Official German Customs App Now Available for iOS and Android Smartphones

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s Ministry of Finance has released a specialty app for Android phones and the iPhone that will help travelers coming into Germany find out what items can be legally brought into the country.  The app covers all the basics and allows users to enter in the quantity of certain allowed …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Can A German Save the Dying Blackberry Maker RIM?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Canadian-based Research In Motion (RIM) has handed off the CEO role to German businessman Thorsten Heins after the co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie stepped down last week.  Blackberry phones were once one of the most popular smartphones in the world, but RIM failed to keep up with the consumer …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Looking at the Possible AT&T / T-Mobile Merger

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There has been a lot of talk going on about the recently filed lawsuit by the Department of Justice against the possible AT&T / T-Mobile USA merger.  T-Mobile USA is the American division of the Bonn, Germany based Deutsche Telekom.  The main concern being presented by the Department of Justice …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Adding Umlauts Just Got Easier with Apple’s New OS

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Apple launched their new desktop operating system, OS X Lion, last week and there is now an even easier way to add an umlaut on an US keyboard.  In their previous OS’s, it really wasn’t too difficult.  To type an umlaut, all you had to do was hold down the …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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