Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including mostly recently Take Control of Slack Basics, a book on mastering and becoming efficient in Slack. 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 506: Doomed! Doomed, I tells ya!

Glenn and John discuss the reaction to Apple’s latest results, John’s new iPhone SE, forcing Touch ID, and Disk Networks house calls.

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What to do when a hard drive won’t unmount in OS X El Capitan

When OS X won't let you unmount a flash drive or external hard drive, here’s what you can do.

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Apple stops tocking: It wants to escape an unsustainable pace

In "tick" cycles, Apple releases a new look for a product; in alternating "tocks," dramatic improvements in internals. It's time for it to stop watching the clock.

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Fixing an out-of-storage problem for iCloud backups

My mother-in-law's phone balked at backing up. But she has nearly nothing on it. The trouble? An accidental video.

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What to do when OS X asks for an old Apple ID

A reader wants to stop prompts on his hand-me-down computers from asking for his Apple ID instead of that of the current family member using it.

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How to control when and how your Web browser shares your location

Safari, Firefox, and Chrome can give out your whereabouts, but you can prefer to not opt in.

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Why does Apple’s App Store use ‘Get’ for free apps?

A reader wonders about the different labels in the App Store for download, notably ‘Get’ versus ‘Open’.

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Why not pick Keychain instead of 1Password or LastPass?

Keychain has a number of excellent features, but it's not as easy to invoke nor as diverse as 1Password, LastPass, and other third-party password ecosystems.

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You can’t sort folders first in OS X's Finder. Here's why

You used to be able to with third-party software. Then System Integrity Protection came along.

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Podcast 505: MacBook and Apple Watch backlash blues

Glenn and Susie discuss Macworld's review of the new MacBook, people dissing the Apple Watch on its anniversary, the missing iPhone SE, and if Apple's services can save it.

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Solartab review: A robust solar/battery combo that doesn’t scratch most itches

Everything about the Solartab is fine, but it's in search of a solution as a combination product.

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The problem with deleting photos from your device with iCloud Photo Library enabled

The sync service puts photos everywhere—or nowhere at all.

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How to get the gray out of your window size control buttons

A reader finds his green full-screen button has gone grey. Is there a fix?

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What happens when you can’t control the album sort order in Photos when synced

It's not you; it's Photos for iOS and OS X.

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How to sort files and folders in the Finder

A reader is having folders jump about, and wants to set them in place.