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With decades of gad­geteer­ing be­hind him, Tech Dad has the an­swers to all your parental co­nun­drums

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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

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