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1 July 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 26, 2022

The second half of the year begins today, on a Friday. That means you will start Q3 2022 with a Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I will show you what Apple and tech news […]
29 June 2022

Hermit Spyware - Apple stops iPhone spying by revoking certificates

Italian software company RCS Lab has developed software called Hermit that can be used to spy on smartphone users. Hermit can be installed via sideloading on both iOS and Android. Who goal of […]
24 June 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 25, 2022

Summer is really here, the thermometer often shows over 30°C in large parts of the country and quiet fans are in demand again. But first things first. Since it is Friday today, there is only [...]
22 June 2022

Pitaka Ecosystem Live Event: This was featured on the stream

A few hours ago there was the first major announcement stream from the accessories manufacturer Pitaka. The transmission, which was slightly reminiscent of Apple's keynotes in its form, served to introduce the "Pitaka Ecosystem" philosophy and to present new products. [...]
17 June 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 24, 2022

Once again the weekend is just around the corner. In large parts of Germany it will be very hot in the coming days. So you better stay inside, grab a cool drink and read the Sir […]
17 June 2022

MacPaw's SpyBuster now available as a Chrome extension

At the end of March, MacPaw introduced the free SpyBuster app, whose functions were later integrated into CleanMyMac X. The app shows users which apps come from Russia or Belarus and, if applicable, their […]
15 June 2022

HDMI Cable Power: New 2.1a standard for longer active cables

The HDMI 2.1 standard introduced a few years ago for video transmission up to 8K with 60 fps or 4K with 120 fps has recently been extended for certain cables and devices. Because up to now, for the […]
15 June 2022

Unrepairable M1 Chip Vulnerability: Really That Dangerous?

Tech Crunch, among others, recently reported that researchers at MIT have discovered a security hole in the M1 chip family. It should be remarkable because it occurs in the hardware and therefore does not come with a software patch […]
10 June 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 23, 2022

The week of WWDC22 is coming to an end. In addition to reports on the World Wide Developers Conference, there were other Apple and tech news this week. And that's exactly what this Sir Apfelot newsreel is all about. Here […]
9 June 2022

Black Shark 5 Pro – Speed ​​Beyond Gravity (Sponsor)

With the Black Shark 5 Pro, a new high-end smartphone for mobile gaming and everyday life is coming onto the market. The Android cell phone equipped with the latest Snapdragon chip not only offers a refresh rate of up to 144 Hz, […]