Acer Chromebook 14 – A Good Everyday Laptop

By Bill Stoller, Contributing Editor, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) What Is It? When it comes to choosing a laptop, you probably first think: Windows or Mac?  But there’s a good third choice: a Chromebook. Laptops with Google’s Chrome operating system first came out about 5 years ago, and their sales have largely between to schools, as inexpensive […]

Summer Outdoor Gear Guide – Softwear

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) There are still enough weeks of summer left to get out and enjoy.  And summer gear isn’t just things like yard tools and camping gear.  Here’s some of our favorite outdoor clothing and accessories The Clothes Make the Man – and the Woman  Sweatshirt – Ibex Hooded […]

Broadway Live Streams into the 21st Century

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) Two of my favorite things have finally come together – Broadway musicals and technology. For the first time in history, a Broadway show, She Loves Me,  was streamed live on June 30th. So for $10 instead of $100, you could see live theater and you didn’t need […]

Wearables – The New Fabrics of Our Lives

Technology Through Our Eyes Wearables – The New Fabrics of Our Lives By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) One of the hottest topics at the recently concluded M-Enabling Summit outside of Washington was wearables.  All of this great new technology that one way or another attaches to our bodies.  The Summit focuses […]

SecuraTrac’s Long Lasting PERS

By Fred Fishkin Contributor Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com)   There are quite a few wearable products out there designed to help seniors in an emergency. And the concept goes back a long way! Who can forget those “I’ve fallen down and can’t get up” commercials? Today, technology for emergency communication is evolving quickly. One new example is the […]

Two Resources for Accessing Accessibility

  By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) At the recent M-Enabling Summit outside of Washington, D.C., I first learned about something called the Global Accessibility Reporting Initiative, or GARI.  This is a project that was put together starting back in 2008 by an international group of mobile device hardware makers, the Mobile […]

Gifts for Your Sons Who Are Fathers Too

By Gary M Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) If you have a millennial son who is blessed with his own family, he could probably use a little fun in whatever spare time he can muster.  Here are some Father’s Day gifts that should be particularly appealing. Ultrabook Convertible Computer – Lenovo Yoga 900S – This hybrid computer is […]

CLASSICAL CELEBRATIONS: Port City Music Festival celebrates Mozart by T. McLamb, LOL contributor

Thanks to a lot of hard work by volunteers and generous contributions by supporters, The Port City Music Festival presents its 8th annual program beginning June. Absolutely free to the public, the series theme for 2016 is “Mostly Mozart.” Wilmington mixed-media artist and cellist Christine Farley and cellist Dr. Stephen Framil met at an adult […]