Sir Apfelot Blog


31. August 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 35

Not only does IFA 2018, the latest international radio exhibition in Berlin, officially start today, but it is also Friday again, so time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel. Here you get the Apple and [...]
31. August 2018
Improving image quality on autopilot: Photolemur 3 in the test

Photolemur 3: Autopilot image processing program put to the test

The software Photolemur 3 "forced" me to do something that I rarely do otherwise. I'm usually not a big fan of quick reviews and hectic article writing, but today it was necessary. The boys and [...]
31. August 2018

Because of IFA 2018: TVs are now getting super cheap!

Buy a television cheaply or finally equip your home cinema with a 4K Smart TV - with the official opening of IFA 2018 in Berlin, now could be the right time for it. Even last year's models, TVs with [...]
30. August 2018

4K action camera for only 57,13 EUR - EKEN Alfawise V50 Pro

If you are looking for a cheap 4K action camera whose protective housing should be waterproof up to 30 meters water depth, then the EKEN Alfawise V50 Pro could be of interest to you. Those with a Sony sensor, an Ambarella A12 chip, a […]
30. August 2018

Enter mean characters on Mac and Windows PC - keyboard shortcuts for mean / diameter

Many special characters can be entered on the Apple Mac under macOS using a key combination; including the average symbol "ø". But if you are looking for characters on the keyboard for the average you will not find them directly; not even as [...]
30. August 2018

Mac Backup: “Carbon Copy Cloner” and “SuperDuper!” In comparison

I recently introduced you to the two backup solutions “Carbon Copy Cloner” and “SuperDuper!” For macOS on the Apple Mac. If you are looking for a quick comparison in order to choose one of the two programs [...]
29. August 2018

Apple HomeKit - What It Is and How It Works

What is the Apple HomeKit actually? What does the Home app do and what is it all for? This question (s) could be asked by Apple newbies or those who are new to one or the other solution for the first time [...]
29. August 2018

GearBest Treasure Hunt Sale: secure promotions and deals from today

As GearBest announces in a current blog post, the so-called "Treasure Hunt Sale" starts today - a kind of digital treasure hunt in which you can buy numerous [...]
28. August 2018

Batteries or rechargeable batteries for the wireless Arlo "Wire Free" WLAN camera

Reader's question: Can I use rechargeable batteries for the cameras in the Arlo Wire-Free surveillance system, or do I have to use batteries (CR123A)? I need four such batteries per camera, which of course in the long run (they last about 4 months) [...]
28. August 2018

TM on Mac and PC - enter the trademark symbol ™ with a key combination

Do you want to insert the trademark symbol on your Apple Mac using a shortcut so that you don't have to copy ™ from the Internet or select from a table of characters? Then you are right here! In the following I will show you the [...]