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21 July 2022
Review of the USB C Hub Inateck HB2026

On test: Inateck HB2026: 10-port USB-C hub, USB 3.2 Gen 2 speed, 50 cm cable

USB hubs with a USB-C connector have long been a topic for people who own a MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or an iPad Pro. The manufacturer Inateck sent me one of their latest USB-C hubs for a […]
19 June 2022
MacBook Pro, water damage and rice

Water damage on MacBook Pro or Air? Do not pour any rice into the appliance!

If the Apple MacBook has water damage, rice will not help at all. It is a myth that the rice grains absorb the water and the technique quickly dries up. But no matter whether iPhone, […]
16 June 2022
MacBook Pro/Air serial number

Find MacBook serial number - even with a new case without engraving

When looking for the Apple MacBook serial number, there are four ways to track it down. The easiest is to look at the bottom of the laptop, because there is a lot of information about the device engraved on it - […]
28 March 2022
MacBook Air M2 - bad news

Bad news for MacBook Air M2 fans...

I bought the first MacBook Air that Apple released in 2008. The new form factor was just too tempting and I still had a G5 Mac as a work computer, so the two Macs […]
12 January 2022
Reset M1 Mac

Reset and clear data for M1 Mac (Apple Silicon) for sale

If you own a current Apple Silicon Mac (M1, M1 Max, M1 Pro), it is relatively easy if you want to sell it or give it away. The process to factory reset these Macs [...]
29 October 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 43, 2021

From today you can not only play Age of Empires IV and Mario Party Superstars, but also browse a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. For this Friday I have summarized the Apple and Tech news for you, [...]
3 August 2021

A dead M1 MacBook Air and what you can learn from it

No technical device, no matter how well made, is immune from having a defect and from now on stop working. A story by Tan Han Wei at Medium shows this very clearly [...]
10 May 2021

Leak: New MacBook Air as colorful as the 24-inch iMac?

One of the sources that leaked in advance that the new iMac would appear in different colors is Jon Prosser. With regard to the same information providers as before, the latter has now made the claim that [...]
26 February 2021

Update to Big Sur 11.2.2 resolves issues with third-party docks and hubs

Apple has rolled out a new update for the Mac, with which you can get the operating system version macOS 11.2.2. This version of the system called "Big Sur" is primarily intended to correct errors that occur when using [...]
21 January 2021

Apple Watch Series 6 cheaper (and other cyber deals)

The Apple Watch Series 6 from 2020 is currently available for € 425 instead of € 459. You can grab the discount as part of Cyberport's Cyberdeals. The Apple Watch Series 6 is offered [...]