Technology contributions from A to Z

9 May 2022

What is FLAC (Audio Format)?

Besides MP3, WAV, M4A, ALAC and similar audio formats, you may have seen the FLAC file extension before. A .flac file offers lossless compressed audio signals, which have a compression of 50 to 60 percent compared to the original […]
8 May 2022
Maidesite Table Frame Photo

On test: Maidesite table frame - height-adjustable, electric, white and made of metal

The manufacturer Maidesite contacted me a few weeks ago and offered me to test their electrically height-adjustable table frame. Since I am a big fan of height-adjustable desks myself and have had one for years, […]
6 May 2022

Nebula Cosmos Laser 4K - laser projector at a steep price

The manufacturer Anker has launched a new high-resolution laser projector with its home entertainment brand Nebula. The Nebula Cosmos Laser 4K not only brings 2.400 ISO lumens, but also 25.000 hours of LED life according to the manufacturer. [...]
5 May 2022

Apple Self Service Repair Review: Too difficult, too difficult, too expensive

In November last year, Apple announced the so-called self-service repair for users. The program is intended to make it possible to carry out repairs on selected devices yourself, especially on the current iPhone generations. MacRumors' Dan Barbera has […]
4 May 2022

What is scareware?

Supposed error messages in the system or web, warnings about non-existent threats, payment requests due to alleged criminal offenses and more can appear on the computer through so-called scareware. The name of this malware is made up of “Scare” for […]
30 April 2022
Where is Starlink available in Germany and worldwide?

Check Starlink availability – also with a card in Germany

Elon Musk's "Starlink" satellite internet has been on my list of interesting things for a while. So far, however, it is not very suitable for my purposes, because I would use it to […]
28 April 2022

POCO F4 GT – New Smartphone with 120W HyperCharge (Sponsor)

POCO's new smartphone was released this week, under the slogan: POCO F4 GT, The Apex of Power. By apex is meant the summit or climax. The slogan refers among other things to […]
26 April 2022
Scam attempt with fake Apple Support site

appleteams.live - Phishing or other scam disguised as Apple Support

Sometimes strange things happen. For example, I just wanted to go to ebay-kleinwerbung.de, type in the domain in the browser and land on a page that tells me that I have a "popup adware virus" on my [...]
26 April 2022
AirPrint printer

AirPrint printers – a current selection of ink and laser models

What AirPrint printers are should be familiar to most Sir Apfelot readers, but I would like to explain it briefly for the others anyway: An AirPrint printer is a printer that supports the AirPrint protocol developed by Apple, [...]
26 April 2022

Redkey F10 - Flexible cordless vacuum cleaner with 23.000 Pa (sponsor)

The Redkey F10 cordless vacuum cleaner is equipped with a wide range of accessories for various uses. In addition to the large brush for the floor, which is equipped with a light for use under the furniture, […]