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GreatCall's Splash and Jitterbug5 help seniors stay safe and connected

These two new gadgets are designed specifically for the 65-and-older set.

By May 28, 2014


Samsung GreatCall r220 review: Simple and slimmer

The Samsung GreatCall r220, also known as the Jitterbug Plus, is a simple phone aimed at seniors.

By July 2, 2012


Samsung GreatCall r220: A simple phone for seniors

The Samsung GreatCall r220 (aka the Jitterbug Plus) has an easy interface, huge keypads that light up, and many health and wellness services tied into it.

By June 29, 2012


GreatCall adds new 5Star security service

GreatCall, maker of the Jitterbug phone popular with seniors, has recently introduced a new service called 5Star that connects subscribers to health and security services.

By January 10, 2011


GreatCall offers new calling plans

The mobile virtual network operator offers four new monthly calling plans that should appeal to frequent and casual callers.

By November 17, 2010


Design of the times: The secret to creating cell phones for seniors

As cell phones become more ubiquitous in today's world, what do manufactures do to make sure seniors don't get left behind?

By November 7, 2012


GreatCall unleashes the Jitterbug J

GreatCall, the company that provides both the phone and service for the elderly, is expanding its market with the Jitterbug J.

By June 1, 2009


5Star Responder like OnStar for people

In emergencies, or just when you feel creeped out while walking alone, GreatCall's 5Star Responder hooks you up with a trained responder at the push of a button.

By October 19, 2011


Jitterbug now on Verizon Wireless

GreatCall, the creator of the Jitterbug, has partnered with Verizon Wireless to carry the Jitterbug service on its network.

By August 27, 2009


The 411: Do the Jitterbug

Every week, CNET editor Nicole Lee answers your questions about cell phones and their accessories.

By August 17, 2009