Sir Apfelot Blog

1 May 2022
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Minecraft Download: Here you can download it

You've probably heard of Minecraft, but you might not know where to start. This first-person sandbox video game is the ideal basis for building your empire. With two main modes - Creative and Survival - […]
5 March 2022
Video course transition to Mac

Video beginner's course "Switching to Mac" by Axel Mammitzsch

For people who own a MacBook or an iMac for the first time, the transition can be more complicated than you think. Key combinations do not work as usual, the "own files" are gone and otherwise [...]
18 February 2022
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Why is Facebook now called Meta Platforms?

Facebook has advanced to become the leading social network worldwide in recent years. Facebook has been around since 2004, but with the progressive digitization of the last decade, the relevance of Facebook has continued to increase. [...]
20 March 2021

tp-link UB400 in the test: Bluetooth stick for the Windows PC - Pick of the week in week 12

I bought the tp-link Bluetooth adapter with the model name UB400 in November 2020 to equip my gaming PC with Windows 10 with Bluetooth 4.0. So far I have had several opportunities to use the “nano” size adapter. [...]
19 March 2021

Instructions: Use the iMac as a Windows PC monitor

If you want to use an Apple iMac as a PC monitor, you can find step-by-step instructions here. Because some iMac models you can use the so-called target display mode as a "target display", i.e. as a target display for an external [...]
4 December 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 49, 2020

Christmas and the end of the year are drawing closer, as is the weekend. And we are introducing this again at this point with the Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I [...]
23 November 2020
My experience with the Mac tool CrossOver

CrossOver Mac: Windows programs on my Apple Silicon Mac

After I recently migrated all of my work gear from a 2017 MacBook Pro with an Intel chip to the new 13-inch Apple Silicon MacBook Pro, there was only one thing left that didn't work: My [...]
6 November 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 45, 2020

The last weeks of the year are beginning and it's slowly getting colder outside. But you can still rely on the fact that there will be another Sir Apfelot newsreel on Friday. This time show [...]
3 November 2020

Use Bitdefender for free: it works on these systems!

Antivirus and other security software for the Apple Mac is always a hot topic. If you use normal pages on the iPhone under macOS and also under iOS, nothing should happen. More susceptible, because more open, are the [...]
26 October 2020

Parallels Deal: Parallels Desktop 16 with a 10% discount until October 31.10.2020, XNUMX

With Parallels Desktop you can use Windows in a program window under macOS on the Mac. Parallels Desktop 16 is compatible with macOS 11.0 Big Sur and enables the direct exchange of files and folders between the […]