Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books. His most recent, updated for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and Big Sur, are Take Control of iOS and iPadOS Privacy and Security, Take Control of Your Apple ID, Second Edition, and Take Control of Wireless Networking and Security. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

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1Blocker 3 review: Safari extension revamps its content-blocking for macOS Catalina

A revamped tool for blocking unwanted tracking, JavaScript, and other browsing intrusions takes advantage of new Safari features.

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How to restore correct dates for images in Photos

Due to exports, image downloads, and restoring old volumes, your images might import with the wrong dates.

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Autocorrect suggests words and phrases in another language on your iPhone? Delete a keyboard to fix this

Autocorrection can be triggered in another language than the one you’re using via the Globe icon.

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How to manage new Sign in with Apple identities

Apple has added its own login option for third parties, but you have to hunt a bit to find the controls.

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macOS Catalina: How to make your iPhone and iPad appear on the Desktop

The Finder needs a slight adjustment to make items appear.

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Why you might see a new “Data” disk in Catalina

MacOS now splits the operating system and data files into two volumes, but they should never appear on the desktop.

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macOS Catalina: How to keep your internet radio favorites playing in the Music app

Apple has deleted the Internet Radio list, but still plays streams.

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How to stop getting a reminder to update to Catalina in macOS

If you’re not ready, you may not want the reminder.

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How to delete photos, links, and attachments from conversations in Messages

You can delete items you don’t want to keep or that you want to remove from taking up storage.

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Got a 32-bit app in Catalina? You don’t have to delete it

They won’t work, but you can choose to leave them in place.

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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.