Episode 6 - Virtual Reality Headsets
In this episode we talk about virtual reality. A technology that's been gaining steam in recent years as the technology improves and prices go down. So what's it like? How's it used in school? What's the future hold? We bought a cardboard headset that you can use with your phone. There are tons of inexpensive options out there under $25! Here's an awesome plastic headset with adjustable eyes and strap: https://amzn.to/2VHoGyC We got one from Best Buy, the basic Insignia set inspired by Google Cardboard. It was only $5! https://www.bestbuy.com/site/insignia-virtual-reality-viewer-brown/5403414.p?skuId=5403414 Here's a 2-pack, the original Google Cardboard: https://amzn.to/2Hp8Pk8 Fun stuff! Thanks for listening to my show! Please don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on Apple Podcasts!
March 09, 2019
Episode 5 - Drones! Specifically, Sky Viper. Did it survive multiple crashes?
Hello! In this episode Ellie gives her thoughts on drone's, specifically the Sky Viper s1700 Stunt Drone. It's taken a beating :-) Are they good toys for kids? Listen for Ellie's take. Check out the Sky Viper s1700 on Amazon (about $35): https://amzn.to/2Nl2EhY Did you know Amazon has been testing package delivery via drones? Check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNySOrI2Ny8 Don't forget to... Subscribe to Kid Tech, available on your favorite Podcast platform! Leave use a review on Apple Podcasts! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/kid-tech/id1450302809?mt=2
February 21, 2019
Episode 4 - The Sphero Robotic Toy & Which is Better; Apple or Android
Ellie talks about the Sphero robotic toy and discusses a listener question about Apple vs. Android. www.sphero.com Hope you enjoy this episode! Help us out by: Leaving a review in the Apple Podcasts app! Sending us a voice message: Use the Anchor app and send us a voice message so we can talk about your question on the next episode. Note: If you use our Amazon affiliate links we'll get a bonus to put in Ellie’s college savings. We only recommend things we like and know are good!
February 12, 2019
Episode 3 - Thoughts on Wearable Tech for Kids and Our First Listener Question
Ellie reviews 3 popular wearables: VTech, Kurio and Garmin. And an answer to an interesting listener question. Ellie's wearable recommendations: For ages 4-7 VTech (pink) VTech (black) For ages 7+ Garmin Vivofit Jr Hope you enjoy this episode! Help us out by: Leaving a review in the Apple Podcasts app! Sending us a voice message: Use the Anchor app and send us a voice message so we can talk about your question on the next episode. Note: If you use our Amazon affiliate links we'll get a bonus to put in Ellie’s college savings. We only recommend things we like and know are good!
February 02, 2019
Episode 2 - A Review of Cozmo, the awesome robot toy!
Special guests, Lucy and... a robot?! Cozmo is a great toy and a lot of kids love this robot. Ellie and Lucy give a review of Cozmo. You can get yours on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2ThoIfJ (affiliate link, all proceeds to Ellie’s college savings). Hope you enjoy this episode. Be sure to use the Anchor app and send us a voice message!
January 27, 2019
Episode 1 - Thoughts on iPhone XS and is there too much tech in the classroom?
Welcome to the inaugural episode of Kid Tech! If you want to know about the iPhone XS and if there's too much tech in the classroom, listen to this episode. ***PLUS, leave us a voicemail with your question and we might include you in our next episode! And check out the GOAT for excellent sports commentary. https://anchor.fm/the-goat-henry-tokar
January 22, 2019