Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


20 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


Topic # 198259 2-Jul-2016 11:29
Send private message

My 98yo grandma lives in a different city, and has intermittent hearing. Sometimes when I call, she can't hear anything so I have to try another day.

Can anyone recommend a landline phone (preferably cordless but extremely simple to use), that has extra-loud earpiece volume?

She currently uses her phone while wearing a basic hearing aid, but if the phone is loud enough she'd prefer to remove the hearing aid for calls.

(Apologies if this is the wrong forum or if this has been asked before.)

Create new topic
2170 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 656

Subscriber

  Reply # 1584560 2-Jul-2016 11:33
Send private message

You may find they are better off with a speaker phone. This is the case for my Dad who has hearing issues. 


3474 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1250

Subscriber

  Reply # 1584641 2-Jul-2016 14:40
Send private message

Uniden make a pretty good 'hard of hearing' phone. Has a big light on top and a "boost" button on the side that makes the volume go ballistic.




20 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 1584736 2-Jul-2016 17:59
Send private message

Many thanks - either the ballistic phone or speakerphone option sound good. Will investigate both.


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40


Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36


Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16


PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45


Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40


Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.