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..
Most people are familiar with how Google Maps works — enter in a destination and get directions. Even better, enter in an address on Google Street View and it can take you virtually to the area, so you can see what it looks like before you go. Now, that technology is being applied in a different way to people who want to check out hiking trails.October 2, 2017 2:23 p.m. read more..
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.July 11, 2017 6:54 p.m. read more..
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..
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..