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New Service Makes Your Old Home Phone Number Mobile

How to cancel your land line and keep your old phone number<p>Do you still pay for a land line even though you have a mobile phone? If so, maybe you’ve …

Compassionate Help When You Need to Talk About End-of-Life Care

• The Conversation Project Newsletter — get updates in your inbox about news coverage of end-of-life issues and the progress of the project<br>• The …

Geotagged Destination Apps : Bookmark and Share

'Mapstr' is a new app that allows you to bookmark and share your favorite destinations. For frequent travelers, it can be difficult to keep track of …

American Heart Association takes the lead in digital health with scientific review and recommendations

American Heart Association releases comprehensive scientific statement reviewing the use of mobile health technology in heart disease prevention.The …

Here are The Internet Security Blogs You Should Follow Today [Updated 2018]

<i>If you are concerned about your online security (and you should), it’s essential to know which are the best cyber security blogs that could help you</i> …

Google Will Soon Let You Buy Things Using Your Voice

Just say what you want and tap to have it shipped. Like magic.<p>We're not quite at the point where you can simply imagine a product to have it billed to your credit card and shipped to your doorstep, but Google is bringing us a bit closer.<p>The company announced Wednesday a new "Purchases on Google" …

How to get an Edge experience in Chrome

If you're excited about the new features in Microsoft Edge but not thrilled about switching browsers, I don't blame you. While Edge is definitely speedier, sexier and sleeker than Internet Explorer...it's not exactly bursting at the seams with add-ons and extensions like Google Chrome is.<p>Good news …

Make Chrome and Firefox faster with just one click

If you're anything like me, you keep a lot of browser tabs open. And unless your PC is a serious powerhouse, that can choke performance across the whole system.<p>In my case, trying to run more than 8-10 tabs in Google Chrome results in a noticeable performance hit. And this on a reasonably speedy …

3 Easy Google Search Hacks to Improve Your Google Results

Once upon a time, I had a very scary adventure on Google. Yes, I did the ultimate Google blunder—I started searching for a diagnosis to a small rash …

Skip the Line: New Google Search Feature Shows When Businesses Are Busiest

From coffee to ice cream to bagels, San Franciscans will pretty much wait for anything, but a new feature on Google Search launched Wednesday …

A Password Primer For Baby Boomers

Remember the old TV game show <i>Password</i>? If you do, then like me you are probably flummoxed by all of the passwords required to function these days. Sometimes, life feels like a frustrating version of <i>Password</i> in which Allen Ludden and the audience know the right answer but I have to guess it.<p>Can you …

The Health and Wellness Website You Must Know About

Expert Recommended<p>Watch this video tutorial for a quick introduction to the MedlinePlus home page and the health and wellness section for older …

10 Social Security Calculators for Retirement Planning

Plan Ahead<p>Did you know that many retirement calculators DO NOT take into account your Social Security benefits? For many people their social security …

Browser vs Search Engine: What You Should Know

Not the Same Thing<p>Thinking of a web browser and a search engine as being the same thing is a common misconception. Let’s clear that up. A browser is …