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Have iPhone, Will Travel

“Yikes! Where’s my phone?” I was standing in line to board the bus to Logan Airport frantically searching through my carry-on bag when I realized that my phone, my lifeline during my upcoming trip, was missing. Before panic set in, I remembered that I had the app Find My on my iPad. The Portland Transportation Center has…

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Learn Something New Every Week!

An inquisitive mind is a characteristic of healthy aging. We at BoomerTECH Adventures whole-heartedly support life long learning because we know our clients, friends, and family need to remain intellectually sharp in order to master the ever-evolving 21st century tech skills necessary for modern life. Publishing a weekly newsletter is one way we help boomers…

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Pros & Cons of Password Managers

Many experts now recommend using a Password Manager app. The app will let you know if there is a problem. A variety of password managers are available. If you would like more details about these recommendations, read “The ultimate guide to secure passwords” by Tatum Hunter in the December 16, 2021 issue of the Washington…

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The Solar Eclipse of 2024 and Your Cellphone

Are you ready for the astronomical event of the year? The solar eclipse of 2024 will take place in Maine on April 8th between 2 and 4 PM. We at BoomerTECH Adventures are excited and preparing to view it as well. If you’d like to capture the moon’s journey across the face of the sun…

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Make Icons Larger on Your iPhone

iPhone screens are much smaller than our computer or iPad screens. Sometimes, especially in low light situations, its may be difficult to read text or identify the app icon we want to open. Fortunately, there is a solution. You will find an option for increasing the size of both text and icons in Settings under…

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Make a Fast Start With Your NEW Device

Congratulations! Are you enjoying your new (or at least new-to-you) tech device—smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, or computer? Whatever device you have, you want it to be useful, fun, and engaging, and most of all, a tool that doesn’t drive you crazy. For that to happen you need to learn how use your smartphone, tablet, computer or…

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iPhone Tips That Will Make You Smile

Here are a handful of tips that will make you happy, make you much more efficient on your iPhone, and impress your grandkids!

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Do-it-Yourself Holiday Gifts

Here are ideas using technology you already have (or can easily borrow) to make thoughtful and well-regarded gifts using that most precious commodity — your time.

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The TIPS App

This may be the best kept secret on your iPhone and iPad. But you will want to learn how to use this app because it gives you many more tips about your device.

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Three Cool Things to Try With Your iPhone Camera

Our iPhone cameras are pretty amazing. The newer the phone, the more things you can do! 

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