Sir Apfelot Blog

13. May 2019

Apple Mac: CD eject not working? That's how it's done!

You have a CD or DVD in the drive / SuperDrive of your Apple Mac, iMac or MacBook, but it cannot be ejected? Then there are some tricks to make them safe and without [...]
20. March 2018

Apple MacBook, Mac and iMac SSD adapter kit for retrofitting: replace the internal SuperDrive with a hard disk

Do you still have an older Apple MacBook (Pro), an older iMac, a Mac mini or even an iBook with a SuperDrive for CDs, DVDs and CD-ROMs, then you might be toying with the idea that [...]
30. May 2017

Apple USB SuperDrive on MacBook with USB-C?

Apple Mac computers like the MacBook late 2016 are not made to use the Apple USB SuperDrive per se. In addition, the SuperDrive with USB-A connection, which can be used as an external optical drive for CDs and [...]
6. January 2017
external Samsung SE-218CN DVD burner

The alternative to the Apple Superdrive: external USB DVD burner on the Mac

After Apple banned the optical drive from all models, you now have to be satisfied with an external solution if you want to burn blank DVDs or CDs. For many Apple users, the Apple SuperDrive is safe [...]