The last thing you want to have happen is the battery on your smartphone or tablet pooping out when you need it most. (Check out Chapter 18, Phone It In p.298, in “Is This Thing On?”). Four simple ways to increase the battery life of your digital device are… Reduce Brightness Turn off wifi Turn […]
(As featured in 50Plus Seniors News – Redefining Age) Can you picture yourself sitting in your backyard watching the roses bloom while “surfing the net”? Or perhaps you’re traveling on a plane with your tablet tucked into your carry-on luggage. Maybe you’re even snuggled up all comfy in your bed answering emails. On the other […]
There’s still time to let your mom know that you love her this Mother’s Day. I’ve hand-picked 5 Tech Gifts just for the World’s Greatest Moms out there. NIX 12″ DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME – UNDER $100 Mom will love the Nix 12″ Digital Photo Frame’s motion sensor. Click […]
I’m presenting a four part series of talks at the Senior Planet Exploration Center (127 West 25th Street). It would be great to see you there. Please feel free to pass this email on to anyone else you think might be interested. Friday, March 20th @ 1:00pm “Is This Thing On?” Navigating the Digital World […]
When a cell phone was just a cell phone, loss or theft was an inconvenience. Because a smartphone is the gateway to your emails, contact information, and much, much more, loss or theft can be a serious security breach. 3 Tips to Protect You and Your Smartphone if it is lost or stolen: 1) Set […]
Apps (or applications) are programs that can be added to your smartphone or tablet. Some are free and some are not. You’ll shop for apps using the “store” provided by the manufacturer of your device which can be found on your the screen of your smartphone or tablet. There are hundreds of thousands of apps available – so shop around!