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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Will new HEVC and HEIF formats work in older versions of macOS and iOS?

Worries abound about Apple’s format shift, but compatibility is the name of the game.

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Update to iOS 10.3.3 now: Apple patches serious Wi-Fi exploit

Apple’s iOS 10.3.3 patch fixes Broadpwn, a vulnerability that can be exploited over Wi-Fi.

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What to do when a calendar isn’t syncing to your Mac

A reader can’t get one of their Apple devices to sync properly

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Transmit 5 review: File transfer utility expands support for cloud services

The veteran file-transfer app from Panic has had a long-awaited overhaul that improves usability while bringing access to many more Internet-hosted file services.

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How to replace the missing optical-digital audio output on newer Macs

Apple dropped S/PDIF from its headphone jack in 2016 MacBook Pros and 2017 iMacs.

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How to restore items in the Finder sidebar

Are your Documents, Desktop, Home Folder, or other icons missing in the Finder sidebar? Here’s how to get them back.

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Apple Pay, AirDrop, and Handoff not working? Here’s what to do to get them to work again

Sometimes your phone is inches from your Mac, and yet neither sees the other.

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Slow Mac? Could be a hidden memory gobbler in macOS

Your Mac uses plug-ins that can eat up a lot of your systems's memory. Here's the fix.

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PureGear PureSwitch review: A HomeKit-only smart plug with a high-speed USB port

It’s a little more expensive than its features warrant, but it’s well designed for what it does.

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How to keep iPhone data roaming costs down when traveling abroad

If you’re heading outside of your home country this summer, investigate options for keeping connected cheaply before you go.

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Why your Mac isn't working as fast as it says it is—and how you can fix it

Does an unwatched Mac slow down? Possibly! But there's something you can do about it.

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How iOS 11 changes location tracking on your iPhone and iPad

Apple is making it more obvious that an app is tracking your location as a background task.

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How to zoom using the Magic Trackpad in Safari

If you use a Magic Trackpad, you could accidentally activate zoom. Here's how.

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iPhone camera apps: 4 apps that take full advantage of iOS 10 and a photographers’ eye

We compare four camera apps for their manual controls, RAW export, and iPhone 7 Plus support.

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Glif review: Tripod adapter should be part of every smartphone photographer’s kit

With an adjustable locking clamp and three tripod screw points, the Glif provides incredible flexibility for an smartphone photographer.