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Who to believe on 'ad-blockers'?

If you thought that the last words had already been said on the thorny issue of content blocking, then you should read MacWorld UK’s latest salvo. 677 more words

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How to use Parental Controls to protect your children

Since OS X Leopard, there have been powerful features to make it much safer to allow your children to use their Macs unsupervised, with managed accounts and parental controls over them. 1,036 more words

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Writing your own content-blocker for Safari 9 in El Capitan: 5, you're on your own now

Having joined the Apple Developer Program, you will discover how to obtain a Safari Extensions signing certificate. As usual, Apple guides you through the process in perfect detail, and your certificate will be installed on your Mac. 410 more words

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Writing your own content-blocker for Safari 9 in El Capitan: 4, write, test, debug…

Well it turns out that you can actually create your own content-blockers for Safari 9 under OS X 10.10 and 10.11 without going through the process of registering as a developer and obtain a signing certificate. 389 more words

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Writing your own content-blocker for Safari 9 in El Capitan: 3, But…

Whilst you are finding your way around the El Capitan upgrade, or possibly still trying to download and install it, I am afraid that Apple has changed the rules, and made it more difficult and costly for you to even test your own content-blocker. 249 more words

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Writing your own content-blocker for Safari 9 in El Capitan: 2

The first article in this series covered the basics of writing your own content-blocker for Safari version 9 in OS X 10.11 El Capitan. I will now move on to explain more fully the different options available for triggers and actions. 771 more words

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Writing your own content-blocker for Safari 9 in El Capitan: 1

Of all the new features in OS X 10.11 El Capitan, the most controversial is that of content-blocking through its new Safari version 9, equivalent to Safari 9 in iOS 9. 618 more words

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