Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, TechHive

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released A Practical Guide to Networking, Privacy, and Security in iOS 12. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

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Amped Wireless Smart Strip review: Most effective when it's paired with an Amazon Echo or Google Home

You can control its three outlets and two USB ports independently, but its app has weak timer features and no scene-control functions.

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How to consolidate media from old apps into a single Photos library

If you want to consolidate old iPhoto and Aperture libraries, you need a third-party app to deal with the duplicates.

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How to transfer music between two iOS devices

Transferring files between two iOS devices—without using a third computer—is a little tricky

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Why you shouldn't rely on iCloud Drive as your only backup

You could wind up with data stored only in iCloud, offering a single point of failure.

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How to remove your FileVault recovery key from iCloud

You can use Apple iCloud for escrow, but here's how to store the key stored locally if you change your mind.

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Best antivirus for Mac: Protect yourself from malicious software

We name the top free and paid Mac antivirus products to root out malicious software and prevent infections.

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The problems with older Apple displays and Thunderbolt 3 MacBook Pros

While you can connect many models of Apple displays to a laptop via USB-C, you can’t pass power, too, in a reliable manner.

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How old can your version of iOS be before upgrading?

Apple appears to have designed its backups with the future in mind.

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AirPlay 2, macOS, and the limits of the HomePod

Stereo playback hasn’t yet come to system audio output or other apps because it relies on AirPlay 2.

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One workaround for merging two Apple ID accounts

Apple doesn’t let you combine IDs, but if one is new, you could just give it up.

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How to securely dispose of old storage media, like hard drives and SSDs

You can digitally wipe out data from a hard drive or SSD, but in some situations, you might need to physically destroy the media.

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iOS: How to declutter Look Up

Look Up allows you to see dictionary definitions and more of selected words. Here’s how to adjust Look Up so it’s not so cluttered.

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How to copy a discontinued iOS app to another iOS device

If an app you rely on is no longer in the App Store, there are a few things you can do to possibly get that app on to a new device. But there are no guarantees.

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How to control the order of images in a Photos for Mac slideshow

It’s not your fault. The feature is broken, but there are workarounds.

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How to connect a TV or audio receiver to a HomePod

Plus, can HomePods manage surround sound? (No.)