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iOS 7: Activate unlock sound - does it work?

If you want to activate the known unlock sound under iOS 7, you will unfortunately not find an appropriate option in the settings. Only the lock sound can be activated and deactivated. We will show you how the latter works here. Turn on lock sound in iOS 7 Start the "Settings" app on your iPhone...

Install Vivaldi - Here's how

In this practical tip we will explain how to install the new "Vivaldi" browser. This comes from the same manufacturer as the Opera Browser. New Vivaldi browser - how to install the software First download the Vivaldi installation file. Then run the installation file. If you now click on "Advanced", you can select the language and set Vivaldi as the default browser...

Sonos: play audible audiobook - is that possible?

Until recently, it was possible to play Audible audiobooks on Sonos. In this practical tip, we have put together all the information and alternative options for you. Amazon Audible: Sonos no longer compatible Unfortunately, it is no longer possible to listen to audible books or music from Audible on the Sonos sound system - according to the manufacturer Sonos, the interface required to play the audible books by Audible is missing, but you can play the audiobooks via your Sonos system via a detour...

The Sims Free Spins: How To Build The Community Center

In "The Sims Free Spins" you can build a community center for your Sims. In this practical tip, we will show you exactly what you need and how to build the house. Build community center in "The Sims Free Spins" - how it works You will find the community center in "The Sims Free Spins" on the third plot to the right of the fire station...

Literature management: 5 alternatives to Citavi

Citavi is probably the best known software for literature management. However, there are also strong alternatives on the market. We'll tell you what these are in this practical tip. 1. Citavi alternative: Zotero - the entry-level program for literature management The literature software Zotero is extremely intuitive to use and therefore particularly suitable for beginners - no matter in which subject they research...

Why do you need a proxy server?

Proxy servers are middlemen in the communication between two computers. The proxy server takes requests on behalf and then forwards them accordingly. In this practical tip you can read what you could need a proxy server for and what a proxy server is. Definition: What is a proxy server? You will come across the term "proxy server" again and again when surfing...

Android locked: "The device has been reset" - you can do that

If your Android is locked and you get the message "The device has been reset", this is often no cause for concern. Learn how to proceed in this practical tip. Android: "The device has been reset" - what to do? This message is displayed when the smartphone or tablet has been reset...

O2: Deactivate SMS notification of the mailbox

This practical guide shows you how to deactivate the SMS notification of the mailbox in O2. The automatic SMS notification is automatically activated at O2. It informs you free of charge via SMS of missed calls and the caller. Deactivate call info on O2: Deactivate SMS notification To deactivate this function, you must contact O2 customer service...

Pidgin: Add your own smileys

This practical tip shows you how to add your own smileys in the messenger "Pidgin". Add your own emoticons at Pidgin - so it'll work Open Pidgin and navigate to "Tools"> "Custom Smileys". Click the "Add" button here. Then select the picture and text of the smiley...

Kindle: Lend books - how it works

If you want to lend books from your Kindle to friends and family, this is only possible to a limited extent in Germany. We'll show you the options. Lend books on Kindle: You have these options Kindle users have been lending their books to friends for 14 days since the end of 2010. Unfortunately, due to the legal situation, the function is not available in Germany...

Mac OS X: Show hidden files and folders

On Mac OS X, you can display hidden files and folders with one command. All files that begin with a period in the label are not immediately displayed in Mac OS X. In our guide you will learn how to activate the display for hidden files. Show hidden files and folders with the terminal With the "Terminal" you can see all hidden files and folders with a special command...

Buy camera lens - you should pay attention to that

If you want to buy a new camera lens, you should note a few points. We show what is important. 1. Buy camera lens: which one do I need? When it comes to the type of lens, the focal length and the field of application play a decisive role. While a wide-angle lens is well suited for landscape shots, you need a longer prime lens or a telephoto zoom lens for high-quality portraits...

PayPal down: You can do that in the event of problems or problems

PayPal is valued by its customers for quick money transfers. However, this is no longer guaranteed if PayPal is down. In this practical tip, we will explain what you can do if you cannot reach the online service page. Paypal side down: server failure? Go through the individual possible causes in order to remedy the error as far as possible and to access the online payment system again...

Combination of actions: Rename files

If you want to rename individual files or folders, you only need the right key combination. We'll tell you the right shortcut for Windows and MacOS. Windows and Mac: Rename files with a keyboard shortcut Especially if you want to rename several files or folders in a row, you can save a lot of time with the right key combination: Windows: First open Windows Explorer and select the file you want to rename...

The abbreviation "IMHO" in the chat: That is the meaning

When chatting with friends or on the Internet, you have probably already come across the abbreviation IMHO. We show you their meaning and how it is used in this practical tip. The abbreviation "IMHO" in the chat: That is the meaning IMHO is an acronym, i.e. a word that is composed of the first few letters of several words...