App Reviews

Kahoot! Play & Create Quizzes App Poster Image
age 8+
Competitive quiz-making fun -- when used as intended.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Call of Duty: Mobile App Poster Image
age 16+
Violent, bloody shooter is pocket-sized for popular series.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Likee - Formerly LIKE Video App Poster Image
age 16+
TikTok rival with racy content, ineffectual parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun mobile sim promotes friendship, materialism.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Happy Wheels App Poster Image
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age 16+
Gory, ad-happy arcade game darkly funny (for some).
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Crossy Road - Endless Arcade Hopper App Poster Image
age 8+
Fun, familiar formula; gameplay can jump into purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Snapchat App Poster Image
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age 16+
Send moments in photos, watch curated content; use wisely.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Geometry Dash App Poster Image
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age 8+
Addictive, utterly frustrating action/music/platform game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Surgeon Simulator App Poster Image
age 16+
Gory, maddening surgery sim for would-be surgeons.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Despicable Me: Minion Rush App Poster Image
age 8+
Adorable minions run endlessly in derivative game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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PicsArt Photo Editor & Collage App Poster Image
age 16+
Top-notch photo app crams in functionality; some iffy stuff.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Minecraft App Poster Image
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age 8+
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Pocket Frogs App Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, pretty frog sim could tempt kids to spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
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Netflix App Poster Image
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age 8+
Lots of great kids' media with layered parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front HD App Poster Image
age 16+
Polished WWII shooter features blood and mild profanity.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Doodle God App Poster Image
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age 16+
Omnipotent fun, but for older teens only.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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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)
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Doodle Jump App Poster Image
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age 8+
Simple, engaging game is best for tweens and up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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