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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. [...]
26 January 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and Tech News of KW4 2018

The year 2018 is now almost a month old, which is why the Sir Apfelot Wochenschau is now taking on calendar week 4. In the following I have summarized Apple and technology news that I received over the past week [...]
25 January 2018

DJI Mavic Air: Technical Specifications

The DJI Mavic Air is the latest pocket-sized camera drone from the Chinese market leader, which, in addition to a new 3-axis gimbal and 4K video recordings with a high bit rate, also brings other interesting technical data with it. Especially the size of the mini quadrocopter [...]
23 January 2018

DJI Mavic Air: "Adventure Unfolds" event recap from January 23, 2018

Today, January 23, 2018, the DJI event "Adventure Unfolds" took place in New York, at which - similar to Apple's keynote events - innovations from the drone manufacturer from China were presented. Here I have […]
23 January 2018

chaiOS Bug: Update for iOS helps against iMessage crash caused by malicious link

The so-called chaiOS bug ensures with a simple link that iMessage crashes under iOS on the iPhone or iPad and under macOS on the Mac. The Safari or Firefox browser can also be accessed by calling [...]
19 January 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and Tech News of KW3 2018

For the third time this year it is Friday and therefore time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel. Here I am compiling reports on Apple, technology and the digital world that I received in the [...]
18 January 2018

MaMi: Malware for Apple Mac changes DNS settings and is a root threat

In addition to the bot 6 security vulnerability communicated by Deutsche Telekom, there is currently another security warning for networks. As the security researcher Patrick Wardle shows in his blog, the MaMi or OSX / MaMi [...]
18 January 2018

Update to bot 6: Telekom security team with contradicting statements

In the past few weeks, Deutsche Telekom has warned of malicious software / malware with the name “bot 6” by e-mail and post. In yesterday's report on the subject, I already summarized some details. Briefly [...]