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2. March 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 9 2018

Today is Friday, March 2nd, 2018 and it's time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel again. As part of this series of articles, I present you weekly the reports, news and messages that I received in the course of [...]
23. February 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 8 2018

At the end of the week, it's time again to recap the Apple and tech news that I've particularly noticed over the past few days. As part of today's Sir Apfelot newsreel for calendar week 8 [...]
16. February 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 7 2018

Another working week is over (for most of them) and of course it is time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel again. In the Apple and Tech News that I received in calendar week 7 of 2018 [...]
16. February 2018

Why the advertising company Google integrates an ad blocker in the browser

Since yesterday there is a native ad blocker in the web browser Google Chrome, which is supposed to block advertisements on websites. But why is the advertising company Google integrating such an advertising block in its browser? The answer lies with the Better [...]
14. February 2018

macOS, iOS, Android and Co .: Number of security vulnerabilities listed

With reference to CVE details, Statista published a summary of the security vulnerabilities found in various operating systems in 2017. Both desktop operating systems such as macOS, Linux Kernel or Windows / Windows Server as well as one or [...]
9. February 2018

Attention, phishing mail: "iTunes Store Family Membership 2018" wants to access your Apple login and password

I just got an email from "Apple-account@applepurchase.com", which was shown as proof of a purchase in the iTunes Store. I was about to print it out for my accounting when I [...]
9. February 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 6 2018

It's Friday again, so it's time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel. Today, February 9, 2018, you will receive the Apple and tech news that I noticed especially in week 6. The current […]
7. February 2018

Digital Detox: Offline as a new trend

Digital Detox is the new trend for all digitally stressed people who want to be offline longer and generally want to reduce the time in front of displays and monitors. According to a [...]
3. February 2018
Version 11, 12 and 13 of the FileMaker database program obviously has significant problems with Apple's macOS High Sierra.

Reader's question: FileMaker Pro crashes on macOS High Sierra

Today a reader asked me if I could help as his FileMaker Pro 12 keeps crashing on his MacBook since he updated that Mac to macOS High Sierra. Since I have [...]
2. February 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 5 2018

Today, February 2, 2018, there is again a Sir Apfelot newsreel, in which I present you the messages and news from the Apple and tech scene that caught my eye in calendar week 5. [...]