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11. December 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 50, 2020

The third Advent is just around the corner, but the Sir Apfelot newsreel is still cleverly pushing past it. Today you can find the Apple and Tech-News here in the blog, which I received in calendar week 50 [...]
9. December 2020
Warning of all-inclusive phishing mail

Phishing warning: ALL-INKL webmail email is not genuine

It's been a while since I issued the last phishing alert. That in itself is a good sign, because the hosters are more and more eager to receive these emails from [...]
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 [...]
27. November 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 48, 2020

Today is Black Friday 2020, but not only that. Because of course it is also a regular Friday on which there is again a new edition of the Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you [...]
26. November 2020

Overviews: Which apps run on ARM Macs?

With the "Apple Silicon", Apple announced the departure from Intel chips in June. The first computers with so-called M1 chips have been on the shelves since November. But that doesn't just bring advantages. Because although the [...]
20. November 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 47, 2020

The Advent and Christmas season will soon arrive. But before that there is again a good portion of Apple and tech news in the Sir Apfelot newsreel. In this issue you will find the messages that I received in the [...]
20. November 2020

Big Sur on MacBook Pros from 2013/2014 - Apple offers support document

As pointed out on Tuesday, installing macOS Big Sur can wreck the 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro models. Apple has now addressed this problem and published a corresponding support document. What you need to know [...]
19. November 2020

CrossOver for M1 Macs: Run Windows apps on Big Sur

Perhaps some of you already know the Wine Project (Wine for short), with which Windows programs can be used on macOS and Linux. The CrossOver software based on it now makes it possible to run computationally intensive Windows apps under macOS Big Sur [...]
19. November 2020

Mac models with M1: Recovery makes Apple computers unusable

The new Mac models with the M1 chip from Apple seem to have a massive gap in functionality. When you restore your Mac mini or MacBook Air / Pro, the device becomes unusable and only displays an error message. According to MacRumors, [...]
17. November 2020

ATTENTION: macOS Big Sur is wrecking old MacBook Pros!

Installing macOS 11.0 Big Sur can cause problems on the oldest of the supported MacBook models (from 2013 and 2014). This is reported by several sources with reference to user statements on various platforms such as Apple forums, Reddit, etc. [...]