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Make any Android easy enough for Grandma to use

Android can appear to be a bit too complicated for some users, including Grandma. This app makes it seem easy.

By May. 26, 2014


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


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


The case for virtual reality on grandma's stationary bike

The two-year Cybercycle Study finds that older adults exhibit greater cognitive benefits from virtually reality-enhanced exercise than traditional forms.

By Jan. 17, 2012


SurfEasy: Browsing privacy for Grandma

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

By Aug. 17, 2011


RCA Symphonix: Not your grandma's hearing aid

RCA expands its audio hardware profile with the Symphonix RPSA10. It may be called a "personal sound amplifier," but it's really a hearing aid geared for a younger, hipper audience.

By May. 9, 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


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


Ep. 706: Where grandma got ran over by an iPad

Scott brings his expertise in mobile computing to help us discuss today's stories about elderly iPad-ing, cracking iPhone 4s, the link between hyper-texting teens and risky behavior, & mobile STD testing!

By Nov. 12, 2010