In this multifunctional age, it’s astonishing that the walking cane still, by and large, does only one thing, albeit now in a wide range of materials and designs: offer support for those who need help getting from point A to point B. That’s incredibly useful, of course, but what if they want to bring a cup of coffee along with them without the fear of spilling it? A new collection of walking aids, designed by the Italian-Singaporean duo Francesca Lanzavecchia and Hunn Wai (known together as Lanzavecchia Wai), not only performs the role of traditional canes but, equipped with wheels and table and basket attachments, allows seniors to tote around everything they need.
Customer support software-as-a-service Zendesk released an iPad app today, aimed at helping customer support agents to help customers while on the go. Zendesk offers a web-based help desk and support ticketing application, making it... Read Post
Jeremy Wilson is astonished that more is not being done by technology companies to enrich the lives of the elderly, who are, after all, one of the more liquid, albeit lonely, groups in society. Read Post