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

2 years ago

Smartphone Addiction – Six Practical Tips for Less Screen Time

The beginning of the year is a ripe time to take stock of behaviors we want to change in our life. These days, many people are using their phones to a level that arguably rises to unhealthy…

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2 years ago

Are Your Smart Home Devices Vulnerable to Hackers?

Smart speakers, such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home, Nest thermostats, and Ring Video doorbell cameras, are exploding in popularity. The use of these devices has helped…

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2 years ago

Senior Friendly Tech Trends for 2020

Technology isn’t just about selfies and social media. Many advances in design and use features help the older folks live independent, safe, and healthy lives. In 2020, there will continue to be a focus on technology…

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2 years ago

8 Things to Teach Your Grandchildren About Online Safety

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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2 years ago

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

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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2 years ago

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

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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2 years ago

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

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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2 years 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

3 years ago

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

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

3 years ago

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

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