App Reviews

csm_app
age 3+
LEARNING
Fun streaming classics and new faves require cable login.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 7+
LEARNING
Fun watching for fans, but has ads and no parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 5+
LEARNING
Free videos, but with ads, cartoon violence, no controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 3+
LEARNING
OK choice of pre-K animated shows; great parent controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 7+
LEARNING
Kid-targeted videos best with parental guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 6+
LEARNING
Get in touch with nature with cool augmented-reality app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 6+
LEARNING
Rollicking monster-truck fun, minus the noise.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
csm_app
age 6+
LEARNING
Budding chemists freeze, spin, and explode 118 elements.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 11+
LEARNING
Angry Birds clone adds tricky 3-D twist; some violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
Seemingly cute kids app has cartoonish but violent premise.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
csm_app
age 17+
LEARNING
Free game portal offers dozens of titles, many of them iffy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
age 6+
LEARNING
Platformer is silly and fun, despite loose controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 12+
LEARNING
Popular, trusted resource covers mature topics responsibly.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2011)
csm_app
age 5+
LEARNING
Stick-figure action game that's a fun and easy time-killer.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 6+
LEARNING
Incredible construction toy for open-ended play.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 10+
LEARNING
Fun, boisterous puzzle game in vein of Angry Birds.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)