Sir Apfelot Blog

14 May 2019

WhatsApp security - it's best to install the update immediately!

Anyone who uses the Messenger WhatsApp belonging to Facebook should look for the latest update in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store as soon as possible. And of course install this too. It is a serious [...]
24 August 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 34

It's Friday again and soon I can't think of any opening sayings for the Sir Apfelot Wochenschau: D That's why we're going straight into this this time and have a look at the Apple and tech news for calendar week 34. [...]
4 April 2018

Google Chrome setting: Turn off notifications

If you use Google Chrome on the Apple Mac, iMac, MacBook or iPhone or on the Windows PC or an Android smartphone, you will be asked on some websites whether they can send you notifications. Want […]
14 February 2018

macOS, iOS, Android and Co .: Number of security vulnerabilities listed

With reference to CVE details, Statista published a summary of the security vulnerabilities found in various operating systems in 2017. Both desktop operating systems such as macOS, Linux Kernel or Windows / Windows Server as well as one or [...]
4 January 2018

Can you use Apple AirPods on Android?

Can you use Apple AirPods on Android, for example as Bluetooth headphones for your smartphone or tablet? - You might ask yourself this question when you are toying with the wireless headphones from Cupertino, but only one [...]
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 [...]
21 September 2017
Apple TV 4k

Apple TV alternative: Wireless HDMI dongle from ELEGIANT

The ELEGIANT Mini HDMI dongle is a device for your television or smart TV, with which you can wirelessly send pictures, videos, music, presentations and more to the television set or a projector. As Apple [...]
20 September 2017

In comparison: Apple iPhone X and Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

With the iPhone X, Apple released a new premium smartphone at the September 2017 keynote that sets standards in many ways. The new Apple smartphone, which was released for the anniversary of the device series and in honor of Steve Jobs, [...]
6 February 2017
iOS PIN, Android unlock code, overcome, safe, security, what's more secure, iPhone, Android smartphone, unauthorized use

Which is more secure: 9-point unlocking pattern for Android or 6-digit PIN for iPhone (iOS)?

Under iOS you can secure your iPhone, iPad and so on with a PIN of 6 digits, under Android you can set an unlocking pattern of 9 connection points. But which method is safer and why? In […]
20 December 2016

Find my Phone: Documentation about cell phone theft, location and remote monitoring

Find my Phone: Find my iPhone is a useful service if your Apple smartphone is lost, stolen or otherwise lost. There are similar services and monitoring software for Android devices that are not entirely legal, [...]