Articles by Larry Magid

Senior citizens should take extra care online

September 14, 2016

By Larry Magid Kids, parents and teachers aren’t the only ones who need safety advice. Anyone – including folks at the opposite end of the age spectrum – can encounter risks when going online or using mobile technology. And, while I’m by no means suggesting that all or even most senior citizens are any more vulnerable than any other adults, there are cases where folks do become more vulnerable as they age.

The Senior’s Guide to Online Safety

September 12, 2016

The Internet and mobile technologies are incredibly useful for seniors, but like all powerful tools, they come with some manageable risks.

Back to school tech guide

August 25, 2016

By Larry Magid Whether it’s a young student looking for a phone or a tablet or an older one in need of a laptop, there are plenty of products to think about for the back-to-school crowd.

Pokémon Go: The good, the bad and the ugly

August 20, 2016

By Chris Ferguson It’s actually a pretty simple game but, like anything that young kids swarm all over with lemming-like frenzy, it’s created a minor media stir. Here’s some of the stuff I’ve been hearing and the facts behind them.
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