Daily Giz Wiz 174: Fischer-Price FP3

Episode 174 of the podcast

Fischer-Price FP3
Subject: Review of Fischer-Price FP3
Released:Thursday 19 October 2006
Length:about 15 minutes
Download file:DGW-174.mp3 (6.9 MB)
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Short info

The Fischer Price FP3 is a kid’s version of an MP3 player for three and up. Built tough, it holds two hours of entertainment. It’s preloaded with six songs and 3 stories. Kids can download more kid appropriate music and songs. You can’t download iTunes material, but the pricing is iTunes-like, ranging from 99 cents to $1.99.

Detailed information

The Kid-Tough FP3 Player is an MP3 player for children, with storage of about 30 songs, SD card slot.  Big control buttons.  Choice of "Song" or "Story".  Fisher Price has an FP3 Online Store for downloading further songs and stories for children.

It's featured on Call For Help Episode 448, which (along with the Verticon) found favour with Mike, Leo's technical assistant.

Leo Spooner

Leo did a spoonerism (and more) in introducing the Giz Wiz as Dick BeDarpolo.

Happy Birthday ...

... to the Giz Wiz himself; and Leo's 50th is coming up on 29 November.

Showbiz for Leo

Leo has been in showbiz for 30 years.  His first showbiz job was as a waiter in the Dining Hall at college, when everyone told him he should be on radio.  His first real radio job was at Monterey.

Lighted Pooper Scooper

Fritz from Milwaukee, loyal DGW subscriber since Episode 1, has written in about Dick's dog, and suggests a gadget for Dick, the S3 Lighted Pooper Scooper from Innovative Pet Solutions.  Dick's own solution is a paper plate.

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