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Comment: How about a tablet? (Score 1) 287

by The Relentless (#46429523) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Linux For Grandma?
My grandmother is 90. She went from using nothing to using an iPad. She mainly plays solitaire, but also uses it to browse the web, read email and even Skype video calls with the multitude of grandkids and great grandkids (even 1 great-great grandson.) It didn't take much to get her comfortable with it. It is lightweight and a good lap pad will ease the weight even more. She even takes it to her many many doctor appointments to have something to do/read while waiting...

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