Sir Apfelot Blog

22 September 2020

Update and check the AirPods Pro firmware

Apple recently released firmware 3A283 for the AirPods 2 and AirPods Pro. The Pro models now have the option of using the "Spatial Audio" feature. By the way, this is called "3D-Audio" in German. But […]
30 January 2017
Password for Mac: Firmware Password for macOS Sierra made up of letters, numbers and punctuation marks.

macOS firmware password: PW against unauthorized access to Mac and MacBook

The Apple operating system macOS for Mac, iMac, MacBook (Pro) and so on offers with the firmware password a good possibility to completely seal off the computer against unauthorized access when booting. Because the Mac is [...]
17 September 2015
Improvements firmware update UP2

Firmware update for the Jawbone UP2 and UP3 - what is it and what is not?

A few weeks ago I was sent a Jawbone UP2 as a test product, which I have been using every day since then and therefore in an endurance test. The corresponding test report is still pending, but it will be published in the next few weeks [...]
19 December 2012
Instructions: Battery replacement for the Ion Audio Blockrocker

iPhone DFU mode - what is it?

Today a little guide to the topic "DFU mode" for the iPhone. DFU mode is a boot mode in which the iPhone crashes very early after starting and remains in a maintenance mode. This is […]