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The Google Huawei Nexus 6P – State of the Art?
What is it? - Just about every year, Google introduces a new version of its Android Operating System. The latest is…
Lenovo Yoga 700 – A Utilitarian Performer
What is It? - Lenovo's Yoga 700 is a 14" mid-range convertible that doesn't disappoint.  This is an Ultrabook that performs…
Toshiba Satellite C55-C5241 Laptop – Good & Affordable
By Bill Stoller, Contributing Editor What Is It? - Not everyone needs the latest and greatest when it comes to tech; sometimes…
LG V10 – A Smartphone for Modern Photographers
By Bill Stoller, Contributing Editor What Is It? - We’ve come to expect our smartphones to do many things: email, text, browse,…
TextNow – A Wireless Bargain – At A Cost
By Bill Stoller  What Is It? - TextNow is the somewhat misleading name for both an affordable wireless plan and an…
Droid Turbo 2 – Is This the Droid You’re Looking For?
By Bill Stoller - Contributing Editor    What Is It? - The Motorola Droid Turbo 2 from Verizon – is this the…
Moto X Pure Edition – Unshackle Your Smartphone
By Bill Stoller What Is It? - If you’re like most people, you probably got your smartphone either from your wireless…
Moto 360 Android Wear Watch – More Than A Pretty Face
Moto 360 – An Android Watch for Women and Men By Bill Stoller What Is It? - There are now about…
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…
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Apple TV – Improvement At The Core

By Fred Fishkin Apple calls it the future of TV.  But should Apple TV be in your future?  Let’s take a look at just what it is, and what it […]

The Last Roundup – We Score A Score of Gadgets From CES

The big 2016 consumer technology extravaganza, CES, has faded from the headlines, but many of us are only now sorting through brochures, business cards, and photographs.  I spent much of […]

The 4th Annual Boomie Awards – 2015’s Best Tech for 50+

by Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer While there were many great products that came to market in 2015, there were only a handful of really new breakthrough technologies.  Many […]

Let There Be Light – Luminette and HumanCharger Light Therapy Devices

Sunlight and sleep. Both keep you healthy, and a shortage of either can be a problem.  In two instances in particular, light can make a big difference.  The first is […]

The View From Qualcomm Life’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. James Mault

Technology Through His Eyes by Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Few, if any, companies are making more of an investment in connected healthcare than Qualcomm Life. The division of […]

CES: Still About the Big Screens

By John R. Quain Editor-At-Large  There’s plenty of hype about “wearables,” smart homes, and the Internet of Things. But many of us are still focused on the centerpiece of consumer […]

DietSensor Helps Calculate Your Carbs

A New Tool to Help Manage Diet and Health by Tim Bajarin, Contributing Editor In late 2014, I had a visit from a company called Consumer Physics. They showed me a […]

A Few Our Favorite Things From CES – Part 1

by Gary M Kaye, Chief Content Officer If you’re easily distracted by bright, shiny objects, you’ll never make it through CES.  Nevertheless, we found a host of interesting gadgets that […]

Volt Heat Can Keep Your Fingers Warm This Winter

by Fred Fishkin There’s a reason why so many people, especially those who are retired, flee from the cold over the winter months.  But not everyone is able to get […]

The Best of CES 2016

By John R. Quain Editor-At-Large & Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer  Every January, the sprawling CES 2016 consumer electronics show in Las Vegas is supposed to portend the technologies […]

Health and Fitness Take Center Stage at CES

by Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer  While big screen televisions, hoverboards, and enough drones to make you groan have captured many of the headlines here at CES in Las […]

A CES Snapshot

by Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer CES is officially underway, though we’ve had several days of previews already.  Here’s a quick rundown of some of the companies and devices […]

How To Say No To Microsoft’s January ‘Gift’ of Windows 10

By Bill Stoller, Contributing Editor Since Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 last July 29th, millions of Windows 7 and 8.1 users have upgraded to it, and millions of new Windows […]

Big Screens, Connected Homes, and People at CES

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Welcome to Las Vegas, where 175,000 techno geeks, nerds, and journalists are gathering for the annual International CES, better known to the rest […]

Sengled Pulse – Lights, Music, Bluetooth

By Bill Stoller, Contributing Editor What Is It? – The Sengled Pulse is a cool idea – so cool a couple of other companies have similar products – all combining an […]

Gourmia Sous Vide Pod – Easy Immersion

Jump into Sous Vide Cooking Without Taking a Bath by Gary M. Kaye and Lindsay E. Kaye Sous Vide cooking is a slow cooking method that’s becoming increasingly popular through […]

Touchjet – A Pocket Projector Surpasses Expectations

Touchjet Pond Portable Android Projector By Bill Stoller, Contributing Editor What Is It? – When you see a lot of tech, it takes a lot to be impressed by something. The […]

Why the Tech Industry Needs to Take the 50+ Audience More Seriously

by Tim Bajarin, Contributing Editor  A recent MIT Technology Review article talks about the expanding demographic of American workers who now stay on the job well into their 70’s. The number is almost 6% now, […]

The Eyes Have It – ThinOptics Reading Glasses in a Smartphone Case

by Fred Fishkin Where are those reading glasses when you need them?  If it seems that no matter how many pairs of glasses you own they’re never around when you […]

Breezing Should Make Tracking Metabolism a Breeze

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer   How often have you heard someone on the heavy side say, “it’s just my slow metabolism, I really don’t overeat.”  Your metabolism […]


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