App Reviews

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)
Flight Control App Poster Image
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age 12+
Landing planes is fun but harder than it looks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Google Earth App Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Must-see geographic exploration tool; watch for iffy videos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Surviving High School App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Tweens experience high school in an age-appropriate way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(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)
Ragdoll Blaster: A Physics Puzzler App Poster Image
age 12+
Offbeat physics game teaches angles and velocity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
Touchgrind App Poster Image
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age 12+
Finger skateboarding best for tweens and teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Iced In App Poster Image
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age 12+
Cute visuals may appeal to kids too young for the challenge.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
Brain Challenge HD App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Brain trainer puts your mind to the test, but it's harsh.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
Zombie Duck Hunt App Poster Image
age 12+
No blood or scares, but still loads of shooting.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
AirAttack HD App Poster Image
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age 12+
Military air combat shooter makes good use of iPad's tilt.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
Chopper 2 App Poster Image
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age 12+
Airborne action that's fun -- once you get the hang of it.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Basic Spanish for Dummies App Poster Image
age 12+
Flawed app too limited to be good learning tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Civilization Revolution App Poster Image
age 12+
A deeply immersive history sim with some war play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch
(2010)
GeoBee Challenge HD by National Geographic App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Advanced quiz questions target true geography buffs.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Vacation Mogul HD App Poster Image
age 12+
Well-paced strategy/simulation game for wannabe tycoons.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
The Settlers HD App Poster Image
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age 12+
In-depth colonization sim offers deep, engrossing play.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Seline HD - Music Instrument App Poster Image
age 12+
Wonderful audio tool caters to sophisticated music-makers.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition App Poster Image
age 12+
Adventure game with witty, complex written instructions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
Symmetry Shuffle App Poster Image
age 12+
Deceptively tricky but addictive spatial puzzler.
Devices: iPad
(2010)

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