Best apps: Our recommendations for families

If it seems like the world of apps is overwhelming, that's because it is! But never fear -- our editors have combed through the thousands of apps out there to pick the best. Whether you want to teach your preschooler the ABCs or read a great interactive story, yes, there's an app for that.
Ways to watch what you want, when you want.
Keep kids entertained and occupied for easy family flying.
Exploring other languages in an app = bueno!
Hand-picked favorites kids and parents will love.
Great educational apps for tots worth the price.
Harness the power of technology to Zen out.
Who says apps and outdoor adventures don't mix?
These gorgeous book apps offer more than words.
These virtual cuties can teach some good lessons.
Collaboration is a key 21st-century skill, and these titles offer engaging ways to practice.
Engaging resources that offer kids more than ABCs.
Keep the kids occupied in the back seat, or join in!
Quality games and apps make practicing math fun.
Social networking is a part of everyday life for teens.
From spelling games to kid-friendly news, meet key ELA learning goals in unique and engaging ways.
Programming is the new literacy all kids can benefit from.
We keep track of the chart-topping apps.
Shape up geometry knowledge with these show-stoppers.
Digital math marvels for active young minds.
Brush up on your smarty pants words with these apps.