For COVID-19 updates, visit the official government website www.sacoronavirus.co.za for free.

Vodacom Now!

Do you worry that your children spend too much time online? We've rounded up four ways that technology can help young people to make the most of their outdoor adventures.

Geocaching

Geocaching is the world’s largest treasure hunt, as you and countless others use your phone's GPS to locate the latest treasure cache. Simply download it and begin thousands of great treasure hunts across the South Africa. Once you find the geocache, sign and date the logbook, place the geocache back where you found it and log your experience online for others to read. 

Download on iOS and Android

SkyView

Ever wonder what constellations the stars create at night? Curious how the ancient Greeks decided there was a person beaming back from a couple of bright dots? Stargazing can be a relaxing and fun activity — but it can be difficult to read the sky unless you're an astronomy expert. With Skyview you can point your device at the sky, and this great outdoor app will help to identify stars, satellites, constellations and more.

Download on iOS and Android

BigMagnify

BigMagnify is a useful magnification app that lets you get up close to nature! Though not an exclusive outdoor app, it can be used anywhere. Use it to look more closely at bugs, leaves, and well anything else you want to get really close to. 

Download on iOS

Zombies, Run! 

Games that use Augmented Reality (AR) are still a thing - yes, people still play Pokemon Go - and can be a really fun way to get kids moving. Zombies, Run! encourages gamers to complete missions and help save humankind from the zombie apocalypse. You need to run fast to get away from zombies, and the faster you run, the better you do. 

Download on iOS and Android

Jump, Jump Froggy

This game is aimed at getting younger kids moving. It's also AR-enabled, and kids must jump around to help a virtual frog catch flies for dinner. It's a great full-body workout that can be done outdoors, or indoors on a rainy day. 

Download on iOS, Android or Windows

Get the latest tech 

Make sure your tech is up to the task - upgrade now on Vodacom Online and get free connection, free SIM and free delivery. 

 

Suggested Posts

Download the Vodacom Bulls App now!

Vodacom | 28th Jul 20

View more
Vodacom Bulls fans will now #StayConnected closer than ever before to the #BullsFamily and experience the pride and passion of their team at their fingertips.
Vodacom 383 Followers

Photoshop finally has a camera app, and it rocks

Craig Wilson | 8th Jul 20

View more
Adobe’s Photoshop camera is an essential tool for any smartphone owner and can turn mundane snaps into marvels with a few taps.
Craig Wilson87 Followers

The best apps for musicians

Drew Hook | 19th Jun 20

View more
The wide-reaching usefulness of the Internet have recently altered the musical landscape, with hundreds of available apps designed to help people learn and create music.
Drew Hook170 Followers