Night Shift mode, Safari Tech Preview, iVisor Pro, Facebook security key, Windows on Mac


iVisor Pro is a glass screen protector for MacBook Pro, from Moshi
iVisor Pro is a glass screen protector for MacBook Pro, from Moshi

Night Shift mode comes to Mac in latest macOS Sierra beta — As rumored, Apple included a new Night Shift mode, borrowed from iOS, in the recently released macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta, promising a low blue light viewing experience for night time computer work. Check out what the feature looks like and how to activate it in AppleInsider’s latest video instalment.

Apple updates Safari Technology Preview with minor improvements — Apple’s experimental web browser, Safari Technology Preview, has been updated with a variety of bug fixes and performance improvements impacting CSS, JavaScript, Web Inspector and more. Developers can download Safari Technology Preview release 22 through Apple’s developer portal or, for existing users, the Mac App Store’s update feature.

iVisor Pro is a fine accessory for protecting your new MacBook Pro’s screen — Moshi has released a new version (Pro 15) of its iVisor screen protector for the 2016 MacBook Pro. If you’ve shelled out for the pricey laptop, this US$38.95 accessory can help protect — and enhance — its display.
The iVisor Pro 15 is a washable, reusable matte screen protector that reduces glare while delivering clarity with bubble-free installation.

Facebook adds macOS-compatible USB security keys for cryptographic account security — As part of a security and privacy revamp, Facebook is offering users worried about their privacy and potential account compromises a new authentication procedure. This relies upon a physical security key to perform extra authentication before an account can be accessed.
The social network will support security keys, USB thumb drives that plug into a Mac or PC and use the FIDO Alliance’s open Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) standard to provide cryptographic proof of identity. The keys, such as those sold by Yubico, can be registered to an account through the two factor authentication settings in the security menu.

Wine reaches milestone version 2.0 release, with 64-bit support and Retina compatibility for macOS — The team behind Wine, a tool that allows Windows programs to run on macOS and other operating systems, has released version 2.0 of the open source software, with 64-bit support for macOS included as part of 6600 changes.

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