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17 July 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 29, 2020

Another week has passed and it is time for a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I got in week 29 of the year [...]
13 July 2020

Pages, Numbers and Keynote: Start the week with updated iWork apps

At the end of last week, Apple updated three of its iWork apps: Pages, Numbers and Keynote. There were adjustments not only to the macOS versions for the Mac, but also to the iOS and iPadOS versions for [...]
10 July 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 28, 2020

Today, July 10th, is Piña Colada Day. But before you indulge in your after-work drink, you will first find the Sir Apfelot newsreel, which is usual for Friday, here. In the overview of those Apple and [...]
3 July 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 27, 2020

It is the week after the Apple WWDC20, the hype about the new operating systems and the Apple Silicon SoC has subsided somewhat. That's why there is a slightly more colorful mix for this Friday [...]
2 July 2020

Ransomware: ransomware spreads via pirated software on Macs

New Mac ransomware, i.e. software for blackmailing users, is currently spreading via pirated apps that are offered on Russian platforms, among others. Malwarebytes (here) and Patrick Wardle report this on the Objective-See website [...]
29 June 2020

Stop Hate for Profit - What's Behind the Facebook Boycott?

The slogan “Stop Hate for Profit” and the hashtags #StopHateForProfit and # StopHate4Profit are currently making the rounds. It is about an advertising boycott on Facebook, which is supported by large companies and which are not noticed on Facebook [...]
29 June 2020

WWDC20 Recap: That was Apple WWDC 2020

Apple has hosted the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) since 1990. After being held as an on-site conference for 30 years, “Dub Dub” was only available digitally in 2020. The global pandemic triggered by the coronavirus [...]
26 June 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 26, 2020

It's calendar week 26, so we've already played through half of 2020. Which Apple and tech news caught my eye this week, of course, I have that again for this Friday [...]
24 June 2020

Is your Apple Watch compatible with watchOS 7?

The Apple Watch will also get a new operating system this fall. But not all generations are taken into account. Is my Apple Watch compatible with watchOS 7? - If you ask yourself this question, then you are [...]
23 June 2020

Is your iPad compatible with iPadOS 14?

As part of yesterday's WWDC20 keynote, Apple presented the new operating system for its tablets. But for which tablet models exactly? Is your iPad compatible with iPadOS 14? Here you can find the answer to this question [...]