All articles on the Apple iPad & iPhone

I am busy with the iPhone and iPad every day. Both devices offer an incredible number of possibilities and yet they complement each other well. While the iPhone is my constant companion and is intended for short messages, quick research on the Internet or taking photos on the go, I use my iPad at home to write blog articles, edit photos, play games or read the news.

In this category you will find all the posts on my blog that are about one of the two Apple devices.

16th of June 2021

iPhone SE (2nd Gen) hard reset - force restart

If you have to force a hard reset on the iPhone SE 2, then you've come to the right place. Because in the following you will find the instructions for the forced restart on the iPhone SE from 2020. These are [...]
15th of June 2021

Features in iOS 15 that require an iPhone XR, XS or later

The iPhone operating system iOS 15, which was introduced last week and will be rolled out as an update for compatible devices in autumn 2021, brings with it various new features and options. You can use iOS 15 on all devices that [...]
15th of June 2021

iOS 12.5.4 - Apple releases update for older iPhones and iPads

iPhone and iPad models that are not compatible with the current operating system versions can still be used. For example with iOS 12. Apple has published a security update for this purpose, which is intended to eliminate three vulnerabilities at once. Recommended […]
14th of June 2021

[Video evidence] And the iPhone is secretly listening in the background

At Apfelot, there is now and then a discussion about whether certain apps are listening in on the smartphone in order to then display advertisements for keywords that are often mentioned. My wife says that she has had the case several times that [...]
8th of June 2021

Is my iPad compatible with iPadOS 15?

In addition to a few other operating systems, Apple presented the new iPadOS 21 yesterday during the WWDC15 keynote. This brings larger widgets, an app library in the dock, quick notes, new shortcuts, more options for split view [...]
8th of June 2021

Is my iPhone compatible with iOS 15?

Yesterday, Apple unveiled the new versions of iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, watchOS and macOS as part of the WWDC21 Keynote. For the Apple smartphone there are various new and improved features such as Focus and Live Text as well as [...]
7th of June 2021

iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus Hard Reset - Force Restart

Does the iPhone 6 or 6s stop responding? Is the iPhone 6 Plus or 6s Plus screen frozen? Then a restart can help. You can force this even if the display is no longer [...]
4th of June 2021
Ugreen PowerDot Powerbank in the test

Ugreen PowerDot: handy power bank with integrated lightning cable in the test

Ugreen recently sent me a new power bank (thanks for that!), Which comes with two, no, three nice features: It is small and still has a capacity of 10.000 mAh. It offers USB C Power Delivery [...]
4th of June 2021

Apple iPad Pro Dock - More interfaces for the tablet

If you don't use a keyboard case or similar solutions for the Apple iPad Pro and want to have other interfaces in addition to the USB-C port, then a dock is the right solution. In the following I present you two [...]
27. May 2021

Macro photography - hidden function in the iPad Pro with the M1 chip

The developers at the Lux studio, which, among other things, produced the Halide app, always take a very close look at the camera hardware and software on mobile Apple devices. Accordingly, yesterday the developer Sebastiaan de With [...]