Welcome to Boing Boing's Apps for Kids Episode 5 for Wednesday, January 18, 2012. Apps for Kids is a podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents.
I'm Mark Frauenfelder. My co-host is Jane Frauenfelder. Today, we review a remake of a 1991 Macintosh game called Glider Classic for the iPhone and iPad.
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