Glenn Fleishman

Senior Contributor

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.

Ignore that call from “Apple” about an iCloud breach

Protecting your data, protecting yourself: A first installment

Protecting your data, protecting yourself: A first installment

Suppose you're a dissident. How do you keep your data safe on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, not to mention online? Glenn Fleishman explains, in the first of a series.

The 10 must-have utilities for macOS Sierra

The 10 must-have utilities for macOS Sierra

For the least frustration and most efficiency on your Mac, install these handy extras.

New call-blocking apps in iOS 10 can stop spammers and scammers before they reach you

New call-blocking apps in iOS 10 can stop spammers and scammers before they reach you

iOS 10 allows apps to provider Caller ID labels for incoming voice calls, and automatically block callers, too.

Apple advises immediate update to iOS 9.3.5 after discovery of targeted iPhone spyware
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Apple advises immediate update to iOS 9.3.5 after discovery of targeted iPhone spyware

Independent researchers tracked down malware sent to a Middle Eastern human-rights activist and alerted Apple, which patched three separate zero-day exploits.

Castro 2 review: Podcast app for iOS keeps episode volumes down to a dull roar

Castro 2 review: Podcast app for iOS keeps episode volumes down to a dull roar

If you're looking to curate your podcasts instead of having a flood, Castro 2 has the right tools.

AT&T Mobile Share Advantage mimics T-Mobile, dropping overages in favor of throttling

AT&T Mobile Share Advantage mimics T-Mobile, dropping overages in favor of throttling

AT&T Mobile Share Advantage plans will drop overages in favor of throttling, following T-Mobile and Sprint in this consumer-friendly trend. We dig into the details here.

Why ransomware criminals need great customer service

Why ransomware criminals need great customer service

Yes, even bad-guy malware developers have to keep their "customers" happy. Read what happens when F-Secure tests the "help desks" of four crypto-locking malware makers.

Hands-on with Walmart Pay: The retailer's answer to Apple Pay is a pleasant surprise

Hands-on with Walmart Pay: The retailer's answer to Apple Pay is a pleasant surprise

The company's app-based payment system for in-store purchases isn't perfect, but it's nearly delightful.

With macOS and iOS 10, Apple is changing how we pay online, inside Messages, and even by voice

With macOS and iOS 10, Apple is changing how we pay online, inside Messages, and even by voice

Apple is getting closer to replacing your wallet, with Apple Pay in Safari for iOS 10 and macOS, and mobile payments apps like Square Cash coming to iMessages and Siri.

FAQ: How Apple’s new App Store subscriptions affect you

FAQ: How Apple’s new App Store subscriptions affect you

Apple’s pre-WWDC surprise announcement of changes to the App Store’s subscription policy has left a lot of questions in the air. We have answers for many.

Is the iPhone SE a cheap cannibal of Apple’s higher-end phones?

Is the iPhone SE a cheap cannibal of Apple’s higher-end phones?

Why would Apple offer a high-end phone at a low price unless it’s worried about sales? Examining previous phone upgrades, it’s clear it fits previous patterns.

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