App Reviews

age 16+
 
Trove of historic and nostalgic clips; some iffy content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 4+
 
Kids' imaginations will soar with this creature designer.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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age 13+
 
LEARNING
Good version of board game pushes online play, maps to buy.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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age 6+
 
Wield a simulated version mythological weapon.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Great way to play chess anytime; includes open chat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Free but limited animation app; full experience costs money.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 7+
 
Modern twist on classic game just as fun, just as frantic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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age 8+
 
Free, mediocre animation tool lacks features, instructions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 11+
 
Fascinating daily newspaper of events from 150 years ago.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 12+
 
Excellent translation of board game, but one player only.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
So-so music game pushes movie; targets slightly older kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
 
Tweens get real-life laugh track, with a bit too much sass.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Ads mar free version of simple, mostly harmless joke app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 4+
 
LEARNING
Nearly flawless chalkboard app with some clever surprises.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
age 16+
 
Large collection of interesting facts and tasteless humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Incredible construction toy for open-ended play.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
age 7+
 
A shake-to-scroll tongue twister list, and nothing more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 15+
 
Some gags may be funny, but few are appropriate for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
Deep strategy board game with aspects of Connect Four.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 14+
 
Unique experiment in storytelling with serious themes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)

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