If you are retired and not getting trained on the updates and new features, this complexity may get in the way of being able to use the computer effectively. Fortunately there is another solution. There are companies that have built a Senior Computer.
What is a Senior Computer?
A senior computer typically has these key features:
* One Touch Interface
The touch screen interface makes it easier to use. A single touch will take you to Email, Web Browsing, Video Chat, Contacts, Photos, etc.
* Preloaded Software
All the typical programs you need to use are already installed making it easy to get started. A regular computer can take hours to install.
*Large Fonts, Easy to See
Many seniors have reduced eyesight. Large easy to read fonts make it easier to use.
* Touch Screen Interface
A touch screen interface makes it easier to use. A single touch can easily get you to needed functions, like Email, Web Browsing, Video Chat, Contacts, Photos, etc.
* Secure System
Typical computers have an Open System to handle many different applications. This Open system can allow viruses to get in. A Senior computer can have a secured operating system that prevents viruses.
* Voice Recognition
No one likes to type. Senior computers can offer Voice recognition for easy to use. You talk, it types.
* Stable Design
Typical computers change their whole system every few years, forcing you to re learn how to use it. A senior computer maintains a stable interface so you can use it without re learning.
* Great support
No matter how well the computer is designed, you are going to need support. Typical computer support is often notoriously poor. A senior computer needs to have easily accessible human support.