Sir Apfelot Blog

1 May 2022
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Zoom Download – the best and safest options

If you haven't already downloaded Zoom, the best way to use it is to create an account. You can do that on the Zoom website. Once you have an account, you can use the program […]
10 May 2021

Zoom on the iPad: camera access now also with Split View

With Split View you can arrange two apps or app windows next to each other on the Apple iPad in order to multitask. This can be helpful if you want information from a source in a text, an e-mail or a [...]
4 May 2021

Reader's tip: Screen sharing on iPhone and iPad with Zoom and TeamViewer

A few tips recently came in from our reader Charly to help share the iPad or iPhone screen in a video conference. If you share your display with the other participants during a video call [...]
5 June 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 23, 2020

The last working day of the week is progressing, the weekend is in the starting blocks. Of course there is also a Sir Apfelot newsreel on this Friday. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news [...]
7 May 2020
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Why I don't zoom in on my Mac ...

I don't want to spoil the meeting software Zoom or revive its security gaps, especially since many of them have long been fixed. I am more concerned with explaining my personal point of view why I am [...]
1 May 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 18, 2020

Today is Friday and bank holidays, but of course there is still a brand new Sir Apfelot newsreel for you. In this I will show you today which Apple and tech news I received in calendar week 18 of the year [...]
17 April 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 16, 2020

It is now Friday again and, as always, this means that it is time for a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I get in the [...]
3 April 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 14, 2020

It's Friday again, and hopefully you've kept your distance and washed your hands during the week. If so, you will now be given a comprehensive Sir Apfelot newsreel at this point [...]
26 March 2020

Video conferencing solutions between Mac and Windows users

If you work in the home office, you need digital solutions to stay in touch with colleagues, the executive suite and other people in the company. Anyone who works with an Apple Mac will benefit from [...]
23 March 2020

Home office on the Apple Mac: Apps and tools for e-mail, to-do & time recording

Moving from work to home office can be tough. It's not just the new work environment that is probably not motivating; you can't even meet up with colleagues quickly to clarify questions. If you […]