Some privacy concerns associated with our location when carrying an iPhone or iPad have attracted a lot of attention. But a Mac can also display apps where you are. No Mac includes a GPS or modem, but with Wi-Fi and data collected from nearby mobile devices and paired with yours, a Mac can calculate its location well.
Open the “Security & Privacy” panel in “System Preferences”, click the “Privacy” button and select “Location” from the list on the left. This way, you will be able to see all the apps that you have given your permission to and those that you have not authorized.
To remove permission to know your location: Uncheck the box to the left of the application or service.
You cannot remove items from the list, only disable their access. However, if it’s an app you no longer use, you can right-click the item and choose “Show in Finder,” then remove the app from your Mac.
Uncheck “Location enabled” to remove all permissions. This disables ‘Find My’, which can be a useful tool in finding a lost or stolen Mac.
While iOS and iPados offer more metrics about when an app has retrieved information from your location, macOS only displays a gray arrow, which indicates whether the app has needed it in the past. last 24 hours.
Original article published in igamesnews US.