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30. September 2016
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Depth of field on the iPhone 7 Plus: Portrait mode against DSLR camera

With the iPhone 7 Plus and its double camera, Apple tried to introduce a new chapter in smartphone photography for the 2016 Keynote; namely with the depth of field. The portrait mode of the iPhone 7 Plus should lead to [...]
30. September 2016
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Sir Apfelot goes Appy Geek: Apple news and nerd stuff now also via app

Appy Geek is an app for all friends of technology, digital solutions and news in the field of hardware and software. You could also call Appy Geek the nerd section of the News Republic, a high-quality [...]
29. September 2016
Operate the second iPhone with the Telekom MultiSIM card.

Activate the second iPhone for sending SMS with the Telekom MultiSIM card

Whenever you get your new iPhone, you always think about what to do with the old one. I have currently ordered a multi-SIM card from Telekom for my second iPhone so that I can continue to use it as a [...]
29. September 2016
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DJI Mavic Pro: data sheet

The Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has presented its new handy drone, the DJI Mavic Pro. I recently reported about the GoPro Karma and I was positive about it. Of course, I don't want to take anything back, but [...]
28. September 2016
Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner software with problems under macOS Sierra

Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner with problems under macOS Sierra

Anyone who reads my blog regularly will know how much I love my ScanSnap iX500. The feeder scanner is absolutely user-friendly and works with me every day in the office. For this reason, so far I have also [...]
28. September 2016
The touch-sensitive OLED bar above the keyboard is (presumably) freely programmable on the MacBook Pro 2016 and can display information such as the battery level, WLAN strength and time (source:

New Macs on the way: Apple event in October 2016

Well, it's only a matter of time before Apple comes out with new Macs. If you look at the Mac Pro (the arithmetic servant in the trash can design), which is now over [...]
26. September 2016
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Bootable USB stick: Install macOS Sierra from the USB medium

I have already explained in detail how you can create a bootable USB stick for OS X; This article is about macOS Sierra on a USB stick. Given the [...]
24. September 2016
IP67 for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Switch from iPhone 6 to iPhone 7? Sir Apfelot does it!

Is the iPhone 7 just a better version of the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s or is the upgrade really worth it? Do you get noticeably better technology? I guess so. I have some thoughts about [...]
23. September 2016
Swift tutorial videos on YouTube are from Martin Lexow on the IXEAU channel

Free Swift tutorial videos on YouTube - Interview with Martin Lexow from IXEAU

The Apple programming language Swift is a good introduction for anyone who wants to learn to program. As mentioned at this year's Apple Keynote by Tim Cook, Swift will also be used in schools around the world as part of the ConnectED program [...]
22. September 2016
In the test: The iPhone case made of leather - Stilgut also includes instructions for putting on and taking off.

In the test: The StilGut Premium Cover leather case for the iPhone 6 / 6s made of real nappa leather

The selection of materials for iPhone cases is quite extensive ... from silicone to PU and PVC to leather, everything is available. Personally, I still find cell phone cases made of real leather to be particularly [...]