Sir Apfelot Blog

15 December 2020
iOS 14.3 update available for iPhone and iPad

iOS 14.3 update is here - these are the best features

In the last few months, Apple has somehow settled in that the macOS and iOS or iPadOS updates are always published at the same time. For this reason we not only get the macOS 11.1 update today, but also [...]
8. October 2020

App Store Connect: New functions for iOS developers

The Apple app called App Store Connect, which iOS developers can use to manage their creations, has received an update. This is done on iPhones and iPads on which it is installed, including a new, spatial [...]
2. October 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 40, 2020

October is here, Halloween is near. But before that there will be another Sir Apfelot newsreel on Friday. Also in the calendar week 40 of 2020 I will present you a collection of Apple- [...]
10. September 2020
iOS 13.7 update - this is new

Update to iOS 13.7 and iPadOS 13.7 - these are the innovations and conspiracy theories

The last update to iOS 13.7 and iPadOS 13.7 is primarily aimed at contact tracking for COVID-19. In general, this update came as a bit of a surprise, because the 13.6 update was thought to be the last of [...]
17. August 2020
This is how Apple AirDrop works

What is Apple AirDrop and how do I use it?

The "AirDrop" feature can be found not only in iOS and iPadOS, but also under macOS on Mac models. This feature allows users to exchange data wirelessly when the Apple devices are close together. In the […]
April 17, 2020
Rotate video on iPhone

Question: Can you rotate videos in the Photos app?

Today there is an answer to a question that I asked myself yesterday: Can you shoot a video in the Photos app that you accidentally took in portrait format? The history […]
10. February 2020
Game tip Brawl Stars

Brawl Stars: cooperative and creative MOBA game for iPhone and iPad

Actually, I just wanted to play another round of Brawl Stars, but I know myself: Then I can't get away from the game and the post takes another three weeks. I wanted to [...]
31 December 2019
Seconds display on Apple Watch, iPhone and iPad - this is how it works!

New Year's Eve tip: clock with seconds display on iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch

Every New Year's Eve, I stand in front of the house with my family and wait for the display on my Apple Watch to change from 23:59 p.m. to 0:00 a.m. Why? Because when the [...]
17. November 2019
Automatically close iOS Safari tabs

Safari on the iPhone and iPad: automatically close open tabs after a certain period of time

I'm always happy when my son shoots down all the "open apps" on my iPhone and then tells me that my iPhone has more space again. Somehow that will probably also be true, but [...]
30. October 2019

Protection against total failure: iOS update for iPhone 5 and 4s as well as old iPads

There is an iOS update that is specifically aimed at old Apple mobile devices and will protect them from the failure of many important functions until the beginning of November 2019. This has to do with the "Week Roll Over" of the GPS signal [...]