Nine-year-old creates popular app

Yahoo Tech is reporting that a nine-year-old boy, the son of a chief technology officer at a Singapore firm, has created  free application, Doodle Kids, that lets you draw on the screen with your fingers. You clear the image by shaking your iPhone. RetroMacCast has a more detailed description of the program along with screen shots.

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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.