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.

26. March 2019
Even if it's very simple: Here are brief instructions on how to set up the AirPods 1 and 2 (Photo: Sir Apfelot).

Set up AirPods 2 - this is how you connect the AirPods to an iPhone, iPad or Mac

I know there are things that you don't really need instructions for because they are so simple. But after I had my new AirPods 2 in my hand and actually didn't know whether I [...]
18. March 2019

New trend: PopSockets® - pull-out, reusable smartphone holding aid

Under the names PopSockets® or PopSocket ™ there are holders, or better: holding aids, for smartphones and tablets to buy. Because where the trend 15 years ago led to ever smaller cell phone models, nowadays smartphones are becoming [...]
16. March 2019
The photo shows the pack with the two inLine webcam covers (photos: Sir Apfelot).

In the test: Webcam Slider from inLine for iPad and MacBook

A few days ago the German manufacturer inLine provided me with a set of two webcam sliders that I tested for you. At this point, first of all thanks to inLine for the small [...]
12. March 2019

Headphones with USB-C connection - suitable for MacBook Pro / Air and iPad Pro 2018

Devices that output audio but do not have a jack or AUX connection usually use the USB output for music, video sound and the like. Among other things, the Apple MacBook Pro / Air and the current Apple iPad Pro [...]
11. March 2019

USB-C on the iPad Pro 2018: what is currently possible and what is not

The iPad Pro 2018 is the first Apple tablet that has a USB-C connector instead of a Lightning port. This increases the connectivity and the number of possible uses of the device considerably. But which peripherals, which accessories and which gadgets [...]
7. March 2019
Powerbank test from Computer Bild 01/2019

Powerbank test in Computer Bild 01/2019 - these are the test winners with 5.000, 10.000 and 20.000 mAh

I recently sat in a waiting room and, due to the limited selection of literature, ended up with a magazine that I normally don't read: Computer Bild. As you can see from the name, it is [...]
3. March 2019
The Zendure A8 QC Powerbank tested with two iPad tablets.

In the test: Zendure A8 QC - 26.800 mAh power bank with 4 outputs

The range of power banks has become a bit clearer for me because I gave away some models that I didn't really use. What has remained is my "holy" Zendure A2 Powerbank, which I have here in the [...]
1. March 2019

USB-C to AUX adapter for the iPad Pro

For headphones with the usual 3,5mm jack plug you need an adapter on the new iPad Pro 2018 without a headphone or Lightning port. There is an official solution from Apple, but it does not allow simultaneous listening to music and [...]
11. February 2019

Humixx case - affordable protection for iPhone X / XS

From only 10,99 EUR you can buy a Humixx iPhone case on Amazon, which not only looks good and offers a great feel, but is also a perfect fit and well protective. The back of iPhone X or [...]
29. January 2019

USB condom: Safe charging at external USB ports

Whether at the airport, in the coworking space, at the conference or in the hotel room: There are public USB ports for charging the battery for smartphones, tablets and the like. But that is always just electricity that goes from A to [...]