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  •   Home > News > Technology

    Grandchildren might motivate older adult computer users - to get onboard with a new app

    Grandchildren might motivate older adult computer users - to get onboard with a new app



    Countdown, Spark, the Warehouse and Qantas are among 500 new partners added to the over-65s' SuperGold card revamp, which includes an app and upgraded website.

    SeniorNet executive officer, Grant Sidaway, says keeping tabs on grand-kids often drives grandparents to use technology.

    He says it's a way of keeping in touch.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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