Brief vocab quests should hold preteen attention.
Social flashcards disappoint with bugs, privacy issues.
Multiplayer game will engage geography buffs.
Clever update to popular app, but now with in-app purchases.
Colorful app offers solid practice; could be more engaging.
Handy math reference gives bite-sized explanations.
Comprehensive, fee-based math program has some rough edges.
Good practice with counting, vocab in concept-building app.
Great play-along music app for little ones; upgrade is fab.
Customizable, picture-based weather app great for everyone.
Colorful piano game for little hands is big fun.
Physics-based driving game not original, but fun and free.
Sparse xylophone app sounds good but is limiting.
Mild violence, in-app purchase push in Temple Run-style app.
Clunky productivity app not good for sensitive info.
Wreck-It Ralph tie-in supplements rather than retells story.
Simple app better if customized for deeper learning.
Cute app introduces tots to Halloween without scary stuff.
Voice recognition surprisingly good, but not perfect.
A tot favorite moves to kitchen to teach kids food names.
Hulk fights in epic-but-not-bloody brawls in well-done game.
Millions of user-generated flashcard sets; some can be iffy.
Classic abandons its roots but one-ups the competition.
Angry Birds clone adds tricky 3-D twist; some violence.
No text overage worries, but teens are constantly connected.