macOS has a safeguard to limit applications from using specific features of your computer without your permission. In Mojave, there are new categories of protected components. You can grant or deny permission for individual apps to use your camera or your microphone. You can also monitor whether apps can access data like your mail messages or Time Machine backups.
- [Narrator] There are some new privacy and security options…in Mojave that let you control which applications…are allowed to access certain components of your system,…including the camera and the microphone.…To see this, we'll go into system preferences.…To the security and privacy category,…and I need to go to this privacy tab.…This was available in Mac OS High Sierra as well.…You can come here and see categories of private data…or sensitive components on your system.…For example, you could choose location services…and then decide which applications are allowed…to use your computer's location.…
But now in Mojave, there are a few additional…items on this list, giving you even more…control over your privacy.…The camera and microphone options are probably…the most noteworthy of the new items on this list.…So to see how these work, I've installed an application…from the app store, which uses…both the camera and the microphone,…but I have never launched it on this computer.…I'm gonna open it now for the first time.…
- Name the desktop pictures option that simulates a gradual shift from daytime to nighttime.
- Identify how many apps are displayed in the “Recent Apps” section of the dock.
- Explore the App Store for helpful features that provide useful information and insights.
- Recall the system component that can have its application access controlled with Mojave.
- Recognize the requirements for group Facetime calls.