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13. September 2017
Price comparison Apple iPhone 8 Plus X Samsung Galaxy S8 Note 8

iPhone 8 (Plus) prices - that's how much the new Apple smartphones cost

In addition to the "One More Thing" for 2017, the Apple iPhone X, there were also the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 at this year's September keynote, which took place for the first time in the new Steve Jobs Theater [...]
13. September 2017

iPhone X display: 5,8 inch OLED screen

The new Apple iPhone X has a 5,8-inch Super Retina display with OLED technology and a resolution of 2.436 x 1.125 pixels at 458 ppi. This is the highest pixel density in an iPhone display to date. [...]
13. September 2017
iPhone X price

iPhone X price - that's how much the new Apple premium smartphone costs

The new iPhone X was presented yesterday at the Apple September Keynote 2017 and now you are probably not only wondering what the new smartphone from Cupertino can do, but also what price is charged for it. [...]
12. September 2017
Apple September Keynote 2017 Summary iPhone X Event

Apple September Keynote 2017: iPhone 8, iPhone X, Apple Watch 3 and more

Today, September 12, 2017, the traditional Apple September keynote took place for the first time in the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park in Cupertino - and in addition to the iPhone X, the iPhone 8 and [...]
12. September 2017

iPhone X rumors: no more wow factor at Apple?

The Apple September Keynote 2017 will take place today and we can be curious what to expect with regard to the new iPhone models ... or not? Because apparently everything has already leaked and read, from betas of [...]
11. September 2017

Hard drive failure statistics from Backblaze Q2 / 2017

Anyone who visits Sir-Apfelot.de more often or who has subscribed to the newsletter for a long time knows that the hard drive failure statistics from the backup service Backblaze are regularly scrutinized here. Last year I got a [...]
8. September 2017

Emergency function: SOS button on Apple Watch and iPhone with iOS 11

With the smartwatch operating system watchOS 3 from Apple, some emergency and security updates have already been made to the Apple Watch - with iOS 11, corresponding features will also be expanded on the iPhone. Sending SOS calls, an emergency call [...]
7. September 2017
Crash plan alternative for backing up data and files under macOS

CrashPlan alternative for Mac users: Backblaze as a new cloud backup service

At the end of August, Code42, the software company behind the CrashPlan backup service, removed offers for private users from its portfolio. The backup product CrashPlan for Home itself will then be completely discontinued from October 23, 2018. [...]
5. September 2017

Microsoft Office on macOS 10.13 High Sierra: Limitations and Problems

The macOS 10.13 High Sierra operating system will soon be released for Apple Mac, iMac and MacBook, with restrictions, functional failures and other problems for Microsoft Office 2011 and Microsoft Office 2016 up to version 15.34 [...]
5. September 2017

TeamViewer for iOS and macOS: Mirror iPhone to Mac for remote support

With iOS 11, it will be possible on the iPhone and iPad not only to transmit the screen with Apple's own solutions, but also with third-party services - such as the QuickSupport app from TeamViewer. [...]