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7 February 2020

Champagne Problems - Anil Macwan makes 80s music with iPads

In addition to many other pop-cultural phenomena, the 80s stood for one thing above all else: synthesizers. The electronic audio devices, which are often combined with simple beats, are currently celebrating one revival after another - also and above all [...]
5 February 2020

Email warning from the lawyer? That could be phishing!

You have received an email from a real law firm that deals with a warning, fines, payments and the like? This is most likely a fraud that is supposed to be used to steal your data [...]
31 January 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 5, 2020

It's the end of January and it's actually time for the fifth Sir Apfelot newsreel in 2020. Today, Friday, I'm going to show you the Apple and tech news that I received in calendar week 5 […]
27 January 2020

Warning, WhatsApp scam! DO NOT pass on verification code!

If you receive a code for WhatsApp verification via SMS without being asked and are asked to enter it on a website - then do NOT do this! You should also not give him any contacts, regardless of whether they are known or [...]
24 January 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 4, 2020

The first month of the year will soon be over, and with today's Friday it is almost the fourth calendar week in 2020. Accordingly, you will get a new Sir Apfelot newsreel in which I [...]
22 January 2020

Attention, new PayPal phishing! (Short message)

Earlier this month I pointed out a phishing email sent on behalf of PayPal. In the corresponding post I also showed you how to expose the mail as a fraud and that [...]
21 January 2020

ClearView App - This is behind "Clearview AI"

The so-called ClearView app is currently on everyone's lips. The end of anonymity due to excessive facial recognition - both online and offline - is reported, among other things through the revealing report of New York
20 January 2020

When does Apple WWDC 2020 take place?

In addition to an Apple event that may take place in March, fans, and especially developers, are looking forward to the World Wide Developers Conference. The Apple WWDC 2020 will certainly take place again in June and will provide new information on [...]
17 January 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 3, 2020

It's Friday again; it's time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel again! Today I'll show you the Apple and tech news that caught my eye in calendar week 3 of 2020 [...]
14 January 2020

BVKJ recommendation: 45 minutes of screen time for children up to 10 years of age

When children are equipped with a smartphone, one question always arises: what is the maximum amount of time they can spend with the mobile phone? Because regardless of whether it is an iPhone or Android device, excessive cell phone use can cause children [...]