PayPal Currency Conversion Madness – Solution

Be aware that PayPal calculates 2.5% on top of a bad (in your favour) currency exchange rate. Example: You want to pay an British Merchant 420 GBP. By default you PayPal does the currency conversion for you. This boils down to a bad exchange rate of: At the same time a simple google conversion yields:   ~18,76 EUR difference! To remedy this just go to:  https://www.paypal.com/de/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_profile-merchant-pull-funding And choose to NOT use the PayPal conversion method. (Only for Credit Cards) Leave a comment if it works for you....

tabblo – Brings tado°® To Your Wrist.

Recently the pebble steel was announced and finally shipped. I received mine late february and missed a functionality to control my tado° the heating app. So after asking tado°’s for a public API I thought to myself, they must already have some sort of API and so I started to have a look into their (undocumented) but fine web-services. After one night coding, coding, coding I’ve finally finished my first pebble watchapp: “tabblo” a composite word of tado and pebble, well sort of. Finally it got really easy to change the temperature in my apartment without tinkering with my phone. So grab tabblo right away if you own the tado° The Heating App® and the glamours pebble steel or the nerdy pebble....