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17. October 2019

Go64: Find 32-Bit Apps on Mac When System Report Fails

On the Apple Mac, you can use the system report to see which of your apps have a 32-bit or 64-bit architecture. Under the new macOS 10.15 Catalina only the latter are supported, which is why a check before the upgrade for bad [...]
17. October 2019

Parallels Desktop 15 for macOS Catalina: 32-bit apps and Windows on the iPad

As Parallels recently announced, the Parallels Desktop 15 app can now also be used to the full under macOS 10.15 Catalina. This makes it possible to run a second operating system in a program window at the same time as Catalina [...]
15. October 2019

Catalina issue: Mail can lose email and data when upgrading macOS

If you are about to upgrade your Mac to macOS 10.15 Catalina, you should definitely make a backup in preparation. Because when you update your Apple Mac to the new operating system, [...]
15. October 2019

Fujitsu ScanSnap document scanner and macOS Catalina - the current status

Some Fujitsu document scanners can only be used indirectly after upgrading the Apple Mac to macOS 10.15 Catalina. This is because the ScanSnap Manager app is no longer supported in this operating system. The replacement software ScanSnap [...]
14. October 2019

Sir Apfelot App finally available as an iPad version

With the Sir Apfelot app for iOS and now also iPadOS devices you are always up to date with this blog. There is hardly a device that is so good for reading [...]
7. October 2019
macOS Catalina is now available as a free download

Short message: macOS Catalina is available for download

If you click on software update in the system settings of your Mac, you will notice that the new operating system (macOS Catalina with version number 10.15; here the info page from Apple) is now finally in its final version for end users [...]
3. October 2019

[Update] One Switch Mac app: Practical functions with just a few clicks

Prevent the Mac from sleeping, switch between light and dark macOS mode and many other settings on the Apple computer can be made via the system settings. But clicking through there again and again is not a permanent [...]
1. October 2019

Now possible: Use your iPhone as an online ID card

As the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Home Affairs (BMI) recently announced, AusweisApp2 is now also available in the Apple App Store. This means that the functions of the electronic ID card from iOS 13.1 can finally [...]
25. September 2019

SmartBackup: Free alternative for bootable backups on Mac

With SmartBackup you can make backups of the Mac hard drive or back up individual folders regularly. The little program is free and can even create bootable backup variants. For regularly updated backups that are always up to date [...]
24. September 2019

Reader question: cancel iPhone app subscription during the trial period

A reader recently asked me how she can cancel an app subscription while it is still in the “trial period”, ie in the (free) test phase. She got a supposedly free [...]