Category Archives: macOS

MacOS Monterey updates may break older Macs with Intel CPU

[German]Unpleasant surprise for some people who own an older Mac with an Intel CPU. Currently, there are more and more reports of people whose Macs can no longer boot after an update to macOS Montery. In case of doubt, hardware … Continue reading

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Windows 11: Parallels 17.1 supports virtual TPM 2.0 on Mac

[German]Microsoft does not support Windows 11 on Mac OS on their M1 processors and demands TPM 2.0 for virtual machines as well. Now the manufacturer Parallels has reacted and provides Parallels Desktop 17.1. This virtualization software also supports virtual TPM … Continue reading

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Let's Encrypt certificate trouble with Windows, Sophos UTM, macOS/iOS (2021/09/30)

[German]As of September 30, 2021, some root certificates that Let's-Encrypt used to sign user certificates expired. This meant that certain devices or applications could no longer access websites or mail servers. I have seen cases with iOS 14/15 and macOS, … Continue reading

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Silver Sparrow malware infects around 30,000 Macs

[German]Security researchers have detected a malware dubbed "Silver Sparrow" that has infected around 30,000 Macs, including the new machines with M1 chip. Here are a few information about that. Advertising

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Edge 88.0.705.50 released

[German]Microsoft has released the update to Edge 88.0.705.50 on January 21, 2021. It is a new version with some changes (FTP and Flash are omitted), numerous innovations but also various security fixes. Here is some information about it. Advertising

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Chrome 88.0.4324.96 fixes 36 vulnerabilities

[German]Google's developers have updated the Chrome browser to version 88.0.4324.96 in the desktop version for Linux, macOS and Windows as of January 19, 2020. This security update fixes 36 vulnerabilities in the older browser versions. Advertising

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macOS 11 (Big Sur) bricks older MacBooks

[German]This is not good news for Apple and especially Apple device owners. After Apple has released its macOS 11 (Big Sur), owners of older Macs (especially MacBook Pros) who have been bricked with the update will get in touch. Advertising

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Enterprises: 84% would like to use Macs only

[German]Interesting result of a survey of enterprise IT staff conducted by Jamf regarding preferred device usage. More than three-quarters of companies that use Mac and non-Mac devices in parallel consider the Mac to be the more secure device and would … Continue reading

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Operating System / Windows / Browser Share (Nov. 2020)

[German]At the beginning of November 2020, I would like to take a look at the current figures for desktop operating system distribution as of the end of October 2020. In addition, there is a look at the browser shares on … Continue reading

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Parallels Standard no longer supports Windows 10 Betas

[German]Bad news for Mac users who use Parallels virtualization software in macOS to test Windows 10 Insider Preview builds. Parallels Standard no longer supports Windows 10 Insider Previews in the Beta Channel because the manufacturer has secretly removed a required … Continue reading

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