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Facebook extends Parse to support Internet of Things apps

Facebook steps into the connected-home arena

The social networking company extends Parse, a collection of back-end development tools, outside developers to build apps that interface with connected-home devices such as garage-door openers.

ClarityLife Ensemble

ClarityLife Ensemble review: A phone that can keep seniors connected

You might call it a smart land-line phone.

pigeon photo frame

The digital picture frame refuses to die (and here’s one that wants to hatch)

Give grandma a Pigeon photo frame, and up to 10 people can send family photos to her via the cloud.

GrandPad Senior Tablet

GrandPad Senior Tablet review: This easy-to-use device can help families stay connected

The GrandPad is as much a service as it a product. And while its appeal is narrow, it serves its niche exceptionally well.