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If you're confused.
Computer user there's a -- -- promising to simplify.
Your computing span.
We're talking about the all -- one not just up it's called -- -- and Walt Mossberg personal technology.
The Wall Street Journal is here -- all things Digital's a good gotta break for.
The two of us that wall from these wacky markets to talk technology a little couple of big and I have just kind of -- senses of humor that we think computers for old people are kind of funny in some ways but you can -- tell us about it.
You can also use this computer to dump your stock so I thought what the -- -- a good -- no matter how all.
Ore body will buy down whatever you know.
Actually let me start with with what you guys said you thought might be funny because I'm not sure -- a lot of people don't know this but.
Seniors -- to people who are tired.
Actually are very active on the Internet and increasingly so.
You know if you're if your.
Seven years old then and you're in good health or good -- health and you're retired you -- -- one of the things that people tend to do is they if they haven't.
Understood computer's very well before they -- it if they already knew some about -- -- by may be different one and they go at it so.
It's not true that all seniors are.
You know novices are confused and it's also not true that all people were frustrated and confused by their computers are seniors one of the things this little pelican company.
Told me was that.
-- to their surprise even though they built this thing for seniors they found that people.
As young as in their forties were and interested in it so they -- kind of trying to readjust some of their marketing.
But I did take this thing and -- -- Is what they've done is they've taken.
And existing computer from a -- in MSI which is.
You know one of the better known Taiwan based computer makers.
And it's -- on one kind of looks for those who.
Don't know -- all on one -- looks a little like an iMac.
Strip out windows they put on Linux which you never see Linux is -- Guys now is -- kind of and interface on it and their own maps their own.
Browser -- email program and then they have it's quite -- and then they have FaceBook photo sharing and and some games and just have a very clean interface and it's a touch screen computer so the steps coming in of button in your on the web where it -- but I mean.
It bit that's the one thing you would not want to happen with the computer that's aimed at people who.
Utley Digg and I think you're completely right in it's a point I made repeatedly in the column and I you know to be honest it's a shame.
You always wanna root for a small company trying to do -- different but.
I can't what I said -- -- was you know this is an interesting thing in -- design was was basically good but I would wait.
Until late got this thing straightened out better.
I did run into bugs I did -- that you said I ran into a bunch of freezes.
The gaming software update that fixed mostly fix that problem.
But you know I couldn't attached photos to emails at one point.
I couldn't back they have a back up service and that didn't didn't work for me.
And then there are limitations bids if they were so concerned about not confusing.
Their target audience that.
In the email program they left out for instance the command reply all and the command before word and I think.
You know I really think and and they agreed that they probably have to put those things back in so I think it needs some more but it's uninteresting idea.
I could see my parents -- -- how do you -- oil -- every level wanna put up.
But got up on its -- cut but thank you Walt -- pretty adjusting.
You know Walt thanks so much.
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