App Dudes Smartphone Stand: Now Super Heroes Can Wake the Kids

Think you have enough Ironman or Captain America in your (child’s) life? Think again. App Dudes is happy to bring you its new Smartphone Stand – based on these two Marvel Super Heroes – that will entertain your kids while doubling as an alarm clock.

App Dudes Iron Man Smartphone Stand/Image by Author

App Dudes Iron Man Smartphone Stand/Image by Author

Why does your child need an Ironman or Captain America alarm clock? Why not. To bring the characters to life you simply download the free App Dudes iOS or Android app on your smartphone, select Full or Sleep Mode, and away you go. In Full Mode the Marvel character will speak to your child with more than 50 phrases and animations while the characters can also react to touch and tilting of the screen for more interactivity.


I fired up the Ironman version from App Dudes in Full Mode and handed it to the grandsons. I was surprised there was no fighting over the toy right away but we quickly realized our guys wanted more phrases and more interactivity. They would like the unit (app) to respond to their voice commands as well. Perhaps you can work on that in future upgrades.


The Sleep Mode reduces unit functions to an alarm clock and Ironman’s mask provides a dimmed nightlight feature as well. Seeing the Super Heroes’ mask watching over them may provide your child with some added comfort that the App Dudes device will help fend off whatever goes bump in the night.


The App Dudes Smartphone Stand is available on or through the company website at suggested retail of $19.99. It works with most of the standard sized smartphones on the market today. Your mobile device slides in from the top and there is a slot at the rear of the App Dudes unit for charging cord.


Review sample provided by manufacturer.

Likes: It’s Super Heroes, what’s not to like; nightlight feature.

What can be improved: Kids wanted to see more interactivity and more phrases; perhaps a tablet/large phone version.

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About the Author

David Goodspeed
David was editor of AutoworldToday at Today Newspapers in the Dallas suburbs until its closing in 2009. He was also webmaster and photographer/videographer. He got started doing photography for the newspaper while working as a firefighter/paramedic in one of his towns, and began working for the newspaper group full-time in 1992. David entered automotive journalism in 1998 and became AutoworldToday editor in 2002. On the average, he drives some 100 new vehicles each year. He enjoys the great outdoors and as an avid fly fisherman, as is his spouse Tish. He especially enjoys nature photography and is inspired by the works of Ansel Adams.