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The cords and wires that populate our lives seem pretty much invisible until something goes wrong. Product photography rarely shows wires of any kind. But in real life cables, cords, and wires are everywhere.

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Sometimes I see a small green or orange dot near the top right of my iPhone screen. What does that mean?

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Q. I got my first Android smartphone over the holidays. Which apps do you consider must-haves?

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Watching “A Charlie Brown Christmas” has been a holiday tradition since my childhood and this year it can only be viewed on AppleTV+. Does this mean I have to buy an AppleTV?

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Q. I have several old computers in my garage that are just taking up space. Before I send them to the recycler, I wonder if there is anything useful I could do with them.

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Q. I can’t print from my laptop computer. When I checked if my HP5255 was connected, I found a printer email address that ended with @hpprint.com. I also do not understand why that address is different than my regular email address.

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Q. I was tempted by an app on the Microsoft App Store but stopped when I saw the permission list: “Access all your files, peripheral devices, apps, programs, and registry.” Do I have to let them breach my security?

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Q. The Internet in my house seems slower than at my local coffee shop. How do I measure the speed and compare the two?

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Q. My computer was crushed in an accident. I was able to rescue the drive from the wreckage, but how do I copy my files onto a new computer?

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Funeralocity.com recently launched nationwide to include the top 100 metro markets in the country. The website was originally created for the Atlanta area in 2017.

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Q. Most retail stores accept merchandise returns, but what about software? Is it possible to get a refund from the App Store?

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Modern smartphones do a lot of things, and you may have read here before about how to get the most out of them. The truth of the matter is that even the most tech-savvy users are often discovering new things on their phones, and finding new ways to put them to use. At the same time though, i…

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Q. My incoming caller ID information seems less accurate lately. It works fine for numbers I already recognize, but most everything else is inaccurate.

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Q. When I open Safari on my iPhone, I am always forwarded to Apple’s website. Is there a way to choose a different home page?

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On Nov. 26, NASA In-Sight Lander arrived at a new home on Mars. The seven-month journey covered nearly 300 million miles to advance our knowledge of our neighboring planet.

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Q. As a longtime iPhone user, when I needed a new phone I would just get the latest model. Now the lineup has so many choices I’m confused. How do I pick one?

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In the 1950s the City of Memphis was one of the most important economic centers in the Southern United States. The economy was so strong that many entrepreneurs relocated to the Bluff City to grow their portfolio. One such businessman was Levi Shelton Hartzog, the owner of a small bakery in …

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Q. I have too many passwords to remember. I write most of them down and put them on a card in my wallet. How do you keep track of your passwords?

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Q. I’m thinking I can rid my life of big, bulky speakers and use my iPhone to replace a skipping CD player. What would you recommend for listening to the radio in my house?

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iPhone 8 Pros iPhone 8 Cons  iPhone X Pros iPhone X Cons •Home Button with Classic Design •Lower screen resolution than X •No bevel, more screen on front for higher resolution screen •No Home button•Touch ID from Fingerprint •Larger Bevel on front •Face ID for opening phone •Different design…

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I recently was talking to a friend about topics for my column. He suggested writing about things to make life easier. Floating in the back of my mind were browser extensions.

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Recently I have returned to old podcasts that I had followed in the past. Podcasts have augmented driving and exercise time off and on during the last 10 years. What sparked my interest was a podcast based on my favorite TV show, “The West Wing.” The Podcast is cleverly named “The West Wing …

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Q. My wife and I spend the winter months in our RV. We are both voracious readers, and I am considering a Kindle to help declutter our coach. Which one do you recommend?

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Here at The Best Times we have been conducting a reader survey. We want to know who our readers are and what they think about The Best Times.

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With the world beginning to normalize after a pandemic year of modified and postponed events, one highlight returning to St. Joseph’s calendar is this month’s Juneteenth celebration.

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In this week’s Q&A, we are asking Outdoorsy Co-Founder and CMO Jen Young about the RV boom and advice for those looking to get into the RV rental game. Q: What’s the first thing you typically tell someone when they are considering buying an RV...

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In this week’s Ask Brad, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals reveals his top suggestions for finding the best deals on Amazon and his predictions for Amazon Prime Day 2021. Advertiser’s disclosure: If you purchase something through a Brad’s Deals link, the site may earn a...

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Broadry — Millions of people visit America’s national parks every year. And, those looking to maximize their outdoor experience may consider extending their stay at a nearby campground. According to the latest data by RVOnTheGo.com, there are many campgrounds and RV resorts in close proximity to...

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In this week’s Q&A, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals answers questions from Kohl’s shoppers on finding the best deals and using rewards. Note: If you purchase something through a Brad’s Deals link, the site may earn a commission. Pricing and product availability are accurate as...

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(Broadry) — For a large part of the country Memorial Day is the beginning of the warm stretch of summer months. The day is synonymous with barbecues, parades and camping. Every year families flock to outdoor destinations and campgrounds to enjoy some quality time after...

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By RVshare If you’re new to the world of RV camping, the lingo and things to know about each type of vehicle can be daunting. There are Class A motorhomes and fifth-wheel toy haulers. Some vehicles require you to provide a truck for towing and...

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By Broadry Newsroom  Whether you’re a soundbar aficionado or wondering why in the world you need an extra thingamajig to watch TV, we hear you. Basically, soundbars are less expensive, more convenient alternatives to surround-sound systems—and they provide much better audio quality than most (meh)...