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 […]

ACROSS ALL AGES: Opera Wilmington taps into youth talent with professional direction. by Jenny Callison, LOL contributor

ACROSS ALL AGES: Opera Wilmington taps into youth talent with professional direction. by Jenny Callison, LOL contributor

Samantha Melin is finding her voice—with a little help from her friends. A rising junior at Cape Fear Academy, Melin is one of the young talents being nurtured by Opera Wilmington. She has been onstage for both Opera Wilmington productions—“Merry Widow” in 2014 and “Rigoletto” in 2015—and performed on several of the organization’s themed events […]