An evaluation of older adults use of ipads in eleven UK care-homes

Dominic UPTON, Tim Jones, Daniel Kay, Penney Upton

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The introduction of the iPad and similar form-factor devices (e.g. Samsung Galaxy Tab, Asus Eee Pad and Motorola Xoom) has provided a unique opportunity for older adults to engage with mobile computing devices and platforms. Engagement with 'traditional' computing devices amongst older adults, including arguably mobile devices, such as laptop computers is low due to dexterity issues amongst this population (Hertzum Hornbaek, 2010).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)62-76
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


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