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Apple's highly anticipated press conference regarding the iPhone 4 and its reception problems earlier today answered a number of our questions regarding this high end smartphone. Getting down to the essentials, Apple head Steve Jobs admitted the iPhone does indeed have antenna problems when you hold it a certain way.
To update everyone on the Apple press conference on iPhone 4, Steve Jobs has announced that Apple will offer a free bumper for anyone who has purchased an iPhone 4. Putting bumpers on the outside of the phone will do away with the pesky antenna/reception problem.
Let's face it, there's really no such thing as too much battery life for a phone. So if you're in the market for a new iPhone case, consider the Exolife, a case which not only protects your iPhone, but also claims to double its battery power.
Any loyal ElderGadget reader knows that we are somewhat obsessed with large screens. Whether that be for a digital camera, a T.V. screen, a digital camcorder, or a smartphone, large screens are crucial for aging adults that want to interact with technology. Apparently we aren't the only ones who have taken notice.
Apple's e-book application, iBooks, which was introduced to the public a few months back alongside the the iPad, is now available for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. The app is equipped with a number of senior friendly features: you can change font size to make your books more comfortable to read. Navigation is intuitive and easy to operate, making it natural to scroll between pages. Additionally, you have the option to either read the text on either a white or a sepia colored background; whatever happens to be best for your eyes.
They both feature touchscreens and large app stores, but which one is the better buy for seniors? We put them to the test...
This new drive-with-your-eyes software could extend the driving privileges for thousands of elderly drivers. It doesn't require any physical activity outside of glancing, and the smart car can compensate for a driver who's eyes wander off the road or is late responding to a stoplight. But this leaves us wondering why a car so smart needs visual cues in the first place.
With hindsight, it's easy to see how a short-term sacrifice like not purchasing an iPod could turn into a long-term gain...by purchasing Apple stock instead, which would have morphed those couple hundred dollars into more than $10,000!
Cyber Clean is a fun and easy way for anyone to remove unwanted dirt from electronics and appliances. Whether you suffer from arthritis or are just fed up with traditional dusters, you'll appreciate the ease of Cyber Clean.
Samsung may not be talking yet, but journalists and tech experts are. Speculation on the warning, which, among other things, states that seniors shouldn't watch 3DTV, varies drastically. Some think Samsung is simply doing the responsible thing, others think it may lower consumer confidence, causing a sharp decline in 3DTV sales for all manufacturers.
Whether you find yourself overcome with rage or just a little peeved when your computer's slower than you are you may be suffering from Hourglass Syndrome. The only prescription? A new, faster computer, of course.
Many people don
One artist has put a new spin on the term reusable. Instead of throwing away old electronic appliances he takes their printed circuit boards and transforms them into beautiful pieces of art. Happy walking!
General Motors has released its vision for the cars of tomorrow. They
We loved learning about Nintendo's DSi LL because it made the gaming line easier to grip and easier to read, two features seniors can really appreciate. But with few details available so far, we're unsure whether to jump for joy or sigh with disappointment over Nintendo's newest model, the temporarily named "3DS."