Tag Archives: device

Harman Kardon Invoke: Microsoft’s smart speaker now useless

[German]Users of Microsoft’s Harman Kardon Invoke (Cortana) speaker are facing functional degrading these days. According to the latest user reports, the originally 199 US $ expensive device is now more or less useless. Advertising

Posted in devices, issue | Tagged , | 1 Comment


HPE warns of SSD storage systems failure coming soon

[German]A counter in the firmware of certain HPE SSD storage systems may overflow in the coming days, causing data loss and system failure. The manufacturer HPE warns against this scenario and asks device administrators to update the firmware. Advertising

Posted in devices, issue | Tagged , | Leave a comment

QSnatch Malware infects QNAP NAS drives

[German]A malware called QSnatch targets network storage from the manufacturer QNAP. The manufacturer offers a firmware update to protect against this malware. Advertising

Posted in devices, Security, Software | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

New vulnerability (CVE-2019-1674) in Cisco WebEx Meetings

[German]In Cisco WebEx Meetings, a new Elevation of Privilege vulnerability was discovered in the Windows app that allows an attacker to execute commands with system privileges. Advertising

Posted in Security | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Google Nest Secure with ‘secret’ microphone

Google made a big mistake: The Google Nest Secure alarm system contains a microphone that was never mentioned within the specs or within Googles product sites. Advertising

Posted in devices, Security | Tagged , | Leave a comment


Does HP blocks 3rd party ink cartridges again on its printers (Jan. 2019)?

[German]Just a question to users of HP ink jet printers. There are signs, that HP again blocks third party ink cartridges on its ink jet printers (Office printers) since January 2019. The aim of this blog post is to find … Continue reading

Posted in devices, issue | Tagged , , | 70 Comments

Lenovo ThinkPad: UEFI settings bricks devices

[German]Owners of current Lenovo ThinkPad models who changes some UEFI/BIOS settings run the risk of breaking their devices. Here is some information. Advertising

Posted in devices, issue | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Beware of BIOS Update 0373 for Intel NUCs

[German]Owners of an Intel NUC with Broadwell CPUs should be careful with a BIOS update to version RYBDWi35.86A. This may cause the system to stop booting.  Advertising

Posted in devices, issue | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Windows 10: New 2,000 device limit for Store?

There is a rumor, that Windows Store device limit for Windows 10 has been increased from 10 to 2,000. Here are a few details. Advertising

Posted in Windows | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Windows 10 error ‘Device not migrated’

[German]Some Windows 10 users are facing a nasty problem. After upgrading from a previous Windows to Windows 10, some devices are not working. Device manager is showing a ‘Device not migrated’ message. Advertising

Posted in issue, Windows | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments