Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released A Practical Guide to Networking, Privacy, and Security in iOS 10, a book that has information and step-by-step advice on connecting to and managing networks, and securing your data and your privacy. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes the Private I and Mac 911 columns and hosts the Macworld podcast, and contributes regularly to many periodicals.

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Podcast 529: Fire and brimstone

While we wait forever for new Macs, Apple is headed to the Supreme Court. The FBI needs to crack more iPhones, but at least none of them have caught on fire yet, unlike some other phones we could mention.

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How to change your login screen in macOS (and change it back)

A reader did the unthinkable; now he wants to revert.

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Standards agency recommends smart password policies, for security and your own sanity

You know how annoying those password dialogs are that tell you your password stinks? The government agrees.

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How to retain images in Photos when turning off iCloud Photo Library

A reader wants shift to Google Photos, but is concerned about losing images.

How to remove Snapz Pro in macOS Sierra

While it's a specialized app, we've received a number of queries about how to remove it.

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Podcast 528: We heart iPhone 7 Plus

Glenn and Kirk talk about iTunes and Apple Music, then Glenn and Susie heap praise upon the iPhone 7 Plus and its dual-lens wonder camera.

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How to fix two-factor authentication problems with apps that don’t use iCloud

If you’re new to 2FA, remember you can still use non-Apple services for contacts and calendars, and for email.

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If you upgrade to two-factor authentication, you can’t log in to your Mac with an iCloud password

Apple slipped in a change in April 2016 that’s affecting people who change the protection on their Apple ID accounts.

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How to transfer a Time Machine backup to another backup drive

When you want to switch Time Machine drives, it's fairly easy to transfer your old backups.

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Fusion Drive or more RAM: Which one to get on a new Mac?

A reader wonders if the extra dollars spent on RAM or a Fusion Drive are worth the expense.

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How to use Caps Locks in macOS Sierra to switch between keyboards that use different characters

A feature added in macOS Sierra is handy for those who frequently switch among two languages while typing.

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Podcast 527: 7 Pluses and a few minuses

Glenn and Susie love the iPhone 7 Plus, but still find things to complain about. It's our way.

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How to solve an app blocking your screen when your Mac hasn’t crashed

Spaces can solve a foreground app that can’t be dismissed or quit.

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Blow up: iPhone 7 Plus uses digital zoom instead of optical more often than you'd expect

Using the 2x setting in iPhone 7 Plus's Camera app doesn't always mean the telephoto lens will take the photo. If you're too close your subject, or there isn't enough light, the app will use the "regular" wide-angle lens and digitally zoom the photo instead.

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How to disable macOS’s hotspot login float-over window

A reader is perplexed and annoyed by “magic windows” for logging into Wi-Fi networks.