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Health Is Such A Luxury Good

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When I’m traveling with the train, I often see many people smoking at the train station. I find that very disgusting! Why are people wasting their health like this?

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The Importance of Education

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This article is about something I already have in my mind for quite some time. It’s about the importance of education.

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Why Did I Forget The Greatness Of Podcasts?

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I like podcasts. I really like podcasts. But it’s only a few days since I rediscovered how much I like them.

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Using A Holo Design App in 2018

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It’s 2018. Long gone are the days where Holo UI is the current design language for Android apps, Material Design is everywhere since 2015. But one of my favorite and most used apps still uses Holo UI…

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Less Privacy For More Privacy?

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As you may know, I have a new phone. And because it’s new I didn’t root it. Thanks to German laws and the merchant I have 24 months guarantee - so if it breaks itself, it’s not my fault. And because I didn’t root, I have to live with some of the manufacturer’s decisions. And that one includes the deep integration of the Google Assistant.

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What Happened To Custom ROMs?

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I’ve been in the Android scene a little longer already. Maybe not as long as some others, but Android 4.0 was the first version I used. A lot of time has passed since then. But when I look back in time today, it strikes me that one thing that had found many followers at the time is no longer really important.

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Why You Should Invest In Yourself - Spend Your Money On The Right Things

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I’m one of those people who are too cheap for many things. No new expensive cell phone, no new fast PC or laptop and no party every weekend. I just don’t want to spend so much money on one thing if it doesn’t make my life somehow better.

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Will the $31 smartphone be my next daily driver?

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Have you heard about this? Micromax will soon launch a 31$ smartphone in India! Only 31!!! And best of all, it will work with Android Oreo (Go Edition)! The latest Android version on such a low-cost device…

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Why I Deleted My Reddit Account - I don’t like social media

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Maybe I’m getting paranoid right now, or maybe I’m going into some sort of social media detox. After deleting my Facebook account some time ago and saying goodbye to Snapchat, I also deleted my reddit account. Why? That’s what I’m telling you here…

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7 Things I Really Learned At School - Life Lessons I Collected At School

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Today I’ll be talking about seven “life lessons” which I learned during my school days, even though they may not have become clear to me immediately, but actually make a lot of sense if you look back now. Many of them are likely to be useful later in life outside of school.

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