Sir Apfelot Blog

30. May 2016
TripMode display and program list

Mac app TripMode: A must-have for the "Personal Hotspot" feature of the iPhone

For my iPhone contract I deliberately chose one that includes a high volume of data before you are throttled to Stone Age speed. However, I only use a small part of the data volume directly with the iPhone, [...]
28. May 2016
Opera Turbo switched on

Tip for LTE users: Save mobile data volume on the Mac with the Opera Turbo browser

I have recently become one of the rural LTE users who are blessed with a good speed of 50 Mbit / s, but unfortunately do not have a flat rate. This means that you get a fixed volume of data each month, which you [...]
28. May 2016
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Reader question: Strange characters in the Google input

A few days ago I got an email from a reader who had a problem that I just had no idea what might be the cause. He described it to me as follows: My iMac is [...]
28. May 2016
Silvia Grav with VR glasses

Virtual and augmented reality in art and elsewhere - a guest contribution by Johannes Domke

Anyone who knows me and has followed this blog a bit longer knows that I am always interested in new technologies and their application in everyday life as well as on special occasions. If then [...]