Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, Macworld

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of A Practical Guide to Networking, Privacy and Security in iOS 9 (October 2015), and a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes the Private I and Mac 911 columns. He is also a regular contributor to the Economist and Fast Company, and an editor at The Wirecutter.

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iPhone 6s pricing plan offers frequent upgrades and AppleCare+ for a premium

Apple adds two financing options for iPhones, one of which includes AppleCare+ and an option for a yearly upgrade.


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Apple announces new Apple Watch bands and finishes, and watchOS 2 ships Sept 16

Apple showed off new Watch bands, finishes, and a partnership with Hermes, and set a release date of September 16 for watchOS 2.


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Stop ad injections with HTTPS connections or a VPN

You already knew that secure web connections prevent snooping by criminals and others on points between you and a server. But they also keep networks from injecting advertising.


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How T-Mobile's pricing is pushing AT&T and Verizon in a race to the bottom

In the wake of T-Mobile's aggressive, expansive plans, AT&T is the latest carrier to blink. But wait: Prices will drop much more.

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Wi-Fi sensibility: Not really risky, but not really needed

Windows 10 lets you share Wi-Fi network access with contacts in a seemingly secure manner, but it opens all Wi-Fi networks to the potential of unwanted use.

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You don't need Comcast's gigabit broadband. You just need consistent throughput

Comcast's gigabit broadband announcement sidesteps what Internet users really need: consistent, high-quality throughput for video.

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Don't dash to Dash: new Amazon buttons aid brands, not consumers

A new brand-name oriented doohickey from Amazon promises to remove the tedium of re-ordering as long as you want only products from brands.

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Cameramakers missed the Wi-Fi bandwagon on the road to obsolescence

The companies that make standalone cameras thought quality would win over sharing.

Browser engine forking isn't the end of the world

Announcements from browser makers last week may recall the bad old days of browser incompatibility, but this isn't IE6 all over again.

Review: Compact Kanex MySpot extends an Ethernet network to Wi-Fi

Kanex's MySpot lets you extend your Ethernet network to Wi-Fi using a compact, USB-powered accessory. However, it suffers from using older wireless technology and security.

Travel tips: Keeping your gear secure on the road

Traveling with loads of expensive gear? Learn what you can do to protect your technology from thieves and how to track it down if it goes missing.

Keep your data safe when you travel for the holidays

Hitting the road this holiday season? Before you do, follow these steps to make sure you don't find a data disaster if your computer falls prey to nature, theft, or bad luck while you're out and about.

Three-Minute Tech: LTE

What's the deal with LTE, anyway? Glenn Fleishman explains the ins and outs of the Long Term Evolution mobile broadband standard.

Photosynth for iPhone

Entering life as a photographic experiment, Photosynth has evolved into a fabulous panorama maker.

How to control the keys to your cloud storage castle

Take control of your own data on cloud storage services. Here's how.