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29 June 2022

Hermit Spyware - Apple stops iPhone spying by revoking certificates

Italian software company RCS Lab has developed software called Hermit that can be used to spy on smartphone users. Hermit can be installed via sideloading on both iOS and Android. Who goal of […]
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 […]
11 January 2022

Concept is in place: alternative payments for app store apps

In South Korea, according to a law that came into force last year, app store operators must allow external payment options for app purchases and subscriptions in addition to their own payment methods. Google put appropriate solutions for its Play Store as early as November 2021 [...]
13 August 2021

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 32, 2021

Don't worry, even if it is Friday the 13th today, there is good news for you: you will get a new edition of the Sir Apfelot newsreel! This time I'll show you which [...]
24 June 2021

Sideloading - Apple only wants iPhone apps from the App Store

Currently, many public authorities are opposing the big tech companies from the USA. In addition to the Federal Cartel Office and the European Union, the US judiciary is also interested in the monopoly positions of Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple. The […]