Sir Apfelot Blog

21. May 2019
The button for the closure is exactly where the index finger is anyway when you have the cup in your hand. It can be opened very quickly while drinking and closes again by itself thanks to the spring mechanism.

In the test: Stanley thermo mug with closure and almost 500 ml capacity

Every now and then I unfortunately have to bother you with achievements that, with the best will in the world, have nothing to do with Apple. I just take the liberty and sprinkle here and there a report about [...]
21. May 2019

Crack ZIP file with password - this is how you bypass password protection

As the last part of my series on bypassing the protection options of various file formats, the following topic is up today: Crack a ZIP file with a password. With Passper for ZIP you can protect the password for such archives, but also for a [...]
21. May 2019

TaoTronics TT-BH 053 True Wireless in-ear headphones as an AirPods alternative

The TaoTronics True Wireless in-ear headphones with the model number TT-BH 053 have been on the market for almost three months. The majority of TaoTronics users rate the AirPods alternative, which costs just 40,99 euros, as very good or [...]
20. May 2019

The right SD card for the DJI Osmo Action

Which is the best SD card for the DJI Osmo Action, the new sports camera from the drone professional from China? In this little guide I not only give you the answer to this question, but also explain to you [...]
20. May 2019

Affinity Designer Manual - tutorials and step-by-step instructions

The software forge Serif from Great Britain has created two great apps, Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer, which are inexpensive but rich alternatives to Adobe and Co. To use the app for photo editing, [...]
19. May 2019
Surprisingly, the motif came out of the camera roll almost exactly like this. I only made minimal changes to the exposure and the crop. The good weather was certainly decisive for the blue sky to harmonize with the daisy (Photo: Sir Apfelot).

My favorite photos that I took with the iPhone XS - #shotoniphonexs

For years, Apple has been encouraging people to share photos taken with their iPhone on social media using the hashtag #shotoniphone. If you want, you can of course use the special iPhone model with [...]
17. May 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 20 2019

Welcome to the Sir Apfelot newsreel! On this Friday, I'll show you the Apple and tech news that caught my eye in calendar week 20 of 2019. After WhatsApp ended for various [...]
17. May 2019

Crack RAR file with password - bypass archive protection

In addition to zip archives, a RAR archive is often chosen to combine files, compress them and assign a password. But what if I have to bypass the archive protection because I have to unzip the character combination [...]
16. May 2019

Lindy USB-C hub with 2x USB-C and 2x USB-A

If you are looking for a "real" USB-C hub and not a multiport adapter, you still have to search a lot. I rummaged through a few forums and the products on Amazon and found a Lindy USB-C hub called [...]
16. May 2019

Workspaces - Open multiple Mac apps, documents, and websites with just one click

Anyone who uses the Apple Mac for office work or certain projects knows that: you start your computer every day and first have to open all kinds of apps. Then there is this document and those [...]