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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.

Dolly Drive offers a variety of online storage services

Dolly Drive is a portmanteau of remote storage, backup, and access options that could be a simple answer to a whole set of storage problems all in one package.

How to surf safely with a VPN-for-hire

If you regularly use public networks--such as those in airports or coffeeshops--to access the Net, you should know that your data is at risk. You should also know that private, commercial VPN services are available that will keep your data safe.

Security error in OS X 10.7.3 exposes passwords for legacy FileVault users

A security error in OS X 10.7.3 exposes passwords on systems with support for the pre-Lion FileVault home-directory encryption feature.

TechHive: How Google Drive's terms of service measure up

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From TechHive: Glenn Fleishman isn't afraid of the big, bad Google Drive. But he thinks Google erred in not tightening its policies to match those of other cloud-based storage services.

Replace iDisk with your own net disk

The end is near for MobileMe, so what can you do to replace iDisk? One solution is to create your own net disk.

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New Dropbox learns to show and share

Dropbox, the Internet-hosted file-synchronization service, updated its desktop, mobile, and Web app software on Monday to allow any file or folder stored in a user’s sync folder to be shared with other people via a Web-accessible link.

How to create and use BBEdit clippings

By enabling you to insert frequently used snippets of text, clippings are one of BBEdit's most powerful tools. In an excerpt from his ebook Take Control of BBEdit, Glenn Fleishman explains how to use clippings to save time and keystrokes.

Daisey revelations sad, but not surprising

Glenn Fleishman has seen enough of Mike Daisey's work to realize that his shows don't always conform to the truth. And that's why he dreaded the day of reckoning that came when This American Life retracted his story.

What LTE means for Apple's new iPad

The cellular versions of the next iPad will arrive next week with support for Long Term Evolution, the latest and greatest networking technology. Glenn Fleishman explains what tablet users can expect from LTE. Spoiler alert: It's fast.

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Apple's textbook plan feels like a blast from the past

Glenn Fleishman thought Apple's iBooks and textbook announcements this week came off like a rerun of the pronouncements people have been making about technology and education for years.

How to transfer your domain name between hosts

GoDaddy may be backing down from its support of SOPA, but if you're irked enough to take your business elsewhere, senior contributor Glenn Fleishman explains how to transfer your domain name between hosting providers.

How to stay connected in unconnected places

Traveling for the holidays? There have never been more options for acquiring high-speed Internet access, whether you're staying at your old family home or a hotel.

New tool patches security hole in DNS

OpenDNS has released DNSCrypt, a preference pane that encrypts DNS lookups and so makes Web surfing and email safer.

Waze for iPhone and iPad

Waze is a free navigation app for iOS that uses data from users to build its maps.

NetSpot helps you optimize your Wi-Fi networks

NetSpot is a remarkable aid in laying out even a small-home Wi-Fi network, using a Mac laptop as your wireless-survey tool.