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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How to find cellular access when traveling (without international roaming)

A short trip from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C., shows how thin our conduit is to connectivity—and how expensive an international pipe remains.

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Hacking Team hack reveals why you shouldn't jailbreak your iPhone

A massive breach in the private data of a firm that sells software to governments to spy on communications shows that jailbroken iPhones are vulnerable.

Solving OS X problems: Finding old utilities, removing a partition, and migrating data

This week, Glenn answers questions about deauthorizing software, reinstalling AirPort Utility, managing a Fusion drive, and Migration Assistant.

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Private I: Hijacked DNS puts iOS virtual private networks at slight risk

A new research paper revealed a method of fooling a VPN that two iOS developers found applies to iOS. The scope is critical, but it should be hard to exploit.

Apple releases tons of security updates for recent flaws and exploits

Along with Apple Music came fixes for a laundry list of exploits and a long-overdue change to Apple's digital certificate policy.

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Mac 911: A potpourri of OS X questions

This week, we answer questions about bookmark sync failure, managing Top Sites in Safari, dysfunction keys, and ransomware.

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Podcast 462: The most interesting OS in the world

El Capitan might not have a million new features, but the ones it does have should remove a lot of friction in your daily digital life.

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Private I: The App Store's weaknesses and problems already solved

Last week, an academic paper revealed a number of specific flaws in intra-application communication and shared resources for the Mac and iOS App Stores. We review what's already been fixed.

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Tweetbot 2 review: Twitter Mac app has a crisper design but is a work in progress

This overhaul to Tweetbot for OS X brings improvements, but also some horsiness. A minor upgrade is needed.

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More Photos Q&A: Imports hanging, what is safe to delete, and sharing to Facebook

Photos is the app that won't stop until it drops. More answers to your questions about working through missing features and potential bugs.

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Zero-day exploit lets App Store malware steal OS X and iOS passwords

A new research paper reveals methods for OS X and iOS malware that makes it into the App Store to steal passwords and app data, as well as hijack session tokens.

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Podcast: Extra, extra, hear all about the News app

Glenn is joined by Jason Snell of Six Colors, and Tom Standage of the Economist to unpack what Apple's push into the news business means for publishers and readers alike.


LastPass was hacked: Here's what you have to do

LastPass had the worst thing happen, but don't panic: You're still in the clear and your password is likely not cracked.


When iWork doesn't: Troubleshooting mail merge, copying data, sharing, and printing

We're back to work on iWork apps, old and new, to answer your questions about merging and selectively copying and printing in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

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No, WSJ, Apple shouldn't kill off the Mac

A Wall Street Journal piece that argues Apple should kill the Macintosh line completely ignores Apple's fundamental thinking about its future.