Sir Apfelot Blog

13 August 2022
Termination of Google Colab

Cancel Google Colab subscription - done in a few seconds

I've booked Google Colab for a few months because I've been experimenting a lot with Disco Diffusion AI, which can be used to produce AI art. Anyone interested in this type of artistic activity would […]
9 August 2022

Get the Message: Google warns Apple users about outdated SMS technology

Google has set up a new subpage on the Android website that is aimed at users of Apple devices with the slogan Get the Message. Because when communicating with Android devices, Apple will continue to rely on SMS and […]
4 August 2022

Web Search Trick: Find results of a specific page faster

Are you looking for a specific Apple guide for the iPhone, but the search engine only returns advertising-laden websites? Or are you looking for a specific Mac support document that gets lost among links to numerous Apple blogs? [...]
9 May 2022
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Change the name of the account in the Google Ads account - this is how it works

I also look after some of my SEO clients in the area of ​​Google Ads (formerly Google Adwords). In order to access any of these customer accounts, customers need to add me as a co-user with my Gmail. In this way […]
1 March 2022
Google Colab Pro and Pro+ in comparison

Google Colab Pro/Pro+: is the price worth it?

The Google Colaboratory service – or Google Colab for short – makes it possible to run Python code in the web browser in so-called “notebooks”. It is used for deep learning and to share data science projects with others and […]
7 January 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 1, 2022

Welcome to the first Sir Apfelot newsreel in the new year 2022. In the old fashion, I will show you today which Apple and tech news I noticed particularly in calendar week 1 of this year. Also there [...]
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 [...]
25 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 [...]