Why Aren’t Older Adults Buying Smartphones?

Posted on 11/1/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

TechnologyThere’s an app for that – but usage by older adults is stalled.  Boomers and beyond have the spending power, but they aren’t snapping up tablets and smartphones. Pew’s latest smartphone numbers tell the story – smartphone usage has not grown beyond 11% among the 65+.  And tablet ownership, despite many cute stories, has only grown to 13%. Yet you and I both know that that these phones and tablets provide significant utility, from easy access to discounts and savings …

Blackberry Addiction Pandemic Reaches Highest Levels

Posted on 01/23/2009 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

TechnologyThe Blackberry craze has reached the halls of power as President Obama will be getting a high-tech PDA to carry around with him.