• A few tweaks can make all the difference when setting up an iPhone for a senior
  • You can change the text size, and rearrange the home screen
  • Adding home screen widgets lets you make the iPhone even easier to use
  • Adding contacts can make it far easier to keep in…


NB I’ve started collecting guides and hints for getting seniors (and anyone non-technical in fact) online easily and effectively at www.thetechhelper.com — but there were a few pieces, like this, I couldn’t find so wrote myself…

I think Amazon’s Alexa devices are perfect for those who aren’t comfortable with a…


NB I’ve started collecting guides and hints for getting seniors (and anyone non-technical in fact) online easily and effectively at www.thetechhelper.com — but there were a few pieces, like this, I couldn’t find so wrote myself…

There are no two ways about it — having to teach your parents to…


  • The iPhone SE has a 4.7inch screen and a home button with a fingerprint sensor
  • Prices start at $399 in the US and £419 in the UK
  • For advice on setting up an iPhone for seniors, read our guide here

Apple’s latest iPhone, the SE, is the perfect phone for…


NB I’ve started collecting guides and hints for getting seniors (and anyone non-technical in fact) online easily and effectively at www.thetechhelper.com — but there were a few pieces, like this, I couldn’t find so wrote myself…

It’s generally accepted that Apple’s iPad is (if you can afford it) the best…

Mark Prigg

Freelance science and technology journalist/editor based in Brooklyn. Previously at the Daily Mail, Sunday Times and Evening Standard. Welsh, Cardiff City fan.

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