Sir Apfelot Blog

3 August 2022

Text Selection on Pictures: Enable/Disable Live Text on iPhone, iPad and Mac

What is Live Text and how to disable text selection on photos and images? I answer these and other questions on the subject in this guide. Because even if it is sometimes very practical, […]
11 February 2022
Important security updates available for Mac, iPhone and iPad

Urgently! Security update available for Mac, iPhone and iPad

It's rare for Apple to respond so quickly, but the current spate of unanticipated updates shows that there appeared to be a security vulnerability that was also being actively exploited. Security patches for iPhone have been available since Thursday evening, […]
27 September 2021

Where is the globe button? (iPad keyboard)

If you use a keyboard on the Apple iPad, then you may also be interested in key combinations for a quick workflow. Some of these keyboard shortcuts, especially those for multitasking functions, require the so-called globe key. But […]
28 July 2021

Apple iPadOS 2019 presented - what has happened so far?

Apple introduced the iPadOS operating system for its tablet division, i.e. the iPad models, in 2019. This is based on the iPhone operating system iOS, which was previously used for both devices. With iPadOS in 2019 came new [...]
27 February 2021
Book tip: iCloud and Apple ID from Anton Ochsenkühn

Book tip: "iCloud & Apple-ID" by Anton Ochsenkühn

I have to admit, the new edition of Anton Ochsenkühn's book about iCloud and the Apple ID is just what I'm looking for. I basically know what iCloud does and what you need an Apple ID for, but [...]
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 [...]
9 December 2020

iPad instructions: Add a file as an event attachment in the calendar app

Did you know that you can add attachments to an event in the calendar app on the Apple iPad? With this you not only store a certain document, a PDF or an image for yourself, but also share it [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]