Low-cost android phones

November 18, 2013

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Ever since KiKat , or to the rest of us, android 4.4, lower cost android priced phones are on the market. 4.4 works with devices with as little as 512MB of RAM. This opened the market for budget devices without sacrificing performance. For instance, there is little difference between a $100 LG phone (4.4) and […]

Today’s workplace, now

November 14, 2013

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Originally posted on MyPersonalTablet:
English: Industrial programmer’s workplace (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The workplace you know won’t pay the bills over the next decade. Ali Velshi, Daniel Debow and Ben Garlinghouse talk about changes that happened while you worked. Why listen to them? They work in successful new era workplaces. They describe what we need to know. What…

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Gifts for seniors

November 2, 2013

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Last year this time I was asked to make a presentation for senors at a community center about electronic gift suggestions for seniors.  So this year I thought I’d put something on my blog along those lines.   Surely someone organize gifts to give to seniors. I’ll check with them.  In the Twin Cities (Minnesota) […]

Behaviour change tools needed to leverage opportunities of mHealth

October 28, 2013

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Originally posted on Insights into Innovation:
As the shrill whistle alerts me to my phone and I see the message “got 7 minutes?” I slink back to my desk and think, “I’m useless, sheesh I can’t even find 7 minutes in my day to do a bit of exercise…I really should delete that app” Almost…

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Competition for Apple products

October 24, 2013

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We can get money to help pay for our new model smartphones or tablets at Walmart and Sam’s Club. (Photo credit: Ron Dauphin)   We can receive up to $300 for our old mobile device, which will then be applied toward the purchase of a device.   Related articles Trade in Your Old Tablet at Wal-Mart (WMT) […]

iPad learning curve

October 5, 2013

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Originally posted on Learn to use iPad, Safari on the iPad and iPad apps:
After many classes I have developed a learning curve for seniors with little or not computer experience, who want to learn how to use the iPad. As the Wikipedia site says, it is a large set of simple lessons for the…

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Liv+ simplify our iPhone or Android

September 13, 2013

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Originally posted on MyPersonalPhone:
(Wikipedia) Liv+ turns a smartphone into a useful technology for the elderly and us, the simplicity seekers. Its simple screen with large buttons, fonts and bright colors increases readability. The screen, simple touch interface, Internet services and instant picture sharing enrich our lives and keep families and friends close. Liv+ is…

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