Once upon a time, “hand-me-down’s” invariably meant clothes or toys.

Today, with more technology devices, evolving faster and faster, “hand-me-down” as often as not refers to technology.

So, in my family, an older iPod will go from an older child to a younger one; I will get the “latest-and-greatest” smart phone and a year later bequeath it to my wife; etc., etc.

The one constant?

My 12 year-old son figures out how to use everything, then shows everyone else . . .

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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