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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
While in Arizona to speak at The Computer Technology Conference I stopped into Good Morning Arizona to talk tablets Below you can watch the video and read their notes from my visit. by Tami Hoey – Gmaz interview by Tess Rafols PHOENIX — Everywhere you looks these days, you’ll find folks using high-tech gadgets like […]
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!