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11 February 2022

Safety for users: Setapp passes the "SOC 2 Type 1" check

MacPaw's Setapp announced yesterday that it has successfully completed a Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 audit. The independent audit carried out by the Boulay Group confirms that the information security policy […]
8 February 2022

Data Transfer Pact: EU without meta apps? Yes, please!

The European Union and the United States of America are currently stuck in negotiations for a new data transfer agreement. One of the reasons why the new “Transatlantic Data Transfer Pact” has not yet come about is that […]
4 February 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 5, 2022

Welcome to the first Sir Apfelot newsreel in February. This time I'll show you which Apple and tech news I particularly noticed in calendar week 5 of 2022. There are among […]
3 February 2022

Face ID with mask: Unlock iPhone despite mask from iOS 15.4

Face ID on the iPhone was a good idea by Apple to allow you to unlock the phone with a glance towards the screen. But for the last two years, this idea has been […]
1 February 2022

Not for Catalina Macs: macOS 12.3 beta and macOS 11.6.4 beta

Apple has released the new macOS Monterey 12.3 and macOS Big Sur 11.6.4 betas for developers and anyone else who enjoys trying out operating system betas. However, these come with a warning. Because who […]
28 January 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 4, 2022

The first month of the year is almost over again, and at the end, like every Friday, you will receive a new edition of the Sir Apfelot newsreel. In this I will show you which Apple and tech news […]
26 January 2022

iCloud Failure - Re-login with Apple ID may be required

Apple's iCloud services went down last night, so you may need to log in again today. As the Apple system status shows, from 0:15 a.m. there were problems with the iCloud backup, with iCloud Mail, […]
25 January 2022

Wi-Fi 7 – WLAN standard IEEE 802.11be for up to 40 GBit/s

MediaTek company recently published its Wi-Fi 7 efforts. The new WLAN standard, which is intended to replace Wi-Fi 6 and Wi-Fi 6E, could therefore be used with the first devices as early as 2023. In first […]
24 January 2022

Apple's device plans for 2022 (according to Mark Gurman)

Not only is Apple's self-imposed deadline for switching the entire Mac portfolio to "Apple Silicon" chips this year approaching. New iPhone and Apple Watch models are also expected. Furthermore, one or two could not yet […]
21 January 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 3, 2022

It's time for another Sir Apfelot newsreel, in which I'll show you which Apple and tech news I've particularly noticed over the course of the week. This time it is about calendar week 3 […]