Sir Apfelot Blog

23 August 2017
After updating to Parallels Desktop 13, my Windows 7 cannot find any printer and every print fails with an error message.

Be careful when updating to Parallels Desktop 13 - problems with all printers under Windows 7

Today I updated my Mac to Parallels Desktop 13, which was only released a few days ago. Unfortunately, I was a bit premature because - as was the case with the update [...]
15 November 2016
affinity designer update 1.5.2 mac apple macos os x problem

[Update: 1.5.3 available!] Affinity Designer for Apple: Do not install update to version 1.5.2 (yet)!

Update, November 15, 2016, 21:30 p.m.: As the Affinity Facebook team informed me, the new version 1.5.3 for Affinity Designer is out now. You can download it here. Now not only is the new Touch [...]
11 September 2016
Apple Mail after updating to OS X El Capitan

Problems with Apple Mail after updating to OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Apple's own mail program called "Apple Mail", which is supplied with every Mac as the standard mail program, always has minor niggles. Some can be resolved by rebuilding the mail database, but in some cases there are causes [...]
18 October 2014
OS X Yosemite screenshot

Mac OS 10.10 - my first impressions and known problems

Actually, after the iOS 8 debacle, which caused me some problems with my iTunes library, I always had to wait 1-2 weeks before installing major updates, what problems [...]
5 September 2014
Wordpress update message

WordPress 4.0 Update - Tips, improvements and problems with the new WordPress version

Today I heard from the plugin "WP Updates Notifier" via email that there is a new WordPress update. The WP 4.0 version called "Benny" is currently available. Benny is the name of the point zero update, in memory [...]
14 July 2014
Windows error code 800736B3

Error code 800736B3 when installing Windows 7 updates

Yes, yes, now I can hear the first prophecies of doom: "Sir Apfelot's Apple Blog is already dealing with Windows problems! Where is this going?!?" ... but the situation is serious and certain [...]
7 November 2013
Facebook logo

New Facebook update - this is how it can work in real life!

It is always fascinating when large portals such as [Google + -> google-plus] or [Facebook-> facebook] carry out an update. Usually there are new functions that nobody wanted, design changes that are not nice and many other things that one [...]
7 November 2013
Install OS X Mavericks

Maverick's problems: OS X 10.9.1 is eagerly awaited

Update December 17.12.2013th, 10.9.1: In the meantime, OS X XNUMX has been released, but unfortunately I have to say that it didn't help me much. My Photoshop still has the disappearing text problem and a reader reported to me that [...]
31 December 2012

WordPress Update 3.5: HTTP error while uploading images is killing me ...

As soon as the problem with the empty post editor has been fixed on a blog, I already have the next crap on my cheek. Ok, I admit it's my mistake, no backup BEFORE the update [...]