Category: Technology

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Keep your Digital Privacy

Mark your (online) calendars – Digital Privacy Day  – and Week – is coming up! Here’s some tips about protecting your data.

Saturday, January 15, 2022

What Are Internet Cookies?

Internet cookies can be helpful but are sometimes annoying. Here’s how to put your device on a cookie ‘diet” and have more online privacy.

Friday, January 14, 2022

Open Thread Update: Predictions, Then and Tomorrow

How do your predictions match those of futurist Arthur C. Clarke–or Senior Planet readers –in predicting what’s in store for us in 2022 and beyond?

Monday, January 3, 2022

Beat the ‘Bots When Job Hunting

Many older jobseekers don’t know that an ATS (Applicant Tracking System) determines who sees their resume-if ever. Here’s how to beat the ‘bots.

Saturday, December 18, 2021

Time To Buy a New Phone or Computer?

The effective lifespan of a smartphone or computer is a lot shorter than you think. Learn the warning signs of obsolete technology that exposes your devices to vulnerabilities.

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Know a Digital Exile?

Know a digital exile you’d like to send email to, or chat by Zoom? Get advice on how to convince them….and tell them about a special event on December 16 at 11:00 am ET to get their questions answered…and maybe win a free laptop!

Monday, December 6, 2021

Use Tech and Organize for 2022

Get your digital house in order in 2022!

Monday, November 29, 2021

Caregiving Essentials

Caregiving can be made easier with the right digital tools and technology; learn about the free Digital Essentials video classes offered by Senior Planet.

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Ask the Techspert: Avoid Email Scams This Holiday Season

Most consumers fall for spam during the holiday season: our Techspert shows you how to avoid spam scams.

Friday, November 19, 2021

Open Thread Update: When Tech Goes Haywire

Senior Planet readers sound off on tech terrors and frustrations, What are yours? Let us know in the comments.

Monday, November 1, 2021

Inner Peace? There’s an App for That!

Can you find inner peace with an app on your smartphone?

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Ask the Techspert: Connecting to Wi-Fi

Learn the steps to connecting to Wi-Fi from any smartphone or laptop and how to stay on the safe side of public networks.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

All About QR codes

So what are those weird little boxes? They’re QR (Quick Response) Codes and they’re getting more popular. 

Friday, October 8, 2021

Open Thread Update: Are We the Jetsons?

The first family of space – the Jetsons – turns 59 this month. Our readers describe the inventions they’d like to see in the future…what’s yours?

Monday, October 4, 2021

Use Tech To Find Your Roots

Find your roots online with these tech tips – and learn about an exciting opportunity for Senior Planet Supporters!