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31 JULY 2019

Chef scam costs millions: E-mail fraudsters pretend to be superiors

Using stolen data to ask employees to send a list of customers or to make a larger payment directly - these are some of the tricks used by fraudsters who want to steal information and money from companies. In addition to phishing and Trojan mails, [...]
31 JULY 2019

Midi guitar Jamstik 7 offers seven frets for guitarists

The Jamstik 7 is a midi guitar that saves space and enables you to learn to play the guitar digitally in connection with the iPad, Mac and PC. In addition, thanks to the device's midi capability, it is possible to use Bluetooth and [...]
30 JULY 2019
Home surveillance without WiFi

Reader's question: Which camera can I use to monitor a person with dementia?

Today a reader asked which camera I would recommend if she would like to take a look into the kitchen of her mother-in-law, who is suffering from dementia. The aim of the "monitoring" is to ensure that the reader [...]
30 JULY 2019

Using LineageOS - Nintendo Switch with Android

Use the Nintendo Switch as a tablet and run some kind of Android operating system on it? This is possible with LineageOS, which can be started directly from the microSD memory card. This makes cracking the console unnecessary, so that [...]
30 JULY 2019

NFC and RFID protective covers - The bestsellers on Amazon

An RFID protective cover, i.e. an EC card, credit card and ID accessory against Near Field Communication (NFC), protects against the secret reading of data. In addition, the debiting of small amounts for which the cardholder has not received a confirmation [...]
29 JULY 2019

Apple iPad Pro 2018 (11 / 12,9 inch) battery capacity

Again and again Apple introduces new iPhone and iPad models. New hardware and software features are clearly highlighted, but the battery capacity is usually only cryptically stated. Often only a comparison to the previous model or [...]
29 JULY 2019

iPhone apps against traffic jam chaos during the summer holidays

For some it is currently: off on vacation! For the others: pack your suitcase and go home! - Although the summer holidays in Germany are staggered and different in the 16 federal states (but of course [...]
26 JULY 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 30 2019

It's sunny, hot and Friday. The latter means again a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you the Apple and tech news that caught my eye in calendar week 30 of 2019 [...]
26 JULY 2019

Apple iPhone XS Max battery capacity (V, Wh, mAh)

New smartphones from Apple will come onto the market in 2019. These will again have their own batteries; with very own values. If you want to be able to compare these, then you need the corresponding [...]
26 JULY 2019

Apple iPhone XS battery capacity (V, Wh, mAh)

Apple will soon be introducing new iPhone models which, in addition to new features, a new iOS and maybe even USB-C, will have their own battery. To replace the battery of the iPhone from 2019 with the current models [...]