Category Archives: Technology

Resist the internet – Is it time to cut way back?

Between the election and its aftermath, Facebook, and games of solitaire, many of us are spending hours online every single day.  Is this really how we want to use our time and energy?  All compulsions are tough to change, and you may find it difficult to back off.  This author explores the subject thoughtfully and offers some suggestions.  Source: Resist the Internet – The New York Times

3 Common Mistakes New Cord Cutters Make & How You Can Avoid Them

Worried Senior Couple Sitting On Sofa Looking At BillsAre you considering cutting the cord on your TV service provider? Many of us are seeing jumps in our Xfinity or other cable company bills, and  are looking at alternatives as a result.   It can be pretty intimidating, but here is a website and an article that can make the process much simpler.  Source: 3 Common Mistakes New Cord Cutters Make & How You Can Avoid Them – Cord Cutters News

Are devices hurting your productivity? Could be!

Morning news. Tablet pc, newspaper and cup of coffeeMounting evidence shows that multitasking could impair the brain’s cognitive abilities.  All those “tools” and technological advances meant to make us more efficient might indeed be getting in your way!  Follow the link to find out more: Source: Your devices are probably ruining your productivity. Here’s why

The 7 Must-Have Apps For Middle-Aged People

Morning news. Tablet pc, newspaper and cup of coffeeOur generation has always embraced gadgets and ways to maximize our productivity.   Now we want apps for this – and that – and things we haven’t even thought of yet!  Here are 7 goodies – ranging from help picking produce to brain teasers to traffic alerts.  Take a look and have some fun with this! Source: The 7 Must-Have Apps For Middle-Aged People | Huffington Post