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Smartphone privacy

February 14, 2014


You probably won’t need to protect yourself from the police, but you don’t want to loose your phone and all the information in it. Learn how your system backs-up everything.  It could give information to the wrong people. Check out this article on privacy.  Keep your business and personal communication separate. Smartphones track wherever we go, what we […]

Sensors monitor our health

July 28, 2013


For the past few years as I helped people learn how to use mobile technology, I thought mobile would be useful for monitoring our health as we age. Last week I found out about the LivingWell@Home program. While, not a mobile technology, LivingWell@Home places technology where people want to live.  

Keep your personal data safe

April 23, 2013


What do you know about the data that’s in your computer and speeding around the internet. Here are some tips use a passcode on your mobile device ( it has more data than you’d want a stranger to access on it now) where is your personal information, it’s on those services you use automatically what can they […]

Reinvent government one mobile device at a time

March 3, 2013


Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom argues that  technological innovation can be used to improve our government and restore our prosperity.  He also discusses his own efforts to modernize San Francisco when he was mayor of that city. via Science and Technology – “Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government” – Book TV. […]

Turn off data leaks

August 21, 2012


You give away personal data when you download apps. Mobilescope helps you understand what you’re giving up when you download. Every time you download an app, you pass a stream of data to the app’s maker. The developer might need that information for absolutely legitimate reasons, but wouldn’t you to at least like to know what […]