App Match In Review

AppMatch

With more than 2.2 million apps in Apple’s App Store and 2.8 million apps on Google Play discovering fun new applications is like finding a needle in a haystack. A good search function is life saving, but to find apps that match with your personality App Match has recently introduced a special app discovery service. In this post I have taken a closer look at the US application matcher. Continue reading “App Match In Review”

The HomeKit Koogeek P1 Smart Plug

Apple HomeKit

During the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2014 Apple announced HomeKit, a software framework aimed at streamlining the use of smart home appliances. HomeKit intends to allow developers to come up with new smart accessories that can communicate and control devices like speakers, detectors and plugs. In this post we take a closer look at the Koogeek P1 HomeKit plug, a HomeKit device that allows users to manage home electronics using an iPhone or iPad. Continue reading “The HomeKit Koogeek P1 Smart Plug”

Piwik Analytics Review

Piwik analytics example

Google Analytics dominates the web analytics market, because it’s free to use and because it offers a wide range of features to track a website’s performance. But what less users are aware of is that GA gives all statistics to Alphabet Inc., that the tool’s script doesn’t always run and that it increases a page’s load time. For this reason I recently tried out an alternative for Google Analytics called Piwik, an open-source web analytics platform. Continue reading “Piwik Analytics Review”