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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
Privacy Versus Convenience: Are You Ok with Trade-Off in Our Digital World?
1 week ago

Privacy Versus Convenience: Are You Ok with Trade-Off in Our Digital World?

By  •  Lifestyle

We have cameras and smart TVs in our homes. We plug our destinations into Google Maps. We speak to Siri, Google, and Alexa and allow them to listen in on our everyday activities. In a world of smartphones and smart homes…
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Don’t Give Up on Trying to Keep Up with Technology: The Benefits Are Worth Exploring!
4 weeks ago

Don’t Give Up on Trying to Keep Up with Technology: The Benefits Are Worth Exploring!

By  •  Lifestyle

Technology evolves at the pace of a speeding bullet. Recently, I was teaching an Advanced iPhone class, and there was some noted grumpiness that the next generation of software will not support iPhones…
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Mobilize Your Money: Manage Your Post Retirement Funds Wherever You Go
3 months ago

Mobilize Your Money: Manage Your Post Retirement Funds Wherever You Go

Online and mobile banking allows us to manage our money without having to step foot in a bank. The banking industry has evolved significantly over the past decade. With the prevalence of smartphones, online banking is becoming the primary way people are managing their finances. Read More

Password Breach! Do You Know How to Protect Your Online Identity?
4 months ago

Password Breach! Do You Know How to Protect Your Online Identity?

By  •  Lifestyle

Unfortunately, online security intrusions are becoming more commonplace in today’s world and boomer women, just like everybody else, need to consider the safety of their online identity. Read More

Tech Innovations for Modern-Day Boomers: Search with Photos Using Google Lens
6 months ago

Tech Innovations for Modern-Day Boomers: Search with Photos Using Google Lens

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We all witnessed Google’s origins as a search engine back in 1998. It has since expanded into email, document, and photo storage, digital home assistants, smartphone producer, and more. Read More

Finding Your Tunes After 60: 3 Music Options You Can Enjoy Anytime, Anywhere
7 months ago

Finding Your Tunes After 60: 3 Music Options You Can Enjoy Anytime, Anywhere

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The holidays (whatever your version), the New Year, family gatherings, end of the year festivities, all make me think about setting a mood. Music is an integral part of ambiance, emotion, celebration, and motivation. For many of us, music brings back memories of fond events or times in our lives. Read More

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?
9 months ago

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?

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YouTube launched in 2005 and has since become the fastest growing social media platform. According to YouTube, they have over 1.8 billion users every month and over 1 billion hours of YouTube videos are watched a day. YouTube’s influence is massive. Read More

Are You Being Productive or Distracted? 6 Tips for Better Smart Phone Usage in Your Mature Years
10 months ago

Are You Being Productive or Distracted? 6 Tips for Better Smart Phone Usage in Your Mature Years

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Are you a nomophob? Nomophobia (“no-mobile-phone phobia”) is a term describing the fear of being without a mobile device. In this nomophobic world we live in, we have become addicted to the distractions our phones provide. Read More

Still Using AOL or Yahoo? Why Boomers Should Consider Switching to Gmail
10 months ago

Still Using AOL or Yahoo? Why Boomers Should Consider Switching to Gmail

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Many of us set up our email long ago. Sometimes, so long ago that what email you use is evidence of when you started using email. Read More

The New Benefits of Journaling: 7 Ways Diaries and Journals Have Grown Up and Gone Digital
12 months ago

The New Benefits of Journaling: 7 Ways Diaries and Journals Have Grown Up and Gone Digital

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While you might equate journaling to a high school summer assignment, there have been studies that show multiple benefits beyond improved writing skills. Research indicates that daily journaling promotes stress relief, managing anxiety, increased productivity and more. Read More