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Let Abby—author of "Is This Thing On?"—teach you how to make technology easy and accessible.

Latest Posts from Abby's Blog:

Sad News…

My apologies for not having written any posts for some months. My heart was broken and my world upturned by the passing of my mother late spring. Thankfully we’d talked extensively about her end of life wishes…no hospital, no extreme measures, no prolonging things because we have the medical capabilities to do so. Instead, loved ones […]

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6 Travel Tips with Smartphones

Are you planning a trip out of the country? Let’s talk about precautions you should take so you don’t come home to a smartphone bill that’ll ruin your vacation after-glow. 1. Call Your Cell Phone Service Provider (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, etc.) – Before traveling overseas call your cell phone service provider and ask what packages […]

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A reassuring, totally straightforward guide that introduces late bloomers, technophobes, and the digitally challenged to all the wonders of using a computer. Click here to learn more

Special resources for teachers and librarians

You librarians and teachers are my heroes! I’ve had the pleasure of speaking at over 120 public libraries across the country. I see how hard you work so I’ve put together some tools that I hope you find helpful. Feel free to print and distribute the guides I've provided or laminate the pages and set them out by your computer stations. You can even email them to someone who is homebound. Click here to learn more

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