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.

Best surge protector: Reviews and buying advice

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.

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.

Tweetbot 3 for macOS review: Twitter app pushes forward in usefulness and design

Tweetbot 3 for macOS review: Twitter app pushes forward in usefulness and design

A new release of third-party Twitter client Tweetbot for macOS offers compelling features, but there’s a countdown clock for some elements that Twitter might limit.

Castro 3 review: iOS podcast app adds silencing trimming, other premium features for a recurring fee

Castro 3 review: iOS podcast app adds silencing trimming, other premium features for a recurring fee

A iOS podcast app oriented around triaging what you listen to offers a strong free flavor and better controls.

How to choose the best Wi-Fi replacement for your Apple AirPort routers

How to choose the best Wi-Fi replacement for your Apple AirPort routers

What other options work best for Mac, iPhone, and iPad owners?

Omnicharge Omni 20 USB-C battery pack review: Fast charger can handle two laptops at once

Omnicharge Omni 20 USB-C battery pack review: Fast charger can handle two laptops at once

A rugged, high-performance USB-C battery pack with the fastest charging and recharging time, but expensive for its capacity and efficiency.

Wi-Fi gets quicker with 802.11ax, but buying early might offer few advantages

Wi-Fi gets quicker with 802.11ax, but buying early might offer few advantages

The latest Wi-Fi standard makes home networks faster, especially for video streaming.

Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac review: Solid malware prevention with no frills

Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac review: Solid malware prevention with no frills

Trend Micro Antivirus has a solid set of features and performs very well in malware detection and blocking, including intercepting some kinds of ransomware.

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