Sir Apfelot Blog

28. February 2021
AirPods Pro left / right quieter than on the other side

AirPods Pro quieter on the right than on the left - or vice versa

Over the past few days I've had an unfamiliar problem with the AirPods Pro: Whenever I listened to music or podcasts, the right earbud was quieter than the left. At first I thought I [...]
28. February 2021
CalcTape Mac calculator

Mac app: CalcTape calculates with notes

In the last few months it happened again and again that I had a collective debit from a company on my account and then had to puzzle over by hand which of the existing [...]
27. February 2021
ISDT N8 battery charger in the test

In the test: ISDT N8 battery charger with USB-C and color display - pick of the week in week 9

Actually, it's a little strange when, less than two weeks after recommending the Voltcraft Charge Manager, I already advertise the next battery charger as the pick of the week. But: There is a reason. The […]
27. February 2021
Book tip: iCloud and Apple ID from Anton Ochsenkühn

Book tip: "iCloud & Apple-ID" by Anton Ochsenkühn

I have to admit, the new edition of Anton Ochsenkühn's book about iCloud and the Apple ID is just what I'm looking for. I basically know what iCloud does and what you need an Apple ID for, but [...]
26. February 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 8, 2021

It is the last Friday in February, and in some places spring is already ringing in. But we're taking it slowly. At the end of the week there is a very traditional Sir Apfelot newsreel. Here show [...]
26. February 2021
Test: TaoTronics TT-BH080

In the test: TaoTronics SoundLiberty 80 (TT-BH080) - damn close to the AirPods

Finally no silicone in-ear plugs! I love my AirPods more than my AirPods Pro - precisely because I don't have to stick anything in my ear canal, I can just hang them in my ear. It works the same way [...]
26. February 2021

Update to Big Sur 11.2.2 resolves issues with third-party docks and hubs

Apple has rolled out a new update for the Mac, with which you can get the operating system version macOS 11.2.2. This version of the system called "Big Sur" is primarily intended to correct errors that occur when using [...]
25. February 2021
Switch off Photoshop glyphs

[solved] Photoshop shows the glyph display again and again when text is selected

With my wife, Adobe Photoshop has come up with a new thing to annoy her. Whenever you double-click a text in a document in order to change it, the [...]
25. February 2021

Skylum Spring Sale: Luminar and Aurora software until 28.02/XNUMX cheaper

Skylum is launching a short winter sale today to celebrate the rebellious spring. As part of this, you get Luminar AI, Aurora HDR and Luminar X with great discounts. You save up to 40 euros per software, [...]
25. February 2021

Cheaper with voucher code: Pitaka MagEZ Case Pro for iPhone 12 (Pro / Pro Max / mini)

Pitaka has launched a redesigned version of its iPhone case for the 12 Series and you can get it cheaper until Wednesday March 3rd, 2021. The sleeves optimized for MagSafe use for Apple [...]