Senior solutions for digital world

Senior solutions for digital world

THE digital world is not only for the young. Senior citizens can also empower their lives with these.

Realistic view

1. Those with time on their hands can relax with Sharp 3D NET LED TV LC60LE940X, a 60-inch 3D capable TV with surround sound solutions. Powered by Sharp's own Quattron 4 Color and Aquomotion Pro technologies, this TV is capable of producing bright and realistic pictures on 2D and 3D formats. RM8,999 at

Soothing sounds

2. Those into audio can try out the Denon DP-29F Turntable with DC Servo Motor and automated system that kickstarts music output with a touch of a button. Built with phono equaliser, this player is available for RM799 at

Great vibes

3. Dedicating a room for entertainment? Keep the setup simple yet effective with Onkyo Speaker SKS4800. This pair of 60W surround speakers and 2-way 130W bass reflex centre speaker for accurate audio output. RM2,249 at

Easy on the eye

4. E-ink capable devices such as the Kindle Paperwhite is easy on the eye and the battery can last for weeks. Its interface also allows users to choose from eight font sizes. Available at for RM402.

Clean floors

5. While this gizmo may seem like any other robotic vacuum, Smart 4-in-1 high power robotic vacuum cleaner A320 comes with UV light lamp that sterilises the floor as well. It can also be fitted with a mopping towel to complete the cleaning regime. RM1,063 at

Practice golf

6. Get better at golf with GolfSense 3D golf swing analyzer. Equipped with precision motion sensor and its own app, GolfSense can detect acceleration, velocity, tempo, position and posture. Use the data to guide your swings. RM499 at

Rest and relax

7. Apart from looking pretty, the Takasima Livia isofa offers exercises for pelvic correction, stretching and relaxation. Recommended retail price is RM3,000. Details at

Perfect pictures

8. Priced at RM1,198 at, the WiFi and GPS-enabled Nikon CoolPix S9500 is easy to carry. Able to minimise vibration and motion blur, its body is also fitted with 3-inch OLED monitor for quick and clear review of the photos taken.

Schedule organiser

9. app helps organise daily chores and mark important dates with a combo of calendar, to-do list and dictation functionalities. Made for Android devices, lets users record voice reminders and just a swipe will clear completed tasks. Free, from Google Play (

Keep healthy

10. WebMD app lets iOS device users key in symptoms they are experiencing to get clues on the ailment they could be suffering from. Free, at

Oct 7, 2013
Life & Times
By Siti Syameen Md Khalili


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