A is for Apple (Registered Trademark)

Photograph by Matthew Farrant

Last week, I mentioned that my 21 month old is quite adept at using the family iPad. The little guy even knows how to do this “swipey thing” to move between open apps.  I don’t even know how to do the “swipey thing” and when I lament that fact while begging him to show me how he’s doing it, he just slyly laughs.  Seriously, he has his father’s sense of humor which tells me I am doomed to a lifetime of being picked on by both of them.

While we are on the subject of apps I’ve decided to share my toddler’s (and my) favorite apps for little ones.

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These Aren’t The Droids You’re Looking For…

Costume Ideas for Droids By Andrea Gerstmann

Halloween is just around the corner.  This weekend is primed for tons of Halloween parties.  So, do you have your costume yet?  Well, C-3PO and R2-D2 threw a few last-minute ideas together to inspire you.  =)  Click through to see all the images larger.  Continue reading

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Episode 47 – Building a Gaming Community

What’s better than breaking out a board game, rolling up some characters, or snatching up some controllers with your closest friends?  Okay, maybe a lot of things, but in terms of gaming and having fun, nothing!  However, those of us with established groups can often take that reality for granted, so what’s an isolated gamer to do to help plant the gaming seed and make that community grow?  Join us this week as we tackle listener @AllenStucker’s question and offer an insiders-looking-out perspective on how to help a fledgling gaming community grow.  Make nice-nice with the locals, gather up your games, and put on your extrovert pants as we talk gaming communities on a whole new episode of Monkey in the Cage!

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