What’s your worst Skype failure?

The promise of Skype or Google Hangouts is that you can be face-to-face with someone even when they’re far away. Love it, but sometimes reality doesn’t work as well as you think it will. Last month I spent almost an hour on the phone with an older relative trying to get them set up on […]

iPad video instructions make connecting easier for seniors

Get help for your iPad

As far as I’m concerned, the iPad is just about the perfect tool to get a senior who isn’t computer-literate and doesn’t have one of their own. It’s made for connecting to the world, watching videos, reading newspapers, and doing email. No, it’s not great if you’re trying to type long documents, but you can […]

Overview of Video Chat Systems

Keeping in touch with friends and family using your computer, web camera and microphone has never been easier thanks to the video chat services compared here: Google Voice and Video Chat If you would like to speak to your family using video, then Google Voice can help. You get your own phone number, and can […]