Unscrupulous ad networks and others bury tracking IDs in your browser like ticks under your virtual skin. Can you exterminate all their traces?
All browsers let you go incognito when you want to prevent leaving virtual footprints. On the Mac, Safari, Firefox, and Chrome have private browsing, and Safari offers this on iOS too.
A reader wants to protect the bootable clone he makes of his startup volume just as effectively.
A way to improve the integrity of your Mac is to know exactly what's happening on it.
Susie and Glenn take a chance to reminisce about the iPhone's introduction, a full decade ago.
In a world of snoopers, end-to-end encryption is the only sensible path to take. Apps like Signal and the strategic use of VPNs are a must.
A reader wants the convenience of deleting images without the ticking clock imposed in Photos: hiding media is the right solution.
Suppose you're a dissident. How do you keep your data safe on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, not to mention online? Glenn Fleishman explains, in the first of a series.
Another twist in the ongoing untangling of iCloud Photo Library and local storage comes via a reader's mother.
It's 2017 and we're happy to be alive, but troubling news abounds.
A reader wants to shift his Photos and iTunes libraries to an external drive and ensure they're backed up by Time Machine.
You can duplicate your Flickr library entirely, or even flee it and delete your account, but you'll leave a lot of data behind.
A reader wants to hook her workshop into a home Wi-Fi network, and can’t make it work with Apple gear.
It's easy to switch the default font in Mail—when it works.
The downloads button plays hide-and-seek with Mac users.