By: Karla Sullivan
There are varying degrees of skilled computer users among Baby Boomers and their parents. Their true ability is difficult to accurately measure since many are embarrassed to admit that the younger generation has a “thumbs up” when it comes to their social communication and file retrieval methods.
Many of us not [...]
DadDoes talks tech for all
Some months we talk toys for the kids and in other months we look at tech for the adults. This time we mix it all together and provide some great toys and tech for every age range.
Often it seems like technology gadgets distract us from paying attention to the [...]
The JitterbugPlus cell phone has what we need: simplicity, personalization, access to great services and apps
By Madeline Pantalone
Jitterbug Cell Phone
In 2006 the Jitterbug, the first cell phone for older adults in the U.S., was created by Arlene Harris and her husband, Martin Cooper. Dr. Cooper had created the first handheld [...]
Remember the good old days before technology invaded nearly every part of your life?
Face-to-face conversations were a common occurrence, and nobody wore little buds in their ears. Back then the majority of drivers actually kept their eyes on the road, and there wasn’t some disembodied voice commanding you to take a [...]
Buying kiddie toys, games and other gear is one of the pleasures of being a grandparent. Just ask those junior executives at Mattel, Hasbro and Toys R Us, who are banking their early retirement on it.
The problem is you’re bombarded with so many choices that it’s nearly impossible to know what [...]
Last month we looked at some great toys and tech for the grandkids. Now we turn the spotlight where it belongs-on you! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite tech products that are useful and fun, without being frustrating.
Digital photo frames have been around for years, but they were too complicated to appeal to [...]
Innovative Web sites are being developed each year-fascinating, fun, easy-to-use technology that lets you produce your own creative stuff. I love discovering cool Web sites. I put on my “grandparent glasses” and ask, “How can this site be useful to me and other grandparents?” The creative juices start flowing, and I think how exciting it [...]