Sir Apfelot Blog

12. October 2021

12 handy tools on the Google search engine

I mostly do web searches with DuckDuckGo or Ecosia, but there are a few use cases that lead me back to the old data octopus Google. In these cases I just want the convenience of some handy Google tools that [...]
8. October 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 40, 2021

It's October, autumn has arrived and today is still Friday. The latter means that it is high time for a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you which Apple and [...]
25th of June 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 25, 2021

There is a lot to report at the end of the week. It's good that there is the Sir Apfelot newsreel. In this issue I show you which Apple and tech news I received in calendar week 25 of [...]
26. January 2021

Website usability: an important factor in search engine optimization (SEO)

As an SEO specialist, I often see with my clients' websites that user-friendliness was overlooked when creating them. They then ask me if there isn't a Google trick that the competition knows about and that we [...]
11. December 2020

Googling or google - how do you spell it correctly?

Searching for something on Google or using a search engine in general - a term has been Germanized for this. But how is the verb that describes research on the Internet written? Is it googling or googling? Here [...]
6. November 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 45, 2020

The last weeks of the year are beginning and it's slowly getting colder outside. But you can still rely on the fact that there will be another Sir Apfelot newsreel on Friday. This time show [...]
29. September 2020

Apple vs. Epic Games: negotiation of Fortnite in-app purchases not until 2021?

The dispute between Apple and Epic Games, the development studio of "Fortnite", has been going on since mid-August. And it could drag on well into next year. At least that's what the statement [...]
10 JULY 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 28, 2020

Today, July 10th, is Piña Colada Day. But before you indulge in your after-work drink, you will first find the Sir Apfelot newsreel, which is usual for Friday, here. In the overview of those Apple and [...]
4th of June 2020

SEO from 2021: Google wants to include page experience

As Google announced last week, the page experience will be a stronger factor in determining whether a website ranks well or poorly in search engine results from 2021 onwards. So if you have search engine optimization (SEO) on the [...]
April 27, 2020

Open and convert WebP files on Mac

Yesterday I received a batch of pictures from a customer that I was supposed to exchange on her website. In the first email I thought the files were defective because the images are not displayed in Apple Mail [...]