Tech tips


Are you safe enough?

Lenor Simpson has spent nearly 30 years training others in security and public safety. She understands that most of us feel the world is increasingly unsafe.

August 16, 2018 9:48 p.m. read more..

Older adults are on board with today’s technology, but still face challenges

For some older adults, the connectivity of personal computers, smartphones and Facebook changed their lives for the better. According to AARP, 76 percent of adults over age 50 own a desktop, laptop or tablet. Those aged 65 and younger, and those with higher incomes, are more likely to have access to the internet at home, as well as have a device and consistently use it.

March 22, 2018 midnight read more..

Nine tips to avoid those pesky robocalls

In today’s landscape, it is not uncommon to receive multiple robocalls a week on both your landline and your cell phone, even though you’ve registered your phone numbers with the Do Not Call Registry. They’re offering everything from lower credit card rates to free vacations and medical alert devices.

May 2, 2017 2:01 p.m. read more..

Social media: The risks and rewards

It took him 85 years, but even tycoon Warren Buffett finally decided it was time to defy his own aversion to investing in high technology. He took a risk by scooping up 10 million sagging shares of Apple, Inc., earlier this year. And it may be a lesson for the rest of us.

September 1, 2016 midnight read more..