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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
(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 […]
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!