Mac accessories

26. December 2020
In the test: the Ugreen Multiport USB-C charger

In the test: 3-way USB-C charger from Ugreen for the wall socket

For me, the devices with a USB-C port are slowly stacking up. From Mac to various headphones to power banks, many manufacturers rely on this connection. I keep noticing that you actually get enough of these [...]
15. December 2020
macOS 11.1. Big Sur - the first major update

macOS 11.1 update is available for download - should I install it?

If I compare the number of visitors to my article on the macOS Big Sur problems with that of the article on the macOS Catalina problems, then I have to say that the upgrade to Big Sur was really clean [...]
13. December 2020
Too much candy look and transparency in macOS Big Sur? So you can customize it.

macOS Big Sur: Permanently show scroll bar and remove transparencies

There are some people who find macOS Big Sur really bad when it comes to looks. I've got used to the candy colors and I can use the new icons and other changes on the [...]
8. December 2020

Test software for the Mac: Tool collection for component tests

An Apple Mac consists of various hardware components. In addition to the mainboard, processor (CPU), graphics card (GPU), working memory (RAM), hard drive, etc., the iMac and MacBook also have a display. Ideally, everything works as [...]
27. November 2020
Reviewed: Logitech MX Anywhere 3 for Mac

Wireless mouse tested: Logitech MX Anywhere 3 for Mac

The manufacturer Logitech has had me in the database of the press contacts for a while, so that I get a product here and there for a test. This suits me very well, because the Logitech devices are in [...]
23. November 2020
My experience with the Mac tool CrossOver

CrossOver Mac: Windows programs on my Apple Silicon Mac

After I recently migrated all of my work gear from a 2017 MacBook Pro with an Intel chip to the new 13-inch Apple Silicon MacBook Pro, there was only one thing left that didn't work: My [...]
23. November 2020

Copy formatting: Copy the text format in Word and Pages

I work on the Apple MacBook Pro sometimes with Microsoft Word, sometimes with Apple Pages, depending on the project. Both have useful functions for dealing with text - if you can find them. If you […]
23. November 2020

Enter pointed and square brackets using the Mac keyboard

Entering various special characters on the Apple Mac under macOS is not that easy. Because, unlike on Windows keyboards, not all of them are drawn on the Apple keyboard. Using a Windows keyboard on a Mac also helps [...]
21. November 2020
My experience report on the MacBook Pro 13 inch with M1 chip

My experience with the MacBook Pro 13 inch with Apple Silicon M1 chip

I've been using my Apple Silicon MacBook Pro since the day before yesterday. The first day, however, was spent cleaning up my old MacBook Pro, because before I dragged all the data over, I wanted to do another [...]
20. November 2020

Big Sur on MacBook Pros from 2013/2014 - Apple offers support document

As pointed out on Tuesday, installing macOS Big Sur can wreck the 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro models. Apple has now addressed this problem and published a corresponding support document. What you need to know [...]