Sir Apfelot Blog

31. August 2016
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Star Wars stickers for MacBook: Stickers from Episode I to Episode VII

Stickers for the MacBook are very popular and are particularly suitable for older models where the bitten apple from Apple is still lit. Because by pasting over with stencil-like stickers new [...]
30. August 2016
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See you on the 7th: Apple Keynote 2016 with the new iPhone takes place on September 7th

The Apple Keynote 2016, at which the new iPhone 7 (or the iPhone 6SE?) Will be presented, will now officially take place on September 7, 2016. Here I have summarized all the information about it. Which […]
27. August 2016
For the Lego Mindstorms EV3 Brick you need a USB cable with a mini USB plug. Here you can find out which adapters and cables are compatible (Photo:

Which USB cable do you need for Lego Mindstorms EV3?

The "Brick", as the central component in the Lego Mindstorms EV3 set is called, comes with a mini-USB port, which can be used to connect the computer component to a PC or Mac. The cable supplied in the set has [...]
26. August 2016
Commerzbanking made easy

Online banking with the Commerzbank app: Commerzbanking via smartphone

With mobile solutions such as the Commerzbank app, online banking has become child's play in recent years; the term Commerzbanking has already established itself among users. And both the Commerzbank app as [...]
22. August 2016
Samsung Gear 360 all-round camera

Samsung Gear 360 - Affordable camera for 360 ° videos and photos

Admittedly, it's not an Apple device, but the Samsung Gear 360 camera with 360 ° video recording and photos with 360 ° or 180 ° is currently very popular. And that is not only due to the comparatively low price, but also [...]
21. August 2016
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Day of the Tentacle Remastered: DOTT for iPhone, Mac and other Apple devices

"Day of the Tentacle", released in 1993 by LucasArts as the successor to Maniac Mansion, is one of the most popular, if not the most popular, adventure games of the early computer generations. With "Day of the Tentacle Remastered" the [...]
18. August 2016
Create a bootable USB stick on the Mac: when deleting, please select OS X Extended as the format and GUID as the scheme

Make USB stick bootable: Create a bootable USB stick for Mac and PC

Making a USB stick bootable is not a sideline task; but it is doable. Booting the PC or Mac with a USB stick can also bring many advantages - because you have [...]
18. August 2016
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How big does the USB stick have to be if I want to copy the OS X installer onto it?

If you want to make a USB stick bootable and thus start the Mac in an emergency, you need a USB stick in addition to good instructions for creating the OS X stick. But not only […]
15. August 2016
Best hard drives for RAID and NAS 2016

The best hard drives for the NAS or other RAID system

If you want to set up a RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) in your computer or a NAS (Network Attached Storage) as an external unit, you need reliable hard drives. But where to look when you have the best hard drives [...]