App Reviews

Words With Friends App Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Superb Scrabble clone; open chat makes it for teens and up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
3D Bookshelf: Classic Literature Collection App Poster Image
age 12+
Choice of books in ebook app are best for older readers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Backbreaker Football App Poster Image
age 8+
Simple but entertaining football game is OK for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Bejeweled 2 App Poster Image
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age 8+
Nicely revamped puzzle game is a gem for parents and kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Bump App Poster Image
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age 18+
App makes sharing personal info dangerously easy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
Doodle Jump App Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Simple, engaging game is best for tweens and up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
geoDefense Swarm App Poster Image
age 13+
Tough strategy defense game - best for teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Madden NFL 10 by EA Sports App Poster Image
age 10+
Full-blown football game offers complete NFL experience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
MONOPOLY App Poster Image
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age 8+
LEARNING
Faithful adaptation of classic game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2010)
Rock Band App Poster Image
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age 10+
Pricey but clean Guitar Hero-like app is best of its class.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Scrabble App Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Fantastic version of board classic with lots of tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
THE GAME OF LIFE Classic Edition App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Classic game takes kids on an immersive, 3-D adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
The Sims 3 App Poster Image
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age 15+
LEARNING
Riveting, complicated simulation game reflects life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
ToonPAINT App Poster Image
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age 10+
Budding cartoonists can upload a photo and paint.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
Peggle App Poster Image
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age 7+
LEARNING
Visually busy arcade game is pinball on steroids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
This American Life App Poster Image
age 12+
Radio show podcasts contain 15-year slice of American life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? App Poster Image
age 8+
TV game show makes smooth transition to small screen.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
Cookie Doodle App Poster Image
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age 4+
Delicious way to make cookies with yummy trimmings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
N.O.V.A. Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance App Poster Image
age 16+
Violent 1st person shooter with minimal blood.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Super Monkey Ball 2 App Poster Image
age 8+
Retro arcade tilting game is fun and playable with friends.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)

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