Sir Apfelot Blog


29th of June 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 26

New headphones from Apple, a second HomePod generation, the agreement between Samsung and Apple, Google Pay, YouTube Premium, Elgato, a children's book for a good cause, Pokémon and a few other topics are featured in the Sir Apfelot newsreel […]
29th of June 2018
Post photo of Apple's HomePod in the test

Apple HomePod in the test: My report on the HomeKit loudspeaker

Usually I'm a bit lame when it comes to test reports. To date, I haven't written a review of the iPhone X, although it really deserves one. I am all the more proud that [...]
29th of June 2018

HomePod Settings - This is where you will find the options

The Apple HomePod has now also arrived at the Apfelot house, and after setting up the Siri speaker, which was basically simple, I couldn't immediately understand where to find the options for the device on the [...]
28th of June 2018

Loupedeck + - New console for image editing on Mac and PC

The Finnish company Loupedeck recently officially presented the second version of the image editing console of the same name and published details on features and compatibility. Information and data on Loupedeck +, Loupedeck Plus or, by some, also called Loupedeck 2 [...]
28th of June 2018

Elgato Eve Aqua - Water Computer with HomeKit Compatibility

If you are looking for an irrigation computer or an additional component for the tap that can be smartly controlled to help you water your garden, greenhouse or lawn, then the Elgato Eve Aqua could be the right choice. [...]
28th of June 2018

Nanoleaf Remote: 12-sided cube as an LED remote control (HomeKit compatible)

Nanoleaf recently officially introduced the "Nanoleaf Remote" remote control and launched it for free sale. Under the control element for the manufacturer's LED panels, one shouldn't imagine a plastic bar with buttons, but [...]
27th of June 2018

Newsletter software - 4 German, GDPR-compliant providers in comparison

For a month now, newsletter software from providers in Germany has been more in demand than ever. Because on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union, EU-GDPR for short, came into force. This sees much stricter requirements for the [...]
27th of June 2018

Apple HomePod Reset - Reset when music is playing or Siri is spinning

Not that there are excessive error messages regarding the HomePod, which is now also available in Germany, but knowing about a HomePod reset for troubleshooting is always good. So if you reset the Apple HomePod [...]
26th of June 2018

Set up Apple HomePod as a speaker for Apple TV

An Apple HomePod will soon arrive not only at the Apfelot house, but also for some of you. If you also want to use this as a speaker for the Apple TV to avoid the bad sound of the
26th of June 2018

Clear Safari Cache under macOS - here's how!

The cache memory in the Safari browser under macOS is used to speed up processes, to save scripts and files and to store other data temporarily. For example, images or other special elements are stored in the cache so that they are