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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
8 Things to Teach Your Grandchildren About Online Safety
4 weeks ago

8 Things to Teach Your Grandchildren About Online Safety

By  •  Lifestyle

Bonding with your grandkids can take many different forms. As the children get older, grandparents can take a back seat, or be a source of reassurance, confidential communications, and words of wisdom…
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Fall or Fire? Is Your Smartphone Ready to Help You in an Emergency?
1 month ago

Fall or Fire? Is Your Smartphone Ready to Help You in an Emergency?

By  •  Lifestyle

We all know stuff happens. Things like car accidents, trips, and pre-existing health conditions can put you in a predicament quickly. Luckily, most of us have our smartphone near us at most times…
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Do You Need Help Organizing Your Digital Life? 3 Tips to Declutter Your Tech After 60
3 months ago

Do You Need Help Organizing Your Digital Life? 3 Tips to Declutter Your Tech After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

Clutter in our technology is not that different from the clutter we maintain in our home. The more unorganized we get, the more overwhelmed we are, and the more ineffective technology becomes to us…
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Privacy Versus Convenience: Are You Ok with Trade-Off in Our Digital World?
4 months 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!
5 months 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
7 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?
9 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
10 months ago

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

By  •  Lifestyle

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
12 months ago

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

By  •  Lifestyle

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?
1 year ago

Is YouTube Among Your Favorite Pastimes?

By  •  Lifestyle

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