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The AppleCare+ repair price is fixed at $99 for most models, but out-of-warranty service prices go up substantially. For example, an out-of-warranty repair on the iPhone X will cost as much as $549. more

Prime Times

Compost is great for improving the soil quality of one's yard and gardens so that plants of all kinds will thrive. Leftover organic material from around the property gets recycled to contribute to another season of growth. more

Home & Garden

Depressing as it is to contemplate, our houses are always in a slow state of Unknown Object decline. Every five-to-fifteen years we wind up having to pour a chunk of cash into replacing aging appliances, water heaters, furnaces, or electrical systems more

The Insider

A sump pump is a last line of defense, if water does get through the barriers you have in place. Even thoughtfully designed and well-constructed houses are vulnerable to water intrusion in their cellars. more

Home & Garden

I have no numbers to back this up, but I'm convinced there are others besides myself who are plagued by what I just now termed “data anxiety,” the fear that there are legions of faceless un-shredders working 24/7 reassembling my bank statements... more

Prime Times

The incandescent bulb is notoriously inefficient. Incandescent bulbs give off most of their energy (more than 95%) as heat rather than light. more

The Insider

You don't need a classroom to develop basic language skills. There are dozens if not hundreds of foreign language training courses on CD, and a growing number available online or as smartphone or tablet apps. more

Prime Times

In 2000 I was living on the Central Coast of California, teaching various technology classes, and writing technology columns for several newspapers. Companies would send me products to review, and one fancy device I received was the Softbook Reader. more

Prime Times

The AppleCare+ repair price is fixed at $99 for most models, but out-of-warranty service prices go up substantially. For example, an out-of-warranty repair on the iPhone X will cost as much as $549. more

Prime Times

What to do with the family this winter? As a parent, it never hurts to have a few local outings in one's quiver, excursions that can be undertaken with little planning or fanfare. more

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In November our calendars begin to fill with the yearly ritual events, but there's still time to squeeze in something new, something unusual, that we might not have tried before. Try these to expand you local horizons. more

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Flash back Thursday- A helpful article by Dan Logan, originally published in 2008 more

The incandescent bulb is notoriously inefficient. Incandescent bulbs give off most of their energy (more than 95%) as heat rather than light. more

The Insider

Are you getting annoyed that every verbal exchange you have requires you to emit a “WHADIDYOUSAY?” The repetition really takes the punch out of a conversation for everyone involved. more

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