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19 March 2020

Apple News: New MacBook Air and iPad Pro with trackpad support

Apple yesterday introduced a new MacBook Air and a new iPad Pro with LiDAR scanner and trackpad support. That almost got lost today between the other reports and news. However, now I have to go into the [...]
19 March 2020

PlayStation 5 - Sony reveals technical data (+ comparison to PS4)

Sony announced the technical data of the PlayStation 5 at a very technical and rather boring press conference yesterday. The event aimed primarily at developers and technology freaks, which can be seen from 17:00 p.m. in Central European [...]
17 March 2020

Xbox Series X - Microsoft reveals technical specifications of the console

The Xbox Series X is the upcoming video game console from Microsoft. The manufacturer has now published the technical data of the device. In this post you will find the specs of the 2020 Xbox listed, so that you [...]
16 March 2020

Corona terms explained: "Social Distancing" and "Flatten the Curve"

What is “Social Distancing” and what does it have to do with “Flatten the Curve”? Why are these terms making the rounds in social networks and what is behind them? Here you will find the answers to these questions. [...]
14 March 2020

Apple WWDC 2020 will take place as an online event (short message)

Due to the coronavirus, numerous events are currently being canceled; This was also forecast for Apple's World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC). Now the iPhone manufacturer from Cupertino has announced in a press release that the WWDC [...]
13 March 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 11, 2020

Events are canceled, meetings adjourned and football games are held without spectators - but the Sir Apfelot Wochenschau is there for you as always. You can even read them indoors. Washing hands is not a [...]
12 March 2020

Covid-19 panic: Coronavirus card steals your data!

If you want to find out more about the spread of the coronavirus, it is best to only use official, reputable sources. Because the currently very large, global demand for information on the latest developments on the subject of Covid-19 and SARS-CoV-2 leads [...]
11 March 2020

MasterCard email: card blocked or just phishing?

Lately there have been an increasing number of phishing attempts by fraudsters who try to steal data from a wide variety of target groups via widely distributed e-mails. The last time here in the blog was about phishing emails allegedly from
6 March 2020
Beware: phishing mail from Sparkasse

Caution: Sparkasse phishing emails are in circulation

Yesterday I received a new variant of phishing emails. This time the sender is supposed to be the Sparkasse, with which I actually had an account until recently. The subject is in the [...]