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Free and fun: the best kind of iPad apps, right?  My kids are loving Ears the Astronaut - a fun game where you fly in space as Ears the Astronaut and gain stars and eat food to power up along the way.  Check it out on iTunes - Ears the Astronaut for iPhone and iPad. … [Read more...]

Pregnant?  I thought this was such a cute app worthy of a mention: BellySnaps.  You can take a maternity photo and then use the app to decorate it with cute borders and tag it with how many months pregnant you are! They have cute borders for photo birth announcements too!  Get Belly Snaps on iTunes for $.99   … [Read more...]

This past summer, I had a lovely breakfast at the Scholastic store in Soho where they demoed their new iPad app, Storia. When I got home, I promptly downloaded it but had some problems with it - it had just launched. I'm happy to report that it's full of books and bug-free now, just in time for the holiday season! In fact, my kids spent last … [Read more...]

I received this Cygnett Alumni iPad Case right before I left for a business trip just last week. I've always been partial to the magnetic cover I have from Apple and haven't found one iPad case that I use regularly. But I can definitely get used to the convenience of the Cygnett Alumni case. Some features: -a magnetic closure makes it … [Read more...]

What will they think of next?  I'm constantly amazed at the amount of incredible things one can do on an iPad.  My latest cool discovery?  Using a Nomad Brush to "paint" works of art on your iPad. It's a stylus and a paint brush and the reviews are incredible for it.   Nomad's Compose RED dual-tip says "Happy Valentine's Day" on it and can be … [Read more...]

Okay guys, this app is AWESOME.  I saw Lindsay posting about this on Facebook and knew I had to download it.  Called Stack the States, you have to answer various trivia questions with a multiple choice answer of 4 possibilities. Kids learn about state capitols, state geography and so much more.  (Which state houses which National Park and so … [Read more...]

If I hadn't just bought a $20 Stylus for my iPad, I'd be all over this one!  Check out this deal for a 3-pack of Universal Touch Screen Stylus Pen (Red, Silver & Black) for $1.99 with free shipping. Not sure why it's so cheap, they must be trying to clear out supplies but it's too good to pass up if you don't have a Stylus and are looking for … [Read more...]

These days, it's tough to keep up with every blog and every news site you want to.  So many options!  I do love my Pulse News app on my iPad - it consolidates all the blogs and sites I love to read into one program and one visual. It's free and as you can see in the pict on the right you can catch a small photo and snippet of each story before … [Read more...]

I'm kind of surprised at myself that I didn't think to post this one sooner.  I use TripAdvisor all the time.  Pretty much anytime we're on the road, TripAdvisor comes out. As you can probably guess from the title (if you don't already know the website), TripAdvisor is a helpful app for when you are traveling.  It includes reviews and ratings … [Read more...]

Did any of you guys play the Sim games when you were younger?  I'll admit, I totally loved SimCity, the Sims and SimTower at various points in college.  (Doesn't that date me?)   But I especially remember one summer playing a lot of SimTower for whatever reason. This iPad app, Tower Town, reminds me of SimTower, although it's not just one Tower … [Read more...]