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Audi UK tried to coerce me into paying for their errors

The automotive industry is always behind the times in terms of the tech. What's new and trendy on Shanghai Auto Shows, will...

Airport Security took my “plane approved” power bank

Apologies for the slightly clickbaity title, but there is an important message here I would like you to read. This happened to...

Fake Sonoff POW R2

I'm passing a message from @Happy_Cats2017. Inspired by one of my projects using Sonoff POW R2 (Washing Machine Notifications, 3D Printer Notifications)...

“Dog ate my OrangePi 3”

This is not 100% April's Fool

Gmail will drop IFTTT very soon

I received a sad email a couple of minutes ago. Google email will drop popular automating service IFTTT on short notice. The...

Me and the Gearbest data breach

Imagine a situation, in which a big company is happy to work with me. I get super excited as my budget is...

Gearbest’s 5th-anniversary guide

Having friends in high places (not really, but) means I get an insider's look into what is coming up next. On the 21st of...

It’s not you, Gearbest looks different now

Do not panic! Gearbest is prepping up for 5 year anniversary with plenty of promotions and coupons. That's not the only new information. If...

onTracks: when one “smartwatch” isn’t enough

A couple of days ago I had a double pleasure to discover onTracks and to speak to Philippe Leca the CEO of the onTracks...

A case for short lived batteries (Google Phones edition)

I started to wonder, how long is the battery's life expectancy. Before Google's phones were considered "premium" I upgraded my phones every year, as...