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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.

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.

Getting started with Messages

Still haven't made the switch from iChat to Mountain Lion's chat client? Glenn Fleishman explains how to make the leap.

Troubleshoot your wireless network with Wi-Fi Diagnostics

OS X comes with its own utility for monitoring and analysing the traffic on your local wireless network. Glenn Fleishman has a walk-through.

Three-Minute Tech: LTE

What's the deal with LTE, anyway? Glenn Fleishman explains the ins and outs of the Long Term Evolution mobile broadband standard.

iCloud outage strikes discordant tone with professional musician

An unexplained iCloud mail outage hit thousands of users earlier this week; Glenn Fleishman talks with one of many affected, professional musician Roseanne Cash.

Review: SpiderOak 4.7 a strong candidate for online storage, backup, and sync

If you're looking for the highest level of privacy and a service that has all the pieces in one place for backup, sync, and read-only folder sharing, SpiderOak offers the strongest solution.

Photosynth for iPhone

Entering life as a photographic experiment, Photosynth has evolved into a fabulous panorama maker.

Mac classics: Twenty one years with Photoshop

Glenn Fleishman reflects on his long history with the Mac's most famous image editor and why he still uses it today.

TechHive: Control the keys to your cloud-storage castle

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Cloud-based storage and synchronization services, like Dropbox and Apple's iCloud, offer convenience for those of us who are on the go, and need (or want) access to our data no matter where we are. But as useful as these types of services are, they introduce significant risks for data you store there. Here's what you should know about how cloud storage services keep your data safe, and some ways to make sure that it doesn't fall into the wrong hands.

Cinemagram for iPhone

Cinemagram answers the burning question a fair number of folks between the ages of 8 and 28 have these days: How can I create those fancy animated GIFs of cute cat expressions like a professional?

SkyDrive looks to compete with Dropbox, Google Drive

Microsoft has performed a thorough revamping of SkyDrive, which makes it an explicable and competitive online file storage service.