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Fun and educational Android apps for preschoolers

When I purchased my smartphone, I was very hesitant letting my kids play with it. They slowly wore me down and now I have to sometime fend them off just to use it. The Google Play store is filled with tons of educational games for kids of all ages. My next few articles will cover some of the educati ... Full Article »

September 27, 2013 6:00am

Free educational Android games for elementary school kids

These days, kids are playing more and more games thanks to the accessibility and ease-of-use found in Android smartphones and tablets. What if they could play games and learn something at the same time? Today’s post covers a few games that are available for children at the elementary school level, ... Full Article »

June 5, 2013 2:00pm

Appolicious Video Showcase: Talking Spooni: Xmas 3D Friend

Anything you say to the furry, oddly cute if somewhat creepy looking gremlin creature is repeated back to you in a kooky version of your own voice. "But we've seen a hundred apps like that!" I hear you say? Maybe that's true, but Spooni pulls ahead of the pack with tons of unique features and animat ... Full Article »

November 26, 2012 9:40am

Android permissions to keep kids and data safe

Your Android phone is about as personal as a device can get, storing your contacts and photos, accessing your email and even your bank statement. As more services orient personalization around your smartphone, privacy concerns continue to be raised. The recent Path debacle was a mere microcosm of wh ... Full Article »

February 17, 2012 9:16am

Six great Android apps for new and soon-to-be parents

So you're ready to be a parent. Pregnancy is an exciting, happy time for you and your family, but this life-changing event also marks the beginning of a lot of uncertainty. You're soon going to have a lot of questions and face all kinds of new challenges. Fortunately, there a few great Android apps ... Full Article »

November 7, 2011 6:00am

Android App Video Review: Puffle Launch

So what the blue blazes is a Puffle, exactly? My expert team of researchers have determined that it has something to do with the popular online Disney game, Club Penguin. Apparently these things are in-game pets, or something, and Puffle Launch is actually a mini game within Club Penguin. Well, now ... Full Article »

October 19, 2011 12:29pm

Android App Tablet Review: Monkey Math Tablet Edition

Monkey Math Tablet Edition turns basic arithmetic into a game. Monkey Math throws out the pencil and paper to make addition, subtraction, multiplication and division a whole lot more fun. The colorful, positive reinforcements are a great way to encourage kids to keep trying to improve their math sk ... Full Article »

October 12, 2011 9:00pm

Android App Tablet Review: Memory Game for Kids

If you’re looking for a simple matching game for kids to play optimized for you Android Honeycomb tablet, Memory Game is a good choice. A 6x4 grid appears on the tablet screen with 24 tiles and tapping one turns it over to reveal a colorful object behind like a ladybug, camera or fish. It’s a s ... Full Article »

October 12, 2011 7:30pm

Android App Tablet Review: The New Baby - Little Critter

The New Baby - Little Critter app for your Android tablet is a great way to introduce young children to their new baby brother or sister, and also to reading. It's a very uplifting story to share with kids who might feel a little left out when a new baby is born, and it also gives them a better ide ... Full Article »

October 11, 2011 7:00pm

Android App Tablet Review: The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat for Android tablets really freshens up an old classic. With most tablets being the same size as a children's book, it’s like the story has been magically brought to life. The app features professional narration, suspenseful music and cinematic sound effects. The app is a kind ... Full Article »

October 9, 2011 12:00pm

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