Category archives: Electronics

The risks of Social Media

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That facebook might be problematic for someone who cherishes privacy should not be news to anyone living in this time and age. But facebook is not the only platform which involves a certain risk. One should contemplate over the issue that Mark Zuckerberg’s firm has become a little social media...

KitchenAid Artisan – multifunctional food p...

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KitchenAid has already been featured on Readthetrieb on a multitude of occasions for a good reason. Once more, the brand is enriching the culinary world with a new innovative kitchen gadget that was even rated “good” by the most influential German consumer organization Sitftung Warentest. The KitchenAid Artisan Cook Processor is...

Designer Speakers by Jarre Technology

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Jarre, the French god of interior design, did it again. Once more, he is proving that if you listen to your favorite music in style, it will become a unique experience. And what could be more stylish than the speakers by Jarre Technology? The new AeroTwist is a mobile Boombox, which...

Game of the year: Stephen's Sausage Roll

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Did you ever fantasized about rolling a sausage, but did not dare to do so? No, this not an odd German pick-up line, more so a fitting introduction to a masterpiece which is able to transcend generations, time periods and religious wars. Reminiscent to the biggest nihilist philosophers it poses a...

Let's get real: Virtual Reality

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Like many people that saw "The Matrix", I was fascinated with the whole concept of virtual reality. Sadly, I had to realize that our technology was by far not advanced enough to support such dreams. But years later, as I heard of the Oculus Rift I was mesmerized, only to...

When Fitness meets Anime

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Japan may be known to many as the country with the lowest obesity rate but that stellar reputation did not hinder them from developing a highly motivating app to keep that record. Japanese Indie developer Creative Freaks has successfully combined fitness with anime. “Burn your fat with me!!” is a fitness...

The best Oktoberfest Apps

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It is indeed that time of the year again: It’s Oktoberfest. To make sure that this year around you will have the time of your lives, let me introduce you to some really useful apps you will most definitely need during this special time. If anything can be said for sure...

Game Tip: Fallout 4, E3 2015

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For all fans of nuclear annihilation: get ready for Fallout 4 ! The Defcon has been launched, and it’s certainly high time. The newest game appears to take place in Boston. The world is still a nuclear desert and humans are on the verge of becoming extinct. As usual, you march off to...

Must Have: Zerbrochener Bildschirmaufkleber

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  Zerbrochene Handydisplays sind die aufgeschürften Knie der nächsten Generation -Gregor Guske Du willst einem deiner Freunde mal so richtig eins reindrücken? Da, wo es ihm am härtesten trifft und wo es sein Herz brechen wird? Wie wäre es hiermit: ein Bildschirm-Sticker für sein neues Smartphone. dieser macht nämlich den Anschein, als hätte...

Roboter-Wrestling

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Sensitive, 'mitdenkende' Prothesen und Exoskelette gehören für mich zu den Wegbereitern der Robotertechnik, die die Gesellschaft auf schonende Art und Weise darauf vorbereiten, dass sich ein Wandel vollzieht, der Fortschritt mit sich bringt. Das Exoskelett stützt den menschlichen Körper von außen, daher das griechische Wort 'Exo'. Es bildet eine Optimierung...

Gaming-Tipp: Battle for Wesnoth - Fantasy-Str...

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Ihr steht auf Retrografik und Fantasy-Strategiespiele mit massiven Rollenspiel-Elementen? dann habe ich hier etwas für euch, was euch umhauen wird: Battle for Wesnoth. Ein Rundenbasiertes Strategiespiel, welches auf Hexfeldern, also eine Art Sechseckraster, aufbaut, und was am aller coolsten ist: Es ist gratis! Du kannst dir das Spiel und sämtliche Erweiterungen...

Gaming News 2015: 'BELOW' will be a zeldaesqu...

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[caption id="attachment_94015" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 'BELOW' by Capybara Games[/caption] Alle paar Jahre kommt ein Spiel heraus, das man als Gamechanger begreifen kann, weil es hintereinander folgende Titel maßgeblich beeinflusst und verändert. Das von Capybara Games entwickelte Rogue-like Adventure BELOW könnte ein solches Spiel werden. Wer sich schon immer gefragt hat, wie sich eine...

Must Have: Nintendo 3DS im Retro-Design

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  1985 erschien das NES auf dem amerikanischen Markt und wurde schnell zum Kassenschlager schlechthin. Nun, fast 30 Jahre später, dreht Nintendo mit dem neuen 3DS Case die Zeit zurück und bringt uns das Design von damals wieder in die Kinderzimmer... oder in die Schlafzimmer. Das neue 3DS Case sieht vom...

Apple iPhone 6 | Apple is welcoming us to the...

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Yeah, you didn’t read it wrong. Apple is probably thinking we are in the year 2012. This week, on 09/09/2014, the Apple iPhone 6  and the Apple iPhone 6 Plus were released and can now be preordered. On the 19.09.2014, the first Apple fans are going to have an iPhone 6 in their pockets. It features a powerful quad-core CPU,...

IFA Berlin 2014 | My Highlights!

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This week, the world’s largest electronics fair has ended. In short, this year’s highlights at the IFA are all about smartphones, smartwatches, tablets and smart gadgets such as the Samsung VR glasses. Quite a ‚smart‘ event, isn’t it? Just for you, I’ve been looking for the coolest, most innovative and best products exhibited at the fair. ..................................... 1 First of all, I...

Silk Road, TOR and how the FBI really found o...

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 Kingpin, Hacker, Millionaire, Idealist – Ross William Ulbricht. The former owner of the Darknet drug lane Silk Road was arrested on October 2nd in 2013. This year in February, he was officially charged. Along with the lawsuit, the FBI had to publish a report on how they got a hold of the IP...

Sony |"2K Displays aren’t worth it.“

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With their latest Sony XPERIA Z3 release, Sony has decided not to go with the extreme QHD and 2k resolution trend which has recently hit the Smartphone branch. QHD resolution is actually used for monitors that are utilized for professional image editing. A 2k resolution is used for PC monitors and TVs which are...