Sir Apfelot Blog

21. February 2021
In the test: EBL lithium batteries

In the test: EBL lithium batteries, set of 4, size AA

Through an article I recently wrote about the use of rechargeable batteries in Eve Thermo and tado thermostats, I became aware of lithium rechargeable batteries, which are also available in sizes AA. After I […]
3. March 2019
The Zendure A8 QC Powerbank tested with two iPad tablets.

In the test: Zendure A8 QC - 26.800 mAh power bank with 4 outputs

The range of power banks has become a bit clearer for me because I gave away some models that I didn't really use. What has remained is my "holy" Zendure A2 Powerbank, which I have here in the [...]
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 [...]
8 December 2016
Buy cheap USB-C adapters online at Amazon for MacBook Pro 2016 or smartphones and tablets. Product images: Amazon

Inexpensive USB-C adapter for MacBook Pro late 2016, smartphone and tablet

With the new MacBook Pro, Apple relies on the USB-C connection, making adapters and dongles for connecting USB-A plugs (up to 3.0 or 3.1) without an alternative. If you are looking for a cheap [...]
4th of June 2014
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Which charging cable fits the Kindle Paperwhite 3G?

Question: Hello, Sir Apfelot! I'm considering buying a used Kindle Paperwhite 3G. Unfortunately, the seller no longer has the charging cable or does not want to ship it. For this reason I would have to [...]