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9 Questions Answered About ChatGPT

Artificial intelligence powers bot that can find answers, or make things up, in a second



Tech Tips

10 Steps To Make Your Old Smartphone Feel New Again

Clean up and improve a device of any age

Free Online Classes

Senior Planet from AARP

Free online classes in English, Spanish and Chinese can help you learn more about technology and connect with others for exercising or socializing.

AARP Virtual Community Center

Free interactive classes and events are designed to help you try something new, learn new skills and have a little fun while doing it.

Keep Yourself Secure Online

You Can Build a Better Password With These 5 Steps

Creativity helps without a password manager

T-Mobile Breach Is Reminder to Practice Cybersecurity

Personal info on ‘dark web,’ fuels financial fraud

What to Know About Logging in with Facebook or Google

Balance the convenience with the security


How to Spot Fake Reviews Before You Buy Online

A little diligence on your part goes a long way

Is Your Smart Home Spying on You and Your Family?

Your gadgets and gear may be listening

Here are the 7 Top Scams You Should Watch Out for in 2023

Crooks are quick to exploit current events


Improve Your Life With Tech

Science Fiction is Inspiring Medical Technology

Find out what may be the new frontier

7 Ways New Technology Can Make Your Life Easier

Interesting products that may solve your problems

Are Stand-Alone Digital Cameras Becoming Obsolete?

Superior image quality keeps cameras relevant



What You Need to Know about Social Media

How to Delete Multiple Facebook Posts at Once

Platform has made it easier to manage your info

New Social Media Trend BeReal Lets You Be You

The app promises an better way to express yourself

Here’s What to Do About Autocorrect Fails

That annoying but helpful feature has workarounds




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Your Smartphone




Your Privacy

Your Phone Knows Where You've Been, How to Find You

Reduce ways your devices can track your location

Passkeys Poised to Be the New Way to Log Into Apps, Sites

Firms look for ways to stop insecure passwords



Your Internet Connection



Your Home

Find Lost Items With a Little Help From Your Technology

Grab your phone to see a map of its location

Robotic Vacuums Get More Features as They Age

First commercially successful robot cleaner is now 20

Are You Ready? High Tech Enters the Bathroom

Wi-Fi mirrors analyze your skin; tubs fill on command




3 Free Technology Fix-It ‘Miracles’ and Why They Work

Slow device? Try these cures before going for repairs

Make Your PC or Macintosh Computer Easier on Your Eyes

Learn the many ways to change your display settings

Try These Tips, Tricks for Your Favorite Email Platform

Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo! and Mac mail made easier



Your Health More on Health



5 Tips to Take Better Family Photos With Your Smartphone

Some chairs and a stack of books are all you need

5 Tips for Making Check Deposits Via Mobile Phone

Skip trips to bank and post office when you're busy

iPhone Settings to Help You See and Hear Better

These are features already on your device


What Caregivers Need to Know About Ride-Hailing Apps

Help your loved one get there when you can't drive


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How Much Do You Know About Your Smartphone?

Most people use this pocket-sized device daily



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