Technology Allows for New Christmas Traditions -- Holiday Apps
New technologies are creating all kinds of new possibilities for Christmas traditions.
There are now several apps available for smartphones and tablets that allow children to do things like write to and receive
letters from Santa, watch him feed his reindeer, find out if they've been
naughty or nice and track Santa's sleigh around the globe and into their
The apps are:
Reindeer Cam – Santa's official live feed is available
with an app on mobile devices for $1.99 or via the Internet at http://reindeercam.com/. Santa will make appearances every day
at 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. CST through Dec. 24.
Letters to Santa – With this free app, children can write
and send letters to Santa electronically. Santa will respond to each letter
about an hour after the letters are sent.
Santa's Scan-o-Matic – This app is sure to keep kids on
their best behavior this holiday season. With a candy cane scanner, mom and dad
can use their iPhone to instantly show their children if they're being naughty
or nice (results can be pre-set or random). This app also includes a Christmas
countdown and well as a Santa's watching light.
Santa Tracker – With this app, children can follow
Santa's every move at any minute from anywhere.
These apps are available for both Apple and Android devices.
For more information, visit your local Verizon Wireless retailer.