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Family Ribbon Lite: Teaching Internet Beginners How To Browse & Use Popular Web Services [iPad]

Dave LeClair 08-08-2012

Are you or someone you know new to using the Internet? If so, it can be a daunting place for the uninitiated. Family Ribbon Lite is an app for the iPad designed to integrate some of the most popular web services into one easy to use place. For someone who is not accustomed to using Facebook, Gmail and many other parts of the web, this is the perfect app.


teaching the internet to beginners

Family Ribbon is like a portal to the web that anyone can figure out how to use. The application’s description recommends it for young children and the elderly. Of course, that doesn’t mean that other age demographics who are just learning the Internet cannot make use of it. The key to its ease of use is the interface. It puts everything in one place with big, easy to click buttons. Everything feels very obvious and easy to understand.

family ribbon lite

The app also includes remote administration controls that allow you to control some of the settings from a remote computer. It also has a screen share feature so the administrator can see any problems that come up and help with them. It’s a great app to get someone comfortable with exploring the Internet.


  • Easy to navigate interface for people new to the Internet.
  • Support for Skype, Facetime, Picasa, Gmail, Facebook And browser.
  • Remote administration helps control access.
  • Screen share to help with any problems that arise.

Find Family Ribbon Lite on the iTunes App Store [No Longer Available]

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