The omniscient garbage dump

Who doesn't know them from the series "Fraggles"? The omniscient garbage dump - too English "all-knowing, all-seeing trash heap "- is the oracle of the Fraggles. If it is not clear again what to do or how to solve a problem, then the little ones turn to" Marjorie "- because that's the name the omniscient garbage dump, which is actually a compost heap. But the way to the Fraggle oracle is not that easy, because it is right behind the castle of the Gorgs - who are known to like to eat fraggles. For everyone who doesn't know Marjorie, I have one here small youtube video:

Well, anyway, for me the category with "nonsense worth knowing" is simply called "omniscient garbage dump", because it was just a good fit. This is where everything ends up that I find exciting, but that I can't classify anywhere else. :)

The omniscient garbage dump - instructions for your everyday life with Mac and iPhone

Sometimes it's the little things that make you despair. The user is not displayed in the device, data input does not work as it should, or you have already forgotten how to take a screenshot on the iPhone. You can bring these and all other challenges with the operation of Apple Mac, iMac or MacBook under OS X and macOS to me and throw them on the omniscient garbage dump! She will swallow it, digest it, and give out a simple solution to it.

The operation of Apple Mac, iPhone and more

In order to really get the most out of your devices, sometimes only very simple key combinations are necessary - you just have to know how it all works! Sir Apfelot is the perfect address for these tips. Ask me your questions, as special as they may be, or let my user tips inspire you. I own all kinds of Apple products and have been a fan and user "from the very beginning". Solving problems is my hobby and teasing out the full potential of Apple devices is my mission.

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30. August 2018

Enter mean characters on Mac and Windows PC - keyboard shortcuts for mean / diameter

Many special characters can be entered on the Apple Mac under macOS using a key combination; including the average symbol "ø". But if you are looking for characters on the keyboard for the average you will not find them directly; not even as [...]
28. August 2018

TM on Mac and PC - enter the trademark symbol ™ with a key combination

Do you want to insert the trademark symbol on your Apple Mac using a shortcut so that you don't have to copy ™ from the Internet or select from a table of characters? Then you are right here! In the following I will show you the [...]
21. August 2018

Prevent automatic switching of the lenses on the iPhone 7/8 Plus, iPhone X camera

If you like to record videos with a current iPhone model and use the zoom, then it can happen that the lens of the double camera is changed during the recording. How do you have an automatic switch [...]
20. August 2018

Help guide: iTunes on Mac does not recognize iPhone or iPad

If you want to make a backup of the Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod, drag one on or synchronize the mobile device with your iTunes on the Mac, then you can do this via a Lightning to USB cable to the computer [...]
13. August 2018
After pre-charging with the Olight UC, the BC700 also accepts the battery again.

Instructions: Reviving the battery - My tip for batteries that have been declared dead

Today a short but (hopefully!) Helpful everyday tip that I found out by chance: If your battery charger reports that it cannot recognize a battery or says that it is defective, then that means [...]
30 JULY 2018

Rotate iMac and MacBook screen / rotate display

For external displays and monitors, there is the option of rotating the display under macOS on Apple Mac, iMac and MacBook in order to display it on the rotated monitor. This is useful if you z. B. [...]
26 JULY 2018

Apple Help Video: Change iPhone Passcode

A help video has recently been published on the Apple Germany YouTube channel that explains how to change the passcode in iOS on the iPhone or iPad. This is in text, images and as [...]
25 JULY 2018

Clear Google history on Mac, PC, iOS and Android devices

If you have a Google account and use it to send search queries on your Mac, PC, iOS or Android device, these will be saved. The search history is visible to you and of course also to the search engine operator. To not [...]
18 JULY 2018

Find my Apple Watch - this is how you can find the smartwatch again!

Have you misplaced your Apple Watch or forgotten it somewhere? Then you can find them in a similar way to using the "Find my iPhone" function. If the smartwatch is paired with your iPhone, it can be used with the appropriate [...]
29th of June 2018

HomePod Settings - This is where you will find the options

The Apple HomePod has now also arrived at the Apfelot house, and after setting up the Siri speaker, which was basically simple, I couldn't immediately understand where to find the options for the device on the [...]