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15. January 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 2, 2021

It's Friday, in parts of Germany snow falls for a change and here is the new Sir Apfelot newsreel. At this point I'll show you which Apple and tech news I received in calendar week 2 [...]
11. January 2021

From today: ARD educational offers on TV and Internet

Not only to keep the children busy in lockdown, but also to teach them through homeschooling - which sounded so easy at the beginning of the pandemic, has now been revealed to be a mammoth task. Because for parents, working in the home office [...]
8. January 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 1, 2021

The Sir Apfelot Wochenschau is in its fourth year, and of course it starts this time with calendar week 1. If you want to know what Apple and tech news will be for me in the first week of the new year [...]
7. January 2021

Intel RealSense ID: Face ID for non-Apple devices

Intel has introduced an alternative to Apple's Face ID, Intel RealSense ID. The press release on the new technology states (translated) that it is the following: "An on-device solution that uses an active depth sensor with a [...]
6. January 2021

The Mac App Store turns 10

"Apple announced today that the Mac App Store is now open with more than 1.000 free and paid apps," it said exactly ten years ago in a press release on January 6, 2011. Almost [...]
1. January 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 53, 2020

Let's start the year informatively, with a Sir Apfelot newsreel. On the first day of 2021, I'll show you which Apple and tech news caught my eye in calendar week 53 of 2020. [...]
25. December 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 52, 2020

Ho ho ho! It's Christmas time and Friday too. And that's why you get a brand new Sir Apfelot newsreel under the tree today. This time I'll show you which Apple and tech news with [...]
18. December 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 51, 2020

Before the fourth Advent and Christmas approach you, you will get the Sir Apfelot newsreel presented on Friday as usual. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I got in week 51 [...]
15. December 2020
iOS 14.3 update available for iPhone and iPad

iOS 14.3 update is here - these are the best features

In the last few months, Apple has somehow settled in that the macOS and iOS or iPadOS updates are always published at the same time. For this reason we not only get the macOS 11.1 update today, but also [...]
15. December 2020
macOS 11.1. Big Sur - the first major update

macOS 11.1 update is available for download - should I install it?

If I compare the number of visitors to my article on the macOS Big Sur problems with that of the article on the macOS Catalina problems, then I have to say that the upgrade to Big Sur was really clean [...]