Sir Apfelot Blog

19. November 2019
macOS Catalina Manual - Seeing and Ability

Book tip: "macOS Catalina - seeing and being able to" by Philip Kiefer

A few days ago I received the freshly printed macOS Catalina manual from Markt + Technik Verlag. In the series "Bild für Bild", in which this book was also published, the publisher publishes further instructions on operating systems or [...]
19. November 2019

Ming-Chi Kuo: IT analyst with a nose for the future of Apple

If you read about new  products that Apple has not yet commented on, the information often comes from the source Ming-Chi Kuo. But who is this man, and why can he [...]
19. November 2019

New 16-inch MacBook Pro cheaper: Buy Apple laptop from Amazon

Last week, the technology giant from Cupertino presented the Apple MacBook Pro 16 ″, which had already been anticipated by rumors. The professional laptop with a large display and plenty of power can be purchased from the manufacturer for as little as € 2.699. Similar […]
18. November 2019

Skylum Software - Luminar 4 Celebrates Official Release!

With Luminar 4, the most modern software for photo editing from Skylum Software appears today. You can now officially download Luminar 4 for macOS on the Apple Mac as well as for the Windows PC. [...]
18. November 2019

The top 10 programming languages ​​in 2019

Our world is technical, digitized, smart and there are displays everywhere on which we do this day in and day out. That knowledge of programming languages ​​and the ability to actually program is the future would be [...]
18. November 2019

Using 32-bit apps under macOS Catalina: Here's how!

With Apple's Mac operating system macOS 10.15 Catalina, only 64-bit apps can be used. Software with 32-bit architecture can no longer be used by default. However, there are one or two tricks, thanks to which the "old" apps always [...]
17. November 2019
Automatically close iOS Safari tabs

Safari on the iPhone and iPad: automatically close open tabs after a certain period of time

I'm always happy when my son shoots down all the "open apps" on my iPhone and then tells me that my iPhone has more space again. Somehow that will probably also be true, but [...]
16. November 2019
Ride on the Onewheel Pint

My first ride on the Future Motion Onewheel Pint

After I was able to gain some experience on electric unicycles last year, this year I bought a new gadget that is also self-balancing and equipped with an electric drive: The Onewheel Pint from Future Motion. [...]
15. November 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 46, 2019

Winter is slowly arriving in Germany. Sometimes there is a rebellion of the autumn temperatures, but the cold is creeping more and more over the country. The right atmosphere to relax with a cup of tea [...]
15. November 2019

Macs Fan Control regulates the fan speed on iMac, MacBook and Mac Pro

The Macs Fan Control app is used to read temperature sensors on the Apple Mac and not only to view the fan speeds, but also to control them. The software can be downloaded and installed for both macOS and Windows. [...]