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5 March 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 9, 2021

Oh, it's Friday again. Then of course it will be time for a new edition of the Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I got in calendar week 9 of [...]
1 March 2021
Of course, this email did not come from the Sparkasse, but was sent by fraudsters who would like to get the Sparkasse access data.

Attention: very well camouflaged Sparkasse phising mail on the subject of S-PushTAN on the go

When I get email from banks, I usually assume it's spam or phishing. Hardly any bank still relies on e-mails when it comes to communicating with customers, if you [...]
26 February 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 8, 2021

It is the last Friday in February, and in some places spring is already ringing in. But we're taking it slowly. At the end of the week there is a very traditional Sir Apfelot newsreel. Here show [...]
26 February 2021

Update to Big Sur 11.2.2 resolves issues with third-party docks and hubs

Apple has rolled out a new update for the Mac, with which you can get the operating system version macOS 11.2.2. This version of the system called "Big Sur" is primarily intended to correct errors that occur when using [...]
23 February 2021

Fallback Recovery OS - M1-Mac with a new boot trick

In addition to Safe Mode, Recovery Mode and the latter in the Internet version, M1-Macs with “Apple Silicon” can boot in another mode. This should then be used if the other boot tricks do not [...]
19 February 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 7, 2021

The year progresses, the snowy winter gives way to thaw and sunshine in some places. But before you go on a weekend walk, there is, as usual, the Sir Apfelot newsreel. This Friday I'll show you [...]
18 February 2021

M1 Malware - New Macs have been hit by native malware

In the “Objective-See” blog I found a message that could be of interest to anyone who uses an M1 Mac with the new Apple Silicon instead of an Intel processor. Because for the M1 chip it now appears that the first native malware [...]
16 February 2021

Big Sur Upgrade: "Loss of data due to insufficient disk space" bug seems to have been resolved

Most recently, there was a warning for upgrade versions and betas of macOS 11 Big Sur if there was not enough space on the Mac hard drive. This is because the installer did not perform a hard drive check before the installation. The installation […]
12 February 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 6, 2021

In addition to the release of Super Mario World 3D + Bowser's Fury, there are a few more interesting news for today, Friday. Fortunately, we have the “Sir Apfelot Wochenschau” format on this blog. Because […]
5 February 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 5, 2021

The calendar is again Friday, and with it a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. This week you will again be presented with the Apple and tech news that I have particularly noticed over the past few days. Among the [...]