Apple advises users not to cover the camera on MacBook laptops because it could cause damage to the display; LEGO set to release a video gaming system
Mark Zuckerberg was spotted covering the camera on his own laptop, – but Apple isn’t so keen on the idea.
The tech giant this week warned users not to close MacBook laptops with a cover over the camera,
The company said doing so can damage the display, and can also interfere with sensors built into the computer. and other platforms that their devices have smashed after they applied webcam covers for privacy reasons.
Apple said: “If you close your Mac notebook with a camera cover installed, you might damage your display because the clearance between the display and keyboard is designed to very tight tolerances.
“Covering the built-in camera might also interfere with the ambient light sensor and prevent features like automatic brightness and True Tone from working.
“As an alternative to a camera cover, use the camera indicator light to determine if your camera is active, and decide which apps can use your camera in System Preferences.”
The cameras on Apple laptops are designed so they cannot be accessed without the green “on” light switching on, MacRumors reported.