Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released A Practical Guide to Networking, Privacy, and Security in iOS 10, a book that has information and step-by-step advice on connecting to and managing networks, and securing your data and your privacy. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes the Private I and Mac 911 columns and hosts the Macworld podcast, and contributes regularly to many periodicals.

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How to configure a Time Capsule as an ethernet-only storage device

You can use the hard drive in a Time Capsule as a network storage device if you decide to stop using the router capabilities.

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Chrome and Firefox increase their password warnings, but Safari lags behind

Apple isn't offering as much explicit advice in Safari as Google and Mozilla now provide.

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Keybase offers encrypted chat where you control all the pieces

The cryptographic identity validation service Keybase has added end-to-end encrypted chat to rival WhatsApp and iMessage.

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How to work around the ‘Unable to get metadata’ error in Photos

The fix for this issue isn’t ideal, but there doesn’t seem to be any other workaround.

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How to restore your photos using iCloud Photo Library

Whether your hard drive crashed or you’re setting up a new Mac, you can use iCloud Photo Library to restore your collection.

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Podcast 545: Assault on batteries

We did extensive testing on the new MacBook Pro's so-called battery problems and discuss what you should do when a battery goes bad.

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What file service should you use with network drives and Time Machine?

A network-attached storage device needs to use the proper file service with Apple’s Time Machine.

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How to create Spotlight searches to store as Smart Folders in macOS Sierra

Smart folders let you set detailed Spotlight search parameters and save them for reuse.

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How to find all photos on your Mac

A reader has photos stashed everywhere and wants to bring them all together.

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How to find your saved Smart Folders in the Finder

Where do those things go, anyway?

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The case of the Mac that self-plays YouTube videos

Are ghost to blame? Is the Mac haunted?

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The state of the Apple HomeKit market: Apple's smart-home ecosystem has yet to coalesce

The smart home space remains the domain of the early adopter, but Apple's HomeKit market is more scattered than most.

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Connecting an Apple LED Cinema Display to a USB-C MacBook or MacBook Pro? Here are the adapters you need

With a small investment, you can connect a Mini-DisplayPort Apple monitor over USB-C to a MacBook or MacBook Pro.

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CalDigit USB-C Dock review: A full-featured USB-C dock with both DisplayPort and HDMI ports

This $150 dock is the most complete option to date for MacBook and MacBook Pro owners.

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Beware the bulgy battery: lithium-ion batteries removed from laptops can still be dangerous

If a lithium-ion battery has overheated, smells, or has distended, take immediate steps for your safety.