How to set up your emergency contact information (ICE) on your iPhone (iOS8)

How to add emergency contact information to your iphone (iOS 8) by geekmummy

There have been many campaigns over the years to encourage us to mark the names of our nearest and dearest in our mobile phone address books with the letters ICE. This stands for In Case of Emergency, and the idea is that if anything happens to you, the emergency services can contact your loved ones […]

Kids App Review: Sago Mini Friends

Sago Mini Friends home screen

App Name: Sago Mini Friends Developer: Sago Sago Platform and Price: iOS Universal £2.29, Android (Various devices) FREE, and Amazon Kindle Fire £1.99 App Overview: “Everyone loves a play date” say Sago Sago in this app for toddlers and pre-schoolers. This app recreates the feeling of going on a play date in a very simple form. […]

Why I’ve removed Apple’s Family Sharing from my iOS Devices

Set Up Family Sharing

When iOS 8 was announced back in June of last year, the new feature I was most excited about was Family Sharing. This feature said it would allow family members to share purchases, photos, a calendar and even their locations. This sounded perfect for my family, and I couldn’t wait to try it. I even […]

Review: Silverlit Bluetooth Enzo Ferrari

silverlit bluetooth enzo ferrari with iPhone controller

When the folks at giffgaff got in touch to ask me to review an iPhone accessory for their Christmas gift guide, I imagined they would send me a case, or a speaker, or something similar. I certainly didn’t imagine a remote controlled car. It pushes the definition of “accessory” a little, but both the geekdaddy and […]

Review: The iWalk Link 5200i Rechargeable Backup Docking Battery with Lightning Connector

The iWalk Link 5200i charging an iPhone 5

I have been on the lookout for a decent rechargeable backup battery for my iPhone for quite a while. I use the phone a lot, and the battery doesn’t last the day without a top-up at some point. Whilst I can usually find a spare power socket, and keep a power cable in my handbag at […]

Toca Robot Lab – Updated and FREE for a Limited Time!

Toca Robot Lab - Free until 1st October

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you can’t fail to have picked up on how much we love all the Toca Boca apps. I discovered them very soon after we started letting the kids play on our iPads, and there is always much excitement any time there’s a new release. One of […]

App Talk episode 12: FiFA #AudioMo

FiFA 2014 app

listen to ‘App Talk episode 12: FiFA #AudioMo’ on Audioboo App Name: FiFA / FiFA for iPad Developer: FiFA Platform and Price: iOS (seperate versions for iPhone and iPad – requires iOS 6 or later) and Android – Free App overview: As the World Cup kicks off today I thought it was appropriate that today I talk about the official […]

App Talk episode 11: Timehop #AudioMo

Timehop

listen to ‘App Talk episode 11: Timehop #AudioMo’ on Audioboo App Name: Timehop Developer: Timehop Platform and Price: iOS (iPhone only but will run on iPad in compatibility mode) and Android – Free App overview: Timehop prepares a personalised “this day in history” for you every day by scanning your social media accounts for updates from previous years. It connects […]