ABOUT PROTEIN POWDERS: Choosing the right one makes all the difference to greater health by Lindy Ford, RD, LDN, LOL contributor

Protein powder supplements are everywhere, and choosing a high quality, beneficial one can be confusing and mind-boggling. They are vastly different because of the sources of ingredients, as well as manufacturers’ practices. I personally love protein smoothies and shakes (I’m drinking one as I write), and I consume one almost every day. You just can’t […]

Top Home Tech to Improve Everyday Life

By Courtni Wisenbaker-Scheel – Contributor,  Tech50+ (www.tech50plus.com)   Life is complicated enough on its own, and all of us can use as much help as we can get. Home automation has boomed in recent years for just that reason, with installations almost doubling between 2011 to 2012 alone. It’s estimated that by next year more […]

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 […]