Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released Connect and Secure Your iPhone and iPad (iOS 13 and iPadOS 13), a detailed guide to networking, privacy, and encryption. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

photos icon

How to export photos and maintain the original creation date in Apple Photos

Keep the original creation date of your pictures.

macos contextual menu

How to add more contextual search services in macOS

Searching with Google via Safari is the default, but you can use Automator to add others.

apple photos laptop stock

How to disable My Photo Stream and iCloud Photo Sharing without erasing your photos

You might want to turn these features off, but you surely want to retain everything in them.

email pixabay

How to set iCloud to save emails on your Mac, not in the cloud

For those who don’t want to sync their email, just retrieve it, the location of messages isn’t always clear.

ios11 macos high sierra icloud photo sharing

How to stop using cellular data for iCloud Photo Library syncing

There’s a switch for that, but a second switch that needs more examination.

migration assistant mac icon

How to move a user account from one Mac to another

The Migration Assistant app can be used to transfer an account from one Mac to another.

Wi-Fi tools

Does AirPort Utility see AirPort base stations that aren’t yours? Here’s what you can do

If an ISP sets up their network insecurely, you could see other networks.

apple photos stock

How to rotate an image uploaded to iCloud Photo Library

Sometimes pictures get rotated out of whack. You can fix it in Photos.

apple photos stock

How to restore a deleted shared album in Photos

You can’t undo a deletion, but you can re-create it if you make a sort of backup.

apple photo prints

Is your Mac showing random black boxes in photos? Here’s the fix

It’s seemingly rare, but a glitchy GPU can pockmark your photo’s appearance.

photo rawpixel unsplash

How to find the original timestamp on your photos after changing it

If you erred in modifying the date a picture was taken, you can fix it with some effort.

mac finder icon

MacOS: How to change the default app for a file

If you want a different app to always open a particular file type, here's how to do it.

apple photos stock

How to avoid losing media when working with iCloud Photo Library

What you should know about how iCloud Photo Library works, and how not to lose anything.

safari icon osx

How to move multiple Safari tabs at once in macOS

Spoiler: you can’t! But there’s a workaround.

apple photos laptop stock

How to export an image and a video out of a HEIF Live Photo via macOS

It’s a neat trick if you want the moving portion of the Live Photo.