Sir Apfelot Blog

31 JULY 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 31, 2020

The last day of the month and the last working day of the week coincide on Friday - a promising constellation for the Sir Apfelot newsreel. And as luck would have it, there are [...]
31 JULY 2020

20% discount on Apple accessories from Pitaka

After Pitaka recently launched the Air Omni charging station, there is now a discount campaign for Apple iPhone and Apple Watch users. In detail it is about different covers for the [...]
30 JULY 2020

Edraw Max: Create flowcharts, flowcharts and more on the Mac

With Edraw Max from Wondershare you get a potent app with which you can create diagrams, flowcharts, maps, infographics and z. B. can also create entire eBooks. The software is available for macOS on the Apple Mac [...]
30 JULY 2020

Mac OS 8.1 as an app for macOS, Windows and Linux

If you were involved with computers in the 1990s, you may remember the early versions of Mac OS or Windows. From Windows 3.1 to Windows 98 there were also [...]
29 JULY 2020

Boxcryptor - encrypting files in the cloud made easy

Cloud storage providers usually secure their servers with their own security methods. But that doesn't mean they are 100% safe. If you have company data or private content in Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive or in a [...]
29 JULY 2020

What is the Macintosh HD Data volume doing on my hard drive?

As of macOS 10.15 Catalina with the APFS file system, the hard drive of the Apple Mac is divided into “Macintosh HD” and “Macintosh HD data” by default. The two volumes have different properties that can be changed without further insight into [...]
28 JULY 2020
HomeKit compatible smoke alarms

Readers question: homekit-compatible smoke detectors for the holiday home

Earlier, a question came in from my reader Lars, with whom I had already emailed weeks ago, because he needed a few tips to monitor his holiday home. He is currently concerned with the subject of smoke detectors [...]
28 JULY 2020

Design business cards online - it's quick, easy and free

Even in the digital age, the business card is still a meaningful advertisement. If you want to design business cards online to leave a lasting impression on the other person, you can use the free Canva tool. Canva have [...]
28 JULY 2020

MAMP for the Mac: download, installation and FAQ

If you are looking for a local server environment on the Apple Mac or Windows PC to try out web applications or CMS such as WordPress without a web server, MAMP is the ideal solution. MAMP can handle PHP, MySQL, Apache and Nginx and [...]
27 JULY 2020

Anker daily and weekly offers with up to 26% discount

As was the case last week, from this Monday there will again be daily and weekly offers from Anker. This time the discounted products mainly include accessories from the main brand. But eufy and soundcore are also [...]