Sir Apfelot Blog

April 30, 2014
Instructions: Battery replacement for the Ion Audio Blockrocker

Switch off the AldiTalk mailbox - this is how you stop the annoyance

Today there is again a little guide that I am writing for all other Alditalk beginners. I have recently become a member of the association and the first thing that got on my nerves (as with everyone [...]
April 26, 2014
Tips for cleaning the sensors of a Nex7

Sensor cleaning on the Sony alpha NEX-7 - The best tips and tricks

The amateur photographers certainly know the problem. You buy a brand new camera and after just a few uses or weeks a dust basket has got lost on the sensor. The consequences are bright spots for me [...]
April 26, 2014
rechargeable eneloop batteries

Sanyo eneloop battery AA / AAA - test and charger recommendation from me

Those who rely on long-lasting and rechargeable batteries are certainly already familiar with so-called Eneloop batteries. This is also a NiMH battery, but it has surprisingly good technical values ​​and an extremely slow self-discharge. Many other […]
April 23, 2014
Artcover protective cover Sir Apfelot

Artcover - design your own mobile phone cases with your own picture

Anyone who is a little iPhone freak like me certainly knows that you can never have enough gadgets, accessories and, of course, cases. I control my drone with the iPhone, I absolutely had to have a blue [...]
April 16, 2014
Keep an eye on the baby with the Withings baby monitor.

WiFi baby monitor: the Withings Smart Baby Monitor in the test

Withings not only has an extremely cool scale, but also a very useful baby monitor, which I would like to introduce to you today. As an explanation for all those who still warmly [...] with a baby monitor
April 15, 2014

Anker USB charger "Smartport" and vouchers from Anker and tizi

Anyone who travels with a smartphone, tablet, camera, etc. over the Easter holidays knows the problem: countless batteries are waiting to be stowed in the much too small pockets. Hardly arrived at the dear relatives, [...]
April 14, 2014
iPad as a cutting board

Grandpa takes iPad as a cutting board - the video

Since I keep sending the video to friends and acquaintances who are considering diving into the world of electronics again in later years, I would like to link this again here. On the one hand, because it [...]
April 9, 2014
Disable Updates Manager

Deactivate automatic WordPress updates

Since yesterday I have been receiving emails with the subject "[Your blog name] Your website was updated to WordPress 3.8.2". It explains that WordPress has updated itself. [...]
April 4, 2014
Excel line break in table cell

Microsoft Excel: Switch on line breaks in table cells

In Excel, I have to import CSV files more often and then output them in a more nicely formatted form. As a rule, there are always a few table cells that are so long that Microsoft Excel wants to print a second sheet. This [...]