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Month: March 2018

Senior Tech: Tablet or Smartphone?

Senior Tech: Tablet or Smartphone?

Recently I met a friend of mine who asked what I would recommend for his 83-year-old father, a smartphone or tablet? This reminded me that I’ve already been approached with almost the same question from people around me many times. The story usually goes like this: the elderly have a landline phone, which cannot be by their side at all times. Using a laptop just doesn’t work. Skyping always ends in frustration on both sides. Does this ring a bell?…

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10 Great Tech Gifts for Seniors

10 Great Tech Gifts for Seniors

Looking for a gift for your elderly parents? Would you like to help them tap into the digital world in an easy and fun way? We’ve compiled a list of 10 various tech gadgets and apps that are perfect also for the older generation. 1) The Apple iPad is the most recommended alternative to a computer for seniors. It is hand-held, lightweight, with the option to easily magnify images for better viewing. Seniors can open apps with just a tap…

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The greatest gift for Grandpa – A new way to communicate

The greatest gift for Grandpa – A new way to communicate

This weekend we are celebrating my grandfather’s 80th birthday. The whole family will get together at our place for his birthday lunch. But we are still thinking of what to get him for this special occasion. It should be something unique and interesting, but useful. He has always been a very practical sort of person. My sister suggested a new razor, an electric one. Not bad, we thought, but not very exciting nor memorable for such a significant birthday. My…

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