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 # A tasty intro to digital - Tea, Toast and T’Internet # A tasty intro to digital - Tea, Toast and T’Internet
  
-[![Poster](http://​socialreporter.com/​files/​2014/​04/​poster.jpg "​poster"​)](http://​socialreporter.com/​files/​2014/​04/​poster.jpg)+![Poster](http://​socialreporter.com/​files/​2014/​04/​poster.jpg)
  
 [Originally on Socialreporter 17.4.2014](http://​socialreporter.com/?​p=2957) [Originally on Socialreporter 17.4.2014](http://​socialreporter.com/?​p=2957)
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 I was recently delighted, and intrigued, to be copied into an email from Myra Newman thanking people for their support for a London event run at the Central & Cecil Sheltered Housing scheme, together with [Primrose Hill Neighbours Help](http://​primrosehillneighbours.wordpress.com/​) (PHNH). I was recently delighted, and intrigued, to be copied into an email from Myra Newman thanking people for their support for a London event run at the Central & Cecil Sheltered Housing scheme, together with [Primrose Hill Neighbours Help](http://​primrosehillneighbours.wordpress.com/​) (PHNH).
  
-[![](http://​socialreporter.com/​files/​2014/​04/​group.jpg "​group"​)](http://​socialreporter.com/​files/​2014/​04/​group.jpg)+![](http://​socialreporter.com/​files/​2014/​04/​group.jpg)
  
 The note was backed up with photos by Lee Christopher-Coles,​ showing residents clearly having a lot of fun trying out tablets … many for the first time. Lee wrote: The note was backed up with photos by Lee Christopher-Coles,​ showing residents clearly having a lot of fun trying out tablets … many for the first time. Lee wrote:
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 That Device Company, who are behind the project, ​ aim to donate £50,000 to Age UK during 2014 through promotion and sales. That Device Company, who are behind the project, ​ aim to donate £50,000 to Age UK during 2014 through promotion and sales.
  
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 On the day Breezie CEO Jeh Kazimi turned up with a team of volunteers, and six tablets. These run on the Android system, which out-of-the box can be more difficult than Apple iPads - but the virtue of the Breezie is that it provides a simplified set-up that can be tailored to individual use. I think it would be really interesting to arrange a session with iPads for comparison. My hunch is there will be pros and cons on each. On the day Breezie CEO Jeh Kazimi turned up with a team of volunteers, and six tablets. These run on the Android system, which out-of-the box can be more difficult than Apple iPads - but the virtue of the Breezie is that it provides a simplified set-up that can be tailored to individual use. I think it would be really interesting to arrange a session with iPads for comparison. My hunch is there will be pros and cons on each.
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 What seems particularly promising is the combination of local volunteer action with a consumer product to complement the more traditional digital inclusion programmes. What seems particularly promising is the combination of local volunteer action with a consumer product to complement the more traditional digital inclusion programmes.
  
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 Pictured with residents and a group from PHNH information desk are: Pictured with residents and a group from PHNH information desk are:
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