Sir Apfelot Blog

22 January 2021

Google Ads Guide to Successful Online Advertising

If you want to advertise your company, blog, shop or something else online, there is hardly any way around Google Ads. But how do you set up the account correctly? How should the advertising campaign be planned [...]
22 December 2020

Graphic design - books for introduction, understanding and practice

Graphic design not only means that an image, logo or website idea is beautifully implemented. There are many other considerations about imagery, shape, color, proportions and the like. If you are interested in graphic design, [...]
19 November 2019
macOS Catalina Manual - Seeing and Ability

Book tip: "macOS Catalina - seeing and being able to" by Philip Kiefer

A few days ago I received the freshly printed macOS Catalina manual from Markt + Technik Verlag. In the series "Bild für Bild", in which this book was also published, the publisher publishes further instructions on operating systems or [...]
15 October 2018
Book review macOS Mojave manual photo

Book tip: "macOS Mojave - The standard work on Apple's operating system" by Anton Ochsenkühn

I recently had an article on my blog with useful manuals for macOS Mojave. The list of recommendations also includes the book by Anton Ochsenkühn, which he has now given me in duplicate [...]
13 March 2018

Microlearn for Swift: Learn with videos and the Martin Lexow app

It has been a few months since I received the email from Martin Lexow that I could test his MacApp "Mikrolern für Swift". There is already a short contribution to Martin's YouTube videos [...]
26 February 2016
Videos with iPhone and iPad

Filming videos with iPhone and iPad: Stiftung Warentest recommends software and equipment

The authors of Stiftung Warentest have published a brochure (or it will appear on March 15, 2016) that informs consumers about which software and which accessories are suitable when watching videos with the iPhone or iPad [...]
7 September 2014
C64 - a visual compendium

Commodore C64 Book for Nerds: A Visual Foray into the Past

Which C64 fan doesn't know them - the beautiful bitmap graphics of the old classic games like Impossible Mission, The Last Ninja or Bubble Bobble. My old [C64-> c64] is still in the basement and whenever an old friend [...]
22 March 2013
OS X Mountain Lion Practice Book

Mac OS X Mountain Lion practical book for beginners and those switching

The operating system [OS X Mountain Lion-> mac-os-x] - version number OS X 10.8 - is a very advanced, but also very extensive operating system. At Amazon I discovered a great book that has a lot of content [...]