Technology

Monday, May 2, 2022

On the Go with Ridesharing Apps

How to call a cab in the era of Uber, Lyft  – and all things ridesharing.  

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Ask The Techspert: TechBytes

Our Techspert answers a variety of reader-submitted questions in the debut of “TechBytes.”

Monday, April 4, 2022

How Green Are Your Gadgets?

How green are your gadgets? Learn some surprisingly easy ways to use tech gadgets sustainably.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Senior Planet—por diseño

¿De dónde vienen todos esos programas y clases de Senior Planet? Aquí hay una mirada al interior de Senior Planet…por diseño.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Senior Planet—by Design

Where do all those Senior Planet programs and classes come from? Here’s an inside look on Senior Planet…by Design.

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Ask The Techspert: What is a VPN?

Learn what a VPN can do to protect your internet connection and enhance your online privacy.

Monday, March 7, 2022

Are You Ready To Go Cashless?

Are you ready to go cashless? Learn how to leave your checkbook or credit cards at home.

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Ask the Techspert: Reading QR Codes

Our Techspert unravels more mysteries behind QR codes – and shows you how to make your own!

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Avoid Romantic Scammers Online

February means Valentine’s Day and love is in the air.  Or is it?  Not for the seniors who fall for phony romance scams.

Monday, February 7, 2022

Goodbye 3G

The end is near for 3G technology, and with it some smartphones, life alerts and other tech that keeps us safe and connected. Get the facts here.

Monday, January 31, 2022

CES 2022: Hot Trends, New Technologies

Senior Planet’s virtual tour of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) reveals trends of interest to Senior Planet readers…and a car that changes color.

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.