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Tech Matters: USB safety guide

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Apple has introduced a new privacy safeguard in its iOS 11.4.1 update called USB Restricted Mode,...

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Tech Matters: USB safety guide

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Apple has introduced a new privacy safeguard in its iOS 11.4.1 update called USB Restricted Mode, which prevents the device from making data connections with another device that’s plugged into its Lightning port. This includes chargers of all types, as well as adapters. Here’s how it...


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Tech Matters: How to produce affordable printed materials without a designer

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Print lives! While most messages are created and distributed digitally — even invitations, which I think is awful — there are times when you do want a piece that’s printed. It may be an invitation to a special event or business cards because you want to create a message that feels...


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Tech Matters: A technology-lover’s guide to the 4th of July

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Fourth of July has always been a very special holiday in my family, rivaling Christmas, but without the pricey gifts. In the old days, we celebrated at our Aptos, California, beach house. Grandpa Don started the ice cream early in the morning and you could hear it scraping and churning from a block...


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An easy transition from AOL to Gmail

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With wedding guests in town, I’ve had more conversations than I can count — and only one involved technology. A good friend in from Tennessee asked if I could write a column about moving off of AOL and onto a more secure email service. She said her father’s AOL mail account gets...

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