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90-year-old grandma rocks an Oculus Rift VR headset

Forget about generation gaps. One gamer's grandma embraces the world of virtual reality by taking the Oculus Rift for a test drive.

By Apr. 16, 2013


SurfEasy: Browsing privacy for Grandma

Clever private browsing utility bundles portable browser, proxy server connection on a USB key.

By Aug. 17, 2011


KitchenAid tweet about Obama's dead grandma causes a stir

During the presidential debate, a tweet appears on KitchenAid's feed making fun of the president's dead grandmother. The company apologizes.

By Oct. 3, 2012


The case for getting grandma to play World of Warcraft

Researchers find that a few hours playing WoW boosts certain cognitive functions in older adults--especially those who had scored poorly prior to playing.

By Feb. 23, 2012


Just5 is good for grandma

Just5 is a company in Europe that makes phones for the elderly. We take a closer look at them at CTIA.

By Mar. 25, 2010


Turbo Grannies puts Grandma in the driver's seat

The game, currently a big hit in Sweden, may be the first one that lets you crash an electric scooter and not feel bad about it.

By Mar. 23, 2011


Fellowup: The grandma-approved social service you should use

Web service keeps up with your contacts, tells you when you should send them congrats and condolences.

By May. 5, 2011


FineThanx checks on grandma so you don't have to

For $34.95 a month, an automated phone service will call your aging loved ones twice a day, alert a "care circle" if no one answers or something is wrong.

By Apr. 29, 2010


Grandma had a stroke? Teach her to play Wii

The Wii may help recovering stroke patients improve their motor function, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2010.

By Feb. 25, 2010


Grandma endures wrongful ISP piracy suspension

Qwest had suspended the service of 53-year-old painter accused by Hollywood of illegal file sharing. The problem was she didn't do it.

By Feb. 1, 2010