Threema: Secure messenger will be available for Windows Phone on Thursday, November 27

According to a tweet by the Threema team itself, the long-awaited secure messaging app will be available for Windows Phone this Thursday: Hooray! Threema for #WindowsPhone will be released this Thursday Nov. 27. In celebration the first 10K users will get Threema at half-price! — Threema (@ThreemaApp) 25. November 2014 The “mobile messaging app that …

Nokia N1: Nokia returns with the first Android tablet I’d really like to buy

Do you remember the announcement Nokia made some days ago on Twitter? Guess what? We’re up to something. http://t.co/AFq4dUFI9S #thinkingahead #Slush14 pic.twitter.com/sqERYpz0Vc — Nokia (@nokia) 17. November 2014 The multiplicity of speculations had an end today: While Microsoft stops to use the Nokia brand for new devices, Nokia itself announced a new device: the Nokia N1, a …

TrackPoint Caps Mythbusted

Lets talk about the TrackPoint! The TrackPoint (aka. “The Nipple” by some, but I prefer sticking to the formal name) is and was always one of the distinguishing ThinkPad features. Its been around since the very beginning of the ThinkPad brand name for Notebooks, and was introduced in October 1992, 22 years ago. Since then, …

Adapter Care

Hello all. First post for ThinkScopes, but a very crucial one. I’ve been a technician / IT guy / nerd for 30 odd years, and what has always boggled my mind is how people treat their laptop adapters. How many of you realize that without one, your computer is nothing but a very expensive bookstand, …

Color Profiles for current ThinkPads

ThinkPad screens are not calibrated by factory – whether TN screens or IPS screen, they have a color miss-alignment in almost every case when you first use them. For example, IPS / AHVA screens like the FHD AUO screen used in the T440s or the Panasonic FHD++ / 3K screen in the W540 often have a …

Carpet Screen issue on ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 2

If you are experiencing garbled or messy display, where the pictures are scrambled in a checkerboard manner, and that your laptop no longer responds to keyboard or trackpoint/trackpad input. Then you should call Lenovo Service, and most likely you would need to get your motherboard replaced by Service.