Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of A Practical Guide to Networking, Privacy and Security in iOS 9, and a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes the Private I and Mac 911 columns and hosts the Macworld podcast. He is an editor at large at The Wirecutter.

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Five lessons learned when switching cloud-hosted backups

Using online backups that archive files to the cloud is convenient, but the inertia makes it hard to switch.

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MAS extinction: Apple letting a certificate die isn't a security issue, just an embarrassment

Several Mac developers woke yesterday to find customers unable to use software sold via the Mac App Store (MAS) after Apple let a digital certificate lapse. But security wasn't breached.

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How to access a Mac drive from a Windows or Linux system

A reader wants to use OS X's HFS+ system on a PC with both Windows and Linux. What are his options?

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Castro podcast app goes free with patronage option

Another podcast app maker switches from in-app purchase to patronage, this time before a major update.

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Podcast 482: Who does the iPad Pro work for?

Apple's mega-tablet needs to find its niche.

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What to do when El Capitan sidebar's favorites disappear

Are you having heartbreak of missing favorites in El Capitan? A restart will help.

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Never download software from software download sites

Google and Bing take you to a site that purports to have the OS X software download you need. Go elsewhere, for your safety.

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It's a rare developer who relies on patronage

Marco Arment's switch to donations to encourage development of his Overcast podcasting app led to lots of discussion. Is he alone in this pursuit?

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How to move an Apple Photos for OS X library to an external drive

A reader would like to host his Photos Library on a drive other than the startup volume.

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How to consolidate locked iTunes music linked to multiple accounts

A reader wants to move their music around, but finds they still need to use an iTunes account login.

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Podcast 481: Binge-watching the new Apple TV

The fourth-gen Apple TV is here, and Susie and Glenn have a lot to say about it.

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How to modify the creation date for pictures in Apple Photos for OS X

A reader wants the best of both worlds: retaining the original date when exporting an image editing in Photos for OS X.

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1Password launches public beta for teams

The long-time developer of password-vault software adds a group option with centralized administration.

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How to use different iTunes accounts for different languages

A reader would like access to media in different languages in iTunes, but worries about losing access to her accounts.

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Apple can’t decrypt your iPhone: Why it matters

The iPhone maker says it's not that it doesn't want to (it doesn't want to), but it also can't decrypt phones.