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2 September 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 35, 2022

In a few days, the annual iPhone presentation is coming up as an Apple special event. But before that happens, there is a new edition of the Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I will show you those […]
17 June 2022

MacPaw's SpyBuster now available as a Chrome extension

At the end of March, MacPaw introduced the free SpyBuster app, whose functions were later integrated into CleanMyMac X. The app shows users which apps come from Russia or Belarus and, if applicable, their […]
26 January 2022
What is a browser?

What is a browser?

Not all of my readers are computer experts, which is why I would like to intersperse posts with computer basics for beginners here and there. Today it's about the term "Brower", which I would like to explain here for computer laypeople. A browser […]
15 July 2021
Apple Mail no longer in the Share menu

Share option in Apple Mail on Mac is no longer available

Several times a day I use the option of right-clicking on a file, then using the "Share" option in the context menu and then selecting "Mail". As a result, a new email will open [...]
27 March 2021
ColorZilla Browser Extension - Pick of the Week CW13

ColorZilla color pipette for Chrome and Firefox - Pick of the week in CW13

My pick of the week this time is a small but nice browser extension that can be downloaded for Firefox or Google Chrome. It is free and makes life as a blogger or web designer easier because [...]
1 March 2021

Chrome is Bad: How “Keystone” from the Google browser slows down the Mac

The fact that Google's Chrome web browser slows down computers has already become a meme for both Mac and PC users. But why is that so? And what slows down the Mac, even if you [...]
3 November 2020
Take a screenshot of an entire website in Google Chrome

Google Chrome: Take a screenshot of the entire website

Some time ago I had instructions on how to take a screenshot of an entire website in Firefox on a Mac. Today I needed the same function, but unfortunately in Google Chrome. Here is the […]
3 May 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 18 2019

Once again it's Friday, and with that you can expect another Sir Apfelot newsreel. Regardless of whether you worked through the week, took your day off on May 1st or spent a very long weekend: here [...]
4 April 2018

Google Chrome setting: Turn off notifications

If you use Google Chrome on the Apple Mac, iMac, MacBook or iPhone or on the Windows PC or an Android smartphone, you will be asked on some websites whether they can send you notifications. Want […]
16 February 2018

Why the advertising company Google integrates an ad blocker in the browser

Since yesterday there is a native ad blocker in the web browser Google Chrome, which is supposed to block advertisements on websites. But why is the advertising company Google integrating such an advertising block in its browser? The answer lies with the Better [...]