Glenn FleishmanSenior Contributor, TechHive

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books, including his newly released A Practical Guide to Networking, Privacy, and Security in iOS 10, a book that has information and step-by-step advice on connecting to and managing networks, and securing your data and your privacy. He's a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes the Private I and Mac 911 columns and hosts the Macworld podcast, and contributes regularly to many periodicals.

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Geeni Surge review: This smart surge protector falls short on automation and documentation

While it has four individually switchable outlets, the Surge works best only as a manual on/off switch.

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Wireless mesh networks: Everything you need to know

There are genuine benefits behind the hype for this Wi-Fi technology.

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PureGear PureSwitch review: A HomeKit-only smart plug with a high-speed USB port

It’s a little more expensive than its features warrant, but it’s well designed for what it does.

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iHome iSP6 and iSP8 SmartPlug reviews: An easy entree into the smart home

From ease of set up through broad compatibility, including with Apple's HomeKit, these smart plugs hit nearly every mark.

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Belkin 12-outlet PivotPlug review: Clever design helps avoid blocked outlets

All the features you want from a surge suppressor, and for a reasonable price.

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APC SurgeArrest review: Very near the top of the pack

All the features you want, with just a couple of minor drawbacks.

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RAVPower surge protector review: Too many unknowns for us to recommend

It’s full of great features, but it doesn't seem to be UL listed and we were unable to determine other key specifications.

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Accell Poweramid surge protector review: Packs a lot in a small footprint

You can plug six AC adapters and two USB cables into this cleverly designed unit.

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AmazonBasics 6-Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip review: Very little protection

Amazon recommends this surge protector for all purposes, but it's really just a glorified power strip.

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Tripp Lite TLP1208TELTV review: Its outlets are packed tight, but it does everything else right

Anyone looking for a surge protector that cuts power when it can no longer offer protection should consider this model.

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Best surge protector

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.

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The state of the Apple HomeKit market: Apple's smart-home ecosystem has yet to coalesce

The smart home space remains the domain of the early adopter, but Apple's HomeKit market is more scattered than most.

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How to protect yourself on Twitter with its improved mute, report, and filter tools

Twitter has ramped up filtering and reporting options on its website and in its mobile apps.

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A USB dongle can hijack all your Web accounts and router in 30 seconds, even if your computer is locked

A security researcher finds a gaping hole in automatic network connections made by plugging in a dongle.

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Why the Internet broke and you couldn't do anything about it

The Dyn DDoS attack is like a war in heaven. Mortals beware.