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Freenet FUNK: LTE without limit in the o2 network?

mobilcom-debitel has published an interesting offer under the brand "Freenet FUNK": for 99 cents a day you get unlimited Internet with LTE speed. There are a few special features. The management from the order is done completely via an app (for Android and iOS). Post- or Video-Ident does not have to be carried out, it is enough the identity card number as well as ...

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Time Machine: Encrypt backup without loss of speed

Those who use MacOS will usually also use the timemachine backup. However, if the backup is to be encrypted, there are a few tricks that can be used to avoid a slow timemachine backup.

An encrypted backup is recommended because modern Macs automatically encrypt the drives using the built-in T2 chip. If the backup were to remain unencrypted, this would pose a security risk if the backup hard disk were to be lost.

Does Apple throttle devices with a low battery?

Currently, there are reports that Apple throttles the CPU clock on devices whose battery is no longer the fittest. This results in a constant runtime, but the device becomes noticeably slower. For some time now, there have been postings that iPhones are getting slower over time, especially with new iOS versions. For this, there now seems to be a ...

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FreeNAS: .AppleDouble / .DS_Store delete

When using a FreeNAS share with macOS, it creates different Finder metadata directories for each regular directory. To keep a backup to external media as lean as possible, this data can be deleted, which is most easily done using a command at the Linux command prompt: find . -name ".Apple*" -type d -prune -exec rm -r {} + So that ...

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Apple: iOS 10.3 released / Update: 10.3.2

Apple has released iOS 10.3 today. The official innovations are quite limited, but users of an iDevice should install the update for security reasons alone. Not included in the update description is the new file system APFS ("Apple File System"), which will eventually be used on all Apple devices. The new file system is supposed to be optimized especially for flash memory ...

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HyperDrive adapter for Macbook Pro 2016 Hands-On

The current Macbook Pro generation is only equipped with Thunderbolt 3 ports in USB-C format. The HyperDrive adapter provides a remedy. Born from a Kickstarter campaign, the HyperDrive USB-C dongle offers a simple expansion with all the necessary interfaces without reducing the number of USB-C ports: HDMI for [email protected], [email protected] Thunderbolt 3 with video support up to [email protected]60Hz or [email protected], 40Gb/s data as well as ...

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Apple: Updates for iOS and macOS

Apple has released updates for both iOS and macOS Sierra today. These are primarily for bug fixes and security. macOS Sierra 10.12.3 brings the following updates that Apple highlights, in addition to security updates and bug fixes: Improves automatic graphics switching on Macbook Pro (Late 2016) Fixes a graphics issue when encoding Adobe Premiere Pro projects on Macbook ...

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