I’ve spent the past few weeks on paternity leave. Since my time out of the office coincided with the launch of the App Store, I’ve had the chance to try out a bunch of new iPhone programs. I’ve learned that those apps can sometimes come in handy at keeping our two-year-old occupied for a few minutes while mom and dad tag-teamed the newborn.
In this week’s video, I look at some of the inexpensive—and age-appropriate—apps that our toddler found interesting… for a few minutes, at least.
Download Macworld Video #61
- Format: MPEG-4/H.264
- Resolution: 320 x 240 (iPhone & iPod compatible)
- Size: 13 MB
- Length: 6 minutes
Here’s a list of the apps I profile in the video, along with a link to where you’ll find them in the iTunes App Store:
- GollyGee Software’s Bubbles 1.0, $1
- Hog Baby Software’s Bubbles 1.1, free
- Surf Shack Software’s BubbleRap 2.0, $1
- Orsome’s BubbleWrap 1.1, free
- Lima Sky’s iBubbleWrap! 1.0, $1
- Frank Rizzo’s Animals Sound Machine 1.0, $1
- Frontier Design Group’s Cowbell Plus 1.0, $2
- Peerium’s Zen Garden 1.0, $1
I also mention, but don’t demonstrate, LateNiteSoft’s Sketches 1.21 ($6), which is more appropriate for older kids and adults.
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