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Tag Archives: Permissions

How to Handle App Downloads and App Permission Requests on Your Mac

Starting with macOS Catalina, your Mac really, really, really wants to make sure you’re only working with safe software. That’s why you’re probably getting lots of dialogs from apps asking for permission to access different parts of your Mac’s operating system or hardware, update you with notifications, and perhaps to access your contacts, photos, and more.

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How macOS Catalina Improves Mac Security

Mac owners who have upgraded to macOS Catalina have probably noticed a lot of new features and changes to existing functionality. But they may not have really been aware of how much Apple has improved Mac security. Today we’ll look at some of the changes and how they keep your Mac safe from intrusion.

macOS Mojave: Make Sure Your Third-Party Backups Apps Are Working

(Mojave page in the Mac App Store.) Whenever a new operating system version comes out, there are always some apps or utilities that seem to require more attention than others. With macOS Mojave, improvements to the security of the operating...

Keep your Mac running its best using these simple tips.

Why does my Mac take so long to boot? Have you upgraded your hard drive only to find out that the new drive is booting slower than the original? Or, maybe you haven’t upgraded the drive, but your Mac just...