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Amazon.com reached an agreement with the State of California legislature, so the Silver Buzz Cafe Store is back. :-)


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We believe in protecting our environment, so the Silver Buzz Cafe web site is hosted on a server in a "green", energy conserving data center. 100% of the power for the datacenter is bought from suppliers that use renewable energy sources, such as hydroelectric, windmill and solar plants.


Computing for Seniors

We’ve gathered together some links to devices, software and tips that will make Internet access and using a regular computer easier for seniors.

Apple’s Snow Leopard is almost here! Mac owners can now pre-order the latest version of the Mac OS X operating system here. Save money with the family 5-pack.

  • 3Com Audrey
  • Accessibility features of Apple MacOS X
  • Accessibility features of Microsoft Windows
  • Celery – A service that lets people send and receive email without a computer or Internet connection. It works with any fax machine and can gracefully share a single home phone line.
  • Facebook – An easy way to stay in touch with family and friends, but it’s not as easy to use as the other products here.
  • Famililink – An online service that makes it easy to stay in touch with emails, photos and videos.
  • iTunes – load your music onto your computer and find more online.
  • Landel Mailbug – A device with a small screen and keyboard that connects to your phone line and allows you to send and receive E-mails.
  • PawPawMail - PC software that provides the easiest email possible for seniors. It can be managed by a family member or caregiver.
  • Presto – Allows you to send email to people who don’t use a computer. It can print emails and photos.
  • PointerWare – Software that makes PCs easier to use for seniors

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