Simple Notebook for OAP

  CyprusJohn 13:28 22 Nov 2010
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Any of you bright sparks got a solution to this one.
My Very aged Mother-in-Law, no jokes she is nice, wants to keep in touch with her many grandchildren.
My idea would be to supply her with a notebook which for preference starts up on opening then starts SKYPE automatically. It obviously needs a webcam but would need her to do nothing except press an accept button. She is in sheltered accommodation but has access to broadband wifi in her room. The shops I have been to keep trying to push all-singing laptops but she is quite unable to use anything but the simplest. Cost is also an issue, I don't want a valuable item tempting people, nor do I want something that will tempt people to fidget with the settings and need resetting.

  sunnystaines 14:35 22 Nov 2010

does she need large keyboard keys?, also look for one with the shockproof case, incase it falls off her knees, british gas use them not sure what make they are.

  sunnystaines 14:38 22 Nov 2010

try this place

click here

  Daiol 15:30 22 Nov 2010

I believe that hp does a laptop that if it falls the hdd is protected.

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