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Apple Developers Told 2FA for Apple ID Soon Required

Apple recently told software developers that two-factor authentication (2FA) will be required as of February 27, 2019, for Apple ID accounts used to log in to the company’s developer website, and which are used for other purposes to create identification and encryption documents. That’s a concern for some developers who haven’t enabled 2FA on the…

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Playing Mother-May-I in Mojave’s Security & Privacy Preference Pane

Have you noticed the occasional—or frequent—dialog in Mojave, asking for permission for some app to take some action? Dialogs I’ve seen include Skype wanting to use my camera and microphone, SuperDuper! requesting Full Disk Access, and Keyboard Maestro asking to control BBEdit. These requests are caused by enhancements in Mojave aimed at improving your privacy.…

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macOS Updates Now Happen in System Preferences

In previous recent versions of macOS—such as 10.12 Sierra and 10.13 High Sierra—to configure how your Mac would handle downloading and installing updated software from Apple’s App Store, you’d go to System Preferences > App Store. And, to actually install an update, you’d open the App Store app, select Updates in the toolbar, view a…

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Using Dark Mode and Trying New Desktop Wallpapers

Although macOS X 10.14 Mojave works much like previous recent versions of macOS, the default Desktop wallpaper—a scene from the Mojave desert—makes it look rather different. And, if the change from mountain scenery to desert wasn’t enough, Mojave also offers Dark mode. Dark mode changes the overall interface so text and controls generally appear as…

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Joe Kissell Updates Take Control of 1Password, And For Good Reason

My favorite password manager has undergone some serious changes in the last year, and in my [interview with Chuck Joiner][] on MacVoices I explain how I address those changes in the fourth edition of Take Control of 1Password. []: http://www.macvoices.com/macvoices-18218-joe-kissell-updates-take-control-of-1password-and-for-good-reason/

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