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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 – Thin Is Still In
What Is It? - The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is the successor to the company's very successful Samsung Galaxy Tab…
Nextbook Flexx 11 – Go Hybrid On a Budget
By Bill Stoller, President, WCH Computer Services, LLC What Is It?  The nextbook Flexx 11 is what’s called a hybrid…
iPhone 6S Plus – Is It Worth the Upgrade?
by Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer What Is it? - When Apple brought out the big screen iPhone 6 Plus…
Blackberry Passport – A Square Deal
What is it? -  The Blackberry Passport is first and foremost, well, different.  That may be good or bad, but…
Snapfon – A Simple Senior Phone
What Is It? - The Snapfon ezTWO is a big button cell phone designed for seniors who need to communicate…
The Martian Smartwatch – Best of Two Worlds?
What Is It? -  The Martian Smartwatch line is an interesting mix of both analog and digital technologies. The model we…
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 – Still New and Noteworthy
What Is It? - We’re now on version 5 of the Samsung Galaxy Note.  It’s a phone I’ve liked since…
Lenovo’s Thinkpad Helix – 2 in 1 – Does it Mean Twice As Good?
What is It?  - While the bulk of Lenovo's portable Ultrabook efforts appear to be going into the hybrid market…
Apple’s iPad Pro Proves Size Does Matter
Apple's New iPad Pro Should Score Big With the 50+ Crowd  by Tim Bajarin, Contributing Editor (Editor's note - Apple…
New Samsung Phones Have Stuff for Us
This week Samsung rented out Alice Tully Hall at New York's Lincoln Center, the same venue used by the New…
Lenovo Flex 3 – 15 – Is 15″ The New 11″ For The 50+ Market?
What Is It?  This year has brought a quiet change to the laptop market, and one that directly benefits those…
Life With the Apple Watch
by Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Does Anybody Really Know What Time It is? I have tried out a…
The New Model Moto G – Practical Affordability
What Is It? - This past week Motorola announced two new Android phones, but only one of them, new version…
Bake A Cake For Windows 10
Happy Windows 10 Day! By Bill Stoller, President, WCH Computer Services, LLC July 29, 2015 – the day Microsoft officially…
Nextbook Ares 11 – Android Gets Down To Business
What Is It?  In many ways this 11.6" Android convertible is a real breakthrough product for Nextbook.  The Nextbook Ares…
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge – Substance and Style
What Are They? - The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are this year's flagship phones from [caption id="attachment_8470"…
Lenovo LaVie Z – Featherweight Champions
What Is It? Lenovo claims the new LaVie Z is the world's lightest notebook computer using an Intel Core processor.  It…
Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon – Take Three
What is it?  This is the third incarnation of Lenovo's flagship Ultrabook for road warriors.  The Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon  has…
Asus Zenfone 2 – A Bold Challenge To The Status Quo
What Is It? - The Zenfone 2 is the newest flagship phone from Taiwanese computer maker Asus . It challenges the…
LG Goes to Great Heights to Launch the G4
It's getting to be really tough to make a splash with a new smartphone.  But LG went to great heights…
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2015 Holiday Gift Guide Part III – Gifts for the Children of 50+’ers

Part III of our Holiday Gift Guide features everything tech-related that will be sure to please your children this holiday season. Time Lapse Camera – Brinno TLC200 Pro – This camera […]

‘Tis the Season to be Scammed While Shopping Online

Guest Column By Lane Thames, Security Researcher at Tripwire The aroma of fine cooking combined with dear friends makes for wonderful holidays, but it also cuts time short and shopping […]

In Memory of Steve Wildstrom

by Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer The world of tech journalism has lost one of its pioneers.  Steve Wildstrom passed away on November 24th after a long battle with […]

Quad Lock iPhone Mount – Simply Innovative

by Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer The line, “Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door” is generally attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, […]

2015 Holiday Gift Guide Part II – Parents of 50+’ers

If you’re over 50 and fortunate enough to still have parents, that in and of itself is pretty special. This part of our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide features some great […]

D-Link’s Pan & Tilt Camera – The Better to See You With

By Jonathan Heller D-Link’s new Pan & Tilt DSC-5020L Wifi Camera is designed as part of its D-Link Cloud Camera Family.  The D-Link Family includes a selection of fixed cameras that can be […]

E-Bike Review – Learning Your A2Bs

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer I tried my first A2B electric assist bike more than five years ago.  But then, it was a different company and its machines […]

2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Gifts for the Woman Over 50

The holidays are upon us, and we have some great gift suggestions for tech related gifts for the favorite women in your life. Gifts for the 50+ Woman Smartphone – […]

Comcast Customer Service is an Oxymoron

by Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer A major mission of Tech50+ is to tell our audience about products we think are 50+ friendly.  Or unfriendly.  For many of us, […]

Apparent Apparel – Biking Accessories Part II

They say that clothes make the man.  But they also make the biker.  At this year’s Interbike, we found great gear from head to toe.  Here’s a look at what […]

Should You Let Guardzilla Keep Watch Over Your House?

by Jonathan Heller  Practecol Inc’s new Guardzilla is designed as an alarm/monitoring device with a wide view camera.  It is sold as a smart device ready program with software developed […]

Preventing Falls – Yeah, There’s an App For That

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer You may not have heard of Sensoria, but I think you will.  Sensoria has developed a unique process for embedding sensors into fabric. […]

Lights, Cameras, Action – Bicycle Accessories: Part 1

At this year’s Interbike Show, we saw a ton of great gear to take along on our biking trips.  The only challenge is to find a way to carry it […]

It’s Easier Than Ever to Connect to Your Grandkids

by Fred Fishkin How do you stay in touch with the grandkids?  If they are distant, or even if they are not, communication is being turned into something that’s fun […]

Lenovo C40 – Budget Minded All-In-One Desktop

If you’re looking for a great bargain in a budget priced full-featured touchscreen all-in-one desktop, the Lenovo C40 21.5 inch diagonal all-in-one desktop is a great find.  While the model has been […]

Loving Curves – Samsung’s 4K JU6700 65″ UHD Television

Samsung is placing big bets on its curved 4K televisions.  Not everyone is enamored with the curved format.  Some complain that it limits the ideal viewing angle.  Our experience has […]

Epson EcoTank Printer ET-4550 – Tanks For the Memories

Cartridges.  You won’t need no stinkin’ cartridges.  Not with the new line of printers from Epson known as the EcoTank series.  If you’ve ever had your printer run out of […]

If “Microsoft Support” Calls, Just Hang Up

By Bill Stoller, President, WCH Computer Services, LLC If you haven’t received at least one of these calls, surely you know someone who has: a call that claims the person […]

MOCAheart – Put Your Heart in Your Hand

The MOCAheart, from a company called MocaCare, is a slick looking, easy to use device that measures your heart rate and your blood oxygen level.  This tiny device will slip […]

Digital Updates for a Graying Generation of Cars

By John R. Quain  Editor-At-Large  In an effort to reduce accidents, the latest cars on the market beep, ping, and vibrate whenever a collision seems imminent. The problem is that […]


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