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A gadget guru connects and streamlines one chaotic family.

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— Matt Herring

En español | When she got her cell phone, Ileana Hesquijarosa, 71, couldn’t tell its “talk” from its “end call” button. Now she uses e-mail, Facebook and video chat to connect with her children and five grandchildren flung throughout the Northeast and relatives and friends in Cuba. Still, there’s more she and the younger generations want to do—and more they can do within their budgets, says tech expert Jose Andrade, of Engadget en español. Here he offers a prescription for the whole family with an eye toward portable, wireless and intuitive solutions.

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