Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of A Practical Guide to Networking and Security in iOS 8, and a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes the Private I and Mac 911 columns. He is also a regular contributor to the Economist, Fast Company, and Boing Boing.

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The first batch of USB-C adapters and cables, tested

As new cables and adapters trickle out with USB Type C support, there are still tangles to resolve.

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Sky Guide for Apple Watch brings space to your wrist

The makers of a popular night-sky and celestial bodies app use Apple Watch features to reach for the stars.

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Private I: The collision of automatic Wi-Fi connections and a security flaw

Malicious parties could force iOS devices in public places to reboot continuously because of the intersection of two flaws, one longstanding.

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Podcast: Everything we love, hate, and love to hate about Photos for OS X

Glenn and Susie are joined by special guests Joe Kissell and Jeff Carlson to talk about Photos, iCloud Photo Library, and how it fits into our post-iPhoto-and-Aperture lives.

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More help for Photos: Metadata, the Places map, and syncing without iCloud

The introduction of Photos OS X brought a flurry of problems and questions, some more of which we answer this week.

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Photos app floods broadband while seeding the cloud

Living in the cloud sounds wonderful until you spend a month flooding your broadband to upload your initial data.

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The EPUB Proof is in the iBooks pudding (hint: it's in the Advanced Menu)

Having trouble distributing your EPUB book? Here are some tips on self-publishing your own book and syncing it with the iBookstore.

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Got a new MacBook? USB Target Disk Mode works with the right cable (which Apple doesn't sell)

Now you see it, now you don't. Wait, it's back! Apple introduces first Target Disk Mode for MacBook with lots of qualifications.

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Private I: Fire Cannon! Encryption everywhere protects you on the web

A malicious rewriting system tied to China highlights the perils of ordinary unsecured connections hijacked by governments and criminals.

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Matias Ergo Pro review: Even adjustable keyboards aren't one size fits all

The Ergo Pro combines the feel of mechanical keys with the adjustability of an ergonomic keyboard, as long as you can get it to fit your hands.

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Murphy's Law and the new MacBook: We had setup hassles, migrating or not

Your faithful guinea pigs find piles of glitches on the road to getting new MacBooks up and running.

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Cloud shopping: Is iCloud Photo Library the best value for your dollar?

The new OS X Photos app might tempt you into paying for more iCloud storage, but it's not necessarily the best deal in town.

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Podcast: Apple Watch try-ons, WWDC, and the case of the missing MacBook

Caitlin and Leah got to try on everything, including their beloved rose gold Apple Watch Edition, and share their (quite different) experiences. Susie and Glenn just wanted to buy a MacBook on "ship" day, hrrmph.

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How to import, merge, and consolidate your libraries in Photos for OS X

Get the skinny on importing, merging, and consolidating photo libraries with the new OS X photo-management app, Photos.

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Mac 911: How to erase your Mac's hard drive the right way

Erasing a drive, how FileVault 2 encryption can play into it, and out-of-date Recovery Drive partitions.