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The Moto X (2) – Make It Your Own

The Moto X (2) – Make It Your Own

November 15, 2014 – 3:22 pm | Edit Post

By Maxwell Kaye, Associate Editor
What is it? – The 2nd generation Moto X (also known as the Moto X2) is the new and improved version of Motorola’s 2013 flagship phone the Moto X. This android …

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Seven Tips To Keep Seniors Safe in Cyberspace

November 19, 2014 – 8:17 pm | Edit Post
Seven Tips To Keep Seniors Safe in Cyberspace
by Seth Bailey, CEO of iTOK

Technology benefits us in many ways. However, it is crucial to know how to move through cyberspace to avoid being a victim of online scams, viruses and malware. Older generations don’t always pick up on these best practices natively, so here are seven practical tips that can protect seniors on the Internet.

Install security applications and a pop-up blocker.

Just like installing security alarms for your house, setting up Internet security software and a firewall for your computer is a smart safeguard. Malware comes in many forms—viruses, Trojans and other programs can infect your devices, steal personal information, or even gain access to your video camera! In addition to anti-virus applications, be sure to install a pop-up blocker for your Internet browser to reduce the temptation to click on shady ads and links. Read the full story »

Gifts for the Woman Over 50

November 13, 2014 – 10:51 am | Edit Post
Gifts for the Woman Over 50

Our first installment is here!
Wondering what tech to get mom or your better half? Read past the break for this year’s hot tech for women over 50.
Don’t forget to visit the entire Holiday Gift Guide.
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Burn Notice – The Original Sierra Backpack Stove

November 9, 2014 – 2:11 pm | Edit Post
Burn Notice – The Original Sierra Backpack Stove

by Maxwell Kaye, Assistant Editor
After we reviewed the Biolite camping stove recently we thought it was only fair to give its predecessor the Sierra Stove a shakedown. You probably haven’t heard of the Sierra Stove …

Can Android Lollipop Lick the Competition?

November 4, 2014 – 2:58 pm | Edit Post
Can Android Lollipop Lick the Competition?

Google is launching the latest major release of its Android Operating System, Android 5.0, named Lollipop.  That follows Jellybean and KitKat.  And I expect M&M’s could  be next.  We were invited to an exclusive event …

V.ALRT – Right On The Button

November 1, 2014 – 2:41 pm | Edit Post
V.ALRT – Right On The Button

There are a lot personal emergency devices on the market.  And many bear little resemblance to what you’ve seen in the “Please help me, Ive fallen and I can’t get up” commercials.  One of the …

Nobody Does It Better – The Astell&Kern AK 120 II

October 29, 2014 – 12:37 am | Edit Post
Nobody Does It Better – The Astell&Kern AK 120 II

A word of warning.  This is going to be a love letter. When we first listened to the original Astell&Kern AK120 music player, we were impressed. In fact we called it “A Pocketful of Miracles”  …

Working In The (Mini) Blink Of An Eye

October 27, 2014 – 3:32 pm | Edit Post
Working In The (Mini) Blink Of An Eye

Pardon me if my skepticism is showing. I’ve gotten so accustomed to products not doing what they’re supposed to do that  I’m still surprised when I come across one  that does exactly what it says …

Leeo – A Bright Idea For A Safer Home

October 23, 2014 – 9:04 pm | Edit Post
Leeo – A Bright Idea For A Safer Home

So let me ask you a question.  When no one’s at home and there’s a fire in your house, does your smoke detector work?  I mean sure, it goes off and it will make a …

Hunkering Down – Getting Ready for the Long Haul

October 16, 2014 – 4:29 pm | Edit Post
disaster kit

Confessions of a Prepper Wannabee Part III
If a disaster struck today, how much food and water do you have on hand?  How much toilet paper?  The disaster preparedness experts say that on average, most disruptions will …

This Doctor Makes House Calls – Dr. Doormat

October 12, 2014 – 10:37 am | Edit Post
This Doctor Makes House Calls – Dr. Doormat

What walks into your house when you do?  Germs, microbes, dirt, and other nasty little travelers.  If you have a pet that does its business near the house, things can be even dirtier.  Certainly you …

Stop Talking Dirty – Try PhoneSoap

October 2, 2014 – 11:40 pm | Edit Post
Stop Talking Dirty – Try PhoneSoap

Got your attention, huh?  Yes this about talking dirty, well at least talking on a dirty phone.  And the chances are that your smartphone or cell phone is dirty.  Covered with germs. bacteria, viruses, even …