Technology Tips

5 Websites Helping You Save the Planet

April 21, 2011 Technology Tips
Environmentally Friendly Websites

Despite the urgency of saving the planet, recycling and reusing can feel like flossing, something you know you should do, but it’s not much fun. Take heart. The web offers a treasure trove of resources that make saving the planet more chic than chore. And you can even save money doing it.

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How to Easily Share Your Travel Photos with Friends

March 28, 2011 Technology Tips
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By Marilynne Rudick What do you say when friends ask, “So how was your trip?” Do you just say “Great!” Or do you launch into a detailed itinerary that includes what you saw and what you ate? Neither one of those really tells the story. The best way to let friends know about your trip […]

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Top 5 Sites for Last Minute Travel Deals

March 18, 2011 Technology Tips
Last Minute Travel Deal Websites

It’s true that the early bird often gets the best travel deals. But sometimes you need a quick get-away. Happily there are often rewards for last-minute travelers.Travel suppliers would rather get less money for a hotel room, than no money for an empty room. Check out these last-minute travel sites that offer hefty discounts

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Online Dating After 50

February 25, 2011 Technology Tips
50+ Online Dating Tips

Online dating offers time-strapped over50s an efficient and practical way to meet new people. Online dating maximizes chances of finding a relationship in a relatively safe way, while also having fun!

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YouTube for How To’s: Just-In-Time Learning

January 13, 2011 Technology Tips
Video Learning on Youtube

My favorite way to use YouTube use is for just-in-time elearning. You can learn how to do just about anything in under 10 minutes from electrical repairs to excel worksheets. You can do it 24/7. And it’s free!

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Blogging for Newbies

November 30, 2010 Technology Tips
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Blogs are websites that encourage interactivity by allowing readers to post comments. They are easy–and free–to start. That’s why there are millions of blogs covering just about any topic or point of view.

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Six Reasons You Can’t Afford to Dismiss Social Networking

October 20, 2010 Technology Tips
The Importance of Social Networking for the 50+ Population

By Marilynne Rudick Since launching my website, WebOver50, I’ve heard from a lot of Over 50 friends. Their responses generally fall into two groups: Group 1: This blog is great. Thanks for helping me get up to speed on social networking and other web tools. Group 2: I don’t care what you say. I don’t use […]

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Senior’s Twitter Guide: Part 3 | Finding and Getting Followers

May 7, 2010 Technology Tips
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The first Twitter guide explained why an online seniors magazine is on Twitter and why seniors should be on twitter and the second part explained how to use Twitter. This part of the guide will help you find interesting people to follow and explain how to get followers yourself. Twitter is very boring if you […]

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Senior’s Twitter Guide: Part 2 | How to Use Twitter

April 26, 2010 Technology Tips
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The first part of our Twitter Guide was on why seniors should use Twitter. If we’ve convinced you and you want to start, the 2nd part of this guide will show you how to sign up for Twitter and how to use it. Twitter Terminology First you need to understand some common Twitter terminology before […]

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Senior’s Twitter Guide: Part 1 | Why Seniors Should Use Twitter

April 14, 2010 Technology Tips
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On our website sidebar you may have noticed that Impowerage is on Twitter. While many are skeptical that seniors are using Twitter, we know that there are seniors on Twitter. We even follow Ivy Bean, a 104-year-old woman who tweets from England. But for those of you who are still wondering what Twitter is, we’ve created […]

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