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...]

Any Peppa Pig fans out there? If so, you definitely have to check out this new app - Peppa Pig - Happy Mrs Chicken. It's $2.99 and available on iTunes; it released this month. It's a cute little app with sharp, engaging images for the tablet savvy and smart phone using preschooler. My Kindergartener has been testing out this app and having tons … [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...]

On a whim, I bought Microsoft's Kinectimals iPad app the other day.  I'm pretty much a "if it ain't free in the iTunes store, I'm not gonna look twice" person but something made me shell out the $2.99 for this app.  I've been jonesing for an Xbox and knew Kinectimals was one of the popular Kinect Xbox games.  ($34 on Amazon, btw.) We've only … [Read more...]