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Retirement. Days of sleeping late, playing bridge, golfing, sailing, traveling, enjoying grandkids and other long-delayed pleasurable pursuits.
Here’s a conundrum for boomers: Why are you so testy about the Millennials you work with because they exhibit the same behaviors you instilled in your Millennial kids as a parent?
That’s the vexing question Lauren Stiller Rikleen answers in her intriguing new book with the plaintive title, You Raised …
Heartbleed, that super destructive bug that revealed nearly everyone’s encryptions, passwords, user names and data to hackers has a new kryptonite. Say goodbye to the days of incessantly changing your passwords or, heck, trying to remember what they are in the first place. Say hello to a new …
Baby boomers adopt tablets, wearable devices and other technologies just as energetically as younger users, according to participants at the Booming Tech forum, which focused on technology use of that generation.Those born between 1946 and 1964, “are not a generation new to technology,” said Joseph …Baby Boomers
If marketers and advertisers of technology products are really serious about capturing the Baby Boomer’s wallet, they need to stop thinking we all …Baby Boomers
iMessage is the name of Apple's proprietary instant messaging (IM) service that lets you send and receive free text, photo, video, and audio messages …iMessage
These days, smartphones are a one-stop payment, personal health, work, gaming, productivity, texting, tweeting, Facebook-checking machine. We use …Productivity
Wireless internet access is available now more than ever, with everyone from your favorite coffee shop to the restaurant down the street offering free access. While connecting to networks on the go can be convenient, public wireless networks are rarely as secure as your network at home.
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Peering into the future and with high hopes of what the Internet will unfold, this …
Back in the 1970’s, Jane Pauley and Tom Brokaw brought us the news of the day as co-anchors of The Today Show. But last night, the long-time friends, now ages 63 and 73 respectively, reunited at the 92nd Street Y in New York City as Brokaw interviewed Pauley about her new book, Your Life Calling: …
Millennials (age 18-32) and Boomers (age 49-67) may be generations apart but when it comes to shopping using new technology and media they are not as …
As the last of the boomers begin to hit the half-century mark in January, we offer 50 tips for turning 50. Watch for our series each day this week, covering money, relationships, health, work and caregiving.
Here are 10 career and volunteering tips for anyone turning 50 in 2014 (and those who are …
The Beginner's Guide to Your New iPad http://on.mash.to/1g3UTX4 pic.twitter.com/aWcQZf8l0v
Tablets seem to be all the rage right now, but some of us are still trying to figure out why we'd even want one. Well wonder no more: here are ten …Tablets
Alexandra Petri apparently thinks it’s funny that baby boomers suffer from “technological incompetence” and have to rely on their millennial children …Baby Boomers
Canadian adults aged 33 and under are twice as likely to own a smartphone as older individuals with higher average incomes, and are far more likely …Millennials
Gmail had a little work done lately, and it's looking good.
The latest version of the web's favorite email client comes with a host of new features, ready to help you reach Inbox Zero. But with new updates rolling out every month or so, it's hard to keep track of the latest tools. Just when you …Gmail
At a press event at company headquarters, Pinterest unveils a feature that lets users highlight places and sites on a map.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Pinterest …Maps