Sir Apfelot Blog

26. December 2019

Pocket warmers & hand warmers for winter 2019/2020

Here in the blog you will always find tips and buying advice for seasonally useful gadgets and devices - so now again for pocket warmers and hand warmers. The small, warm devices are useful alternatives to the [...]
25. December 2019

Geekbench for Mac, iPad, and iPhone: How Fast Is My Processor?

The name “Geekbench” appears frequently when it comes to the professionally measured performance of hardware; mainly about the performance of the processor (CPU) in a Mac, PC, smartphone or tablet. But what's in [...]
25. December 2019

Redeem Apple Gift Card - iTunes, App Store, Music and more

Do you still have an Apple Gift Card lying around or did you get one as a present in December? Then you may be wondering where and how you can redeem it. This is exactly what this guide is for. Here I answer you [...]
24. December 2019

Amazon Smile: Shop and donate at the same time!

I received an email from “Amazon Smile” in mid-December. It showed how many euros were paid in the third quarter of 2019 to the organization that I used to support me with a purchase through the [...]
24. December 2019

The best iOS and iPadOS apps for "between the years"

Do you have time between Christmas and New Year to relax, to enjoy games, pop culture, music or other leisure activities? Well, surely there is also an app for it;)
23. December 2019

Rick and Morty Season 4 on Amazon Prime Video

In November and December 2019, the 4th season of Rick and Morty was on television in the USA. The five most recent episodes of the popular cartoon series that make up Season 4 are not yet available in [...]
23. December 2019

Tests and experiences: Sir-Apfelot test reports from 2019

Here in the blog you will always find test and experience reports on various technical products, digital services, iPhone apps, Mac software and Windows programs. Many of the reviews have a positive conclusion, as I use those products and [...]
20. December 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 51, 2019

The end of the year is fast approaching. But that doesn't matter, because despite Christmas, New Year's Eve, celebrated festivals and major changes, one thing remains the same: on Friday there's the Sir Apfelot newsreel. And so [...]
20. December 2019

UniConverter for Mac and PC - download, convert, burn videos (sponsor)

The UniConverter from Wondershare offers the possibility of downloading videos from various Internet sites, converting video files into other formats and making them available on different platforms. Formats of camcorders, digital cameras and [...]
19. December 2019

Divoom speaker - Bluetooth speaker with pixel art displays

Are you bored of regular Bluetooth speakers? Do you want more visual fun at the party, in the office or simply listening to a podcast in the bathtub? Then the Divoom speakers are definitely the right thing for you! Because they [...]