App Reviews

WordBrain App Poster Image
csm_app
age 9+
LEARNING
Word hunt gets tough quickly, has ads and purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
Sleep Furiously App Poster Image
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Maze of words makes creating illogical sentences fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Type Racer - a game about typing fast App Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Iffy quotes, frequent ads ruin what could've been a fun app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Guess the Emoji App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
Picture puzzles challenge, sometimes too much.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(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)
Heads Up! App Poster Image
csm_app
age 7+
LEARNING
Guessing game is family fun with real-world interaction.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Guess! App Poster Image
csm_app
age 14+
LEARNING
Social word game similar to Draw Something but not as fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
JEOPARDY! HD App Poster Image
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Much like the TV classic, but with multiple-choice answers.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2012)
Word Ball - A Fun Word Game and App App Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Engaging, somewhat frantic game with some spelling practice.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Puzzlejuice App Poster Image
csm_app
age 11+
LEARNING
Tetris-like word app wins with clever concept, snarky humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
The Price is Right Decades App Poster Image
age 6+
Faithful recreation of hit game show best for die-hards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Dabble - The Fast Thinking Word Game App Poster Image
age 10+
LEARNING
Quick-moving game will engage kids who love words.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
Family Feud & Friends App Poster Image
age 13+
LEARNING
Online-only play, in-app purchases disappoint in quiz game.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2011)
W.E.L.D.E.R. App Poster Image
csm_app
age 14+
LEARNING
Strategic word game builds vocab; optional open chat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
TRIVIAL PURSUIT Master Edition for iPad App Poster Image
age 16+
Tough questions make classic board game app best for teens.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
Rhymo App Poster Image
csm_app
age 12+
Fast-paced word game tests (but doesn't teach) rhyming.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Prose with Bros App Poster Image
csm_app
age 17+
LEARNING
Creative but crude word challenge app is best for teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Kalimat App Poster Image
csm_app
age 14+
Great Scrabble clone, but open chat makes it for teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Super Cosmic Word Snake App Poster Image
age 10+
Fun-but-tough app reminiscent of Centipede, but with words.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
Bumperrific App Poster Image
csm_app
age 13+
LEARNING
Word puzzles require speedy spelling; some mature themes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)

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