• Apple starts collecting browsing data in Safari using its differential privacy tech

    27 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Today's public release of macOS High Sierra brings with it some key updates to Safari - including the ability to disable cross-site cookie tracking and turn off autoplaying ads. Arriving alongside those features is a less publicized new addition to Apple's proprietary browser: data collection. The company is using its newly implemented differential privacy technology to...
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  • Apple releases macOS High Sierra as a free download

    Apple releases macOS High Sierra as a free download

    27 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Apple today released macOS High Sierra, a week after iOS 11. macOS version 10.13 is now available on the Mac App Store as a free download.
    During its WorldWide Developers Conference in June, Apple announced High Sierra, which then became available through a beta version for developers. The update brings refinements to the operating system to improve video performance, enable VR apps, and add new features to native apps like Safari and Photos.
    Notably, High Sierra uses the Metal 2 framework to improve visuals and add capabilities for VR and machine learning. The update also includes High...
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  • MacOS High Sierra's biggest updates happen behind the scenes

    MacOS High Sierra's biggest updates happen behind the scenes

    27 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    With all of the new features packed into iOS 11, High Sierra is something of a disappointment. It's a bit like getting socks and underwear for Christmas. You know it's necessary and you'll be happier six months from now when you don't have to walk around with your toes poking out of holes, but for now, you wish there were a few more video games and action figures mixed...
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  • MacOS High Sierra is available now as a free download

    MacOS High Sierra is available now as a free download

    27 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    The latest version of of macOS just went live on the Mac App Store as a free download. Apple's other operating system has taken a bit of a backseat to its mobile counterpart in recent years, and High Sierra's no exception. That's due in part to the bonanza features in iOS 11 and the fact that macOS 10.13 is a pretty unsexy update, mostly focused on infrastructural...
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  • How to Download and Install Apple macOS High Sierra

    How to Download and Install Apple macOS High Sierra

    27 days ago - By Fortune

    Apple's macOS High Sierra is hitting Macs on Monday, and that means users around the globe need to be prepared.
    The tech giant is planning to release High Sierra to Mac notebooks and desktops on Monday. The operating system, which was unveiled at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference , comes with only minor design enhancements, but offer a host of under-the-hood upgrades.
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    AAPL has been testing macOS High Sierra over the last several months with beta users, and overall, their reviews of the operating system have been quite good. And most market watchers expect a solid uptick in...
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