Summary this week: our tester Marc Mitrani explains in detail what he thought of the latest iPhone 15 Pro Max, after the weak effect of the last legislative package – the measure which seems to be imposed against telephone canvassing, France is opposed to a medical examination for seniors holding a driving license pending in Brussels, and finally the French banking federation which is ringing the bell 8217;alarm in the face of the explosion of banking scams: the French are particularly gullible, according to a survey.
We tested the iPhone 15 Pro Max: our verdict
The iPhone 15 Pro Max is presented by Apple as the model containing the most complete set of new features – particularly in photography and videography. It also features a new brushed titanium finish, and is one of the very first iPhones to offer a USB Type C port in place of the Lightning port. But do you really have to go for the latest model? Our tester Marc Mitrani had the largest format in the range in his hands for a few days: here is his opinion on the iPhone 15 Pro Max.
Calling: and what's more? it was time to ban it?
While a new law against telephone canvassing came into force on March 1, 2023, we still see relatively little effect on the volume of unwanted calls reported by French people. De facto operators always find ways to circumvent the law, and the practice continues without really weakening, as noted by a survey carried out by Que Choisir. According to the consumer association, the question of simply banning telephone canvassing is a radical solution that can no longer be ignored.
Drivers over 70 will not be required to take a medical examination
The European Commission was considering the introduction of a specific driving license for those over 70 years old – responsible for more than 82% of fatal road accidents according to Road Safety. The new license would have forced holders to undergo regular medical examinations, with the result that the license would be withdrawn in the event of proven unfitness. The Elysée which is currently being “completely overhauled” the title in France however does not wish to impose an expiry date. driving license.
Banking scams: the French called to strengthen their security
Continued In a survey, the French Banking Federation is sounding the alarm. There would indeed be a real relaxation among Internet users in the face of online scams. Many respondents admit, for example, that they would agree to carry out a transaction remotely if a person presenting themselves as their banking advisor asked them by telephone… The FBF gives some advice for strengthening your banking security and avoiding most of the pitfalls.
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