Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




516 posts

Ultimate Geek


#89210 28-Aug-2011 14:43
Send private message

Hi all
we just bought Ipad2 and just wondering if anyone can suggest some good apps (games & learning) for 4yr old daughter please ? preferably free or reasonably priced.

Thanks for the advise.

Create new topic
1039 posts

Uber Geek


  #513103 28-Aug-2011 16:16
Send private message

Dress up with Angelina ballerina is great, an iPhone app but our daughters love it and it's free I think from memory

6376 posts

Uber Geek

Moderator
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #513104 28-Aug-2011 16:17
Send private message

Get her into Words With Friends, I'm learning new stuff every day with that game and I'm 32 :)

 
 
 
 


www.hinve.st
1331 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #513140 28-Aug-2011 18:26
Send private message

Seek & Find
Bright Puzzles
Toy Story apps
Crayate
Coloring Book
Dots for Tots
Coloring Pencil
Magic Puzzle
Pottery HD
Drawing Den
Intro to Letters
Intro to Math
Animals 100
ABC Phonics
123 Writing
Kids Maths
Monkey Math

Are all favourites with my three kids, ages 3, 5, 7.
Can't remember which are free and which are paid.

Strongly recommend AppShopper app. Find apps you want, add them to your wish list, get push notification when price drops. Works well!

Cheers,
Joseph



516 posts

Ultimate Geek


#513187 28-Aug-2011 20:29
Send private message

excellent guys, will give it a go. the ones i tried so far have a nagging in-app purchase screens which i dont leave it with my 4 year old.

BTW any advise re security for kids? thanks again.

www.hinve.st
1331 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #513188 28-Aug-2011 20:36
Send private message

Indeed, need to be a little cautious about the time that authentication lasts, from memory is 15 minutes, this may have been made shorter in recent OS updates. Kids could potentially make in-app purchases in a free app in the few minutes after downloading the free app.
If in doubt, go Settings > General > Restrictions and disable in-app purchases. You can also disable specific apps there to prevents kids from accessing Safari or deleting apps etc.

Cheers,
Joseph



516 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #513195 28-Aug-2011 21:01
Send private message

thanks Joseph. i tried disabling safari but that removed "safari" completely from screens. probably i should put ipad in flight mode before handing over.

BTW i already disabled in app purchase option but Apps still popped up purchase screens when playing games!

4497 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #514218 31-Aug-2011 09:10
Send private message

sqlpro: thanks Joseph. i tried disabling safari but that removed "safari" completely from screens. probably i should put ipad in flight mode before handing over.

BTW i already disabled in app purchase option but Apps still popped up purchase screens when playing games!


Not a big app store user, but don't they have a 'report a problem' procedure within itunes? You could report that you are being nagged for in-app purchases even though they are turned off.




Areas of Geek interest: Home Theatre, HTPC, Android Tablets & Phones, iProducts.

 
 
 
 




516 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #514308 31-Aug-2011 10:44
Send private message

me neither dingbatt, just uninstalled the app straightaway.

Create new topic




News »

Freeview On Demand app launches on Sony Android TVs
Posted 6-Aug-2020 13:35


UFB hits more than one million connections
Posted 6-Aug-2020 09:42


D-Link A/NZ extends COVR Wi-Fi EasyMesh System series with new three-pack
Posted 4-Aug-2020 15:01


New Zealand software Rfider tracks coffee from Colombia all the way to New Zealand businesses
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:35


Logitech G launches Pro X Wireless gaming headset
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:21


Sony Alpha 7S III provides supreme imaging performance
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:11


Sony introduces first CFexpress Type A memory card
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:05


Marsello acquires Goody consolidating online and in-store marketing position
Posted 30-Jul-2020 16:26


Fonterra first major customer for Microsoft's New Zealand datacentre
Posted 30-Jul-2020 08:07


Everything we learnt at the IBM Cloud Forum 2020
Posted 29-Jul-2020 14:45


Dropbox launches native HelloSign workflow and data residency in Australia
Posted 29-Jul-2020 12:48


Spark launches 5G in Palmerston North
Posted 29-Jul-2020 09:50


Lenovo brings speed and smarter features to new 5G mobile gaming phone
Posted 28-Jul-2020 22:00


Withings raises $60 million to enable bridge between patients and healthcare
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:51


QNAP integrates Catalyst Cloud Object Storage into Hybrid Backup solution
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:40



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.