Technology to control your world

January 30, 2018 0

The Las Vegas strip is designed by commercial psychologists to mesmerize its visitors, forcing them to lose track of time and enticing them to act on their inhibitions. When 65,000 electronics vendors descend on the strip to present their wares to buyers, media and other industry professionals, adding their own . . .

Tidy up your digital clutter

January 3, 2018 0

Well, you did it. You made it through another holiday season without learning the words to “Auld Lang Syne.” While you likely skipped the plum pudding, avoided mistletoe at all costs and finally found someone to regift last year’s fruit cake to, it goes without saying that you are still . . .

But… what does it do?

December 5, 2017 0

The next time you read the BEACON Senior News, it will be 2018. I have two predictions about the coming year. Prediction 1: Your January issue of the BEACON will be a hologram, read to you by a robot in your flying car. Prediction 2: You will give or receive . . .

Take better smartphone photos

October 31, 2017 0

If you want to see your grandkids turn pale and lightheaded, just tell them about the days of 24-exposure film rolls that cost money to purchase and process. Tell them how you had no idea whether your photos came out until a week after you took them. Relate tales of . . .

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