Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released Connect and Secure Your iPhone and iPad (covers iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1), a detailed guide to networking, privacy, and encryption. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

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How to selectively choose what photos sync in Photos for Mac

The trick is using the Referenced File feature, which is a preference you can toggle at will inside the app.

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Where did that go? Find the parts of iTunes now spread throughout different apps in macOS Catalina

iTunes is dead. But the severed parts remain if you know where to find them.

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Can’t find your Time Machine backup after upgrading to Catalina? Look for a backupbundle

Time Machine typically creates a disk image you can mount to access files.

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iPhoto users, you’re out of time with macOS Catalina. What’s your next step?

Apple discontinued updates to iPhoto years ago, but not everyone migrated to Photos. Now you almost have to.

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How to switch from iCloud Photos to just plain Photos

Some folks don’t want to the recurring cost of iCloud. They can go local.

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How iCloud Drive works with multiple users on a single Mac

Fast user switching keeps users logged in and their activities running even though they’re not frontmost, including sync.

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That’s right: You can’t turn off Personal Hotspot in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

A change in philosophy has removed an off switch.

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How to take advantage of the photo-editing tools in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

Refreshed editing tools finally make on-device editing within the Photos app a pleasure instead of a slog.

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How to use the over-capture feature in the new iPhone camera to crop and adjust images later

Apple added a way to capture details outside your frame camera preview to aid in adjusting a picture after you snap the virtual shutter.

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Why you’re prompted to erase an external drive when you use it with Time Machine

Time Machine requires that the drive be in a certain format.

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What to do if your Mac’s Fusion Drive fails (or shows signs of failure)

Macs with Fusion Drives are rarely serviceable, and you’ll lose a lot of speed if the SSD conks out. The next step isn’t obvious.

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iOS 13 and iPadOS 13: How to use Markup on your screen captures and photos

Use Apple’s built-in tool to draw on images, add highlights and annotates, stamp your signature, and insert captions in screen captures, Photos, and Messages.

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Postbox 7 review: A clean, full-featured alternative to Apple Mail for the Mac

The latest release improves upon a mature product, adding options for prefab HTML components and color themes.

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How to convert a case-sensitive Mac HFS+ partition into a case-insensitive one

It’s tedious to convert these partition types, but not complicated.

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Why you should use Google Photos over iCloud Photos: Sharing photos and movies

It’s a common problem to want a set of media that you share with another person or your whole family, but iCloud Photos doesn’t support it.