How to minimize blue light exposure from your Macbook

Our reliance on screens has become unavoidable, with laptops like the MacBook serving as indispensable tools for work, leisure, and everything in between. However, the pervasive presence of blue light emitted by these devices poses a significant concern for our eye health and overall well-being. If you’re a MacBook user concerned about the effects of blue light exposure, there are some practical steps that you can take to reduce exposure to blue light.  Use a blue light filtering app  Image: KnowTechie Several apps can filter blue light on a Macbook. These apps usually allow you to adjust the intensity of the filter and set a schedule for when the filter should be on. Some popular options include f.lux and Iris. These apps work by adjusting the color temperature of your screen based on the time of day, mimicking natural sunlight patterns. However, because it adjusts the color temperature of your display, it can make colors appear warmer or cooler than they actually are. This can be a problem if you use your computer for tasks requiring accurate color reproduction, such as photo editing or design work. It may also slow down the speed of your device. Use Night Shift mode Image: KnowTechie Take advantage of the built-in Night Shift feature on your MacBook. Like blue light filtering apps, Night Shift adjusts your display’s color temperature to warmer tones after sunset, reducing the amount of blue light emitted.  How do I turn on Night Shift? To enable Night Shift, go to…How to minimize blue light exposure from your Macbook

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