App Reviews

Kahoot! Play & Create Quizzes App Poster Image
age 8+
Competitive quiz-making fun -- when used as intended.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Plague Inc. App Poster Image
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age 13+
Slow & steady kills the (human) race in disease-design app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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Terraria App Poster Image
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age 11+
Well-done Minecraft-like game, with action twist.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Monument Valley App Poster Image
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age 7+
Beautiful, brain-twisting puzzle game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Plants vs. Zombies 2 App Poster Image
age 13+
Clever update to popular app, but now with in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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Despicable Me: Minion Rush App Poster Image
age 8+
Adorable minions run endlessly in derivative game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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PicsArt Photo Editor & Collage App Poster Image
age 16+
Top-notch photo app crams in functionality; some iffy stuff.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Candy Crush Saga App Poster Image
age 13+
Addictive puzzle game is pushy with in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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Bloons TD 5 App Poster Image
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age 9+
Monkeys pop balloons in tower defense game; needs tutorial.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Video Star App Poster Image
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age 13+
Great tool for creating music videos; some sharing concerns.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Angry Birds Space App Poster Image
age 7+
Sequel introduces new levels that have gravitational pull.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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Draw Something App Poster Image
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age 14+
Pictionary-like app addictively fun; beware random matches.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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The Sims FreePlay App Poster Image
age 15+
Freemium sim both enjoyable and playable without spending.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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Minecraft App Poster Image
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age 8+
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Angry Birds Rio App Poster Image
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age 7+
Giant puzzle franchise expands -- now with movie tie-in.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Cut the Rope App Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun physics-based puzzler with adorable mascot.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Pocket Frogs App Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, pretty frog sim could tempt kids to spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
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Doodle God App Poster Image
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age 16+
Omnipotent fun, but for older teens only.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Plants vs. Zombies FREE App Poster Image
age 10+
Great strategy game with comic but slightly scary violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Angry Birds App Poster Image
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age 7+
Popular knock-down-blocks app pits birds against pigs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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