Technology

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!

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Ask the Techspert: Using Copy, Cut and Paste to Move Computer Files Around

Learn to move around video, music, and picture files on your computer.

Monday, September 6, 2021

Use Tech To Go Back to School

Going back to school is not only for kids. Discover some fun new ways to learn and stay sharp….without leaving your home.

Friday, August 27, 2021

Open Thread Update: Phone Fatigue

Our readers weigh in on cellphone addiction and describe their top three cellphone peeves. What are yours? Give us your thoughts!

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Too Old for TikTok? Nope!

Most seniors know that TikTok has nothing to do with clocks….and more and more are enjoying and creating on this quirky platform.

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Ask the Techspert: Strong Passwords

Protecting your personal information online has never been more crucial. Start by using strong passwords and keeping them safe – here’s how.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

¿Es elegible para el EBB?

La última iniciativa de conectividad es el programa Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) (Beneficio de banda ancha de emergencia) que ayuda a los hogares a pagar por Internet… si actúan ahora.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Are You Eligible for the EBB?

The latest connectivity initiative is the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) that helps households pay for the internet….if they act now.

Monday, August 2, 2021

Do I Really Need a Smart Home?

What exactly is a smart home? And do you really need or want one? Take our poll and tell us!

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Ask the Techspert: Emoticons and Emojis

Got a tricky tech question? Senior Planet’s new monthly Techspert column debuts to answer a tech question submitted by readers. First up: All about emojis, explained by Techspert Jonathan.

Monday, July 5, 2021

Why Tech is Senior-Unfriendly…and How to Fix It

Touch sensitive buttons too…touchy? Print on smartphones too tiny? Get the scoop on ageism in tech product design….and how to combat it.