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App Review: Don’t Let The Pigeon Run This App [Child's Play]
by on January 29, 2013

If you have kids you’ve likely heard the name Mo Willems. He’s a best selling kids author with such gems as Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus, Knuffle Bunny, and Edwina The Dinosaur That Didn’t Know She Was Extinct.

Well I was pleasantly surprised to find out, Willems also has an iOS app – Don’t Let The Pigeon Run This App. I was a little hesitant at first to … Read More

Bring Cars To Life – Cars 2 AppMATes iPad App Review [VIDEO]
by on August 7, 2012

There’s no denying the success of the Cars movie franchise. The two movies have combined for more than a billion dollars at the box office, with millions more in merchandise.

So it’s a no brainer Disney/Pixar brought this franchise to your iPad in the form of an interactive game.

Cars 2 AppMATes is a free app for your iPad but to get the maximum amount of enjoyment, you should buy … Read More

iON iCade Core Review: Real Arcade Gaming On iPad [Video]
by on July 4, 2012

There are thousands of great touch interface games in the App Store for your iOS devices. But there are plenty more that work well on the touch screen, but they’re better suited to be played using a physical controller.

Enter iON. They’re the ones behind the iCade. The Arcade Style cabinet that allows you to use a physical joystick and buttons for certain games. The company now has a couple of other … Read More

Smart Case Review – Full Body Protection For Your iPad [Video]
by on June 30, 2012

It shouldn’t come as a surprise Apple quietly added a new case for the iPad the same day it announced its new Retina display MacBook Pro and talked about Mountain Lion and iOS 6 at WWDC 2012.

There’s not a whole lot different between the iPad Smart Cover and the Smart Case, besides the fact the case now covers the back. So now you’re getting not only protection for the screen, … Read More

Hello Cupcake! App – Bringing The Wow Factor To Your Cupcake Creations [Video Review]
by on May 17, 2012

Cupcakes are big business these days, and if you’re into trying to make your creations stand out, you’ve no doubt heard of the books Hello Cupcake!, What’s New Cupcake, and Cupcakes, Cookies, and Pie, Oh My!

The authors behind the books have brought their how-to techniques to your iOS devices with the Hello Cupcake! app. For the small price of $2.99 you’re given step-by-step instructions on how … Read More

Trucks HD — Why You May Want To Hold Off Buying This App For Your Kids [Video Review]
by on May 10, 2012

I’m always on the lookout or fun educational apps for my 2-year-old son. So I was excited when I saw Trucks HD in this weeks featured section of the App Store. My son loves dump trucks and diggers, so I thought this would be right up his ally.

Plus, the developers – Duck Duck Moose – have a god reputation for educational apps for kids. But I have to … Read More

Child’s Play: iWriteWords [Video Review]
by on May 7, 2012

The iPad is a great tool for helping your kids learn. There are a lot of fun educational apps to help with reading, writing, math and just about anything they’ll be learning in school.

iWriteWords is fun way for your toddler, or preschooler to learn to write letters, numbers and spell easy words.

Your kid traces the uppercase, lowercase letters or the numbers using their fingers. To guide them along … Read More

Helium Digital SlimJacket: Twice The Functionality As Other Sleeve Cases [Video Review]
by on April 30, 2012

When it comes to sleeve style cases, or pouches if that’s what you prefer to call them, they really only serve one purpose. Hold your iPad securely while offering a little protection — and they do it well. But Helieum Digital’s taken the standard sleeve and added even more functionality with its SlimJacket.

Not only are you getting a really nice looking sleeve, you’re also getting a … Read More

Helium Digital KeyCover Folio: A Thin Keyboard Case For the iPad [Video Review]
by on April 27, 2012

For some people, typing on a touch screen for any length of time can be difficult. If you’ve ever tried taking notes or typing a long email on your iPad, you know even if you’re a seasoned veteran, it can be tricky.

There are a number of keyboard and keyboard case options for the iPad, but what I’ve seen, is they tend to add unwanted bulk. Enter Helium Digital.

The … Read More

Tetris For iPad Brings Retina Graphics And New Gameplay Options [Video Review]
by on April 19, 2012

EA is out with an update to the popular Tetris for iPad game. It now has beautiful HD graphics perfect for your retina display new iPad, and it now offers some new gameplay options.

Before I get into those, let me point out this update has some people upset. EA has pulled the previous Tetris for iPad game from the app store. That means to upgrade to this version … Read More

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