Richard BaguleyMacworld

Richard Baguley has been writing about, testing and breaking technology for the past 20 years. He has written for Wired, Macworld, USA Today, Amiga Format and many others

The iPhone 5s fingerprint reader: what you need to know

Does Apple's new Touch ID technology mean the end of passcodes on your iPhone? Is it truly secure? Rich Mogull answers those and other questions.

How the NSA snoop-proofs its Macs

It's the NSA's job to snoop on all of us, but it doesn't want to be snooped on itself. So it has guidelines for securing all the Macs in its service. Here's how the spooks keep their Macs safe.

Switch to Mac: Security basics

Just purchased your first Mac, or thinking of making the switch? Rich Mogull goes over what you need to know about security, antivirus software, and more.

Apple's security strategy: make it invisible

In its next-generation operating systems, Apple has found a way to combine good security with good user-interface design. Rich Mogull explains.

What’s the best way to charge your mobile devices?

Does it take forever to recharge your phone or tablet? The charger you use may be to blame.

Mobile batteries: Everything you need to know

Ever wonder how batteries work? Find out more about how batteries keep your devices powered.

How to disable Java on your Mac

Given the recent hacks at Apple, Facebook, and Twitter, it's time for drastic action: removing or disabling Java on your Mac. Rich Mogull explains why and how.

10 tips to keep your mobile devices charged and happy

Your mobile devices contain batteries that are miracles of engineering, holding amounts of energy that their predecessors couldn’t come close to equaling. Properly using this potential can help your mobile batteries last longer on the road. Here are our tips for optimum battery performance.

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The everyday agony of the password

We all have to use passwords each and every day, and security expert Rich Mogull thinks that's a shame.

Tablet apps for photo pros

What do pro photographers use on their tablets? Find out which apps help them take better shots.

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Must-have apps for photography nuts

Tablets can be a valuable complement to your camera, or a capture tool on its own.

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Keep your mobile device clean

Tired of all the grunge on your screen? Follow these steps to clean your mobile phone or tablet—and keep it that way.

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Java security threats: What you need to know

Hackers have discovered two vulnerabilities in Java that could, under the right circumstances, allow them to access and control your computer. The good news: Most Mac users should be immune to those attacks. Rich Mogull explains why and how to be really sure your Mac is safe.

Apple's elegant 'sealed' Mac designs come with a costly tradeoff

Apple's new top-of-the-line, 15-inch MacBook Pro, with its ground-breaking Retina display, is drool-worthy, says columnist Richard Hoffman. But it comes with a price: Its design makes it nearly impossible to upgrade yourself.

What you need to know about the Flashback trojan

The success of the Flashback trojan means we've entered a new era in Mac security. But that doesn't mean we need to panic. Rich Mogull explains what Flashback means and what you need to do about it.