Mind-mapping tool's visual "pop" will engage teens.
Effective approach to expanding vocab with 40 free words.
Interaction of Color by Josef Albers builds on the quality of the influential book on which it's based by adding interactive content, video commentaries, and other digital extras to appeal to budding color enthusiasts.
Simplified interactive whiteboard has privacy issues.
Some violent imagery in stop-motion animation app.
Cool presentations on the fly; website offers more features.
Automated video maker is fast and fun but has limits.
Slick DIY app features cool projects; supervision required.
Top-notch photo app crams in functionality; some iffy stuff.
Sophisticated look back in time via geo-located images.
Colorful virtual bulletin board is busy but nearly seamless.
Productivity tool looks great but is tricky to navigate.
Slick app for blogging on the go; teens and older only.
Confusing, odd definitions distract from real learning.
Organization tool helps kids manage their digital lives.
Good practice with counting, vocab in concept-building app.
Powerhouse presentation tool has a multitude of features.
Fun photo sharing app with audio has some privacy concerns.
Simple app better if customized for deeper learning.
Cute app introduces tots to Halloween without scary stuff.
A tot favorite moves to kitchen to teach kids food names.
Easy app takes the traditional whiteboard to a new level.
Freemium slideshow tool better on privacy than similar apps.
Some violence in zombie-themed hidden-object adventure.
Free game portal offers dozens of titles, many of them iffy.