Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released Take Control of Your Apple ID, a guide to troubleshooting Apple ID problems and managing security and the features. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

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Apple and Google harden their smartphones against hackers and governments

As techniques used by criminals and law enforcement become known, the two leading smartphone makers are adapting to protect user data.

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What to do when you can’t use Photos to post pictures to Facebook

If Photos keeps asking you for your Facebook password, it appears to be due to a security change.

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Apple puts privacy and security foremost in iOS 12, macOS Mojave

Several features in the upcoming operating systems make it easier to increase security without pain and offer users greater protection from tracking.

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How to properly download your iCloud Photo Library

You may hit a wall trying to retrieve a large iCloud Photo Library.

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How to transfer all your data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone

There are an extra couple of steps if you are transferring to a device that’s not fresh from the box.

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Apple Family Sharing: Remember, in-app purchases can’t be shared

While upgrading a free app to paid and purchasing a paid app might seem like the same thing, Apple says you can’t share in-app purchases.

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How to make hard-to-read email legible

There are a couple of things you can do if you find it difficult to read email in Apple's Mail app,

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Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac review: A performance jump makes it far more reliable

Version 6.2 of Bitdefender offers a big step-up in malware blocking, but the software still has room to grow.

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Understanding how iCloud stores data

If you use iCloud Drive, you can’t free up storage by yourself, but individual services have different options to offload data.

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Tweetbot 3 for macOS review: Twitter app pushes forward in usefulness and design

A new release of third-party Twitter client Tweetbot for macOS offers compelling features, but there’s a countdown clock for some elements that Twitter might limit.

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Castro 3 review: iOS podcast app adds silencing trimming, other premium features for a recurring fee

A iOS podcast app oriented around triaging what you listen to offers a strong free flavor and better controls.

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How to find out where Apple stores your iCloud data (spoiler: you can’t exactly)

Apple isn’t required to disclose this information, but it’s provided a little detail.

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How to use a network gateway to share files

With AirPort base stations out of production, there is a way to create a network file server with a non-Apple router.

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Tripp Lite TLP1008TEL review: Good protection for 10 outlets at a bargain price

This is the right choice for a 10-outlet surge protector with spacing that allows maximum deployment of plugs.

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How to get rid of a persistent macOS Messages badge icon

Messages can get stuck showing you unread items where none exist.