Top Ten Travel Apps for Baby Boomers

Posted on 11/10/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

TravelThe smartphone has become perhaps the single most ubiquitous tool in the baby boomer traveler’s arsenal. Because of this, there is a massive groundswell of travel applications (apps) all providing various forms of valuable travel information all vying for the attention of 79 million baby boomers. Remarkably, a great many of these travel apps are free. And, those who might charge a fee are only charging a very small fee ($.99 – $3.99) in order to allow end users to …

These Are The Droids We’re Looking For

Posted on 03/4/2011 by |Technology | Comments

TechnologySome co-workers and I gathered in a conference room at AARP Headquarters to watch Steve Jobs unveil the new version of Apple’s iPad 2. While the conversation naturally circled around all the new features, and how some of us were going to buy on the first day, our chatter came to the topic of competition pushing back.  As if on cue, Nielsen announced the next day that the market share of Google’s popular Android operating system for smart phones had …