Sir Apfelot Blog

April 23, 2021
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Can you charge an Apple iPhone with a Samsung power adapter?

This question came up the days when I was talking to a friend who switched from a Samsung Galaxy to an iPhone 11 Pro. And in principle the answer is simple, because [...]
20. August 2019

Netflix Recommended 2019 - TV recommendations for films and series

For some years now, Netflix has been issuing television recommendations to show which TV sets can stream films and series particularly well. If you still have the right [...]
22. February 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 8 2019

The weekend is close enough to touch and that's why it's time again for a Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I got in week 8 [...]
28. November 2018
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TEYADI: external cheap SSD with 128 GB in the test - is it worth buying?

I recently had another problem with my Mac that made it impossible to work and showed me how important it is to have a bootable backup somewhere. The little problem with the bootable backups [...]
3. August 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 31

Four times heat, once Friday - this is probably what the previous working week looks like for many. But even if you are currently on vacation or independently divide up your workload, you can now read the new [...]
15th of June 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 24

Today is not only Friday, but also the first day with a Sir Apfelot newsreel as part of the 2018 World Cup! Of course, there will also be one or the other message about the currently globally celebrated [...]
9th of June 2017

Samsung charging cable: charger for mobile phones, Galaxy smartphones and tablets

An original Samsung charging cable or a suitable USB cable for smartphones and tablets from this manufacturer from a third party are in demand. It doesn't necessarily have to be a charger with a permanent plug that you buy - [...]
7. October 2016
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Battle of the intelligences: Samsung buys Viv; and with it the knowledge of Siri?

Shortly after Siri's 5th birthday, it became known: the Korean technology company Samsung has bought Viv Labs, the successor to Siri Inc. that made Apple's voice assistant possible in the first place. After last [...]
12. January 2016
Survival of the fittest

"Veräppler" - the comic book for Apple fanboys by Anett Breiting

A few days ago, Anett Breiting presented me with her comic book for Apple fans. The eBook bears the appropriate name "Veräppler" and shows on 30 pages and a good 100 MB many funny comics around the topic [...]
8 JULY 2015
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Readers question: CD / DVD reader for the MacBook Pro

Question: Hello Sir Apfelot, I come from an Apple family and plan to buy a laptop. I decided on the [Macbook Pro Retina 13 inch-> macbook-pro-retina] - which model has not yet been determined. [...]