7 tech gifts that won’t scare your grandma

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For some people of a certain age, getting the latest and greatest tech for the holidays isn’t an exciting prospect. In fact, it’s downright intimidating. Older folks have seen the world radically transform during their lives, moving from the days of rotary phones and black-and-white TVs to now, when we take for granted the smartphones in our pockets that put just about every form of tech they had back in the day to shame. It’s hard to keep up with all the innovation.  

We’re not saying that all seniors are technophobes. There are certainly countless grandparents who have kept pace with the changing landscape and track the newest Apple rumors just like the youngsters. Likewise, Millennials can be tech luddites just like their grandparents. In such a rapidly evolving industry, anyone might be left behind.   Read more…

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Grandma’s wrong number Thanksgiving invitation ends in the best way possible

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The heartwarming tale of a grandma texting a Thanksgiving invitation to the wrong number just got a perfect ending.

After 17-year-old Jamal Hinton from Phoenix, Arizona, received a text message inviting him to Thanksgiving dinner from an unknown number claiming to be his grandma, he asked for photographic proof from the woman.

Once Hinton confirmed the kind woman was in fact, not his grandmother, he sent a selfie back to help her understand the mixup.

After the silly and unexpected interaction, the two kept in contact and wound up spending Thanksgiving together after all.

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