Simplified NTIC specialist Doro keeps developing and innovating in order to acompany people looking for easy-to-use devices. They are now present in 35 countries worldwide. The Swedish company is indeed spreading to Algeria to help fixed lines become more accessible.
According to a study published in the scientific journal Intelligence, the brain of an elderly person who masters new technologies ages slower.
Researchers indeed support the hypothesis that the use of smartphones, tablets or PCs improves the cognitive abilities of aged users.
Is you website user-friendly? Scotty Allen and Richard Littauer both come from America and have launched the service “The User is my Mom“.
Some websites may indeed seem easy to use for web professionals and experienced Internet users, but it may not be the case for beginners, among whom many are over 50. Therefore, Allen suggests to professionals and developers to have their website reviewed by his mother. [Read more…] about Is your website Granny approved?
Seniors are getting more connected: still, a 2014 study from Doro revealed a large portion of them wished to be assisted to use the Internet and new technologies. Aeticom took an interest into the different ways seniors use the Internet. Here follows a summary of their 2014 study called “The use of the Internet by people over 60 years old”.
“Silver surfers” who use the Internet on a regular basis have better health practices according to recent research from University College London.
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Circly (known as Pieni piiri in Finnish) has been nominated as the best mobile service for the elderly in Finland and has now opened a crowdfunding round on FundedByMe to extend its services.
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