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Computer for the elderly?

by drisc52 / January 3, 2012 7:03 AM PST

I am looking to purchase a computer for my 88 year old grandmother. She
is capable of computing but needs something that is fast and most of
all easy to use.

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(NT) So the iPad or the Apple Air?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 3, 2012 8:01 AM PST
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Thanks
by drisc52 / January 3, 2012 9:19 AM PST

I use a mac air and love it. Ideally, I am something less expensive. She would basically use it for light internet searching, emails, and scanning photos.

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(NT) The iPad is about half of the Apple laptop.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 3, 2012 9:26 AM PST
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Still hoping to spend less
by drisc52 / January 4, 2012 11:53 AM PST

I am hoping to spend less than the cost of an ipad. I had read that the new chromebook might be a decent option, but I was not super impressed after the Cnet review. Although since she needs only basic computing, it might work.

Thanks!

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If you want more impressions look at the Cnet Chrome forum
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 4, 2012 1:19 PM PST
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