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Apple patches iPhone and macOS flaws under active attack

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"AppleTV (especially the 4K version) keeps its connections up and running at full pelt 24/7/365."

Don't all streaming sticks/boxes/pucks that have WiFi remote controls keep their WiFi on? Otherwise how do you wake them up to stream, with a remote? Bring back IR remotes may be an energy saving strategy.

https://ec.europa.eu/info/energy-climate-change-environment/standards-tools-and-labels/products-labelling-rules-and-requirements/energy-label-and-ecodesign/energy-efficient-products/mode-standby-and-networked-standby_en

"Since January 2017 networked standby devices must not consume more than 3 to 12 Watts depending on the product."

(The UK is sticking to the above EU rule)

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