App Reviews

SnapSchool App Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Crowdsourcing app for homework answers iffy and buggy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
BabyFirst Video App Poster Image
csm_app
age 2+
LEARNING
Stream or download baby-oriented shows, but with balance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Kabillion App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
On-demand cartoons link to unmoderated content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Snapchat App Poster Image
csm_app
age 16+
LEARNING
Send moments in photos, watch curated content; use wisely.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Talking Baby Hippo for iPad App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Simple fun with hippo serves as gateway to ad-driven apps.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Woozworld - Explore your avatar identity & fame in a live chat virtual world App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Trendy virtual world with heavy push to buy, buy, buy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Learn French, Spanish, Portuguese and other languages for free with busuu App Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Uneven language-learning social network better for adults.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Assassin's Creed Pirates App Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun times on high seas; not as violent as console games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
SpongeBob Moves In App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Build your own Bikini Bottom, but beware in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Alphabots App Poster Image
csm_app
age 4+
LEARNING
Robots prove not to be the best teachers of the ABCs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
StoryForm App Poster Image
csm_app
age 16+
LEARNING
Edgy words mar kid-friendliness of cool story-idea sparker.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Pheed App Poster Image
csm_app
age 16+
LEARNING
Social app offers many ways to share; expect iffy content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Chica's Adventure App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Cute platformer perfect for preschoolers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Nick App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Fave shows on the go; cable login needed for full access.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Ask.fm App Poster Image
csm_app
age 18+
LEARNING
Unmonitored social app with lots of objectionable content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
SpeakaZoo App Poster Image
csm_app
age 6+
LEARNING
Conversations with animals can be sarcastic and confusing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
God of Light App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Soothing puzzle game blends light and physics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Surgeon Simulator App Poster Image
age 16+
LEARNING
Gory, maddening surgery sim for would-be surgeons.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Calling All Mixels App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Flawed, semi-violent action/tower-defense mash-up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Disney Princess Palace Pets App Poster Image
age 4+
LEARNING
Pet-primping game is precious; hogs camera roll and storage.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)

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