Contributions to the iPad from Apple

No question about it, the introduction of the iPad was a small revolution. I bought the first version straight away and it's still used by the children now. Much doesn’t work on it anymore, but it’s amazing that after so many years it can still be used for simple games, films or puzzles.

My current work iPad is a 10,5 inch iPad Pro that has enough CPU power to even cut 4K video material with Luma Fusion. And it is already a few years old and by no means the newest and fastest model of Apple tablets.

10. October 2020
Free: the iPadOS 14 manual from Apple

iPadOS 14 manual for free in the Apple Books Store

I am almost a little embarrassed that, as Sir Apfelot, I have only now noticed that Apple itself is already providing really well-made and informative manuals for the iPadOS 14. So yesterday I was about [...]
9. October 2020
iPad Manual for iPadOS 14

Book tip: iPad manual with 5 hours of video content for iPadOS 14

Anton Ochsenkühn from amac-buch Verlag has kindly provided me with review copies for years, which I work through and present on my blog. Rest assured: I also receive books from other publishers and authors who are not in [...]
1. October 2020
Power bank test: Anker PowerCore III 10K wireless

In the test: Anker PowerCore III 10K Wireless - new 10.000 mAh power bank with Qi and USB-C PD

A few weeks ago I already introduced you to the Anker PowerCore 10K Wireless. This model has Qi charging and a USB-C port as well as two USB-A ports. However, the USB-C port on the "old" model is only [...]
2 JULY 2020

Which iPad do I have? This is how you get it out!

Which iPad model do I actually have? This is the question you ask yourself when buying a case or bag, with exchange programs, a necessary repair or when selling the Apple tablet. If you want to know which iPad you have, from [...]
April 29, 2020

Apple Mail on iPhone and iPad: vulnerability or not?

Apple's own mail app for iOS on the iPhone and iPadOS on the iPad was last due to security gaps in the media. The app problems are hyped up. It is true that the Federal Office for Security in [...]
12. March 2020
Charmast 20.800 mAh power bank in the test

In the test: Charmast 20.800 mAh power bank with USB-C, Lightning and Power Delivery

The last power bank that excited me so much that I gave it a blog article was the Zendure A8, of which I tried the Quick Charge variant at the time. Meanwhile I have the Zendure A8 [...]
7. February 2020

Champagne Problems - Anil Macwan makes 80s music with iPads

In addition to many other pop-cultural phenomena, the 80s stood for one thing above all else: synthesizers. The electronic audio devices, which are often combined with simple beats, are currently celebrating one revival after another - also and above all [...]
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 [...]
25. October 2019

Show iPad keyboard despite connected hardware keyboard

If you have paired a hardware keyboard with the iPad, it is usually missing: the software keyboard from iOS or iPadOS shown on the display. However, this is required for some special characters, the dictation function and other extras, which [...]