Tag: gadgets

How Tech Can Help Boomers Grow Old at Home

By Christine Persaud
When it comes to tech for an aging population, we have come a long way from the days of the medical alert bracelet or necklace with a button to press when in distress, like after a fall or other health or mobility-related incident. Tech today is empowering aging boomers more than ever.

Here Are The Biggest Announcements From Google I/O

By Christine Persaud
Google’s annual Google I/O developer event took place May 11-12. While there was a lot announced at the event, including updates to services like Google Maps, like Immersive View that layer images overtop simulated buildings, along with enhanced translations, greater privacy, natural language with Google Assistant, and more, we’re breaking down the biggest announcements from the event pertaining to consumer hardware.

5 Reasons to Get a Tablet

By Christine Persaud
There are a few reasons why a tablet is a worthwhile investment. Not all of them will suit every user, but you may find that a tablet provides a better experience in certain situations and when performing certain tasks. And that might justify getting one to add to your tech arsenal.

Canadian map interlinked by computer network

Is Canada’s Digital Divide Shrinking?

by Lee Rickwood
From 2018 to 2020, the share of Canadians classified as advanced Internet users increased noticeably. The upward shift was most evident among people aged 50 or older.

Surprise Mom On Mother’s Day With a High-Tech Gift

By Christine Persaud
While mothers should be celebrated all year ’round, Mother’s Day is a specific day of the year to pamper the mothers in your life. This might mean breakfast in bed, a special day of R&R, and a thoughtful gift. Moms of all ages love tech, and there are some great tech gift options worth considering to surprise her with something out of the ordinary.

Hi Spy Viewing Machie pointed at bright sky

Good Ol’ Viewing Machines Get Corrective Lenses

With just a quarter, I could see for miles. Slipping a twenty-five-cent piece into the circular slot, fully turning the handle clockwise, I knew the old coin-operated viewer would open its eyes for me. Once I heard the internal shutter…