Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including Take Control of Zoom (May 2020), a deep dive into how to best use that videoconferencing software. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

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How to stream music to your stereo without an AirPort Express

Apple’s old base station had a feature many loved: it was an AirPlay music streamer.

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How to use Zoom or FaceTime with an Apple TV (or any TV)

Make other people’s faces larger, but watch out for the audio.

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The problem with Apple Mail’s junk filtering

If your email provider changes how it marks messages as spam, they have to provide controls, too.

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Tips for replacing an Apple AirPort network

With Apple’s Wi-Fi base station units ever older in people’s homes, here’s how to replace them.

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Your iPhone unexpectedly says you’re trying to log in from far away. Time to change your password!

With Apple’s two-factor authentication, any alert you get about a far-away log in should be heeded.

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Photos for macOS stops syncing? Here’s one way to fix it

You may need to force a full iCloud Photos resynchronization.

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Do you use Wi-Fi Calling? Here's how to check if it’s active on your iPhone

Wi-Fi Calling is a helpful feature in improving call quality, but seems to turn itself off.

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How to share downloaded apps across users on a Mac

Apple lets every user on a Mac launch apps available to all users, but the licensing may trip you up.

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The best way to video chat with mom on Mother’s Day

The traditional Mother’s Day brunch is out the window, so set up a virtual window with mom and other family for May 10.

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Why you might have a different count of images in Photos in different places

Referencing images on your Mac will prevent their upload, among other factors.

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Wireless mesh networks: Everything you need to know

There are genuine benefits behind the hype for mesh Wi-Fi technology.


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How to mute audio on your Mac browser when you don’t know where it’s coming from

All major desktop browsers offer a simple way to see which tabs are playing sound and quickly mute them.

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Take safety seriously: Stop using bulgy batteries and smoking monitors

Working from home may be leading people to making decisions that can endanger their health and safety.

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How to use a new monitor with an old Mac

A lot of the focus has been plugging old Apple displays into newer Macs, but the reverse is possible, too, if it’s got enough ports.

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How to use iCloud to cope with a Mac that’s low on storage

Before you try to migrate your data, you need to make changes and potentially change subscriptions.