Sony MDR-1000X Headphones – The Best of Both Worlds

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ ( I like to listen to Hi-Res audio. And when I travel on trains and planes I like to use noise canceling headphones. But until the past year, I needed two separate sets of headphones to accomplish both. Several years ago I asked the folks at Sony […]

The iPhone 7 Plus – An Old Design Learns New Tricks

Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (   The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are the latest smartphone offerings from Apple. While the basic design of the phone has now remained the same for three years, what’s under the hood has improved noticeably. This phone is considered a transitional step before what’s expected to […]

PHILANTHROPIC CHEER! Cape Fear Literacy Council presents fourth annual 12 Tastes of Christmas by JS Carver, LOL contributing editor

  The annual 12 Tastes of Christmas has raised $30,000 for the Cape Fear Literacy Council, with profits helping benefit adult literacy and English as a second language (ESL) programs. New Hanover County residents especially benefit from the cause, as 60,000 local citizens have low literacy skills. “We serve over 500 adult learners each year,” […]

2016 Holiday Stocking Stuffers

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ ( This is the portion of our gift guide where we can have some fun thinking about all of the little things that will make the holidays just a little merrier and not too expensive. Smartphone Mounting System – Quad Lock – This is the only mounting system that allows you to fully […]

Finding the Right Gift for the Youngster in Your Life

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ ( Talk about a difficult age group.  Whether you are trying to buy for your grandchildren, or your own child either in or out of college, finding the right gift at the right price is particularly challenging because it means spanning the gap of sometimes two or […]

Holiday Gifts for the 50+ Woman

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ (   The holidays are a great time to show your appreciation for the women in your life, be it wife, mother, or just someone who means a lot.  We’ve assembled a group of tech oriented gifts aimed at making life easier and more fun for the […]

Holiday Gifts for the Senior Set

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ ( As our society continues to skew older, more seniors are either already tech savvy, or learning just to keep up with the kids and grandkids, and also to stay connected with friends. Among this year’s gifts – a variety of ways to stay connected and entertained. […]