Low Tech Grandma

Felicia (aka Low Tech Grandma) is a wife, mother, grandmother, freelance writer and low tech blogger.

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Microsoft Surface 2 vs. Galaxy Note 10.1

Microsoft Surface 2 vs. Galaxy Note 10.1

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

As I stepped into the world of tablets, I realized I had to remain focused on my “must haves” otherwise I would get lost in the glitz and glamour of what each device offered.  To narrow the playing field I only entertained devices that were near 10 inches in size.  No 7-inch screens for me. […]

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Low Tech Grandma Buys a Tablet

Low Tech Grandma Buys a Tablet

| November 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

This is an introductory article by an old timer looking to join the technological revolution.  My laptop is giving up on me and it’s time to purchase a tablet.  I’ve resisted this change because I didn’t think a freelance writer could write extensively on a tablet, but I hope I prove myself wrong. If you’re […]

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How to Disable Verizon Wireless Balance Notifications

How to Disable Verizon Wireless Balance Notifications

| November 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

What’s more annoying than attempting to make an urgent call on your Verizon prepaid cell phone only to hear a recorded voice slowly informing you of your current prepaid phone balance and how much you can use on your current phone call. When you need to make a call from your cell phone the only […]

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ASUS Eee PC 1015PN Netbook

ASUS Eee PC 1015PN Netbook

| November 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

A couple of years ago I purchased a ASUS Eee netbook. I purchased it because I needed something smaller and more portable than my 17 inch laptop. As a freelance writer I was looking for something with a full QWERTY keyboard. I didn’t think a tablet would do the trick due to its lack of […]

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Cell Phone Radiation

Cell Phone Radiation

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you use a cell phone the old-fashioned way, then you should take time to read the book Disconnect by Derva Davis. When I say the old-fashioned way, I’m talking about dialing a number, putting the phone to your ear and actually having a voice conversation. If you only use it for texting, you’re a […]

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Kodak Play Sport Camera Review

Kodak Play Sport Camera Review

| December 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

The digital camera that I’ve been using for over 10 years finally died. I guess it’s a good thing it died because the technology has advanced so much over the past 10 years that the bulky3.2 mega pixel camera was nothing but a dinosaur that I should have put out to pasture several years ago. […]

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Platronics Audio 995 Wireless Headset

Platronics Audio 995 Wireless Headset

| May 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

I use Dragon Deluxe NaturallySpeaking software to dictate a lot of my work. In order for the software to hear my instructions and dictation, I’ve got to use a compatible headset. I’ve used both the Logitech and Microsoft LifeChat USB wired headset in the past. They both had their pros and cons, but one thing […]

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Altec Lansing VS262 2.1 Computer Speakers

Altec Lansing VS262 2.1 Computer Speakers

| May 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

We finally decided to upgrade the office a bit. After spending so much time in the home office; it makes sense to make it a bit more comfortable. In addition to very necessary equipment such as a laser printer, upgraded software and wireless headsets, we decided to add a flat-screen TV to the office (gotta […]

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Logitech M305 Portable Mouse

Logitech M305 Portable Mouse

| April 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

One of the best computer gadget investments that I’ve made in the past week was to purchase a Logitech mini wireless mouse. The one I bought is the Logitech M305 . The mouse only cost about $20 but is worth that and more. If you use a laptop, you know how annoying the built-in mouse […]

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Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 USB Headset

Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 USB Headset

| April 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

A few months ago I purchased a Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 USB headset. I needed to replace my old Logitech headset which crapped out on me. I used the headset with my voice recognition software. The old Logitech headphones worked okay in the beginning but after a while I noticed that I had to do more […]

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