Elderly

02.10.14
Japanese smart diaper is destined to have a lot of crappy days
02.10.14

Japanese smart diaper is destined to have a lot of crappy days

The current move towards wearables is surely good news for us, but unremittingly bad news for them...

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10.26.13
Ask Engadget: best device for the elderly?
10.26.13

Ask Engadget: best device for the elderly?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's...

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07.24.13
Should your auntie buy an iPad?
07.24.13

Should your auntie buy an iPad?

Over at Macworld, Senior Editor Chris Breen has an answer to this all-important question: should y...

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09.24.12
Toyota builds assistive robot to help the disabled around the home
09.24.12

Toyota builds assistive robot to help the disabled around the home

Toyota has built the Human Support Robot, a 70 pound 'droid designed to help the elderly and less-...

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08.25.12
Meet the OwnFone: a customizable mobile phone that epitomizes simplicity
08.25.12

Meet the OwnFone: a customizable mobile phone that epitomizes simplicity

The OwnFone is neither smart nor world-friendly, and yet it's managed to grab our attention just t...

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07.03.12
GreatCall outs Samsung-made Jitterbug Plus, for folks who want a phone without all the smarts
07.03.12

GreatCall outs Samsung-made Jitterbug Plus, for folks who want a phone without all the smarts

Adding features to a senior-friendly phone kind of defeats the purpose, but a sleeker design, impr...

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05.08.12
Clarity Pal hands-on, a new phone for senior citizens
05.08.12

Clarity Pal hands-on, a new phone for senior citizens

In a perfect world, your grandparents wouldn't need a lick of help getting the most out of a smart...

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05.02.12
Newcastle University preps in-car GPS for the elderly, helps grandmum get home safely
05.02.12

Newcastle University preps in-car GPS for the elderly, helps grandmum get home safely

Most Engadget readers will have grown up with GPS, but the UK's Newcastle University has realized...

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12.02.11
Introducing Memo Touch, a tablet designed for elders with short-term memory loss
12.02.11

Introducing Memo Touch, a tablet designed for elders with short-term memory loss

Here's a product you don't see every day: a tablet designed specifically for senior citizens -- a...

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