What is the EU-US Privacy-Shield?

Privacy Shield – controversial data transfer agreement between the EU and the US

 

For some years, the Privacy Shield has regulated the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US. But in July 2020, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the Privacy Shield. For many companies, the end of the privacy agreement came as a complete...

 

What is Instagram Reels?

Instagram Reels: video clips a la TikTok

 

Instagram Reels is Instagram’s new video feature. Much like Chinese app TikTok, Reels lets users create and share short video clips with added background music. But what exactly is Instagram Reels and what are the differences to TikTok? We’ll show you what the new feature can do....

 

PHP 8

PHP 8: What you need to know about the latest update

 

PHP is one of the most important languages on the Internet. Many content management systems like WordPress, TYPO3 or Joomla are based on PHP. The release of PHP 8 is imminent, but we’ve already had some information about its new features. Also some old features will be reworked,...

 

Create Alexa Skills

Program Alexa Skills easily by yourself

 

Alexa Skills extends the functionality of your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, or any other smart speaker from the Echo series with additional abilities. You can activate extensions for the virtual voice assistant in the Alexa Skills Store for free. With the Alexa Skills Kit, Amazon also...

 

Zoom alternative

Zoom alternatives: a comparison of the main competitors

 

Alternatives to the popular video conferencing software Zoom are having their moment in the spotlight as a growing number of people are organising video calls daily. Free alternatives to Zoom include a wide range of features, especially since the market for video conferencing...

 

What is a QR code?

What is a QR code?

 

What do stamps, tickets, and posters have in common in the 21st century? More than you might think: Many companies now use QR codes on printed items for a variety of purposes. They can be used to quickly read data and execute commands. How does a QR code work? Which QR code...

 

The best TeamViewer alternatives

Alternatives to TeamViewer

 

You don’t always have to use the market leader – this also applies to remote access. TeamViewer is still the most widely-used solution for remote management and online meetings, but there are numerous alternatives on the market which can be considered. We present some serious...

 

How to change the language in Windows 7: changing the system language

Windows 7 allows you to change the system language. This lets you display the operating system’s interface elements in a variety of different languages, provided that Microsoft offers a corresponding language pack. This can vary depending on the edition you are using. Here, you’ll find detailed instructions on how to change the language in Windows 7.

Activate Bcc in Outlook

The blind carbon copy (Bcc) function is available on any email program. Microsoft Outlook also provides the option to send blind carbon copies so addressees who should remain hidden to other recipients. To do this, activate the Bcc field in Outlook. We’ll guide you through these steps.

How to create and manage distribution lists in Outlook

Do you regularly send messages to specific groups of recipients? If so, you can make e-mailing easier by creating preconfigured distribution lists in Outlook. You can create contact groups and distribution lists in the online version as well as the desktop version of Microsoft Outlook. This illustrated step-by-step guide will show you how.

Adding a mailbox to Outlook: How to set up access to mailboxes in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook has a feature that allows you to manage mailboxes in one client. To do this, the manager of a mailbox only has to share it. These selected users can then add the mailbox to their Outlook account to help the mailbox owner process incoming and outgoing mail traffic. Depending on the access given, multiple users may have the power to do a lot of work via e-mail, lightening a...

ICS files – sending and receiving calendar entries

You can quickly and easily exchange calendar information using a digital calendar. ICS files allow you to send and receive important calendar events. These files can also be opened in other programs such as Excel. You can even import them into Outlook and Thunderbird. Here, you’ll learn what an ICS file is.

Instagram for business, part 1: What is Instagram?

A picture paints a thousand words – this may sound like a cliché, but in a marketing context, it’s become an accurate assessment. Images and videos are becoming more and more important when it comes to communicating with potential customers; the visual image of a brand is almost as important as the content offered. And this is where Instagram comes into play. Almost all major brands are aware of...

Changing the language settings in Windows 8

Modifying the Windows 8 display language can be helpful when multiple people who speak different languages are using the same PC. Microsoft Windows incorporates a vast portfolio of different languages. But how do you install additional system languages in Windows 8, and swap between them? And what happens to other Microsoft programs after you modify the language settings? Find out in this article....

The best WordPress backup plugins

If you’ve invested lots of time and effort into your WordPress project, you definitely need an adequate backup solution. Otherwise, you run the risk of losing important data through a database or system failure, which may not be retrievable. Which WordPress plugins are available for helping you back up your project?

IP addresses: Everything you need to know

Without IP addresses, online communication wouldn’t work. After all, routers – the “post offices” of the internet – need a specific instruction on where to send a data packet. But the topic also has its drawbacks: what else are IP addresses used for, besides websites and emails? Employed as a tool by trackers and hackers, they’re increasingly attracting the attention of data protection advocates.


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