Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Glenn Fleishman is the owner and editor of The Magazine, a fortnightly periodical of stories for curious people with a technical bent. He is a regular contributor to the Economist and a senior contributor to Macworld.

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Continuity and Spotlight highlight the need to closely examine where our data goes

SMS forwarding is great on its face, but it could weaken two-factor authentication schemes—and that's not the only problem.

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Everything you need to know about iCloud security

Glenn Fleishman explains why two-factor authentication is a must for not just your iCloud account, but your friends and family's accounts too.

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The scary side of Touch ID

iOS 8 greatly expanded what Touch ID can do. But also expanded is the damage that can be done if someone forces you to unlock your phone against your will.

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What Apple's new content delivery network means for net neutrality, and for you

Apple has reportedly developed its own network for delivering content more efficiently; Glenn Fleishman explains how it benefits users and what it might mean for debates over net neutrality.

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How to use print-on-demand book services

Looking to make your own books? Glenn Fleishman has some tips on services to use, how to format your book, and how to sell it to the masses.

Browser engine forking isn't the end of the world

Announcements from browser makers last week may recall the bad old days of browser incompatibility, but this isn't IE6 all over again.

Review: Compact Kanex MySpot extends an Ethernet network to Wi-Fi

Kanex's MySpot lets you extend your Ethernet network to Wi-Fi using a compact, USB-powered accessory. However, it suffers from using older wireless technology and security.

The Future of the Mac: Networking

The coming years will bring faster connections to peripherals, as well as around the house or office.

Mac Gems: Little Snitch snitches on misbehaving apps

Little Snitch provides network and privacy protection in a package that's easy to recommend to an entire range of users, from beginner to sophisticated. It's easy to use and train, yet it’s powerful enough for demanding users.

Security tips for Mac travelers

Far from home with lots of Apple gear? Learn what you can do to protect your technology from thieves and how to track it down if it goes missing.

Review: GoodSync's features are rich but require study

People who need to keep sets of files and folders identically matched will find it worthwhile to take the time to learn GoodSync.

Keep your data safe when you travel for the holidays

Hitting the road this holiday season? Before you do, follow these steps to make sure you don't find a data disaster if your computer falls prey to nature, theft, or bad luck while you're out and about.

SugarSync online storage service releases 2.0 beta

Synchronization service firm SugarSync has dramatically overhauled and simplified its user interface in the new 2.0 release out in a form of software public beta today.

How to set up your addresses in Messages

The iMessage system allows you to send and receive messages to and from multiple email addresses and phone numbers. That's both a blessing and a complication. Glenn Fleishman simplifies it.

Messages: Working with transcripts

Being able to save and review conversations you've had in Messages is one of that app's most useful features. Glenn Fleishman has some tips on making of the most of it.