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Need a Simpler TV Remote Control

The Longevity Explorer groups have frequently brought up the complaint that their TV remote is too complicated. It's a recurring theme any time one asks about technology design and examples of poorly designed gadgets.

 


 

SF Discussion Includes Tech Gadgets and Travel

Technology Gadgets and Travel are the topics of discussion this month by the San Francisco Explorers.

Per the usual order of business, reports of what is of interest to the members heads up the agenda.

 

Tech Gadgets

  • Vision Focus: In the form factor of a pair
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CookStop Fire Prevention System @ Passavant

The Passavant Longevity Explorers evaluate a fire prevention system.

 


 

SF Explorers: Topics on our Minds

At the start of the San Francisco Explorers' September meeting, members responded to a call for topics of interest to begin the fall season.

 


 

Maxi Digital Personal Amplifier @ Passavant

The Passavant Longevity Explorers evaluate a personal amplifier to help with hearing.

 


 

Talking Bible @ Passavant

The Passavant Longevity Explorers evaluate a talking bible.

 


 

GrandPad @ Passavant

The Passavant Longevity Explorers evaluate a senior-friendly tablet.

 


 

Hearing Devices: What Works and Why

Hearing Explorers meet to share information on their devices, problem areas, and solutions.

 


 

Forgot to Turn Off the Iron, Hotplate, or Heater

Have you ever plugged in a device, turned it on and later forgot it was still plugged in? If this was a device that consumed a lot of energy such as a clothes iron, electric hotplate, coffee pot, tea kettle or a space heater you might have wasted some power or even have caused some damage.

 


 

Robin Day Clock @ Passavant

The Passavant Longevity Explorers evaluate a day clock designed for seniors with memory loss.

 


 

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