Smartphones determine our everyday life. Always. More. Everywhere people stare at their mobile phones. Often in the middle of conversations with other people. A study by the University of Bonn in Germany has shown that mobile phone users switch on their smartphones 88 times a day on average and unlock their mobile phones 55 times a day. According to a survey by the German Digital Economy Association (BVDW), smartphones are used by people between the ages of 16 and 34 for around 80 minutes a day.Details
On Friday, 1 February, it was the “Change your password” day in Germany. The day on which we should all feel challenged to pay attention to the security of a password. Actually a good, important topic. And that’s why there will be a “Change your password” day again on February 1, 2020.Details
What an earthquake in Internet security: just recently, around 1.16 billion combinations of email addresses and associated passwords were published via the Mega cloud platform and discovered by Australian security researcher Troy Hunt. In the meantime, the data on the Mega platform has been deleted again – but numerous copies are circulating on the Internet! The logical consequence is that we should now all check our own e-mail addresses.Details
Television with 4k resolution? This already elicits a tired smile from some people today. The world of electronics and gadgets seems to offer hardly any sensations in some areas. Even though there will of course be many further developments to come, we are in fact already damn far behind the year 2000. The situation is quite different in the smart home sector: Here we can expect innovations in the near future that will certainly inspire many people and also make life easier for us.Details
Here you will find an overview of most video formats. Many of these formats are very rare and can only be played with certain codecs or players. The probably most common formats worldwide are .MPG, .AVI and .MP4. MPEG (.mpg) is probably the most common video format standardized by the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG). MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 compression is the most popular, the MPEG-2 compression is also used for DVDs.Details
Passwords are very important in today’s digital world. On the PC, laptop or smartphone: Everywhere we have installed little helpers, some of whom manage sensitive data. E.g. bank details or other personal data. To avoid being the victim of fraud, theft or even identity theft, passwords should be as secure as possible.
Unfortunately, passwords like “123456” are still popular and often in use. The problem is: weak passwords can be guessed or calculated quickly. And if you are still logged in to every online service with the same e-mail address and use the same password everywhere, the chances are extremely high that it will happen.