Date and time is now also Notification Center 'icon'. If it is dimmed it means that you have 'Do Not Disturb' active. To toggle between on/off DND hold ⌥ key while clicking on date/time.
If you don't like dimming then you should head to Dock & Menu Bar in Preferences. On left pane select 'Do Not Disturb' and tick 'Show in menu bar' and select 'when ...
In a word, yes.
Settings > Mail > Accounts
Select the account you want to edit/change
There will be on/off buttons allowing you to selectively sync only those parts of the account you want.
In the screen capture below I have only Mail turned on. I could just as easily turn Mail off and have any combination of contacts, calendars, reminders ...
You cannot guarantee that the user will not be prompted in the future.
There's a continued development in security and the need for preventive measures. Today two-factor authentication is absolutely crucial and wide-spread, 25 years ago it was only used by the few.
Apple some times "moves the bar" by changing the minimum security requirements. In ...
I also had this problem with my German macOS. I found the solution: you can set the language of each Mac app separately.
Go to your macOS Settings -> Language & Region
Go to tab "Apps"
Click on "+" and add the "TV" app with language set to English
Now English is the default audio language for everything you play in the ...