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About Judi Jacobs

Judi Jacobs is a lawyer-turned-tech nerd and the founder of The Tech Wizard. As a tech coach and consultant, Judi works with adults 50+ and small businesses to help make technology more user-friendly through small group classes and one-on-one training. Learn more at TheTechWizard.com.
Latest Posts | By Judi Jacobs
5 Technology Apps That Can Help You Make Lifestyle Changes in Your 60s
2 weeks ago

5 Technology Apps That Can Help You Make Lifestyle Changes in Your 60s

By  •  Lifestyle

Technology sometimes gets a bad rap. Many are quick to point out it’s detrimental impact to our health and society. While technology can have a negative impact if we are glued to our screens, there are many ways it can help us lead a healthier and more positive lifestyle. Read More

Shoud I Delete My Facebook Account?
2 months ago

Shoud I Delete My Facebook Account?

By  •  Lifestyle

There has been a lot of concern about the latest Facebook privacy scandal with the revelation that Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm, harvested data from more than 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge. Read More

How to Control What Posts You See on Your Facebook Newsfeed
3 months ago

How to Control What Posts You See on Your Facebook Newsfeed

By  •  Lifestyle

Over the past 10+ years, Facebook has grown to over two billion active monthly users. It provides a great way to stay connected with family and friends, old and new, but it also has a lot of noise that can drive you crazy.  Read More

4 Tips to Help You Stop Being Affected by Robocall Madness
4 months ago

4 Tips to Help You Stop Being Affected by Robocall Madness

By  •  Lifestyle

Unwanted telemarketing calls and scams are nothing new. Yet these days it seems like they can be out of control, with your phone ringing off the hook. Not only are they annoying, but they can pose safety issues if you are not careful. Read More

Alexa, Are You Listening? Digital Home Personal Assistants That Can Make Your Life Easier
5 months ago

Alexa, Are You Listening? Digital Home Personal Assistants That Can Make Your Life Easier

By  •  Lifestyle

Speakers with voice-controlled assistants – like Alexa and Google Home are all the rage. Sales numbers for the Echo family and the Google Home devices are not released by Amazon or Google. Read More

Relieve Travel Stress with This Technology Checklist
7 months ago

Relieve Travel Stress with This Technology Checklist

By  •  Travel

We take vacations to relax, get away from our everyday stress and reconnect with friends and loved ones. But sometimes the planning and prep for a vacation can feel like more work than it’s worth. Read More

Embracing Technology as a Second-Act Entrepreneur
7 months ago

Embracing Technology as a Second-Act Entrepreneur

These days it is not uncommon to make a career change mid-life. Many people in their 50s – and even into their 60s – are asking themselves, “What do I want to be when I grow up?” Read More

The Awesome Power of Messaging Apps for Older Adults
8 months ago

The Awesome Power of Messaging Apps for Older Adults

By  •  Lifestyle

There’s no doubt about it – the way we communicate has drastically changed over the past decade with more and more people using smartphones. Texting, message apps or instant messages (IM) with emoji’s, LOL’s, FWIW’s and OMG’s are now mainstream methods of communication. Read More

Explaining Facebook Security and Privacy Issues for a Better Social Experience After 60
9 months ago

Explaining Facebook Security and Privacy Issues for a Better Social Experience After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

Social media has changed the way we connect and interact with friends, family, old acquaintances and businesses. It allows us to share pretty much everything, including how we are feeling, what we are doing, what we are thinking, who we are with, photos, videos and even check-in at locations.  Read More

How Do My iPhone and PC Work Together?
10 months ago

How Do My iPhone and PC Work Together?

By  •  Lifestyle

You love your iPhone, but a Windows PC is the only computer you have ever used? No problem! Even though iPhone is made by Apple and Windows is a Microsoft product they can well work together. Read More

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