Tech Gifts That You’ll Love!

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) Have a special occasion coming up and don’t know what to buy? Need new technology to play with? Maybe there’s a “Just Because I Love You” gift – we have some suggestions: Hybrid Computer – Lenovo Yoga 900 – This is Lenovo’s latest flagship hybrid computer, combining laptop, tablet, tent, and stand […]

HyperSound – No Hype: A Technology Revolution For Television

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) I’ve been covering technology long enough that I don’t use the phrase “revolutionary” lightly.  But the technology from the HyperSound division of Turtle Beach truly is revolutionary, with broad implications for sound reproduction.  Frankly, it’s gonna take some ‘splaining, so please read on. One of the first things […]

Primax From Signia – Not Your Father’s Hearing Aid

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) My wife complains that I am hard of hearing.  I joke that it’s not that I’m hard of hearing, I’m just not listening.  In truth, by this time in our lives many of us have lost at least some of our hearing, especially at the high […]

Ten Must Have Apps for the 50+ Smartphone

  By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com) Out of millions of smartphone apps, how do you pick 10 that should be on everyone’s phone?  Well, that’s clearly a judgment call, and after years of trial and error, here are some of our must-haves. ICE – In Case of Emergency – SOS QR from Humetrix – […]

A DOG’S EYE: Finding more than meets the eye through the digestive track of a curious dog by T. Lynn Ocean LOL contributor

Like most of my neighbors, my family is adhering to social protocol by recycling, switching to curly-cue light bulbs, and using cleaning products that are less damaging to the environment. If the topic comes up in a group situation, I’m quick to announce, “We’ve gone green!” It’s a mark of honor—sort of like the Girl […]

BRITISH FARCE TAKEOVER: Classic ‘Noises Off’ opens May 19 for two-weekend run at Thalian Hall by J. Carver, LOL contributing editor

In 1970 playwright Michael Frayn, from the wings of the stage, was watching Lynn Redgrave perform the farce he wrote, “The Two of Us.” What he saw behind the scenes became inspiration for his 1982 production “Noises Off”—a play within a play, starring actors who are playing actors. His idea was to showcase the making […]

MAY PAGE TURNERS: Fiction and nonfiction reviews by Janet Oliver, LOL contributor

Lost stories of family and friends—I discover them in the most amazing places. My husband, for example, has been discarding many of his families extremely old Bibles. Although the pages of most are crumbling, he flips through each one to discover newspaper clippings, photographs, and hand-written notes tucked in the pages. These items put together […]