Sir Apfelot Blog

10 September 2020
iOS 13.7 update - this is new

Update to iOS 13.7 and iPadOS 13.7 - these are the innovations and conspiracy theories

The last update to iOS 13.7 and iPadOS 13.7 is primarily aimed at contact tracking for COVID-19. In general, this update came as a bit of a surprise, because the 13.6 update was thought to be the last of [...]
25 March 2020
What brings the Mac update to 10.15.4 - explained here

macOS Catalina 10.15.4 update is available for download

With a good 2,97 GB, the new update to macOS 10.15.4 is definitely not just a small bug fix, but a jump to a new version that also brings some new functions. What in detail [...]
29 January 2020
macOS 10.15.3 update for Catalina

macOS Catalina Update 10.15.3 available - installation recommended and completed successfully!

I usually don't write a separate blog article for every little macOS update. But since there are still many problem reports from readers who have massive problems with macOS Catalina (see here in Catalina Problems & Solutions [...]
14 May 2019

WhatsApp security - it's best to install the update immediately!

Anyone who uses the Messenger WhatsApp belonging to Facebook should look for the latest update in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store as soon as possible. And of course install this too. It is a serious [...]
9 November 2018

CleanMyMac X - Extensions module is back and updates get user names!

The girls and boys from MacPaw have released a few useful updates and other exciting news for the "CleanMyMac X" app. Details about the cleanup program for macOS can be found in the CleanMyMac X report. If you have the [...]
2 November 2018
The current flagship from Fujitsu: the ScanSnap iX1500.

Updated ScanSnap software for feeder scanners from Fujitsu is available for macOS Mojave

After Fujitsu delivered quite a debacle with one of the last macOS updates and their scanner software was not compatible with the Sierra macOS operating system for several weeks, most users of models like the ScanSnap [...]
30 September 2018
Wordpress help

Remove WordPress message: "This website is temporarily unavailable due to maintenance work"

WordPress is actually a relatively robust blog system that I like to use again and again for new websites. The updates of plugins and the WordPress core can be installed at the push of a button and in most cases [...]
13 December 2017
IOS and tvOS 11.2.1 offer some bug fixes such as reactivating remote guest access in HomeKit.

Apple released iOS 11.2.1 and tvOS 11.2.1 and released remote guest access in Homekit again

Unusually for Apple, the updates for the iOS and tvOS devices are currently published relatively quickly one after the other. After the last one, the bug with the endless reboot loop on the iPhone (boot loop) and an error in HomeKit for [...]
29 September 2017

GoPro Karma Drone v2.00 - Update with new functions

With regard to the action cam manufacturer GoPro, there is currently some interesting news that not only affects the new GoPro HERO 6 Black, but also the GoPro Karma drone. A year ago, the more or [...]
21 September 2017

Upgrade to macOS High Sierra 10.13: Here's how!

From next Monday, September 25, 2017, you can upgrade your Mac, iMac and MacBook as well as the corresponding Pro versions to the Apple operating system macOS 10.13 High Sierra. The upgrade to macOS High Sierra is possible in [...]