bad the windows command […]
Introduction About one year ago I had the problem, that I could not restore my Sony PC Companion backup to my phone. Back then I was really frustrated, because I found no (free) solution to get to my phone book. After some research I found out, how the data is compressed, and I made a […]
Problem There is sometimes a TextSecure error sending message, but not always. There can be many causes for this, and TextSecure is far away from being beg-free.
TextSecure is probably the best open source messaging app out there, and a worthy component to WhatsApp. I’m using the app for over a year now and I’m really happy with it. That’s why I decided to make a TextSecure feature overview, to give everyone, who is thinking about changing their messaging application, an idea […]
After Facebook bought WhatsApp 5 days ago, a good percentage of users now tries to find an other messaging service. Of course services with more users are more interesting for them, so the big question now is, who will make the race for the leaving users?
On February 20th Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion (Read more). Even though they probably won’t change anything for the WhatsApp users, it is a good time to consider switching the messenger app. Why? Well, Facebook knows a lot about your private life and WhatsApp has a lot of data from your chats too. It is […]
Elementary OS is a Linux distro building up on Ubuntu 12.04. I’ve been using it as my main operating system on my laptop for one month now, so I’ve made some experiences with the System. To cut right to my conclusion, just jump to the bottom.
I was at Subotron Progames yesterday, and Mike Rose held a talk about how you get the press to talk about your games. What he essentially said was: “If you want to get noticed, be everywhere, share everything, create content, talk with the press, be different”.
You’ve got an old USB-stick and want to give it a new look? Not hard if you’ve got some wooden plates and a laser cutter near you. Here is a small documentation how I did it.