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5. September 2019

USB4 ™ - USB-IF announces new generation specifications

The specifications of USB 4 and USB4 were announced by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF). The extensive update of the Universal Serial Bus standard is based on existing standards such as USB 3.2 and USB 2.0, but extends them significantly. [...]
4. September 2019

8K TV - Technical requirements for official logo

If a manufacturer wants to equip its television model with the 8K logo, the television must meet a number of minimum technical requirements. I will show you which technical data a television must display in order to be marketed as an 8K TV set [...]
30. August 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 35 2019

It is the last Friday in August, the Apple Special Event with new iPhones and operating systems is getting closer - and before that, there are state elections in Brandenburg and Saxony on this Sunday. But that's what this is about [...]
23. August 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 34 2019

Today, Friday, another Sir Apfelot newsreel comes to you over the air. There you will find the Apple and tech news that caught my eye in calendar week 34 of 2019 [...]
16. August 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 33 2019

Oh what, Friday again? Well then you will get the next Sir Apfelot newsreel with this blog entry. This time it's about the Apple and tech news that I received in calendar week 33 of the year [...]
9. August 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 32 2019

And that would bring us back to a Friday. Hard-working “Sir Apfelot” readers already know what that means: a new Sir Apfelot newsreel is coming up. This time I'll show you Apple and Tech news [...]
8. August 2019

iPhone 11 Rumors - What's New?

In September 2019, Apple will again hold a keynote that iPhone fans in particular are looking forward to. Because in addition to the operating systems announced at the WWDC19 keynote in June and perhaps other hardware such as Apple Watch, MacBook, iPad and Mac [...]
5. August 2019

GermanWiper - Windows ransomware attacking businesses

There is a current danger behind the name GermanWiper, which affects companies in Germany in particular. "GermanWiper" is a particularly perfidious ransomware; malware that actually encrypts the data on the hard drive in order to [...]
5. August 2019

Well! "Instagram from Facebook" and "WhatsApp from Facebook"

Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook group not only offers the blue social media platform and the associated messenger, but also other websites and apps. These include the Instagram photo service since 2012 and the WhatsApp instant messaging service since 2014. [...]
2. August 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 31 2019

The last real summer month of this year began in August; and it's time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel again. Today, Friday, I am going to present you the Apple and Tech News that I received in [...]