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Use parking apps to find lots, garages, valet, and meters

A host of apps related to parking make the typically awful business of getting rid of your car temporarily into an option that's easier and frequently cheaper or at least with predictable price.

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Glenn Fleishman is the author of dozens of books. His most recent include Take Control of Your M-Series Mac, Take Control of Securing Your Mac, Take Control of Zoom, and Six Centuries of Type and Printing. In his spare time, he makes Tiny Type Museums. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.