Tech

10 Ways Tech Tools Make Life a Little Easier

Tamara Franklin
Our culture tends to associate the latest advances in technology with the younger generations. However, anyone can—and should—benefit from popular apps and gadgets. According to AARP, more than half of people over 50 own a tablet, and... Continue

These Mobile Apps May Boost Wellness and Longevity

Nancy Mann Jackson
Here's a rundown of how technology is helping us with personal improvement, caregiving for family members, and personal safety. If you're not using mobile apps to help you accomplish these things, they may be worth a serious... Continue

Your Guide to On-Demand Services

Johnna Kaplan
All of a sudden, it seems like everything that used to require a phone call, a complicated planning process, or a wait in a long line can now be done instantly with a tap on your smartphone. That's because of a recent proliferation of... Continue

Voice-First Technology: Now We’re Talking

Sally Abrahms
Have you ever ordered Apple's Siri around ("play Bruce Springsteen's Badlands," "find the nearest Starbucks") or asked Amazon's Alexa to give you the latest news? What about commanding Microsoft's Cortana to speak up and tell you the... Continue

Best Travel Apps You Should Use for Your Next Vacation

Eric Rosenberg, Michael Kelly, Amanda Creasey
One of the highlights of your retirement years is the newfound flexibility in your schedule. For the first time since beginning your career, you have the ability to travel without the worry of dwindling vacation time or the stress of... Continue

Social Media: A Guide for Adults

Johnna Kaplan
Social media may have caught fire with high school and college age kids, but more and more it’s becoming a place for adults, parents and grandparents as well. Today, over 50% of adults age 50-64 use social media. Ten years ago that... Continue

6 Tips to Get Your Smartphone Working at its Best

Michael Kelly
Even if you own the latest and greatest iPhone or Android, you may notice some performance glitches. It's common for smartphones to get bogged down with unnecessary apps, storage space issues, and cluttered browser windows that reduce... Continue

Why You Should Beware of Ransomware-as-a-Service?

Justin Stoltzfus and Sarita Harbour
Have you heard about ransomware? When you fall victim to this kind of cyber attack, there aren't any notes made of cut-out magazine letters, duffel bags full of cash or any of those quaint things we typically associate with a traditional... Continue