Post Thumbnail

My dad called me up a few weeks ago saying he wanted to get mom a tablet for Christmas, one that might be good enough to replace the laptop she hated. It wasn't the hardware causing angst; it was the software: Windows 8. She's pretty comfortable with technology, but migrating from the familiar wor...

December 31st 2014 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Now here's a trend we can really get behind. Consumer Cellular, the "exclusive wireless provider for AARP members" (and a company that caters to the 50+ crowd), has announce that it will no longer be gouging charging its customers the dreaded activation fee. New and current customers looking to pr...

June 7th 2012 at 3:07am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Who says old people don't understand technology? Well, actually, we do, and this AARP video quick tip (WMV link) on how to play video games just bolsters our case. While the clip is a little out of date (the systems being discussed are decidedly last-generation) the incredibly unhelpful advice cont...

November 1st 2007 at 7:42pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Siliconera was on-hand during the recently-concluded AARP sponsored event Life@50+ to document Nintendo's booth setup and how the public were receiving Nintendo's products. With a Wii display featuring Wii Sports: Bowling, as well as a section of DS Lites featuring Brain Age, Nintendo's flagship Tou...

November 1st 2006 at 11:00am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The guys over at Siliconera attended the recently-concluded AARP event Life@50+ and managed to check out the Nintendo booth. Sadly, they report the only Wii title on-hand was Wii Sports, however they report that the game did manage to fetch quite an audience throughout the day. Apparently, even one...

November 1st 2006 at 9:55am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Over in the Technology section of New York Times, a story talking about Nintendo's first-ever appearance at the annual Life@50+ event this past weekend, which is sponsored by the AARP and was held in Anaheim CA, shows Nintendo's commitment to hooking in the older demographic. The event, which attrac...

October 30th 2006 at 3:25pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Over in the Technology section of New York Times, a story talking about Nintendo's first-ever appearance at the annual Life@50+ event this past weekend, which is sponsored by the AARP and was held in Anaheim CA, shows Nintendo's commitment to hooking in the older demographic. The event, which attrac...

October 30th 2006 at 3:25pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Venturing outside the typical boundaries of a platform launch campaign, Nintendo found itself brushing shoulders with the American Academy of Audiology, Lighthouse International and the Southwest Lawn Bowls Association at Life@50+, an annual AARP-sponsored gathering for elder Americans.AARP's direct...

October 30th 2006 at 10:55am 0 Comments