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How to connect Bluetooth
How to turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10 (and lower), macOS, Linux, Android and iOS
  • Know-how

The Bluetooth wireless technology standard is well established in the IoT industry and enables wireless connections between all kinds of digital devices, regardless of the operating system. The process of connecting Bluetooth devices, called Bluetooth pairing, is similar for all devices. But sometimes you may encounter problems. Learn how to fix pairing problems and how to connect Bluetooth...

How to turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10 (and lower), macOS, Linux, Android and iOS
Bluetooth
Bluetooth: everything you need to know about the popular wireless standard
  • Know-how

“Does it have Bluetooth?” This is a question you hear all the time in electronics stores, which is completely understandable, since this small, blue runic symbol has been a defining marker in our digital lives for quite some time, longer than most other wireless technologies. Even conventional kitchen appliances and motorcycle helmets all come with Bluetooth chips. You will find everything you...

Bluetooth: everything you need to know about the popular wireless standard
Outlook emojis
Outlook emoticons: Fill your emails with emotions and more
  • Technical matters

A picture says more than a thousand words – this proverb also explains the immense popularity of emojis. Smileys, in particular, have long shaped digital communication. They play an important role not only in text messengers, but also in email services like Outlook. But the question arises as to how to insert smileys in Outlook. We show you how to do it step by step.

Outlook emoticons: Fill your emails with emotions and more
Mastodon vs. Twitter
Mastodon vs. Twitter comparison
  • Social media

Do you like microblogging, but no longer want to depend on the market leader? Mastodon and Twitter both offer almost the same features but take different approaches. While Twitter is now run by just one person, Mastodon is organized in a decentralized manner. What are the pros and cons of this alternative?

Mastodon vs. Twitter comparison
Markdown
Markdown: guida al semplice linguaggio di markup
  • Web development

Scrivere in Internet senza conoscere HTML? Si può fare, grazie a markdown. Questo semplice linguaggio di markup permette di formattare testi in CMS, forum o wiki, evitando tag complicati. La sintassi di markdown è fatta di caratteri semplici, per lo più intuitivi. Questi semplificano sia la lettura, sia la scrittura. Come funziona markdown?

Markdown: guida al semplice linguaggio di markup
Code smell
What is code smell?
  • Web development

Experienced programmers know it well when changes are to be made to a codebase, and a first inspection quickly shows that the code is not clean. This is an intuitive assessment. The code “smells rotten”. We explain what code smells are exactly, where they occur and how to get rid of them.

What is code smell?
Deactivating JavaScript
Disable JavaScript instructions for Firefox, Chrome, and IE
  • Web development

JavaScript is ubiquitous in the world wide web. The scripting language adds interactive elements to websites and has significantly changed the appearance of online offers. Hardly any of today’s web pages can work without scripts that are executed on the website visitor’s computer. However, this also entails risks. All common web browsers also provide their users with functions that can restrict or...

Disable JavaScript instructions for Firefox, Chrome, and IE
CPU
What is a CPU? An overview of the heart of a computer
  • Know-how

If you have already dealt with the most important hardware components of a PC, you will be familiar with the term CPU. But how exactly does the processor work and which different types are there? We answer these questions and show you the most important performance aspects of modern CPUs.

What is a CPU? An overview of the heart of a computer
Inbound marketing: how to gain new customers
Inbound marketing
  • Online sales

Advertising on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, or on search engines like Google, is a crucial way for large companies to make themselves found online. Smaller companies and online stores, on the other hand, must depend on cheap but efficient alternatives. One possible solution is so-called inbound marketing, which focuses on the individual user and aims to make them a...

Inbound marketing
Search more effectively with Google operators
Advanced web search with Google operators
  • Search engine marketing

Google is the most popular search machine in the Western world and handles billions of search requests daily. What few users know, however, is that Google has a number of specialized commands to help searchers find what they’re looking for as quickly as possible. These operators are entered into the search bar along with keywords or search terms. Website operators can also gain valuable...

Advanced web search with Google operators