Browsing All posts tagged under »iPhone«

My iPhone is Bigger Than Your iPhone

May 30, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has a long history of technology failure.  Most of these experiences can best be summed up by Now Husband as: What you are telling me isn’t possible. You must have pressed the wrong button. It works perfectly when I do it. Response #1 has also been vocalized by numerous online […]

The Apps You Need Right Now

January 3, 2015

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In an effort to better serve her non-paying clientele, Life in the Boomer Lane has made an exhaustive, as well as exhausting, survey of some of the 10 billion apps that are now available on smart phones, that enable people to live healthier, more stress-free lives. This research was done between the end of one […]

When GPSs Collide

July 14, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane has noticed very lately that her two GPS systems (car and phone) have decided to join both the Middle East and Congress in their inability to cooperate in any way whatsoever. At exactly the same moment, they (the phone and the car) chose to enter a state of reality so […]

Boomer Grandparenting: Able to Leap Tall Continents at A Single Bound

February 28, 2013

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    When my daughter and her husband of one year moved to London, I thought the worst had happened to me.  Then, within a year, she was pregnant. The loss factor multiplied. Then my first grandson, Jonah, was born. Suddenly, the romantic notion I had always had of grandparents and grandchildren living in close […]

A Short Tech Support Call With Apple

January 11, 2013

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Abble, ken I halp you? Uh, yes, I am trying to get an app for my iPhone and Apple won’t recognize my user name or password.  This has happened to me several times before. I ken halp you.  Vhat iss your passvort? Uh, that’s why I am calling you.  Apple doesn’t recognize my password. Vaht ver you trying […]

Welcome to 2013. You can run, but you can’t hide.

January 1, 2013

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Back on January 1, 1541, it would have been tough to predict what the coming year would bring.  Nostradamus was the only high-profile prognosticator around then, but, in the absence of tweets, iPhones, and The Anderson Cooper Show, most of his predictions were unknown to the general population. Most people simply went out their daily […]

Zite Makes Right

January 10, 2012

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Apple’s #1 news app of 2011 was Zite, described as a “Pandora for news reading.”  If you are over age 50, the word “Pandora” might conjure up “Pandora’s Box,” which is not exactly a good thing.  Pandora, according to ancient Greek mythology was the first woman. After the gods created her, they gave her a box […]