OS X Lion may be dead and gone, but that doesn't mean those who choose to ignore OS X Mountain Lion will be entirely left out in the cold -- Apple has just pushed out Safari 6 for last year's big cat which brings all of the same cool features.
Most of us who use a computer on a regular basis have had the unsettling experience of seeing online ads that fit our shopping and browsing habits follow us around the internet. By closely tracking our site visits, online purchases and web searches, search engines providers and advertisers are able to build up a made-to-fit portfolio of what might be appealing, and then inundate us with the propaganda for those findings no matter where we roam online. This might be unsettling for some.
Fortunately, it's easier than you might think to pull the blinds down on these digital peeping toms. Let Mac|Life show you how to turn your browser's privacy options up to eleven.
On December 1, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a preliminary report concerning one of the 21st century’s thorniest problems: online privacy. Specifically, advertising agencies and the marketers who love them are collecting and storing our movements across websites for the not-so-subtle purpose of targeting us with ads.