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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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DayTime Tampa TV Interview

I had a great time speaking with Jerry Penacoli on DayTime Tampa when I was on tour in Florida last month. Here’s their write up and a video of the interview… Now updated and revised, the user-friendliest, most reassuring, jargon-free, smartest, and most comprehensive nuts-and-bolts guide for seniors, who are the fastest-growing demographic among social […]

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15 Days, 22 Events – Join me in Florida

I’ll be speaking in Florida from March 7th through March 21st. Take a look at my schedule and see if our paths can cross. If not you, maybe a digitally-challenged friend or family member could benefit by attending. March 7, 2016 – 12:30pm How to be Smart with Your Smartphone and Tablet – Friendship Center […]

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Your Heart May Grow 3 Sizes This Holiday Season

The gift of giving may make your heart grow 3 sizes this holiday season. Below are some tips for donors on how to choose, evaluate, and maximize their generosity along with five GREAT organizations to consider supporting. 5 Tips for Donors 1. Visit and review their Charity Reports to be sure your donation is […]

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Everyone can use a little help with their holiday shopping and there’s still plenty of time to buy online. I’ve put together my top 10 favorite tech gadgets for your favorite Silver Surfers—including 5 ideas for under $25.   Logitech Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480 for Computers, Tablets, and Smartphones   The genius of this Logitech […]

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Tips for Safely Shopping Online

You can’t see or touch the merchandise, so what makes online shopping so appealing? The top three enticements are: 1) You don’t need to leave your home to do it 2) You can access retailers all over the globe 3) Shopping online can save you money To ensure that your credit card information is safe […]

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Where Are We Going With Wearables?

Love is in the eye of the beholder and now tech is on the body of the wearer. There are watches, eyeglasses, and rings that transmit information over the Internet and back to your computer or tablet. Smart watches bring the world to your wrist and you to the world. You can text, email, and […]

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If you have a PC computer you’ve possibly seen this window, or something like it, pop up when you turn your computer on. What are you to do? Well, I don’t want to tell you what to do, but here’s what I’m going to do. Wait…Wait…And then wait some more. The free upgrade to Windows […]

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For the last 20 years I’ve taught digital immigrants to conquer their fear of technology. I’ve also answered their questions, as best I could, about what device might be right for them and how to use the bugger. What I haven’t done is chase down the latest and greatest gadgets out there. You’d think I’d […]

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