Computer Skills Give Senior Fashion Icon Whole New Audience
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Computer Skills Give Senior Fashion Icon Whole New Audience

(Reposted from SF Tech Council) January 17, 1017 by Judy Goddess It all started with a woman. Several years ago, a tourist from Australia asked Robert Boyd if she could post his photo on her Facebook account.  Boyd makes a point of looking good.   When he leaves the house, he’s stylin’.   “If you feel good, you … Continue reading

Spotlight: Techboomers.com
Computer Training / Digital Equity / Digital Literacy / How To / Techonology / Tutorials

Spotlight: Techboomers.com

Techboomers.com is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life. Techboomers provides three main services: Techboomers introduces users to trusted new websites and Internet-based applications through an easy-to-navigate directory and targeted emails based on their interests. … Continue reading

How to make devices easier to use
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How to make devices easier to use

Our friends at Community Technology Network recently blogged about different ways devices can be configured to make them easier to use. Author Adam Lui highlights how important it is for seniors to be able to confidently use their devices and features 5 great tips/tricks that are sure to be helpful for users of all ages. These include: … Continue reading

The Results are In: 2016 Annual Survey on Broadband Adoption in California
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The Results are In: 2016 Annual Survey on Broadband Adoption in California

During the month of August, the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) in partnership with The Field Poll released the results of the statewide 2016 Annual Survey on Broadband Adoption in California. Though the survey found that 84% of California households now have a broadband connection at home (9 points up from the figure reported in … Continue reading

Comcast, Internet Essentials & Bridging the Digital Divide
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Comcast, Internet Essentials & Bridging the Digital Divide

Comcast recently announced Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest high-speed Internet program for low-income families, has connected 750,000 households to home Internet. That’s 3 million Americans that now have access to online banking, healthcare, job postings, and educational resources in their home. As Internet Essentials partners, we are excited to be a part of this milestone. … Continue reading