App Reviews

age 10+
 
LEARNING
Fun for dino-lovers, but too intense for younger kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
age 6+
 
Iffy art app lets kids upload personal photos to Facebook.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
age 8+
 
Fun way to morph your photos into goofy, bizarre portraits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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age 18+
 
Location-based app blends Foursquare with Monopoly.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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age 7+
 
Who knew basic addition could be this much fun?
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
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age 5+
 
Build wacky cars ... but with no place to drive them.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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age 17+
 
Lots of great kids' media on the go; parent controls weak.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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age 6+
 
Trippy art project, but not much to do.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Great concept in an app bound to annoy most parents.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
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age 9+
 
Explore a virtual castle and get wowed by the visuals.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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age 2+
 
Wacky animal mini-game collection lives up to its name.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
age 7+
 
LEARNING
Sim turns devices into potter's wheel to teach craft.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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age 12+
 
Dress-up app with some sexed-up wardrobe choices.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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age 7+
 
Retro kids' toy doesn't translate; privacy concerns, too.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
age 5+
 
Virtual paper dolls with glamorous ball gowns.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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age 7+
 
App turns your photos into pixelly, block-like images.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Playing with colored light is strangely hypnotic.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
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age 4+
 
Use creativity to decorate the cake of your dreams.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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age 8+
 
Interact with fish, frogs, fireflies in pretty iPad pond.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
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age 6+
 
Fun family word game improves on the classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)

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