Boomers may be on their way to retirement, but they take pride in staying young – and tech is increasingly a part of that. Canvas8 sat down with Brits between the ages of 50 and 69 to find out what tech they couldn’t live without and how they really feel about devices at the dinner table.
Lore Oxford is a cultural theorist and strategist. She's also the author of Substack column 'Why tho?', where she writes about internet culture and the adoption of Web3.
Founded by Apple’s former retail boss Ron Johnson, ENJOY is an online consumer electronics retailer with a twist. Each product is hand-delivered by an ‘Expert’, who will spend an hour teaching you how to use it at no extra cost. Could ENJOY’s specialists become the new normal?
There’s a quiet revolution happening in the desktop OS market. It won’t be splashed across the pages of tech publications or spreads in glossy magazines, but the uptake of Windows 10 is as significant as any glitzy wearable tech device. So what’s got everyone upgrading to Windows 10?
There's nothing worse than someone constantly being on their phone. But while many think of this as a teenaged habit, there's been a 9% increase in the number of over-65s accessing the internet since 2012. And they're even more distracted by their devices than their younger counterparts.
Some claim that digital natives are people born after the original Star Wars trilogy in 1983 - but research has found that adults in Britain aged 15 to 24 are no more likely to participate in a variety of key digital behaviours than their elders.