For the next couple of days I will be checking out some amazing new apps as part of App Fest 2012. Following are some of the most interesting apps, and findings, from the event. It was especially eye-opening during the Kids Panel, where Instagram got the most votes for favorite app.
FEATURED DEVELOPER: Touch Press
We saw some amazing apps for all ages for developer, Touch Press. These are a welcome addition to apps that might be of more interest to older children.
Touch Press apps include:
- X is for X-Ray (iPad) – Touch Press
- Solar System for iPad – Touch Press
- The Elements – Touch Press
- Skulls by Simon Winchester – Touch Press
- Coming soon: Shakespeare’s Sonnets which looks amazing!
CHECK OUT THESE APPS:
- Monster Physics
- Math Doodles – Carstens Studios Inc.
- Toca Train – coming soon
- Toontastic – Launchpad Toys
- LetterSchool – Boreaal
- World of Physics – Fluids – Iridescent
- Draw and Tell HD – by Duck Duck Moose – Duck Duck Moose
- Trucks HD – by Duck Duck Moose – Duck Duck Moose
- Princess Fairy Tale by Duck Duck Moose – coming soon
KIDS FAVORITE APPS
- Instagram – Burbn, Inc. (3 votes)
- Where’s My Water? – Disney(2 votes)
- Kids Doodle – Movie Your Drawing – Bejoy Mobile
- KickBox – MIND Research Institute
- Fancy Pants Adventures – Chillingo Ltd
- Sky Rush – Adam Walker Studio
CHRIS CROWELL’S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PICKS (TEACHER/PRESENTER)
- Doodlecast for Kids – zinc Roe
- Toca Hair Salon – Toca Boca
- Bugs and Buttons – Little Bit Studio, LLC.
- Write My Name by Injini – NCsoft
- eBooks by Oceanhouse Media
- eBooks by Nosy Crow
- La forêt-Mes premières découvertes – Gallimard Jeunesse
- IN MY DREAM – e-Toiles editions
- Quem soltou o Pum? – Companhia das Letras
- Numberlys – Moonbot Studios LA, LLC
- Another Monster at the End of This Book…Starring Grover & Elmo! – Sesame Street