Sir Apfelot Blog

April 15, 2021

Amazon Fire TV Stick with new remote control: buttons for streaming services

Amazon has revised its Fire TV Stick offer and now offers streaming help with a new remote control. This provides buttons for quick access to Prime Video, Netflix, Disney + and Amazon Music. The new remote control [...]
17. March 2021

Amazon Echo Show 10 (3rd Gen) now available for pre-order

The new smart speaker with rotating display from Amazon, the third generation of the Echo Show 10, can now be pre-ordered. The speaker-display combination presented in 3 and available in the USA since last month will [...]
29. November 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 48, 2019

For today's Black Friday there is of course a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. The Apple and Tech News, which caught my eye in calendar week 48 of 2019, are part of an exciting [...]
April 26, 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 17 2019

Easter is over and slowly but surely a feeling of summer is taking hold with the warm temperatures. If you still look at your iPhone, iPad or Mac display to get your weekly dose here [...]
1th of June 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 22

Today is not only Children's Day, but also Friday again and thus time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel! This time I'll show you which Apple and tech news caught my eye in calendar week 22 in 2018 [...]
18. May 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 20

It's Friday again, so it's time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel again. This time it's about the Apple and tech news that caught my eye in calendar week 20, 2018. Thereby [...]
30. March 2018
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Reader's report: The Apple HomePod in a practical test - is it worth buying?

A reader recently wrote to me that he could write me a little review about the HomePod because he took one home from a trip to the USA. Of course, I am happy to receive this offer [...]
29. January 2018

Echo Spot: Alexa with camera and screen for the smart home

If you want to bring the Alexa voice assistant from Amazon into your house or your smart home, then you can now also buy the Echo Spot. The Amazon Echo Spot works with regard to [...]
30. August 2017

Smatree SmaCup: Powerbank for Amazon Echo Dot 2nd generation

If you use the Echo Dot from Amazon and want to use Alexa not only at the socket, but also mobile in the whole apartment or even on the go, then the Smatree SmaCup is perhaps the right thing for
31. March 2017
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Safe and unsafe: Smart Home door lock for Alexa and Siri from August (or other manufacturer)

Smart home security. It sounds a bit like an education course in kindergarten: you have to make sure that Alexa and Siri don't incite August to open the door to strangers. However, with these names [...]