Technology

There's a myth that older adults don't like technology. Nonsense! Let's explore the best apps, websites, gadgets and services for dynamic older women, like us.

2 months ago

Feeling Overwhelmed and FOMO – The Downside of the World Wide Web

Few would dispute that the world wide web has revolutionized our lives. But, as with many good things, there is also a downside that requires a management strategy. I do not profess to have a solution, as I myself lurch between excitement…

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3 months ago

Phone Scams and Phone Spam – What’s the Difference?

We’ve all received those annoying phone calls at one time or another. But some are more alarming than others. Unsolicited phone calls can be separated into two types: phone spam and phone scams, with the latter being rather more sinister…

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3 months ago

How Your Credit Card Can Be Stolen with Technology

Did you know that your credit card can be stolen without a criminal ever needing to touch it? Just because you pay attention to your surroundings and take precautions against being pickpocketed, it doesn’t mean that your credit card information is safe…

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3 months ago

Protecting Yourself from Shopping and Romance Scams

Shopping and romance scams are two of the most common types of cybercrimes that people fall victim to. Shopping scams involve fraudsters leveraging the rise in popularity of online shopping to dupe victims out of money or information…

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5 months ago

The Birth of My Happy Cat Koh Lanta NFT Collection, and I’m 68!

I took the plunge and created an NFT Collection in cyberspace to celebrate my passion for cats. Yes, even at my age I love to try new things, especially if I can do it creatively. Including Koh Lanta in the collection name was important because I’m very happy…

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5 months ago

If You’re Trying to Eat Healthier – Let Your Smart Speaker Help!

We probably have all witnessed friends and family asking an invisible “Alexa,” “Siri,” “Bixby” or “Google” to play some music or tell them the weather and wondering who in the world they were talking to.

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6 months ago

What on Earth Are NFTs? Simplified for Those of Us Over 60

NFT stands for non-fungible token, but what does that mean? And more importantly, should you care? The second question begs me to ask if you care about new trends in technology, currencies and collectables…

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6 months ago

Staying Current with Technology Is Essential – For Many More Reasons than We May Realize

I bought a new iPhone, a significant upgrade from my six-year-old version. I was excited to dive into all the new features and use the much improved camera to capture the beauty of the immerging spring…

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6 months ago

How to Keep Up in a Fast-Changing World

Many people, of all ages, feel that our fast-changing world is leaving them behind. And this is especially true when it comes to technology, computer skills and social media. Before we begin to discuss solutions, though, I have a confession…

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6 months ago

Squinting at the Screen? 4 Quick Fixes to Make the Text Easier to Read

Long ago I started getting frustrated trying to read the tiny type on some websites. But I wasn’t giving up. Instead, I learned a quick fix that I’ve been using ever since. The quick and dirty fix is the enlarge/shrink function that I can apply to a web page with just a click…

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