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10 Thoughtful Gifts To Give Your Tech-Challenged Parents

It’s about the little things! Hook your parents up with an Amazon Fire TV and give them the best of internet on their computer.

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1. Buy them all their favorite songs and update their MP3 player or phone.

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Bonus points if you organize them into cohesive playlists.

2. Get their Wi-Fi password framed or cross-stitched.

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So they will never, EVER forget. Get this one here.

3. Update their internet browser to the latest version.

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And help them get rid of the five toolbar add-ons they’ve picked up.

4. Clear their internet cookies and cache.

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No one should have to live with pop-up malware.

5. Unsubscribe them from all the spam mail they get.

Searching “unsubscribe” is a great way to quickly knock some emails down. You can also use a mass unsubscribe service like this one.
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Searching “unsubscribe” is a great way to quickly knock some emails down. You can also use a mass unsubscribe service like this one.

6. Set them up with an account on a video calling system.

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And give them your contact information.

7. Send them a weekly round-up of your social media activity.

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They might not be hip with all the latest platforms, but they want to know what you’re doing! Sending them a weekly digest keeps them looped in to everything you do.

8. Teach them how to reset their router.

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It’s a gift for them, but also a gift for you: no more calls every time their internet goes out.

9. Set them up with an easy online computer class.

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This can be adjusted for all skill levels or techniques. They could focus on learning how to use a social media platform or how to edit their photos.

10. Accept their friend requests!

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They gave you LIFE!

With an Amazon Fire TV stick, even the least techy parents can get the best of the web on their televisions.