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June 16, 2013

Linky Sunday: Cross-gen Houseshares, Osteoarthritis Hope, the First Tablet Cafe…

…– a Google-sponsored initiative – has sofas and docks where visitors an use the cafes 15 tablets. Google points to the fact that tablets are easier than computers for first-time…

September 16, 2015

’60s Poster Boy David Edward Byrd

…I didn’t plan for the future. I didn’t expect to live this long. Good god. How did desktop computers and programs like Adobe change the way you work? Well, I’ve…

December 3, 2012

Ask the Tekspert: How do I make things on my computer screen bigger?

Looking for computer help? Every week, our Tekspert answers one question about digital technology. Computers, phones, cameras, tablets… How do I make things on my computer screen bigger? I have…

April 26, 2015

A major new report on “cognitive aging” and more from the week online

…(since we have so much life experience), I think it’s important to look contemporary,” Jodie writes. “Would you trust someone’s opinion on computers if they still only used a typewriter?”…

October 29, 2012

Ask the Tekspert: Can I use an iPad instead of a PC?

Need computer help? Every week, our Tekspert answers one question about digital technology. Computers, phones, cameras, tablets…     Can I use an iPad instead of a traditional PC? More…

November 25, 2016

A Virtual Senior Center Spreads Across the US

…ants), save on utility bills and live on a budget. SelfHelp has loaned many VCS participants all-in-one, simplified touchscreen computers with a senior-friendly interface, as well as providing free access…

September 12, 2016

The Latest in Hearing Aids & Hearables

…loss, and some low-end PSAPs are appropriate for mild hearing loss. Read more about Bluetooth enabled wearables. High Tech Digital Hearing Aids Digital hearing aids are tiny computers with electronic…

July 16, 2013

Create a Personal Homepage for Easy Web Browsing

Looking for computer help? Every week, our Tekspert answers one question about digital technology. Computers, tablets, phones, cameras…   If you’re like a lot of Internet users, you visit a…

February 10, 2015

Aging With Attitude: Sculptor Morrie Markoff, 101

…say the computer, absolutely. The invention of the computer and what it has led to… it’s gotten the world together. Children of four or five begin to work on computers….

May 31, 2015

Harriet Thompson runs another marathon – and more from the week online

computers. Not only are they easier to figure out; touch screens don’t pose the same barriers to people with fine-motor control issues that a computer mouse does, and many offer…

March 31, 2017

Vintage Tech Sounds

…schools and offices. You might remember the smell of the ink, as well as the sound. Computers Even some computer sounds are old school now. Dial-Up Internet If you still…

April 21, 2015

Julie Kertesz, Reinvention Queen

…Ph.D. in chemistry at age 43 and began a career as a research chemist. She liked chemistry very much, but a few years later she discovered computers and realized that…

March 6, 2013

USA Today: Center Helps Seniors Catch Up to Digital World

…Skype and Wii. While many senior centers have computers, this is the first to focus on other technology and social media, say organizers, who hope the model will reshape traditional…

December 15, 2012

Reimagining How We Live

…are now using smartphones 13% of Internet traffic is now from mobile devices rather than computers Three years ago 2% of American s had a tablet or e-reader. Now 29%…

January 21, 2015

Video of the Week: Kids React to Typewriters

…time when there were no computers? “I feel very sad for them. They can’t FaceTime, they can’t do messages, they can’t play games…” —Lucas, age 6 “I feel so bad…