Apps and Appcessories On The Today Show
Spoke with the guys on the Today Show about some Apple apps and appcessories. Had plenty of queries, so heres' the run down!
- Adds physical buttons to your iPhone or iPod Touch for gamine
- Eight action buttons and two-axis direction pad
- Rotating cradle that allows for both portrait and landscape views
- 100 compatible games and apps available
- Connects wirelessly
Smiggle Retro Head Seat
- Extra strap for head so they slip less when kids using them
- Comfortable ear pieces for little ears
- Reasonably sturdy for kids
- Designed to make a fashion statement as well as reasonable sound
- Available in several retro colours
- Not too expensive either $29.95
Where’s My Perry
- Physics-based puzzler
- Play Perry the Platypus who solves puzzles
- Great for kids from about Year 4 up
- Need to use water in all its different forms (ice, steam and liquid) to solve the puzzle.
- More than 80 puzzles across four chapters
- Fight the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz who has scattered all kinds of lasers across the sewers.
- Collect all 3 gnomes in each level to become a master spy
- Find top-secret collectibles to unlock bonus levels
- Designed to help parents get young kids to do activities they don’t like
- Grown-ups can activate calls or schedule calls for a variety of situations, such as going to the doctor, bath time and learning to potty.
- Receive video calls, audio calls, and voicemail from Sesame Street’s Elmo
- Receive voicemail from Elmo regularly and listen to the messages any time.
- See live video of yourself in the corner of the screen while you’re chatting with Elmo.
- Initial app includes 9 calls for your child to enjoy right away
- Extra call packs available
Kid Art For iPad
- Designed for young kids who like drawing
- Great way to pass the time if you are travelling distances
- Kids can draw, stamp, and save their masterpieces to share with you later.
- Large free drawing space with 10 colours.
- Fun stamps of animals and objects to drop into your drawing.
- Over 20 backgrounds to draw on.
- Three themes to choose from: Original, Under the Sea, and At School
About Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown is one of Australia's foremost commentators on consumer lifestyle technology. He publishes, produces and hosts CyberShack, is Channel 9's technology expert, and hosts Life & Technology and 2GB and NewsTalk 4BC.
Charlie is able to communicate, educate and inspire a huge audience, without confusing technological jargon.
Life & Technology is on the air Sunday mornings at 10am on 2GB and NewsTalk 4BC.