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18 February 2022
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Why is Facebook now called Meta Platforms?

Facebook has advanced to become the leading social network worldwide in recent years. Facebook has been around since 2004, but with the progressive digitization of the last decade, the relevance of Facebook has continued to increase. [...]
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 […]
5 February 2022
What is a hash tag?

What is a #hashtag?

Most social networks, many knowledge databases and other websites and programs now use the hashtag, which starts with the pound sign #. How to use it and why it is quite handy is covered in this […]
24 December 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 51, 2021

Christmas, the tree festival or whatever you celebrate - it takes place today and the corresponding holidays are ahead of us all. Therefore this week you will get a shorter version of the Sir [...]
29 October 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 43, 2021

From today you can not only play Age of Empires IV and Mario Party Superstars, but also browse a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. For this Friday I have summarized the Apple and Tech news for you, [...]
8 September 2021
Buy Oculus Quest 2 on Amazon.fr

Buy Oculus Quest 2 from Amazon France

The topic of VR has been on my mind for a good year and I was about to get the PS4 VR, but then left it because the tinkering with the PlayStation camera, which [...]
25 June 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 25, 2021

There is a lot to report at the end of the week. It's good that there is the Sir Apfelot newsreel. In this issue I show you which Apple and tech news I received in calendar week 25 of [...]
18 June 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 24, 2021

Summer is coming relentlessly to the local climes, which is why it is worthwhile to take a look at laptop coolers and fans. Another look should also be the Apple and Tech News, which [...]
14 June 2021

[Video evidence] And the iPhone is secretly listening in the background

At Apfelot, there is now and then a discussion about whether certain apps are listening in on the smartphone in order to then display advertisements for keywords that are often mentioned. My wife says that she has had the case several times that [...]
9 April 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 14, 2021

Finish today and it's the weekend again. But before that there is, you already guessed it, a new edition of the Sir Apfelot Wochenschau. This time I'll show you which [...]