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.
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.
Still haven't made the switch from iChat to Mountain Lion's chat client? Glenn Fleishman explains how to make the leap.
OS X comes with its own utility for monitoring and analysing the traffic on your local wireless network. Glenn Fleishman has a walk-through.
What's the deal with LTE, anyway? Glenn Fleishman explains the ins and outs of the Long Term Evolution mobile broadband standard.
An unexplained iCloud mail outage hit thousands of users earlier this week; Glenn Fleishman talks with one of many affected, professional musician Roseanne Cash.
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.
Entering life as a photographic experiment, Photosynth has evolved into a fabulous panorama maker.
Glenn Fleishman reflects on his long history with the Mac's most famous image editor and why he still uses it today.
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 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?
Microsoft has performed a thorough revamping of SkyDrive, which makes it an explicable and competitive online file storage service.
When these online storage sluggers come out fighting, will there be a knockout, or just a bloody match?
For the money, the AirPort Express makes an effective base station for modestly sized apartments or homes, or where access is only needed in a few adjacent rooms in an office.
The first emails traveled over computer systems less powerful than a modern digital watch. Since then, a lot of things have changed. Here's a look at the history of email.