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April 17, 2019

Apple Sidecar - iPad as a Mac display without a third-party app

According to several recent reports, Apple is said to be working on a feature for macOS 10.15 on the Mac, iMac and MacBook that will allow an iPad to be used as an external display. Other devices should also be able to work thanks to [...]
April 12, 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 15 2019

It's Friday and the weekend is just around the corner. That means it's time again for a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. Among the Apple and tech news of calendar week 15 in 2019, which [...]
April 10, 2019

Openbook: The Facebook alternative that doesn't track you

With Openbook, developer Joel Hernández and his team want to create a safe alternative to Facebook. After a successful Kickstarter campaign and a beta version that has now started for the supporters, you can be a further tester on [...]
April 9, 2019

Apple iPad Air 3 (2019) teardown from iFixit reveals tablet internals

As reported a few days ago, iFixit took apart the current iPad mini, among other things. Various technical data such as the 3 GB RAM and the 5.124 mAh battery with 19,32 Wh came to light. [...]
April 8, 2019

Like in kindergarten: Netflix deactivates the AirPlay function in the iOS app

If you are currently wondering why the transmission of Netflix content via AirPlay to the Apple TV box no longer works, the streaming service will answer the following: Due to technical restrictions, AirPlay is no longer supported for use with Netflix. [...]
April 5, 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 14 2019

After some online publications published funny false reports on Monday, as expected, it is time for real news again on Friday. In this Sir Apfelot newsreel I show you the Apple and tech news that [...]
April 4, 2019
Long-term test of Readly's magazine flat rate

My experience with the Readly.com magazine flat rate

I've booked the Readly service for almost two years and the whole time I've been planning to write a little post about my experience with it. Somehow it always didn't "fit", but after Apple recently released its [...]
29. March 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 13 2019

The last Friday in March as well as winter time this year goes on. An extensive Sir Apfelot newsreel should of course not be missing. Today I present you Apple and tech news that I received in [...]
29. March 2019

When are Instagram photos advertising and how do you have to label them?

If you post photos on Instagram privately to share something about your life with your friends and other interested parties, you probably do so without further image or business intentions. It looks different with so-called influencers who care about their [...]
28. March 2019

watchOS 5.2: ECG function of the Apple Watch now also in Germany

Apple has released a software update for the Apple Watch, which makes what is probably the most innovative function of the Series 4 can now also be used in Germany without detours. By updating the operating system to watchOS 5.2, [...]