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15 JULY 2021

AppShopper alternatives: App and deal directories for Apple systems

At the end of June, the popular AppShopper platform closed, which helped users of Apple devices, among other things, to keep an eye on the price development of apps. AppShopper also served as a search engine for apps that could be accessed via [...]
14 JULY 2021

iCloud Mail is unusually slow due to iCloud issue

Yesterday, Tuesday, July 13, 2021, iCloud Mail was so slow for hours that you could not work with it. Whenever a new mail was displayed, you could only see the sender and the [...]
9 JULY 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 27, 2021

What a week! First the Nintendo Switch OLED model is announced and now there is also a Sir Apfelot newsreel. It's nice that you come back and want to see what Apple and tech news I got [...]
7 JULY 2021

Nintendo Switch OLED Model - Specifications, Release and Other Details

Nintendo officially unveiled the Nintendo Switch OLED model yesterday. The announcement was prepared multimedia with a video that I have embedded for you in this post. It already confirms some rumors about the 2021 model of Nintendo [...]
2 JULY 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 26, 2021

Half of the year 2021 is over, we are in calendar week 26. On the last working day there will of course be another Sir Apfelot newsreel at this point. In it I'll tell you which Apple and [...]
30th of June 2021

Warning: WD My Book Live hard drives are hacked and erased over the Internet

The hard drive manufacturer Western Digital requests all users of the external storage media "WD My Book Live" and "WD My Book Live Duo" to immediately disconnect these NAS devices from the Internet. It should only be used if [...]
29th of June 2021

Medical Device Interference: These Apple devices contain magnets

More and more Apple devices apart from iMac and MacBook contain magnets of different strengths. Above all, there are mobile devices and accessories with different possible uses that are based on the use of magnets. For example, the iPhone [...]
25th of June 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 25, 2021

There is a lot to report at the end of the week. It's good that there is the Sir Apfelot newsreel. In this issue I show you which Apple and tech news I received in calendar week 25 of [...]
24th of June 2021

Sideloading - Apple only wants iPhone apps from the App Store

Currently, many public authorities are opposing the big tech companies from the USA. In addition to the Federal Cartel Office and the European Union, the US judiciary is also interested in the monopoly positions of Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple. The […]
24th of June 2021

Ming-Chi Kuo: Notes on iPhone models for 2022

The Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is in good contact with suppliers to Apple and apparently other sources as well. That is why he regularly gives forecasts on upcoming Apple developments. Current statements relate to the iPhone models that will be launched in 2022 [...]