Each fortnight or so, our web-guru Dan The Internut joins Lisa and Pete to discuss the best apps out there in app land.
Here, you’ll find the list of apps they talk about, plus a handy link to where you can download them.
November 14, 2018
The Leavers App
It's that time of year and many school leavers are planning to let their heads down... here's an app that will no doubt give some peace of mind.
October 31, 2018
Star With The Wiggles
Is there anything those Wiggles can't do?
October 17, 2018
Heart Of Gold Australia
It's back!!! The fantastic app that celebrates Perth's rich history in gold... a walking tour through significant points in Perth City that shows Perth’s golden secrets on the #heartofgold Discovery Trail.
We found this video online of some lucky Perth students who got to do the trail last year, in conjunction with the Heart Of Gold Australia app... so much fun!
- Click here for all the details
- Click here to download it on iTunes
- Click here to download it on Google Play
August 22, 2018
Hay Fever Relief
For anyone (probably everyone) who struggles through the dreaded hayfever at this time of year...
August 8, 2018
Learning To Read
A great little app for those of us trying to teach their kids to read...
July 25, 2018
Apple And Android Health Apps
You don't need a fitbit... and that's awesome for the health conscious amongst us.
July 11, 2018
One more week of the school hols to go - and if you parents out there are in struggle town, here are some apps that may help?
What's more, if you have a console at home, there's a fantastic game for kids that's going for a bargain right now. Octodad: Dadliest Catch
June 27, 2018
Jurassic World: Alive
It's Pokemon Go meets the dinosaurs from Jurassic Park... gets the kids outside and looking for dinosaurs... win slash win!
June 13, 2018
Do your shopping at places like David Jones, Dan Murphy's and eBay and actually get cash back for shopping through this app.
May 30, 2018
Raiz (formerly Acorns)
It's like a forced saving plan that can lead to some impressive additions to your bank balance!
May 16, 2018
A great app - made right here in #Perth - that allows you to get heavily discounted takeaway food, helping prevent food waste and the like
May 2, 2018
A public transport app done right!
February 21, 2018
An amazing app that accesses the computing superpower of your phone to help solve calculations in the quest to cure cancer. How's this amazing video?
February 7, 2018
Out to battle Uber with one catch - they'll drive YOUR car home.
January 17, 2018
Never ever be caught out without your loyalty card again.
December 06, 2017
So much Christmas fun, it's not funny... Well, it's actually a lot funny.
The Hug App
A must for any busy parent...
November 22, 2017
For anyone who struggles with organising their shifts, this is perfect. Tt helps organise and categorise your shifts to ensure you always know what's going on.
For anyone who needs or wants new glasses... this is amazing!
This video explains it much better than we can.
November 8, 2017
A news feed that's really simple to follow. Outstanding.
Yeah we know, it's not as if IKEA needs any more help - but this is a pretty awesome app.
October 26, 2017
Heart of Gold Australia
The Gold Industry Group have created the free Heart of Gold Australia app that allows you to discover all there is to know about gold and its rich history here in Perth. All on a guided walking tour.
Well, are tape measures a thing of the past?
August 30, 2017
A fantastic app that challenges you to reach 10,000 steps each day over the month of September, whilst at the same time, raising money and awareness for Cerebral Palsy.
So handy for nay travellers to countries where English isn't the first language. When it works, that is...
August 16, 2017
A mate of ours and a former DJ here, Blackers, mentioned a story recently where he managed to track down an envelope he'd dropped that had a substantial wad of cash in it.
If only he'd known about Tracetiger...
This app, fighting the scourge of Feral Animals.
FeralScan is a community website and Smartphone App that allows you to map sightings of pest animals and record the problems they are causing in your local area.
August 2, 2017
A great little app that allows kids aged 6 and up to create and build simple apps and learn about the whole process of coding at the same time.
You might have a little genius ready to take on the world with a big idea.
It's a big call but this app reckons it can do absolutely magic with your iPhone photos.
Better yet, it's free
July 19, 2017
Your kids' school needs to have this active but if they do, it's a really handy way to get alerts and info about what's happening and the like.
On Android and iOs.
This app is sure to be on the list of apps to download for anyone with battery issues on their phone.
It monitors your battery level and when it gets to a certain point, will automatically send a message advising that it's about to go down.
Unfortunately, for iPhone owners, it's just on Android.
July 5, 2017
Teaching you how to make the perfect cup of coffee.
Set to be the #1 game for sure. Highly addictive.
BONUS SCHOOL HOLIDAY SUGGESTION: FRIV
Best on a computer... lots and lots of free games.
June 21, 2017
This is the talk of the school yard at the moment, with good reason.
It teaches kids the times tables, using the melodies from popular songs and re-writing the lyrics to suit.
Need to test your internet speed?
June 14, 2017
Flush: The Toilet Finder
For those times you just need to go...
The perfect travelling app for currency conversion.
May 24, 2017
So much fun with your face... Well, Pete's face... Check out how he looks...
The first pic (top left) is the original, then we have Pete with a "spark", Pete as an old bloke and Pete as Peta... not that there's anything wrong with that.
And here's Lisa
How much fun can you have with this!!! Dan's off to Vegas tonight but just had to use Boomerang to make a little GIF about it... ;)
May 10, 2017
Take a photo and get answers and explanations. For ALL subjects.
Lead the way in a brand new community designed specifically for people who make!
April 26, 2017
Fun game that also teaches you about timing...
Tinder, for dogs... yep...
April 10, 2017
In Dan's opinion, much better than the official AFL app.
Well, it is Easter after all...
March 31, 2017
A funny little app that turns your daily exercise into a race for survival.
Colouring in is all the rage at the moment... great stress release.
March 15, 2017
Steps: Overcoming Social Anxieties
Steps helps you overcome social anxieties.
Nintendo Switch: Parental Controls
Parents can finally get some control over how much gaming can occur.
February 22, 2017
If, like me, your kids are right into Youtube but you're worried about what they could possibly see, well, this will solve all those problems.
February 14, 2017
The best brain trainer... fun too!
February 1, 2017
Finally, they're preaching the preach. This features everything you'll ever need to know about your Apple device.
The brainchild of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, DRIVETRIBE is an experiential platform by fans, for fans, featuring every car and bike culture imaginable.
January 11, 2017
The ultimate in keeping the kids quiet for an hour or so.
For sharing family moments in a trusted, controlled medium.