Tips on Buying Tablets

Universal Design and Assistive Technology

Universal Design is a concept that – in a perfect world – would enable those students with a disability to enter a room and immediately have EQUAL ACCESS to any and all information. With Universal Design, assistive technology can be used so that class lessons can be easily completed by everyone including those individuals with disabilities who use assistive technology. The following adaptations are everyday examples of Universal Design: sliding automatic doors,  large restroom doorways and stalls,  adjustable tables,  sidewalk curb cuts, texting,  motion lights,  lever handles, and e-books. Each of these […]

Fun and Practical Tablet Apps for Seniors

Traditionally, we tend to associate technology with the younger generation, yet, older adults are surprisingly proficient with a range of modern technology. For example, 59% of Americans aged 65 and above go online and 77% of this population use cellphones. In fact, 23% of this population actively play games using cellphones, computers or gaming systems. Not only do these figures indicate significant technology use, but the numbers are also continuing to grow. In particular, tablets are an example of modern technology that many seniors can use very […]

Selecting the Best Tablet on the Market

Tablets need no introduction, they’ve been mesmerizing people for almost 2 years now and without one it’s impossible to claim yourself a tech geek. 2012 turned out to be a feast for the tablet fans. It wasn’t just about Apple vs Microsoft anymore, other powerhouses jumped on the tablet bandwagon and produced some of the best tablets currently available in the market. Some of the important tablet brands are: Apple Asus Acer Amazon Sony Google Microsoft Samsung The fierce competition between these tech giants turned out to […]

Get a Good Tablet Without the High Prices

When shopping for a good tablet we see many excellent choices with an almost countless list of features. It can be difficult to buy the right tablet when the goal of the manufacturer is to convince us to buy the most expensive one we can afford. And many of us are convinced that we cannot live without a popular brand tablet. But there are a few good points that should be considered. The main one is price. For that wonderful portable computer we will most likely pay […]

How to Select the Best Android Tablet

In the age of smart phones and tablets, Android powered devices have successfully managed to carve a unique identity for them. All the Android powered devices are famous for their user- friendly interface as well as the cheap apps and games available with them. Though these apps were already a part of many smart phones that came before Android, these were expensive enough that not everyone was able to afford them. With the introduction of Android powered smart phones and tablets in the market, this entire range […]