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silver surfer

An elderly person who is a proficient user of the Internet. My grandmother has become a real silver surfer since we got her new computer hooked up to the Internet. She even keeps in touch with her friends on social media!
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The business has moved on so quickly from when a friend spotted a 'noticeboard' advert in the local church offering silver surfers computer training to now.
We'd like to wish your readers an enjoyable Silver Surfers Day on April Thursday 23 and we'd also like to remind them about the importance of being safe online.
3 million Silver Surfers (people aged between 70 and 100 years old) are now using internet banking.
SILVER surfers are being offered free sessions to boost their knowledge of computers and the internet.
Silver Surfers, a surf school aimed specifically at the over 50s, is the brainchild Paul Gascoigne and business partner Nathan Bulch.
SILVER surfers have the opportunity to learn new online skills at Newcastle City Library.
SILVER Surfers are invited to head along for ITea and biscuits later this month.
The buying habits of silver surfers reveal key information
SILVER surfers in Solihull are to benefit from a pounds 10,000 lottery grant awarded to a local school.
The Baby Boomers and Silver Surfers report examines the trends driving increased usage by these two massive, affluent and still-vital demographic segments of the US online population.
The Bell Green Silver Surfers, made up of senior citizens, have been awarded a series of grants worth thousands of pounds from the People's Health Trust.
The South Tyneside libraries service is hosting a free Silver Surfers Ancestry and Images event on Friday, from 10am to noon, and from 2pm to 4pm, at the Central Library in South Shields.
I READ The Journal every day at work (mainly the nebusiness section), but the headline "Perhaps the silver surfers could bail us out" on Helen Dalby's column caught my attention (The Journal, January 15).
A WAR hero who only discovered his true father through the internet has been named one of Britain's top five Silver Surfers - at the age of 88.