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17 January 2018

Telekom warning: bot 6 is not spam, but should be taken seriously

The security warning from Telekom, which refers to bot 6 and warns customers of malware that creeps in as a Trojan and is supposed to send spam e-mails, is not spam. If you read the safety notice by [...]
15 January 2018
Does the update to iOS 11.2.2 slow down the iPhone and iPad noticeably? I have measured it.

Measured: is the iOS 11.2.2 Specter patch making the iPhone slower?

In many media you can currently read that the update to iOS 11.2.2 should have made the iPhone slower. The reason for this is sought when the software is changed to iron out the security leak that [...]
12 January 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and Tech News of KW2 2018

Today, January 12th, 2018, it's time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel for calendar week 2 of this year. Again there were reports, news and important news from the fields of Apple and technology, which this [...]
9 January 2018

Meltdown and Specter - Everything you need to know for Mac and iOS users

Since the beginning of the year, there have been reports of security gaps in the Apple operating systems iOS and macOS. The two terms Meltdown and Specter are often mentioned because they stand for the individual weak points. Chips are affected [...]
5 January 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 1 2018

It is the first Friday of 2018 and thus time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel of calendar week 1 2018. Again, various Apple and technology messages have been flushed up over the week, which [...]
2 January 2018

New Apple Developer Guidelines: App Store rules from 2018

With the turn of the year there are new regulations for developers of apps that are supposed to run on Apple systems. The updated Apple Developer Guidelines for the App Store offer some positive aspects as well as restrictions for developers who [...]
29 December 2017

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and Tech News of KW52 2017

It is the last Friday of 2017 and thus also the last Sir Apfelot newsreel before the new big year of technology in 2018. This time we will look together at the Apple and technology news that gave me this [...]
22 December 2017

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple- & Tech-News of KW51 2017

It is Friday and therefore time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel, this time from the reports of the working days within calendar week 51 2017. Including sources, you will find news and news from the fields of Apple, [...]
19 December 2017

Loapi: Kaspersky discovered modular Trojan for smartphones

The Russian developer of anti-virus programs and digital security solutions, Kaspersky, has published a press release on an aggressive modular Android Trojan called "Loapi" that attacks smartphones extensively. Loapi uses the smartphone that he infects, among other things [...]
18 December 2017

The fourth ring on the Apple Watch could be mindfulness

Anyone who uses the Apple Watch for its watchOS fitness applications will already know how to interpret the three rings in red, green and blue for moving, exercising and standing. Who is not so familiar with it yet and [...]