App Reviews

Disney Magic Kingdoms App Poster Image
age 11+
Initially appealing pay-or-wait sim. Your money? Let it go.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows Phone
(2016)
Google Spotlight Stories App Poster Image
age 11+
Cool, immersive 360-degree movies, but no content filters.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
SimCity BuildIt App Poster Image
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age 11+
Decent city builder marred by "freemium" model.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Goat Simulator App Poster Image
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age 11+
Silly, outrageous sim with some cartoonish violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Airplane! App Poster Image
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age 11+
Easier but less interesting than most flight-simulator apps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Brain Bran App Poster Image
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age 11+
Tricky and sometimes violent riddles best for tweens and up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
VidRhythm App Poster Image
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age 11+
Oddly addictive music rhythm game a clever surprise.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
The Civil War Today App Poster Image
age 11+
Fascinating daily newspaper of events from 150 years ago.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
SimplePhysics App Poster Image
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age 11+
Fascinating but overly challenging building-design app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)