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7 October 2019

Flicker gate: Apple iPhone 11 Pro display flickers

Under certain circumstances it can happen that the Apple iPhone 11 Pro display flickers. The screen then changes its brightness annoyingly quickly and frequently. This of course restricts the trouble-free use and makes the [...]
4 October 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 40, 2019

After the Day of German Unity, this year is one thing above all: Friday. The Sir Apfelot Wochenschau does not get a bridge day, so today I am presenting you with the latest Apple and tech news. In the following [...]
2 October 2019

Instructions: Which cookies does my website store?

Due to a current ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on October 01.10.2019st, XNUMX, the cookie problem is boiled up again and, from the point of view of website operators, more topical than ever. Because currently, according to the judgment, when a page is viewed, only technical [...]
1 October 2019

Don't panic: Checkm8 vulnerability for jailbreaking iPhones 2011 - 2017

Yesterday I already touched on the topic "Checkm8" here in the blog. It was about increased security on the iPhone through an alphanumeric access code. Now I would like to take a closer look at the Checkm8 jailbreak vulnerability [...]
27 September 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 39, 2019

It's the Friday after the global climate strike, and that's why you get a regular Sir Apfelot newsreel at this point. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I get in the [...]
23 September 2019

Apple problems: iOS 13, iCloud and Siri are going crazy

At Apple there seem to be a lot of problems at the moment. There are increasing reports that there are malfunctions, failures and strange reactions in the brand new iOS 13 as well as in the iCloud and Siri [...]
23 September 2019

Apple iPhone 11 Pro (Max) teardown from iFixit reveals data

Over the weekend I saw that iFixit put an iPhone 11 Pro teardown and an iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown online. As usual, it is shown in detail how you can take the respective smartphone apart [...]
20 September 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 38, 2019

If you're wondering what's going on here, please click the following link: What could be in Sir Apfelot Wochenschau 38, 2019.
19 September 2019

What could be in the Sir Apfelot newsreel tomorrow

On Fridays you can always find the Sir Apfelot newsreel here in the blog. But now tomorrow is Friday, September 20, 2019. On this day the international climate strike will take place, which will take place in the run-up to the UN climate summit in [...]
19 September 2019

iOS 13 - The backup comes before the upgrade

Starting today, you can install the new iOS 13 operating system on your Apple mobile devices; insofar as they are compatible with it. In addition to the smartphone generations from the iPhone SE, the 7th generation iPod Touch (2019) [...]