Sir Apfelot Blog

30. March 2019
Forbid the remote desktop software AnyDesk to start when the Mac is restarted. Here are the instructions!

AnyDesk on the Mac does not start automatically when booting - or it does!

With the TeamViewer alternative AnyDesk, which I recently presented in this post, I have had very good experiences over the past few weeks. One point that confused me a little, however, is the fact that [...]
29. March 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 13 2019

The last Friday in March as well as winter time this year goes on. An extensive Sir Apfelot newsreel should of course not be missing. Today I present you Apple and tech news that I received in [...]
29. March 2019
Charging via Qi charging - nice to have, but not my favorite way.

In the test: Apple AirPods 2 - my experiences with the new version

I usually take a few days to weeks before I write a review, but with the AirPods 2 I wanted to keep my finger on the pulse. For this reason you can [...]
29. March 2019

When are Instagram photos advertising and how do you have to label them?

If you post photos on Instagram privately to share something about your life with your friends and other interested parties, you probably do so without further image or business intentions. It looks different with so-called influencers who care about their [...]
28. March 2019

[Solved] Which SD Card Should I Use with the GoPro HERO 7?

The GoPro HERO7 is the current action camera model from the market leader in this field. This camera, which was launched on the market in September 2018, also saves photo and video recordings on microSD memory cards. But which SD card is for [...]
28. March 2019

watchOS 5.2: ECG function of the Apple Watch now also in Germany

Apple has released a software update for the Apple Watch, which makes what is probably the most innovative function of the Series 4 can now also be used in Germany without detours. By updating the operating system to watchOS 5.2, [...]
27. March 2019

AUKEY Key Series - New premium series in the audio sector

You may already know the technology manufacturer AUKEY from one or the other test report here in the blog. These include bluetooth speakers and wireless headphones. AUKEY now offers the so-called Key Series, a premium series with [...]
27. March 2019
If you see a red circle with L or R and an exclamation mark on the battery status of your AirPods, then you've come to the right place! (Photos: Sir Apfelot)

AirPods charging status on the iPhone shows a red exclamation mark

It's hard to believe, but less than twenty minutes after I started using my AirPods 2, there was an advertisement that I hadn't seen a single [...] in the two years before with my AirPods 1.
27. March 2019

The Apple iCloud costs - that's how much you pay for the Apple Cloud

If you set up an iCloud account and thus use the storage of the Apple Cloud, you get 5 GB of storage space free of charge. This can be used for photos, videos, documents, contacts, messages and more. But if this memory is not enough [...]
26. March 2019
Even if it's very simple: Here are brief instructions on how to set up the AirPods 1 and 2 (Photo: Sir Apfelot).

Set up AirPods 2 - this is how you connect the AirPods to an iPhone, iPad or Mac

I know there are things that you don't really need instructions for because they are so simple. But after I had my new AirPods 2 in my hand and actually didn't know whether I [...]