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November 25, 2018
LED lights use 75 percent less energy and last 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs. In terms of Christmas trees, LED bulbs average a lifespan 66 times longer than incandescent lighting, yet they cost a tenth of incandescents to operate per 10 mini strings. Brainerd Dispatch / Steve Kohls file photo
Tech Savvy: Christmas lights: Highlights and lowlights in the season of giving
November 25, 2018 - 7:00am
October 21, 2018
When it comes to crimes committed in Crow Wing County, discovering where the crime occurred, when and what kind of criminal offense took place is as easy as clicking a mouse. The online crime map was introduced this summer by the sheriff's office, which partnered with Crow Wing County GIS to create the tool. (Click on the image to see the entire screenshot)
Tech Savvy: County crime map could catch criminals
October 21, 2018 - 7:00am
October 8, 2018
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New scam on Facebook urges you to forward this message to all your friends. Don’t do it.
October 8, 2018 - 8:54am
September 30, 2018
Tech Savvy: Alex Jones and free speech in the Information Age
September 30, 2018 - 7:00am
September 23, 2018
Pet First Aid by American Red Cross
Tech Savvy: Pet first-aid app to the rescue
September 23, 2018 - 5:00am
September 21, 2018
Sick cat. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Coming the weekend: Pet first-aid smartphone app to the rescue
September 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
September 17, 2018
Crow Wing County: Business electronics collection set Sept. 20
September 17, 2018 - 8:00am
September 15, 2018
OfferUp offers up about 40 specific categories of goods, making it easy for users to find exactly what they want. Screenshot
Tech Savvy: Online buying and selling 101
September 15, 2018 - 9:00am
September 10, 2018
McDonald's now offers curbside pickup for customers who place their order using a mobile order app. Parking spaces are designated for those orders. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Tech Savvy: McDonald's turns to mobile app, add reserve parking
September 10, 2018 - 9:00am
September 7, 2018
Business electronics collection set Sept. 20
September 7, 2018 - 8:30am
August 29, 2018
FCC to distribute $39 million for rural broadband in Minn.
August 29, 2018 - 7:30am
July 15, 2018
Tech Savvy: Weather smartphone apps handy if not perfect
July 15, 2018 - 3:00am
July 9, 2018
Solar energy topic of tech seminar in Crosslake
July 9, 2018 - 8:30am
June 3, 2018
Americorps VISTA Alyssa Lennander explains the how the LulzBot TAZ 6 operates. The 3D printer is one of two owned by the Brainerd Public Library and is available for print requests from the public. Chelsey Perkins / Brainerd Dispatch Video
Tech Savvy: A space for makers - BRAINerd Innovator Lab offers 3D printing, circuit tech and more
June 3, 2018 - 8:00am
May 20, 2018
The Logitech multi-device keyboard is portable, sturdy and inexpensive, providing the opportunity to multitask between devices and use a regular keyboard versus a touchscreen where typing can mean being all thumbs. Renee Richardson / Brainerd Dispatch
Tech Savvy: Keyboard offers versatility
May 20, 2018 - 6:00am