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September 13, 2014

Gadgets for Us

…a deep psychological reason for my love of gadgets, but I suspect it’s probably just innate laziness. Gadgets make life easier and more fun. The problem with many tech gadgets

November 5, 2015

Human Rights, War — and Your Gadgets

(Video link for mobile) What do human rights have to do with our gadgets? Computers, tablets, smartphones, smart TVs, smart watches — it’s hard to imagine living without our electronic…

June 29, 2016

The Latest Gadgets for Seniors

What are this year’s must-have gadgets? In the wake of NYC’s annual CE Week — the Consumer Electronics Show’s East Coast showcase for the latest digital products — Senior Planet…

April 8, 2019

Go Green with Gadgets

…instance, can cut your water use by as much as 60 percent, trimming your water bill.) Industry is catching on, offering products and gadgets that can help – here are…

May 30, 2014

On the Road: Apps, Sites, Gadgets & Tips

…daily deals. (Check out my column about the wonders of Audible.com.) Here are my road trip tips – highish and lower tech. Essential Road Gadgets GPS I would still be…

May 16, 2014

Health Gadgets I Didn’t Know I Needed

…on health gadgets for the senior market. We the audience, including judges and potential investors, were encouraged to rate the inventions on a scale of 1 to 10 using digital…

August 8, 2014

Gadget Designers Aren’t Thinking Past 40: Whatcha Gonna Do?

…does not want to buy for them. In my case the “ooh shiny” syndrome is inherited. Way before electronic gadgets were invented, my mom snatched up anything called a “labor…

November 8, 2019

Our Purpose

…new friends. Senior Planet is about much more than just the latest gadgets and apps and websites. Those gadgets and apps and websites are just means to an end: enabling…

December 28, 2012

What We Googled in 2012

…are what Google calls a “zeitgeist” of the year past, and they’re fascinating. Guess who tops the list of people who Americans searched the Internet for. Which tech gadgets did…

April 11, 2014

Where to Find the Best Online Electronics Reviews

…tall, skinny guy with a weird haircut and no credentials who often demonstrates gadgets in his bedroom. Charming, articulate and incredibly well informed, Brownlee (pictured above) has over a million…

July 7, 2014

Best In Show: Skulpt Aim

…those youthful entrepreneurs about the merits and specifications of the latest gizmos, gadgets and innovations on display. Generations working (and playing with electronic toys) together is a fine thing to…

September 19, 2014

Bluetooth for Technophobes

Last week in Aging With Geekitude, Erica recommended a grab bag of gadgets. This week, she’s exploring the joys of Bluetooth technology.   Have you ever yelped in pain when…

May 23, 2014

How to Troubleshoot When You’re Manualphobic

Last week in Aging With Geekitude, Erica reported on some interesting in-development and brand new health tech apps and gadgets for older people – read about it! This week, she’s…

July 7, 2014

Best in Show: ReSound Linx

…technology consumers; not an easy task in a show filled with gadgets for kids. But there were some gems. My winner Maybe the noise drew me to the Linx hearing…

December 9, 2019

Holiday gifts with something extra

…by all means pick up some of those labels for yourself and gift your talents to your friends   Kitchen Gadgets and the Gift of Paying Attention Here’s a present…