Sir Apfelot Blog

30. January 2021
Evo Pop from ZeptoLap

Evo Pop from ZeptoLab on the iPad - Pick of the week (KW 5)

The development studio ZeptoLab may still be known from the classic Cut the Rope, which definitely deserved a place in the “pick of the week” hit list. However, this is supposed to be about the game "Evo Pop", [...]
29. January 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 4, 2021

Wow, the first month of the new year is over so quickly. We're saying goodbye to January with the Sir Apfelot newsreel this Friday. To celebrate the day, I'll show you Apple and tech news [...]
29. January 2021

GameCube controller with USB for Mac and PC

With the GameCube, Nintendo not only brought a cult console onto the market in the early 2000s, but also one of the most popular GamePads. For gamers who grew up with Nintendo, the GameCube controller is an extremely [...]
28. January 2021

WhatsApp Web: Soon only usable with Touch ID or Face ID

As various sources report, the WhatsApp messenger's browser tool called “WhatsApp Web” will soon only work with requests for biometric security data. But do not worry, you do not need your [...]
28. January 2021

Good headphones for the iPhone 12 (Pro / Pro Max / mini)

There are different types of headphones for the Apple iPhone 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max and 12 mini. Sports headphones for jogging, over-ear headphones for all-round enjoyment, in-ear buds without cables for use without restrictions and [...]
27. January 2021
Touch Bar gone - changes to the 2021 MacBook Pro

Is Apple working off the user wish list for MacBook Pro models?

It has already been hinted at in some magazines and there was also an article from Sir Apfelot: Apple will probably make major changes to the next MacBook Pro models, which will have a [...]
27. January 2021

Brushing - Fake Amazon Reviews on Verified Purchase

Have you heard of “brushing” before? This is a method that scammers use on Amazon to write 5-star "Verified Purchase" reviews under their products. Products are ordered as gifts for others instead of [...]
27. January 2021

VPN service NordVPN is lowering its prices due to currency conversions

The VPN service NordVPN has pretty good reviews and a high internet speed. It also works without problems with popular streaming portals such as Netflix, Apple TV + or Amazon Prime and even connects the TOR network for a [...]
26. January 2021

Website usability: an important factor in search engine optimization (SEO)

As an SEO specialist, I often see with my clients' websites that user-friendliness was overlooked when creating them. They then ask me if there isn't a Google trick that the competition knows about and that we [...]
26. January 2021

Meross HomeKit garage door opener with double discount for Sir Apfelot readers

A smart garage door opener with HomeKit connection is available from Meross until Saturday, January 30th. In addition to the 10% coupon directly on the site, you will receive an additional 7 euros with an exclusive voucher code for Sir Apfelot readers [...]