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    Maze+ – Freemium app that lead to some tears.

    Maze+ is an interesting game at some levels.  At a personal level though, it left us in tears. The idea is simple enough – lead your cute little dude through a maze.  The maze is interesting in that it doesn’t all fit on the screen […]

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    Stick Dog wants a Hamburger – what my child is reading.

    Recently, I went to iBooks to compare prices with Kindle for a technical book, but while I was there, I started browsing the free books.  I found the Velveteen Rabbit was offered for free.  And Winnie The Pooh is always there free.  And a few […]

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    Dizzypad – get those reaction times down

    Dizzypad is a guilty pleasure of ours. Very little educational slant I can put on it for Mom.  But the kid jumps around with excitement and tension while playing. The basic version of the game, involves your frog on a spinning lily pad.  Tap the […]

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    Casey’s Contraptions – physics game, geared towards kids with a iPad friendly UI

    Update:This game was bought out and renamed Amazing Alex by Rovio. But it’s still the same great game. It’s a physics, Rube Goldberg game, with a slant towards children.  It is a lot like the previously reviewed Crazy Machines, but it has a much more intuitive […]

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    Bartleby’s Book of Buttons – a fun interactive book.

    Bartleby’s Book of Buttons is exactly that – a book of buttons and knobs and switches.  Each of the buttons interacts with the page somehow, making this a storybook that really couldn’t be done without the iPad. Bartleby, the main character, goes on an adventure […]

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    Ticket to Ride – great iPad implementation of the board game.

    I have a few board game enthusiasts at work and they were recommending some board games to play with Sal.  At first, I wasn’t into the idea behind Ticket to Ride, but when I was talking to another parent about games with choice versus games […]

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    Battleship; new school vs. old school.

    So we all think it is ridiculous that they are making a movie out of the game Battleship right?  But I guess if it worked for the Transformers, it should work with Battleship. Anyway, suppose you’re completely disheartened by Hasbro’s sell-out and want to relive […]

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  • ItzaBitza on the Mac now even more affordable

    ItzaBitza on the Mac now even more affordable

    Our favorite application on the Mac is only $9.99 now. Even easier to love now.

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    Super 7 – Flight Control fun with a math drilling aspect to it.

    Sal busted me on this one, but I had the last laugh.  When I called him over to show him a new game, he yelled back “Is it going to be a fun one or one that tries to teach me math?”  Guess he’s had […]

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    Math apps from McGraw Hill

    A few games from a recognized education content provider that your lil’ns may enjoy 🙂 Everyday Mathematics Tric-Trac – Addition game, 1 – 2 players Description: Players take turns rolling two dice, finding their sum, and then matching the sum to one or more numbers […]

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