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23 September 2022

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 38, 2022

It's Friday again, it's time for the Sir Apfelot newsreel again. Today I'm going to show you what I noticed about Apple and tech news in calendar week 38 of 2022. In addition to instructions […]
27 January 2022

Apple Guide: Stop sharing your location with apps and people

Apple consistently cites user privacy and security as a key concern when designing devices and systems. At the same time, the iPhone manufacturer also enables extensive networking of different people whose devices […]
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 [...]
27 April 2021

iOS 14.5 - How to find the app tracking setting

With iOS 14.5, Apple introduced a feature for more data protection and privacy on the iPhone. App providers such as Facebook, Google and others now have to actively ask whether they can track you beyond the app. [...]
19 November 2020
Functionality and security with Apple Pay

Apple Pay under the microscope - functionality and security

The iPhone or the smartwatch are replacing the wallet for more and more people. Instead of carrying around cash and counting it or handing over the plastic card at the cash register, the app is sufficient to make payments quickly, contactlessly and thus before [...]
28 January 2020
Embed YouTube videos in Wordpress without cookies

Integrate YouTube into WordPress without cookies in accordance with GDPR

Although I produce very little for YouTube myself, I find other people's videos very helpful. Even with Mac or iPhone problems, a video is sometimes more descriptive than writing a lot of words. This shows […]