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March 22, 2016

Tech Tips: How to Use Skype Like A Pro

Meet Tekspert Lorne. A technical specialist with Senior Planet-OATS, Lorne is the resident “tekspert” among his friends. Look out for his bi-weekly Tech Tips. It’s easier than ever to talk…

February 28, 2014

Oh Brother: A Plea for Senior Friendly Tech Support

Last week, Erica on a hunt for cheap and free ebooks – read about it! This week, she’s on a rant about tech support…   A few weeks ago, I…

November 6, 2013

“Tips My Grandmother Should Have Given Me”

…great aunt, was such a hit that the designer used his Facebook page to crowdsource more tips from his followers. A few highlights from “Grandma Tips vol.2”:   “Remember kid:…

December 20, 2019

Get your tech on – and more – in 2020

match every level of familiarity with tech. “ From the tech-savviest, to those who have never touched a computer before, Senior Planet offers a wide range of courses for all…

March 29, 2019

Tech Support Takedown!

to spot tech support scams? Check out this tech support scam infographic. Need more incentive? Here’s a compelling first-person account of how Mr. Donald Holmes of Arizona faced a tech

December 23, 2016

These Tech Products Might Make a Difference for Seniors   

fault really lies with the tech community. The fact is, many tech devices are frustrating for anyone who came of age in a pre-digital world, and most fail to meet…

May 30, 2014

On the Road: Apps, Sites, Gadgets & Tips

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

April 29, 2016

Tech Tips: How to Send a Photo Via Email

Meet Tekspert Lorne. A technical specialist with Senior Planet-OATS, Lorne is the resident “tekspert” among his friends. Look out for his bi-weekly Tech Tips. Have a picture, video or other…

March 20, 2015

How to Overcome Your Fear of New Technologies

If you figure out a new technology, it will build your brainpower, too. Try these tips for overcoming technophobia….

December 4, 2017

Need Quick tech help? Try Youtube

technology user friendly.   CNET is the authoritative source of all around info about almost every product in the known universe, It provides technology news, unbiased reviews, videos, podcasts and…

September 12, 2018

Get your tech on – for free!

…a tablet computer, and a majority (57%) now use social media. Embracing new technology, however, can be scary; some studies say only 18 percent of those over 65 learn technology…

June 9, 2015

Makeup for Older Women: The Best Video Tutorials

…the “looking older” part, and I’ve discovered that I have a love-hate relationship with makeup. It’s a little like my love-hate relationship with technology. Cosmetics, like high-tech gadgets, are always…

May 2, 2014

Bargain Tips From an Online Shopaholic

Love bargains? There’s plenty of them online – if you know how to find them. This week in Aging With Geekitude, Erica offers her tips. See more tech advice from…

September 23, 2013

How Can I Save My Favorite Websites So I Can Find Them Later?

save the Tech Tips page so I can easily find all the tips in one place, I might name my bookmark “Senior Planet Tech Tips.”     If you bookmark…

June 18, 2018

Get free tech help this summer

Seniors are becoming more comfortable with technology, with the Pew Institute reporting that some one third of those over 65 are online several times a day and 8 percent online…