Pro Power Save is fraud

The completely useless Voltbox has first been renamed Ecotex. Then to EnergyFix. And now Pro Power Save. To avoid repetition, we refer to our article from June 2022 on the complete uselessness of the device. The constant renaming is obviously intended to prevent consumers from taking note of experiences that others have had with the … Read more

Blackout due to fan heaters?

Blackout in Toronto 2003, CC BY-SA 3.0, Urheber: Camerafiend

A spectre is haunting Germany, the spectre of a nationwide power blackout. Politicians, authorities and the mass media have allied against this spectre – and have already named a culprit to be pilloried if, despite all the ingenuity of those responsible, a power blackout cannot be avoided in the winter of 2022/23: It is the … Read more

Continuous disruption with Gmail

Since August 2022, a significant number of emails addressed to accounts at the Google mail service Gmail have not been delivered. Google has so far not responded to enquiries about this. We have therefore removed all Gmail addresses from our newsletter and recommend that account holders re-register with another email address that is not with … Read more

Karben is the wrong solution for the right problem

Not everything that the dropshippers exuberantly advertise is useless. In the case of the smart “purse” Karben, the scene of advertising euphorics is addressing a real problem that has so far only been mentioned in passing by the media. The TV report below is very revealing about this. Yes: Thieves can secretly charge your EC … Read more

Nexfan Evo table-top cooler: The name carousel continues to spin

The Williston Force Portable AC has changed its appearance somewhat and is now called Nexfan Evo. The high-speed advertising madness apparently knows no bounds. We have already published everything that can be said about the absurd campaign HERE. We are keeping up with the times and are also renaming our better quality and yet significantly … Read more

The scam continues: Voltbox is now called Ecotex

In June 2022, creative copywriters will ensure the extensive online presence of a small miracle device that is supposed to reduce your electricity bill by several percent. The device is called Ecotex. Not long ago it was called Voltbox. But because Voltbox doesn’t do what it promises, it has a bad image – and that’s … Read more

Google fails to implement EU directive against fake reviews

Due to the EU Directive 2019/2161, online retailers who publish fake reviews face severe penalties. The new regulations have been in force since the end of May 2022. Unfortunately, they have not had any measurable impact so far. The most significant distributor of fake reviews on the internet is Google. The US corporation does not … Read more

Misleading advertising for the Williston Force Portable AC

It’s getting warm again in Europe, and already an absurd flood of advertising for an overpriced refrigerator is upon us, offered this year as the “Williston Force Portable AC”. Last year it was still called “Blast” and “Blaux” Portable AC. However, so many negative reports have been published about these two names that it seemed … Read more

End of support for older Windows 10 versions

As of 10 May 2022, around six percent of all Windows 10 users will no longer receive security updates. This is because Microsoft has discontinued support for version 20H2 on this date. All older versions will also no longer receive the urgently needed security updates. To find out which version of Windows 10 is running … Read more