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With decades of gadgeteering behind him, Tech Dad has the answers to all your parental conundrums
Dear Tech Dad, Are there any mobile phones out there designed specifically for young children? WARREN The OwnFone is a customisable handset for kids aged four to nine. Load it with up to 12 telephone numbers and your child will be contactable wherever they may be. It will be available soon. $TBC, ownfone.com.au Dear Tech Dad, We’ve tried everything to keep our four-year-old twins quiet on long car journeys. Do you have the answer? RAY Keep them mesmerised with a DVD. The Philips PD7013 comes with two decent seven-inch TFT screens with stereo speakers and individual headphone jacks. Attach to headrests, slap in Peppa Pig, job done. $230, philips.com.au Dear Tech Dad, Can you suggest any bottle warmers that are portable for in-car use? emma The Iiamo Go (pronounced “yammo go”) uses disposable heating cartridges containing distilled water and dry salt. A simple shake of the bottle activates a chemical reaction and in four minutes the bottle is warmed to 37˚C. From $30, iiamo.com.au