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1 March 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 9 2019

It is March 1, 2019, spring lets the first warm gusts sweep across the country and it's Friday - that means that a new Sir Apfelot newsreel is coming up! In this week's collection of [...]
27 February 2019

Apple WWDC 2019: date, ticket price and what to expect

The upcoming Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) will - that is almost certain - take place in San Jose from June 3rd to 7th, 2019. Beyond the WWDC 2019 date, there are [...]
27 February 2019

Apple Watch Series 5 - Current Rumors and Leaks

With the annual Apple Special Event in September, the Apple Watch Series 5 is also expected this year. In addition to new iPhone and maybe iPad models, which will be presented at a keynote, [...]
22 February 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 8 2019

The weekend is close enough to touch and that's why it's time again for a Sir Apfelot newsreel. This time I'll show you what Apple and tech news I got in week 8 [...]
20 February 2019

NVIDIA AI creates portraits of faces that don't exist

"This person does not exist" or in German: "This person does not exist" - with this claim, NVIDIA operates a website of the same name on which there are faces to be seen. The specialty of the portraits is that it [...]
18 February 2019

"Staingate" - Apple exchange program for display spots on MacBook and MacBook Pro

The problem of protective layers peeling off on MacBook and MacBook Pro displays, which is making the rounds under the name of “Staingate”, is drawing wider circles. As reported heise with reference to MacRumors, the Apple exchange program, through its affected [...]
18 February 2019

E-scooters, hoverboards and electric unicycles will soon be legal on German roads

There is currently increasing evidence that various electric vehicles can be legally used by private users in Germany. Where e-scooters, hoverboards and electric unicycles are currently only allowed to drive on private property, they should soon [...]
15 February 2019

Sir Apfelot newsreel, week 7 2019

It's Friday again, so it's time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel again! In this week's news article, I'll show you Apple and tech news that I particularly liked in calendar week 7 of 2019 [...]
14 February 2019

"Apple Video" Presentation - Apple Special Event on March 25, 2019?

So-called "sources", which are close to Apple, are said to have reported to the news magazine BuzzFeed News that the technology giant from Cupertino is planning an event on March 25, 2019 on its own campus. Presumably we are allowed to go into a [...]
14 February 2019

"Article 13" has been decided and is being sold as a great thing

In the last few weeks and months, an attentive Internet user has not been able to ignore the topics Article 11, Article 13 and upload filters. In short, these misguided EU rules are copyright adaptations that protect intellectual [...]