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10 April 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 [...]
9 April 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. [...]
8 April 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. [...]
5 April 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 [...]
4 April 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, [...]
26 March 2019

Apple TV + streaming service officially announced for fall 2019

The rumor mill in the run-up to yesterday's It's show time keynote from Apple was particularly concerned with one topic: the streaming service for films, series and documentaries. There has also been speculation about the name, for example Apple Video. Now is […]
26 March 2019

Apple Arcade - gaming subscription for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV

In addition to other services from Apple, the technology giant from Cupertino also presented a new gaming app subscription at yesterday's It's show time keynote: Apple Arcade. Apple Arcade is based on the knowledge that games [...]