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Help me lure an iPad (and general computer newbie) to the iPad with great apps

I'm looking for iPad app suggestions for and older lady who is new to computers in general and has never used an iPad. What kind of apps are key for everyday iPad use, and what would make someone hesitant to use an iPad pick it up and say "Wow, this is fun (and easy)"? More thoughts inside. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jul 16, 2010 - 14 answers

An iPad for my mother, the computer newbie?

My mom wants a simple computer for internet use, email and word processing, and she's interested in an iPad. The question: would this work? The problem: she's computer illiterate. (Related question: any good systems for teaching an older newbie about computers?) More details inside. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jun 21, 2010 - 33 answers

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