Glenn Fleishman

Senior Contributor

Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released A Practical Guide to Networking, Privacy, and Security in iOS 12. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.

How to download your Flickr photo library and transfer it to Google Photos or iCloud Photo library

Best surge protector: Reviews and buying advice
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Best surge protector: Reviews and buying advice

Far better than ordinary power strips, these products will protect your expensive electronics from dangerous power spikes. We'll help you pick the right one for your home or small office.

TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip review: The ultimate surge protector for the smart home (or smart home office)

TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip review: The ultimate surge protector for the smart home (or smart home office)

This smart outlet strip has it all: sophisticated scheduling, power monitoring, and support for voice control via Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Microsoft Cortana.

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

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.

Best antivirus for Mac: Protect yourself from malicious software
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Best antivirus for Mac: Protect yourself from malicious software

We name the top free and paid Mac antivirus products to root out malicious software and prevent infections.

How to set iCloud to save emails on your Mac, not in the cloud

How to set iCloud to save emails on your Mac, not in the cloud

For those who don’t want to sync their email, just retrieve it, the location of messages isn’t always clear.

McAfee Total Protection for Mac review: Good at detecting malware, but lacks active ransomware protection
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McAfee Total Protection for Mac review: Good at detecting malware, but lacks active ransomware protection

This antivirus software package offers good basic protection, but its normal subscription price and its lack of ransomware protection allow its competitors to outshine it.

APC SurgeArrest Performance P12U2 review: Lots of outlets and great features, including USB charging ports

APC SurgeArrest Performance P12U2 review: Lots of outlets and great features, including USB charging ports

This model offers the best value for the most outlets, with USB charging as a bonus.

1Password 7 for Mac review: Password manager with small improvements that add up

1Password 7 for Mac review: Password manager with small improvements that add up

It’s not an overhaul for what is already a robust and competently designed approach, but the touchups and additions move the product along.

Apple and Google harden their smartphones against hackers and governments

Apple and Google harden their smartphones against hackers and governments

As techniques used by criminals and law enforcement become known, the two leading smartphone makers are adapting to protect user data.

Apple puts privacy and security foremost in iOS 12, macOS Mojave

Apple puts privacy and security foremost in iOS 12, macOS Mojave

Several features in the upcoming operating systems make it easier to increase security without pain and offer users greater protection from tracking.

Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac review: A performance jump makes it far more reliable

Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac review: A performance jump makes it far more reliable

Version 6.2 of Bitdefender offers a big step-up in malware blocking, but the software still has room to grow.

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