— Join us for free webinars and live chats on how to use the latest tech tools. Technology can help you connect with friends and family, drive more safely, control home automation, search for jobs, care for loved ones, learn new skills, and more. But there’s so much new “tech” that it can be hard to keep track of it and how it can help you. Register for AARP’s Online Technology Fair and gain access to free live webinars, video chats …

— We can all use a little refresher course to maximize our gadgets. Or maybe Cell Phone 101 to familiarize ourselves with the basics. Do you need help personalizing your smartphone, setting up e-mail, taking pictures and sending them, or FaceTiming with family members? Bring your phones, pads, and other confusing gadgets to the AARP Maine office on Friday, May 5th at 10:00am for a hands-on workshop to get to know your digital device. Tech experts will help you navigate through …

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— Maine Office of the Public Advocate Releases New Ratewatcher Guide Hallowell, Maine – October 28, 2016 The new 24 page Ratewatcher Guide, a publication of the Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) that helps customers make informed choices about their telephone and broadband options is now available online and in print. This is the 26th edition of the Ratewatcher, which was first published in September 1997. The latest edition includes detailed charts with information for more than 49 phone and broadband …

— AARP TEK Academy provides a FREE opportunity to better understand the virtually limitless online resources that are right at your fingertips- but can feel lost in the confusing interface of the internet or your device. Looking for a recipe new recipe? How about the local movie listings? Maybe you’re looking for directions to a new restaurant, or the reviews for that restaurant. Interested in learning more about cyber security and improve your passwords? Learn about all these and more at …

—     AT&T Holding Free Technology Training Sessions for Maine Seniors What:            AT&T tech experts will offer Maine seniors free personalized lessons on how to use smartphones, tablets or other handheld electronic devices. Whether they need help personalizing their new smartphones or they want to set up video-chatting software to stay in touch with their families, seniors will have the opportunity to sit one-on-one with an AT&T representative to learn how to master their mobile technology. The “Bring Your …