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 set your macOS screensaver to show a Photos album

You can set macOS to use your photos as a screensaver that rotates through an album.

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How to use Time Machine to restore photos you’ve deleted from the Mac Photos app

If you have a backup that’s old enough, you can use Time Machine to restore photos that you’ve deleted in the Photos app.

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How to stop selfie photos from appearing in iOS 12’s Selfies album

It’s a little presumptuous of Apple to make a folder that organizes selfies and which cannot be disabled nor controlled.

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Your Mac’s Photos Library is important. Make a secondary backup of it using sync software

Using sync software can take the tedium out of backup up your Mac’s Photos Library.

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TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip review: The ultimate surge protector for the smart home (or smart home office)

This smart outlet strip has it all: sophisticated scheduling, power monitoring, and support for voice control via Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Microsoft Cortana.

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How to use multiple drives with Time Machine for redundant backups

Time Machine lets you have multiple active backup volumes at once.

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What to do when FileVault won't turn on

Diagnosing an oddball scenario in which you can’t enable FileVault requires more information than macOS provides.

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How to use Handoff with iOS 12

Handoff lets you pass activities between iOS and macOS, but iOS 12 makes it easier.

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When not to use Apple’s Mail Drop file transfer service

If you have a large file you need to share with several people, go a different route.

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macOS Mojave: For app permissions, what’s the difference between Accessibility and Full Disk Access?

Mojave offers new controls to prevent apps from gaining unwanted access.

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Is there a way to block certain incoming texts in iOS?

Harassers always find a way to reach you. The best way out, unfortunately, is to get a new number.

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How to get out of iOS public beta program

Apple made it easy to get on the public beta train, but make sure to hop off when you want to.

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It’s time to switch your Mac backups from Time Capsule to Time Machine volumes

Have an old Time Capsule? Replace it before its storage device fails on you.

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Can’t find a file in macOS? Here’s what to do

What if you know a file exists, and no amount of searching and browsing discovers it? It’s time to use the Terminal.

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Why does Apple’s two-factor sign-in think you’re hundreds of miles away?

Apple's 2FA doesn't use GPS, which results in locations that aren't exactly where you are.