New and Innovative Products at CES 2017

New and Innovative Products at CES 2017 By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer Tech50+ (   While it’s always fun to look at the greatest big screen televisions I can’t afford, and look at the self-driving cars, and other mainstream technologies, one of the best things about CES is looking at the startup companies […]

Wearables at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (   Coming to CES in Las Vegas is a little like a cross between visiting a Best Buy Store and Disney’s Magic Kingdom.  Best Buy because all the top name electronics are here.  The Magic Kingdom because some of what’s here could be make believe, products […]

Rehab at Home? There’s an App for That

By Gary M. Kaye, Chief Content Officer, Tech50+ (   While there’s plenty of discussion about how telemedicine might be implemented, the folks at RespondWell say they can prove the benefits of using connected rehabilitation methods in the home environment. We chatted with Ted Spooner, co-founder of RespondWell who became VP of Connected Health for RespondWell […]

THE WAR by Henderson Cole

LOL contributing writer, Henderson Cole, passed away in December 2016 at age 95. Though I never met Henderson, I feel like I knew him through his writing. One of our writers, Carol Ann Ross, introduced us to Mr. Cole through an article she wrote about him last spring. Mr. Cole, we discovered, was a writer […]

AN UNFORGETTABLE TASTE: Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival returns with sips, bites, laughs and more by Joyce Edwards, LOL contributor

  VOCAL is proud to be part of a city that reaches out every year to support their own. Wilmingtonians are extraordinary! There is no better way to celebrate such generosity than with an exceptional glass of wine, great music, delectable hors d’oeuvre, decadent chocolates and impressive artwork. 2017 rings in the 13th annual Wilmington […]

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 […]