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Senior Planet goes to the Consumer Electronics Show

  The Consumer Electronics Show (learn more here) is wrapping up. This annual trade show is a gadget/tech/electronics extravaganza that is the proving ground for gearheads, dreamers, upstarts, startups, and inventors in new and established companies worldwide. To stay on top of tech developments and innovations that can help Senior Planet members and improve programs…

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4 New Wearable Devices That Will Change Your Life

The ultimate “selfie” technology may be a device that keeps your “self” strong, healthy, and safe from harm.  2017 brought to market dozens self-monitoring wearables, and more are sure to come. These smart tools are especially appealing to seniors who want to monitor their activity or sound a digital alarm they don’t want to wear…

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Find Fun last minute gifts online

Who says last minute gift shopping has to be stressful? Sit down at your computer and browse this roundup of websites filled with fun, unique and quirky presents for people all ages. You might want to bookmark them for other occasions, too.   Looking for Something Strange and Unusual? For more than 30 years Archie McPhee  has…

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Need Quick tech help? Try Youtube

YouTube is not just for watching cat videos, old movie clips or  the latest America’s Got Talent wunderkind. It’s also a great way to learn just about everything about anything, including how various tech products work. Here are four of the best YouTube channels with experts who are not only engaging to watch but who…

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Cool Tech Gifts for the Holiday

Wondering what to gift family and friends this holiday season? Here’s a quick guide to some of the coolest and most-popular tech gifts for 2017. Good Things Come in Small Packages The Echo Dot (2nd generation) is a mini-tech gift (3 x 3 x 1”), fits easily in a Christmas stocking but functions in powerful…

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New eTools, locations for Kiosks

There are some new developments since a popular Senior Planet news feature appeared about Kiosks for Living Well, a new program that uses kiosk technology to help people better manage health and wellness. The Kiosks, an initiative of Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS) in Massachusetts, offer people the chance to use large touch-screen programs that…

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The Krack Attack, and How to Avoid It

  Another day, another internet warning. According to the Wi-Fi Alliance©, an industry group, “Recently published research identified vulnerabilities in some Wi-Fi devices where those devices reinstall network encryption keys under certain conditions, disabling replay protection and significantly reducing the security of encryption.” In other words, our wireless networks aren’t necessarily safe — even if…

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