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Last Minute Christmas: Big Music, No Wires

Posted on 12/19/2011 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

TechnologyThe following is a guest blog from Steve Morgenstern, who frequently contributes technology content to AARP. You can read more from Steve here, and catch all his guest blogs here. For more and more of us, our phones hold all of our favorite music. But what about listening out loud, and sharing your tunes with others when you’re back home? A new wave of Bluetooth-equipped speaker systems from Bose, Aliph and Logitech makes it easy to fill the room with your phone-based …

Buyer Beware: Shop Safely Online This Season

Posted on 12/16/2011 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

TechnologyThe following is a guest blog from Steve Morgenstern, who frequently contributes technology content to AARP. You can read more from Steve here, and catch all his guest blogs here. With online shopping at a fever pitch, it’s worth taking a minute to consider these shopping safety tips before entering your credit card information. Stick with reliable sources. Just because you found a low price using a well-known search engine doesn’t mean the online retailer is a trusted source. In addition to …

Digital Stocking Stuffers

Posted on 12/14/2011 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

TechnologyThe following is a guest blog from Steve Morgenstern, who frequently contributes technology content to AARP. You can read more from Steve here, and catch all his guest blogs here. Opening that great big box with a bow the size of your head is certainly fun but, when it comes to digital delights, it’s often the palm-size packages that bring the broadest smiles.  Here are several reasonably priced goodies for the tech-savvy folks in your family.  Earbuds and Headphones Most phones today …

Kindle Fire: Hot Product

Posted on 12/8/2011 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

TechnologyThe following is a guest blog from Steve Morgenstern, who frequently contributes technology content to AARP. You can read more from Steve here, and catch all his guest blogs here. After all the buzz about the iPad over the past two years, it’s still tough for many of us to justify buying a $500 keyboard-free product that doesn’t really substitute for a full-fledged laptop computer.  Knock the price down to $200, though, as Amazon has done with its new Kindle …