[linux-elitists] New Grandma and Grandpa computer: Telikin

Jay Sulzberger jays at panix.com
Tue May 31 10:25:54 PDT 2011


On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 09:41:58AM -0700, Don Marti <dmarti at zgp.org> wrote:

> Came across this in a SkyMall catalog:
> 
>   "Telikin is a simple and easy to use family
>   computer that combines video chat, photo sharing,
>   email and many more popular features into a sleek,
>   touchscreen device."
> 
>   http://www.telikin.com/
> 
> Anyone tried one, or set one up for a family member?
> One of the selling points is "Tech Buddy" remote
> access.  The AARP web site says,
> 
>   "Keep the fun part of personal computing ? the
>   Web browsing, e-mail, calendar, photo sharing,
>   games and video chat ? and lose the complexity
>   and virus risk."
> 
>   http://www.aarp.org/technology/innovations/info-01-2011/tops_in_tech.html
> 
> The video chat feature looks nifty, but can't see
> from the web site if it's a rebranded version of one
> of the Free ones, or interoperable.
> 
> -- 
> Don Marti                    

I just asked Telikin what kernel is on the device.  It is a Linux
kernel.

oo--JS.


> http://zgp.org/~dmarti/
> dmarti at zgp.org


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