Time (and technology) continue to march forward, and it’s time for New Years resolutions again. This year, you should include some technology-related resolutions that take advantage of “cloud” applications—software that uses the power of Internet-based servers to deliver services to your PC or mobile gadget—to to make your life simpler and better in 2011. Here are some tips on resolutions you should keep in the coming year:
I’ve been sorting through the buzz to get a handle on what’s coming in the new year from the tech world that might have the same sort of impact as some of this past year’s winners. And the harder I look, the more some of the efforts being mounted by the big names in the industry look like things they promised in 2010…or earlier.
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I’ve noticed that I’m spending a lot less time talking to my wife on the phone, and increasingly more time exchanging text messages. And I’m not alone in that trend. Texting is beginning to take hold with a lot of people who have teen and adult children, as they find themselves adapting to new mobile technology.
If you’re the lucky recipient of a gifted iPad, or if you decided to treat yourself to one, there are a few things you can download instantly to make the most out of Apple’s object of techno-lust. Here are five that are right up the alley of iPad owners over 40: