If you own a laptop from Apple, you must think well before you put a cover over the built-in camera.
It warns the american company now its customers, as several apparently have destroyed the screen on their laptop, because the cover was too thick.
'the Distance between the screen and the keyboard is designed to be very small,' explains Apple in its warning and stresses that one should not be afraid that the camera is recording, unless the little light by it lights up green.
'the Camera is designed with the protection of privacy in mind.'
'When the green lamp is lit, the camera is active. So you always know when the camera is turned on,' assures Apple.
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the Writer of this article has chosen a 'home' model with a little tape covering the camera. It is so thin that it does not cause problems when the computer is shut down together. Photo: Ekstra Bladet
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A look around on your friends ' or perhaps your own laptop reveals however, that our confidence to techproducenter as Apple is very small.
Therefore, buy many of them just a little physical cover, they stick in front of the camera. The problem is just that if it is thicker than a piece of printer paper (to 0.1 millimeter), so it can then cause problems.
Apple's advice is that you remove the cover from the screen, if it is thicker. Or lets totally be using this type of cover.
in Addition to destroy the display, a cover, incidentally, also block the built-in meters, that controls the brightness on your computer, warns Apple.
Huawei is one of the few manufacturers, who built the camera into a key. On the way, you can physically prevent the camera from recording. In turn, shoot it from below, which isn't very smart. Photo: Ekstra Bladet
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