Sir Apfelot Blog


28. February 2018

Mac Tip: Make the Library folder visible in Time Machine

Yesterday, a reader question came in about making the macOS Library folder visible in Time Machine. Because Apple hides this directory both in the Finder and in the backup. However, who [...]
28. February 2018

Flixable: Overview of new series and films on Netflix

Whether it's your own production or a successful TV format, Netflix always has new series, films, documentaries and other content. If you want to keep track of things, you need a smart tool that not only creates new content [...]
27. February 2018
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Reader's question: What are ATT attachments in mails in Outlook and Exchange?

Today a reader (Servus, Peter!) Asked me how it is that his mail program displays attachments like ATT0000x.html, although he only sent a .doc and a .docx file to the original on the Mac in the mail [...]
27. February 2018

Set lock screen / login window message on Mac

When you start your Apple Mac, iMac or mobile MacBook or activate the lock screen, not only the users and some options are displayed in the login window, but also a [...] set in macOS
27. February 2018

Senner Music: hearing protection for music, work and sleep (sponsor)

Hearing protection in the form of earplugs and over-ear attachments are simply essential in many noisy environments. However, most conventional noise protection aids made of foam or wadding are only used for working on loud machines or for sleeping on [...]
26. February 2018

AC / DC power bank with Euro plug socket: Omnicharge and NOVOO Powerstation

An AC / DC power bank with a Euro plug connection, i.e. a mobile power supply with alternating current and direct current, is ideal if you not only want to charge devices via USB-A and USB Type C, but also laptop, camera, drone / drone battery [... ]
26. February 2018
Instructions: How to get the RAW files of the photos from the iCloud Photo Library on the Mac.

Mac Tip: Save RAW Photos from iCloud Photo Library

I've been a fan of RAW photography for a long time. Anyone who has ever noticed how much you can get out of photos in this format with Lightroom or other image processing with RAW import will tell me [...]
26. February 2018

Install Disk Creator: Install the Mac operating system from the USB stick

If you want to rebuild your Mac or help someone reinstall macOS from scratch, the Install Disk Creator app is a helpful tool. Because the program for the Apple computer helps [...]
23. February 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 8 2018

At the end of the week, it's time again to recap the Apple and tech news that I've particularly noticed over the past few days. As part of today's Sir Apfelot newsreel for calendar week 8 [...]
23. February 2018

Mac color fan apps: Aquarelo, Couleurs, Skala Color & Vaunt in the test

Are you looking for the right tools for your graphic project, would you like to design your website professionally with suitable colors or are you just getting started with digital design? Then virtual color fans and color pickers for your Mac might not be [...]