Sir Apfelot Blog

7. February 2018

Digital Detox: Offline as a new trend

Digital Detox is the new trend for all digitally stressed people who want to be offline longer and generally want to reduce the time in front of displays and monitors. According to a [...]
6. February 2018

Apple Keyboard: Where's the Mac Command Key?

Where is the Command key on the Apple Mac, how do you find it on the MacBook keyboard, and which key does it replace on a Windows keyboard? These questions come up quickly when one has a manual or a guide to [...]
6. February 2018

YouTube keyboard shortcuts: fast forward, rewind, pause and more

YouTube has been the number 1 video platform on the internet for over a decade. If you as a user do not always want to use the mouse to use the individual functions of the player, then simply use the keyboard [...]
5. February 2018

Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Nerd Girlfriend and Geek Boyfriend

Valentine's Day 2018 is just around the corner and you might be looking for the right gift for your girlfriend or boyfriend. Something cheesy from the mainstream does not come into your bag, so that you [...]
5. February 2018

11 Tips to Improve MacBook Pro / Air Battery Life

In the case of a device with or without an optional mains connection, the battery life or battery life describes the usage time after which the battery must be recharged. Unlike the service life of the battery, which is usually in [...]
3. February 2018
Version 11, 12 and 13 of the FileMaker database program obviously has significant problems with Apple's macOS High Sierra.

Reader's question: FileMaker Pro crashes on macOS High Sierra

Today a reader asked me if I could help as his FileMaker Pro 12 keeps crashing on his MacBook since he updated that Mac to macOS High Sierra. Since I have [...]
2. February 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 5 2018

Today, February 2, 2018, there is again a Sir Apfelot newsreel, in which I present you the messages and news from the Apple and tech scene that caught my eye in calendar week 5. [...]
2. February 2018

DJI Osmo Mobile - Revised and available at a bargain price

DJI, the best-known and high-quality manufacturer of camera drones, recently not only released the DJI Mavic Air, but also a new version of the handheld gimbal device DJI Osmo Mobile. For example the DJI Osmo Mobile 2 [...]
1. February 2018

DJI Mavic Air - purchase advice and comparison with the Spark and Mavic Pro

The DJI Mavic Air was presented by DJI on January 23, 2018. In an Apple-style keynote there was the new, small drone wonder to be admired. In contrast to Apple, the "new" Mavic could be [...]
1. February 2018

AUKEY voucher campaign: Lightning cable, power bank, USB-C chargers, etc.

The technology manufacturer AUKEY, which offers a wide variety of devices, gadgets and little helpers in very good quality and with a corresponding price-performance ratio, is again offering some products at cheaper prices on Amazon. Here you can find out which voucher codes [...]