Doro 715: Making phones easy with its retro slider design

Finding the right phone for an elderly or vulnerable relative is tricky. They have to be easy to use, have large keys, and not require a weekend reading a manual as thick as War and Peace before you can make a call. If they also come with some useful emergency features this is a bonus, … Continue reading Doro 715: Making phones easy with its retro slider design

Doro PhoneEasy 610 and 615 flip-phones review

Disclaimer: Jack Ratcliffe may have written this article, but the opinions are his parents. Mainly. Doro mobile phones aren’t like ordinary mobile phones. They’re more like Fisher Price phones – they boast simple lines, simple materials and simple colours, making the phones almost child-like in appearance. This is odd, because Doro mobiles are aimed at … Continue reading Doro PhoneEasy 610 and 615 flip-phones review

Loud and proud: the Amplicom Powertel M4000 mobile phone

I’m starting to turn into my mother – only the other day I moaned at my sister for not hanging on the phone long enough for me to first hear it, and then dig it out from the bottom of my bag. Since I got my iPhone, I’m constantly missing calls because I don’t hear … Continue reading Loud and proud: the Amplicom Powertel M4000 mobile phone

Binatone’s new ‘Speakeasy’ mobiles – Great phones for the grandparents in our lives

Despite the huge success of iPhones, mostly due to the multitude of multi-media capabilities they provide, there are some who dislike the ‘fiddliness’ of modern mobiles, such as iPhones, and have a disinclination towards all the ‘unnecessary’ features many modern mobiles possess.  In-light of this surprisingly rampant abhorrence to the seemingly endless technical capabilities of … Continue reading Binatone’s new ‘Speakeasy’ mobiles – Great phones for the grandparents in our lives

Gadgets lend a helping hand: New tech for the older generation

Technology is a great tool when it comes to overcoming disabilities. Here’s a few of the latest ideas aimed at giving a bit of a helping hand… For the deaf and hard of hearing, concerns about their personal safety widen as they go out of their own environment and into public places, such as the … Continue reading Gadgets lend a helping hand: New tech for the older generation