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.

April 19, 2018
Here you can see the rear view of the TabStrap - still without the iPad attached.

TabStrap: rotating iPad hand holder tested

Yesterday I received a package from "Pack & Smooch". Pack & Smooch? Not known? Neither have I done so far, but that's changing now, because I've just done a little research and found interesting [...]
April 11, 2018
RealPower PB-8000 test report featured image

In the test: RealPower Powerbank PB-8000 with Qi charging, USB-C in / out and USB output

In the last few weeks I have had a few opportunities to take a closer look at the RealPower Powerbank PB-8000. At first glance it looks relatively "normal", but inside there are some amazing features that make the device [...]
19. March 2018
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What is a companion app and what is its function?

You keep stumbling across the term "companion app". This describes - in general terms - an app that is supplied with another app or hardware. Examples are iPhone apps that can be used as remote control [...]
17. March 2018
Twelve South Hirise Desktop Stand for iPhone and iPad Mini

Lightning Docking Station for iPhone and iPad mini - a selection of the best docks

The fact that Apple has in the meantime taken the obligatory docking station out of its range and thought that something is not used anyway was obviously a misjudgment. The responsible product managers had to admit that and then with [...]
10. March 2018
Amazon Basics iPhone 6 charging cable

Apple iPhone 6 charging cable - which one can I use?

The iPhone 6 charging cable is the connection cable between Mac and iPhone or USB plug-in power supply and Apple iPhone. Whether you have an iPhone 6, iPhone 6s or iPhone 6 plus or 6s plus is irrelevant, because [...]
26. February 2018

AC / DC power bank with Euro plug socket: Omnicharge and NOVOO Powerstation

An AC / DC power bank with a Euro plug connection, i.e. a mobile power supply with alternating current and direct current, is ideal if you not only want to charge devices via USB-A and USB Type C, but also laptop, camera, drone / drone battery [... ]
15. February 2018

Promotion: Beats X Bluetooth headphones on Amazon for 79 euros (instead of 149,95 euros)

The Beats X from Apple / Beats by Dr. Dre are wireless in-ear headphones for mobile use via Bluetooth. Thanks to the built-in W1 chip from Apple, which is also used in the EarPods, this is [...]
2. February 2018

DJI Osmo Mobile - Revised and available at a bargain price

DJI, the best-known and high-quality manufacturer of camera drones, recently not only released the DJI Mavic Air, but also a new version of the handheld gimbal device DJI Osmo Mobile. For example the DJI Osmo Mobile 2 [...]
23. January 2018

AUKEY PA-Y11: Mains charger with USB-A Quick Charge 3.0 and USB-C Power Delivery 3.0

With the PA-Y11, the manufacturer AUKEY has launched a charger for Euro and Schuko sockets that is equipped with Quick Charge 3.0 via USB-A and Power Delivery 3.0 via USB-C. On the […]
9. January 2018
The package of the tizi turbocharger 2x ULTRA already looks quite classy (photos: Sir Apfelot).

In the test: tizi turbocharger 2x ULTRA - the car charger with USB-C socket and USB-PD

The boys and girls at equinux kindly sent me a special kind of USB car charger. The name is far too normal for equinux conditions: "tizi Turbocharger 2x ULTRA" - I would have been more likely to have said "tizi Bad Finger" [...]