Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released Take Control of Your Apple ID, a guide to troubleshooting Apple ID problems and managing security and the features. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

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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.

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Accidentally merged a set of photos in iCloud Photo Library? Here’s a fix

There are a couple of ways you can unmix a set of pictures in Apple’s Photos app.

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How to use Apple’s new re-used password warning to reduce your risk of account hijacking

A new warning in both iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 Mojave alerts you when you use a password with two or more sites or apps.

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How to use iOS 12 to enter passwords on an Apple TV

The latest release lets you use the QuickType bar to pass over passwords from iOS to tvOS.

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Want to connect an old DVI monitor to newer Mac with USB-C? Here’s one way to do it

A Macworld reader found a solution that helps folks who invested in an Apple Cinema Display.

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What to do when Photos for Mac says your external drive uses an unsupported format

A reader wants to shift their Photos library to an external drive, but received an unexpected error message.

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What’s that weird app folder doing in your iCloud storage?

It may seem like something hacked your iOS device, but the explanation can often be simpler. It may have something to do with other software you’re using from a developer.

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How to disable Optimized iCloud Drive storage with a single click

If you want to always keep iCloud Drives files available on your Mac, uncheck a box.

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How to fix a 1Password sync problem

A popular password safe sometimes disconnects from its vault.

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Amped Wireless Smart Strip review: Most effective when it's paired with an Amazon Echo or Google Home

You can control its three outlets and two USB ports independently, but its app has weak timer features and no scene-control functions.

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How to consolidate media from old apps into a single Photos library

If you want to consolidate old iPhoto and Aperture libraries, you need a third-party app to deal with the duplicates.

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How to transfer music between two iOS devices

Transferring files between two iOS devices—without using a third computer—is a little tricky

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Why you shouldn't rely on iCloud Drive as your only backup

You could wind up with data stored only in iCloud, offering a single point of failure.