Sir Apfelot Blog

26 October 2021
Air purifier at Stiftung Warentest

Stiftung Warentest: The 3 best air purifiers including a corona follow-up test

In 2020, Stiftung Warentest took a close look at air purifiers from the brands Beurer, De Longhi, Soehnle, Rowenta, Dyson, Honeywell and Philips (source). The three best air purifiers in the test field were then again [...]
5 February 2021

Corona warning app - soon on iPhone 5s, 6 and 6 Plus

The update to version 1.12 for the Corona warning app will be rolled out next week. The update announced for February 10, 2021 not only brings new functions, but also the possibility to use the app on older Apple smartphones [...]
12 October 2020

Coronavirus: list of maps, apps, links and more

It is there, the “second wave” of Covid-19 infections long predicted by the experts. After the vacation months and with the start of the wet and cold season, the number of cases increases across Germany, although not significantly more than usual [...]
4 September 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 36, 2020

Another week is coming to an end, but September is now picking up speed. Let's see if and when we will see a keynote from Apple this month. Until then we make do with [...]
15 April 2020
Popup Maker for Popups in Wordpress

Build elegant pop-up windows in WordPress with the plug-in Popup-Maker

As a rule, I create all websites for my customers with the WordPress blog system. Exceptions are websites where I have to create individual programming with PHP - but otherwise: everything in WordPress. Like me […]
31 March 2020

Corona cards - the best statistics at a glance

In addition to the Corona Tracker app, there are also good online overviews that you can use to monitor the spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). In addition to simple corona maps on which the infection numbers hover over countries and regions, [...]
27 March 2020

Free Kindle eBooks: Amazon offers books for the whole family

Amazon now also offers fiction, children's and young people's books as well as non-fiction and cookery books free of charge - free of charge as Kindle eBooks. A Kindle reader is not absolutely necessary for reading; you can also get the digital books via the free [...]
26 March 2020

Instructions and tips: Sew, glue and staple the respirator yourself (update!)

A face mask can help to keep pathogens away from your own mucous membranes and also to prevent infecting others. In view of the current corona crisis, respiratory masks and protective devices are becoming scarce. You can sew or fold yourself there [...]
21 March 2020
DIY hand sanitizing recipe

DIY tip: mix hand sanitiser yourself

Don't worry, my blog will not become a "collection of grandma's home remedies" and I will not report daily about the coronavirus (COVID-19). For this type of information, from my point of view, the podcast "Coronavirus Update" [...]
20 March 2020

Corona Tracker: Monitor SARS-CoV-2 development under iOS and macOS

The spread of the coronavirus is to be restricted by extensive measures worldwide; however, there are new case numbers every day. Do you want to know about the infections, the number of cured patients and the people who unfortunately died from Covid-19 [...]