Sir Apfelot Blog

17. March 2021

Apple HomePod: Sale "while stocks last"

After the iMac Pro was discontinued this month, the smart speaker “HomePod” from Apple is now following. On the product page in the digital Apple Store you can find the note “As long as stocks last”. The […]
4 December 2020
Belkin Soundform Elite vs. Apple HomePod in comparison

Reviewed: Belkin Soundform Elite vs. Apple HomePod

I have to admit, when I first heard that Belkin had launched the Soundform Elite, a smart home speaker, it wasn't the first thing I thought of great sound. Belkin is most [...]
14. October 2020

Apple HomePod mini - specifications and price

Yesterday Apple presented the new HomePod mini as part of the “Hi, Speed.” October event. But this is not only a small and cheap version of the already known HomePod, it also brings new functions [...]
April 17, 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 16, 2020

It is now Friday again and, as always, this means that it is time for a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I get in the [...]
1. November 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 44, 2019

Yesterday was Reformation Day in some federal states; So some of you will probably read today's Sir Apfelot Wochenschau on a bridging day;) Perhaps you will also celebrate All Saints' Day today as a holiday and therefore have free ... [...]
10. January 2019

Video: With glitter fart spray bomb against package thieves

Just in time for the Christmas season, when many parcels are sent and delivered, space engineer Mark Rober tied a few parcels last year that he laid out on his porch for parcel thieves. In a video that [...]
7 December 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 49

The second Advent 2018 is approaching and with it the second prize in the competition, which is held for subscribers to the Sir Apfelot newsletter. But before that we come to the weekly round-up, in which I tell you Apple- [...]
29th of June 2018
Post photo of Apple's HomePod in the test

Apple HomePod in the test: My report on the HomeKit loudspeaker

Usually I'm a bit lame when it comes to test reports. To date, I haven't written a review of the iPhone X, although it really deserves one. I am all the more proud that [...]
29th of June 2018

HomePod Settings - This is where you will find the options

The Apple HomePod has now also arrived at the Apfelot house, and after setting up the Siri speaker, which was basically simple, I couldn't immediately understand where to find the options for the device on the [...]
26th of June 2018

Set up Apple HomePod as a speaker for Apple TV

An Apple HomePod will soon arrive not only at the Apfelot house, but also for some of you. If you also want to use this as a speaker for the Apple TV to avoid the bad sound of the