Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

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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 10, a book that has information and step-by-step advice on connecting to and managing networks, and securing your data and your privacy. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes the Private I and Mac 911 columns and hosts the Macworld podcast, and contributes regularly to many periodicals.

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Fusion Drive or hybrid drive: Which one should you use?

You can build your own Fusion Drive, but cosnider buying a hybrid drive instead. Here's why.

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Dropbox or iCloud Drive: Which is better for file sharing?

Apple lets you pool storage with family members, but you can’t share folders or all of iCloud drive with anyone.

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How to allow remote access to your Mac

Here are a few ways to set up remote access to a Mac, depending on the situation.

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Find your Apple devices to be intrusive? Here’s how to turn it down on your Mac, iPhone, and iPad

How to disable automatic calendar items, notifications, and more.

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iCloud Photo Library: Finding a way to sort photos by the device they were created with

IT's currently not a feature in, but it’s a reasonable request, and Apple would only need to make a small change to make it possible.

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Why photo counts might differ between Photos in iOS, macOS, and iCloud.com

Why the numbers don’t match up in different places across synced libraries.

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How to upgrade a drive with High Sierra and APFS

What if you want to swap in a higher-capacity drive in the new version of macOS?

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What are offloaded apps in iOS 11 and how do they work?

Apple’s new option is not well explained, but it can save space on your iPhone.

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The difference between 'Downloaded' and 'Install' on iOS updates

If the download gets interrupted, iOS won't install the update. Fortunately, the fix is easy.

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Why you should not rely on iCloud Photo Library as your only media backup

While Apple has been reliable, putting all your pictures of eggs into a cloud basket is unwise.

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Is there any way to shorten the available Wi-Fi list in macOS and iOS? Unfortunately, no

The list of networks in your vicinity cannot be suppressed in iOS or macOS. There is one possible way to shorten the list while in your own home, but it's not a simple solution you can do on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad.

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What to do when breaking up a shared Apple ID account

Sometimes people share an Apple ID out of convenience. But it can cause problems when you don't want to share that ID anymore.

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How to avoid password-prompted phishing scams in iOS

An open-source development project founder shows proofs of concept of how malicious parties can make you think they’re Apple.

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iOS 11: How to take great photos with the Camera app

Beyond the expanded Portrait mode in the iPhone 8 Plus, taking enhanced pictures requires more preparation on all recent iPhones.