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Your child’s education doesn’t have to stop after school. These game, reading, writing, puzzle and math apps will help your child continue to learn on the go. Made for your iPhone and Android, they will keep your youngster’s mind active outside of school hours.


See the App in iTunes BENCITI TECHNOLOGY PRIVATE LIMITED Price: FREE Algebra on Nudge is a great way to introduce algebra skills to your child.  With Algebra on Nudge, kids can learn algebra – linear equations – and practice solving math problems.  I thought that this app would be beneficial for middle school age students …

See the App in iTunes christophe sayaveth Price: $0.99 Study! Language Word Game is a new word puzzle game for kids.  With Study!, kids can practice spelling words in their native language, or even through practicing a new language.  I thought that this app would be fun for kids who enjoy word puzzle games as well …

See the app in iTunes Earlogic Corporation Price:Free I don’t know about you, but one of the things I use my iPhone for most often is to listen to music. Whether at the gym, in my car, or around the house while I’m cleaning I am thankful to have a whole music library easily accessible …

Bloom by Megalearn is a fun and entertaining way to learn about some important aspects of biology and plant life cycles, and activates some important higher-learning skills such as generalization and finding similarities and differences.

    See the app in iTunes Monkimun SL Price: monthly subscription for $9.99 UPDATE: Lingokids just added some new updates that are fantastic need to be noted. First of all, each subject now has new “Teacher” videos where a real-life teacher interacts with the student and provides a fun introduction to each lesson. The …

Small Lime is a fun app that invites players to enter a world with a story told by animé characters where progress is achieved through playing a “match-3” type game and solving puzzles. There are a number of enjoyable aspects to the game including caring for an electronic pet, purchasing food, clothing and equipment with points earned by playing, and more.

See the app in iTunes HomerLearning, Inc. Price: Free Just in time for back to school there is an amazing app called Homer – #1 Learn to Read Program that will have parents and children cheering! This app is the ideal way to teach your children not only how to read, but to love it …

Scrolling through screen after screen to find the one app you want to open is mind-numbing. Good news, iPhone users: you can create folders of similar apps that will put your most used apps in the same place. The quick instructions Creating folders is easy work on your iPhone (or iPad). Here’s how to make …

Your iPhone battery is one of the best available in the smartphone market. Still, if you’re a heavy user, it can sometimes seem your battery barely lasts through the day and often conks out just when you need your phone most. Are you charging your iPhone the right way? Today we’re going to cut through …

Have you got a high-tech kid? Keeping up with electronics for your preschool or school-aged child can be expensive, so you need to protect that investment. Here are some of the best cases for iPads for you to check out.   What’s Here: 1. AVAWO Apple iPad 2 3 4 Kids Case 2. HDE Shock …

If you’ve ever found a lost iPhone, you know it’s next to impossible to get to the Contacts app to see who owns that smartphone. Courtesy of Apple’s tight security, the passcode feature and fingerprint sensor leave you locked out of any iPhone that doesn’t belong to you. If you happen across a lost, stolen …

Using your iPhone to make international phone calls over your carrier’s network can quickly drain your bank account. Thanks to a feature that Apple has built-in to your iPhone, you can actually make free international (and long distance) calls anytime you’re within Wi-Fi range. Why use Wi-Fi and not an app? Truth: There’s a ton …

See the App in iTunes Way We Learn Price: FREE Fonics is a fun new educational app for children.  With Fonics, kids can learn to read with synthetic phonics.  I thought that this app would be perfect for kids who are just learning to spell/read. The Fonics app simplifies the way children learn to read …

Making that monotonous commute to your job every day just got a bit easier. These apps will make your daily drive to work fun and faster. Avoid traffic jams and fender benders, find the fastest route available, get the best gas mileage, and choose the best transit option to get you to your destination faster. …

If your thumbs and other digits often get in the way while you’re trying to text or type a note, you’re going to love this tip on how to quickly undo typing. Just shake! Deleting unwanted letters that are mistakenly typed while texting isn’t particularly difficult, but it is time consuming. And if you’ve managed …

If you’re all thumbs when trying to type on your phone, join the club. One of the biggest gripes people have about smartphones is the tedious fingertip typing routine one must endure to send a basic message. Good news: you can significantly speed up your typing by using shortcuts on your iPhone or iPad. What …

If you’re looking for a way to get fit and stay healthy, a great way to begin is by making sure you are drinking enough water. Did you know that an average adult body is made up of almost 70% of water? It’s essential to drink enough for many reasons. It will help to keep …

    See the App in iTunes Freecloud Design, Inc. Price: $2.99 Stack the States 2 is a follow-up to the popular Stack the States app.  With Stack the States 2, kids can enjoy more US geography with all new question formats, bonus games and a detailed interactive map!  I thought that this app would be …

Your iPhone comes with a healthy selection of Apple apps pre-installed. And, great as they are, they don’t and can’t do everything you want and need to do with your phone. You’ve likely made more than a few trips to Apple’s App Store to download and install apps for your specific needs. Maybe you needed …

It seems our entire world runs on batteries these days. Finding yourself with a dead battery, no matter what device you’re counting on working, is one of the pitfalls of modern life. The latest iteration of iOS, Apple’s mobile operating system for iPhones, iPads and iPods, now comes with a helpful feature that lets you …

  See the App in iTunes eduPad Inc. Price: FREE Monster Messenger is a fun instant messaging app for kids and their families to enjoy together.  With Monster Messenger, kids can communicate with their friends and family in a safe, creative environment.  I thought that this would be a great option for those parents who …

There really is an app for everything in Apple’s App Store, which is great if you’re seeking something not so run-of-the-mill for your iPhone, like, say, a specific recipe or exercise routine. In many cases though, adding another app to your phone is unnecessary, and it can even bog down your iPhone with needless files, …

Warmer weather is finally on its way, which means swimsuits, shorts, and tank tops become our main clothing staples. Many people want to get into shape before they start shedding their layers of cold weather clothing. Devices like a Fitbit are great tools to get you moving, but they can be a bit pricey. Fortunately, …

The universe is incredible! Thanks to the internet and iPhone apps, you can now explore more than ever before. View the latest discoveries from NASA, study constellations and planets, and enjoy all the wonders of space with these incredible apps.        NASA The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has an official iOS …

Poor cellular or Wi-Fi connections and Apple Store issues can cause downloads from the App Store to stall, where they’ll live in limbo forever on your iPhone until you manually get rid of them. Here’s the step-by-step process to do just that. What does a “stuck” app look like If you’ve tried downloading an app …

See the app in iTunes Filimundus AB Price: $1.99 Enter a virtual world of railroad and trains with the new BRIO World – Railway app! Children will absolutely building with the classic BRIO railway sets and creating their world as big as their imagination! Complete with tracks, stations, landscaping and people, this app will provide …

High school is hard enough without the added strain of not having the right tools at your disposal. Imagine going through calculus without a textbook! You can ease the stress of school at least a little by having a good collection of apps to help you get through your long school days and even longer …

The roles of motherhood has been redefined throughout the course of history but one thing has remained constant: moms are busy people. If you have a career outside of the job of raising your family, these are our best-rated apps for keeping it all together.  Google Calendar Google Calendar makes easy work of keeping you …

It’s hard to differentiate between so-so apps that work, yet don’t fill every need, from the indispensable apps you know you can’t live without. We’ve done the work for you this time. Here are our picks for the top five note-taking apps high school students can’t live without. Google Docs Google Docs is used nearly …

In-App purchases made by children (or adults) unaware of the cost involved can wreak havoc on your budget. A cursory Google search highlights the horrors of unsuspecting parents whose children racked up bills in the thousands before they were made aware of the issue. Protect yourself and your bank account from disaster by learning how …

Remember the days when you went on vacation and toted along a digital or film camera, plus an actual address book, to-do list, and a bag full of maps? Thanks to the introduction of smartphones, all those tools are now confined within one device: your iPhone. Did you know your iPhone also has a built-in …

Apple’s native Reminders app is a decent enough tool for creating quick standalone lists, but it also comes with a handful of limitations that prevent it from being useful in every situations. You cannot, for example, make one shopping list with multiple checklists for different stores. Instead, you are required to create separate reminders for …

I pocketed $550 when selling my used iPhone last year, money I was able to put toward the purchase of a new phone. You can do the same, and it’s easier than you think. Before proceeding with the below steps, make sure you’ve either canceled your current cellular contract or replaced the old device with …

Some smart phones have a dedicated notification light, or flash alert, that comes on when receiving an incoming text or other notification. IPhones do not have this, but instead are equipped with an accessibility feature that does pretty much the same thing. This accessibility feature was added for the deaf and hearing impaired, and it …

There is nothing more important than battery health when it comes to your smartphone. When your iPhone’s battery runs out of steam, it’s really nothing more than a pretty paperweight, incapable of doing anything until it’s charged up again. And that can be a mandatory three to four hour wait, especially if your phone conked …

If you’ve had your iPhone or iPad for any length of time, you’ve undoubtedly had some experience with Siri, Apple’s built-in personal assistant that can be summoned by pressing and holding the Home key on the front of your iDevice. Siri can perform hundreds of tasks and answer thousands upon thousands of questions, including math …

A few months ago I had an unexpected charge show up on my credit card statement. It was only for a couple of dollars, but it threw me in a bit of a panic. I thought someone had stolen my identity. It turns out it that it was only my toddler who accidently purchased extra …

Apple’s Notes application is a helpful tool for recording your thoughts, writing lists and todos, or storing snippets of text from web pages or documents. Since Notes syncs automatically in the cloud, all the information you store in the app is available across multiple devices, including your iPhone, iPad and even your Mac. That means …

Create Storytime is a fun and child-friendly app that will encourage creative writing in a rather structured way. Children can create professional-looking ebooks featuring their own ideas, but some may find it too limiting for extended play.