App Reviews

Episode -- Choose Your Story, feat. Mean Girls: Senior Year App Poster Image
age 16+
LEARNING
Cool platform to read, create; has mature themes, purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Live.me - Live Video Streaming App! Broadcast, Chat, Share, Follow and be a Star! App Poster Image
age 17+
Privacy and other concerns abound with live video streams.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
LongStory App Poster Image
csm_app
age 14+
LEARNING
LGBTQ-friendly sim navigates teen relationships and drama.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Keek Social Video Network App Poster Image
age 15+
Short clips of talent; fun, iffy content; public by default.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Jott Messenger App Poster Image
csm_app
age 15+
Connect to school friends without Wi-Fi or a data plan.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
After School - Funny Anonymous School News for Confessions & Compliments App Poster Image
age 17+
Live moderators help, but anonymous messaging still iffy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Cloaq App Poster Image
csm_app
age 16+
Anonymous posting poses potential danger; tamer than some.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
YouNow: Broadcast, Chat, and Watch Live Video App Poster Image
age 17+
Live video with major privacy issues, parent concerns.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, Android
(2015)
QuickCues App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Text-heavy social scripts for kids on the autism spectrum.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Outpour App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
Positive take on anonymous apps encourages kind words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
High School Story App Poster Image
age 14+
LEARNING
Jocks, nerds, and you star in this positive teen drama sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Quento App Poster Image
csm_app
age 6+
LEARNING
Fun math puzzler gives answers; you figure out questions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Chromebook, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
True Color App Poster Image
csm_app
age 7+
LEARNING
Cool brain game based on fascinating neuroscience effect.
Devices: Android, Windows Phone
(2014)
Romeo + Juliet - by Timbuktu App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Loose telling of tragedy too dark for its intended audience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs the Other Kind App Poster Image
age 11+
LEARNING
Graphic novel-style app shares authentic teen scenes, tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
Vocabla App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
Casual definitions teach English learners the vernacular.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Perfect365 One-Tap Makeover App Poster Image
age 17+
Adept photo-editing tool; beware self-image issues, ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2014)
SkinneePix App Poster Image
csm_app
age 16+
Bare-bones selfie-editing tool subtly slims.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
QuizUp App Poster Image
csm_app
age 18+
LEARNING
Expansive social trivia great for facts but not privacy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Lightbot - Programming Puzzles App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Challenging programming puzzler teaches coding logic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)

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