Top Stories privacy
- How To Configure Windows 10 To Protect Your Privacy
- How To Support A Distressed Coworker
- Lifehacker 101: How To Choose The Right VPN In Australia
- Google's New Smart Lock Is The Password Manager For The Rest Of Us
- Hola Better Internet Sells Your VPN Bandwidth To Botnets
- Stop Expecting Privacy When You Use Work Apps
When you create files with most of Apple’s apps (and some third-party ones) it automatically saves several versions of that files so you can easily jump back to a previous version. This is great in most cases, but if you’re sharing your computer, you might not want people to have access. Six Colours points to a somewhat hidden menu to delete those files.
Setting up a new computer is hard enough, but if you’re privacy minded, things are even more complicated. This is especially the case with a Mac, which keeps all kinds of stuff behind the scenes. Whether you’re setting up a new system or installing a new version of OS X, now’s a good time to check your privacy settings.
When you spend over 40 hours a week with the same group of people, you can’t help but form bonds. Shared experiences at office, dealing with tough bosses, and frequenting favourite lunch spots can turn colleagues into personal friends. But when a coworker is going through a personal crisis, how do you show support while respecting their privacy?
It’s commonplace for mobile operating systems to restrict access to hardware on a case-by-case basis and now it’s become a feature of desktop platforms, including the latest from Microsoft. If you’re wondering how you can stop programs from using your webcam (or microphone) in Windows 10, you just need to tweak some privacy settings.