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How to Stop Autoplay Videos in Safari 11 on macOS High Sierra

How to Stop Autoplay Videos in Safari 11 on macOS High Sierra

Autoplay videos are everywhere on the internet. It can either be a video on the top of the news article you’re trying to read or it can be an advertiser that’s decided to hijack your attention. You can try muting the tab but that’s a temporary solution. There’s a brand new feature in Safari 11 on macOS High Sierra (and Sierra) that’s designed to help you automatically block autoplaying videos on the web.

How to Get New Safari 11 Features without Upgrading to macOS High Sierra

How to Get New Safari 11 Features without Upgrading to macOS High Sierra

macOS High Sierra is an incremental upgrade, at best. The climb from Sierra to High Sierra is a scenic one but it brings but a handful of little features to this update. High Sierra is more about the behind-the-scenes changes and stability improvements (which might be reason enough to upgrade for some).

macOS High Sierra Features: All the New and Hidden Features

macOS High Sierra Features: All the New and Hidden Features

The newest macOS udpate is here. It’s time to say hello to macOS High Sierra. It’s a refinement update. It’s on the same lines as Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion. While there are new features and newer technologies, the main focus in on improving performance, fixing bugs and refining features. And right now, that actually sounds like a great thing. The Mac is a professional tool and more stable the OS, the better it is for the pro users.

New Study Points Fingers at Apple’s “Differential Privacy”

New Study Points Fingers at Apple’s “Differential Privacy”

A recent study collectively posted by five researchers from the University of Southern California, Indiana University, and Tsinghua University, China has suggested that Apple’s “differential privacy” collects more user data than originally claimed. This method is used by Apple to gather information on device usage, diagnostics and more, with some user data present as well.

Apple Releases macOS High Sierra GM

Apple Releases macOS High Sierra GM

Following weeks of developer beta builds, Apple has seen fit to release the golden master (GM) build of its next big update to the desktop operating system.

Newly Discovered macOS Malware Can Take Screenshots, Use the Webcam and Even Track Keystrokes

Newly Discovered macOS Malware Can Take Screenshots, Use the Webcam and Even Track Keystrokes

A new macOS malware has been discovered by Synack’s security researcher Patrick Wardle. As per his report, this new malware, which is said to be a variant of Fruitfly, can sneak into your Mac, get access to the webcam to take photos, gather screenshots, and even get your keystrokes. Wardle believes that this malware has been affecting Macs for at least five years now, or maybe even a decade.

Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Apple has officially released the newest version of macOS Sierra to the public, following weeks of developer beta seeds.

Apple Seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Beta 6 to Developers and Public Testers

Apple Seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Beta 6 to Developers and Public Testers

Apple has been seeding developer betas of macOS 10.12.6, the last update before macOS High Sierra arrives later this year, for weeks now.

How to Set up Parental Controls on Your Mac

How to Set up Parental Controls on Your Mac

If your family uses a shared computer, then setting up parental controls for children is essential. This can help you limit access to apps, websites, and stores, create a schedule for computer time, and protect their privacy. These steps and explanations will help you with the process for creating a safe Mac environment for your kids.

Apple Seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Beta 5 to Developers

Apple Seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Beta 5 to Developers

Apple has been seeding developer betas of macOS 10.12.6, the last update before macOS High Sierra arrives later this year, for weeks now.