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Valerie Singleton launches PC for the elderly

Nov 11, 2009, 17:03 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicky Trup)

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"The SimplicITy computer has no log in screen and features just six large-text buttons for users to access basic functions such as email and web browsing.

"Users also receive video tutorials presented by Singleton, which come pre-installed on the machine and give a step-by-step guide to using the different tools.

"SimplicITy is the brainchild of Discount Age – the money-saving website co-founded by Singleton – and Wessex Computers. It is aimed to address the fact that only around half of over-50s have access to a computer and the internet, compared to over 80 per cent of 29- to 45-year-olds."

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