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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Best Mac remote access apps

Apple removed Back To My Mac from Mojave, but we still need to reach our Macs from outside the local network.

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TeamViewer review: Great remote-access system for personal use, but priced high for most business purposes

This powerful combination of tools makes financial sense only for corporate support.

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Splashtop review: affordable remote access app with core remote access options

With no extras, Splashtop provides reliable remote control across platforms.

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LogMeIn Pro review: The right remote access when you have many users that need to control a few computers

The software’s interface is out of date, but the features and price are right.

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Can’t download photos from your iPhone to your Mac? It could be a trust issue

An obscure problem can keep you from syncing your phone.

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Getting Time Capsule failure warnings? Here’s what you can do

Time Capsule drives can fail, and they’re not worth trying to replace.

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How to set a higher dpi without changing an image’s resolution

Resolution and pixel density are two separate factors often blurred into one.

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Can’t erase your Mac’s startup disk? Try Internet Recovery as a last resort

You might be trying to erase the recovery partition, which you can’t do. Here’s how to erase the disk.

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How to delete large files for Steam and other apps

Some items macOS identifies as apps are actually files used by other apps, and can only be deleted within those programs.

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Use TripMode to press pause and conserve data on iCloud and other sync over a cellular hotspot

Apple omits a pause button, but this third-party utility can help.

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Can’t download an app update? It might be time to update your Mac

If you’re using an older version of macOS, you may run into problems when trying to install the latest version of an app.

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Recover messages from a deleted mail account in Mail for macOS

Messages may be a little hard to find, but you should be able to get them back in many cases.

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How to make FileVault work again when you’re missing a 'secure token'

A long-running problem appears to have a solution.

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Why use both Text Message Forwarding and Messages in iCloud?

The two separate features fulfill slightly different functions.

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Can’t import a .peg file? Use the Image Capture app

An old oddity seems to block certain file imports from iOS devices.