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Customizing your iPhone to your liking helps you find the apps you need as quickly as possible, making you a more efficient smartphone user. No one wants to hunt and peck around miscellaneous screens in search of a particular app, especially when you have more important things to contend with. Want to learn to rearrange …

Cosmic Paul is an early learning app that helps children practice their alphabet and spelling skills using a unique and very entertaining search and find concept. Interactive, educational, and tons of fun, this app is great for children of all ages!

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 …

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, …

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 …

Sago Mini Trucks & Diggers is an easy to use app that allows children to explore the fun world of construction. With trucks, diggers, and homes to build, this app is going to keep little ones busy for hours!

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 …

Multiplication with Ibbleobble is an excellent educational app that offers children a fun way to practice their multiplication skills. Fun, save, and easy to use.

Many people have made New Year’s Resolutions to exercise more, become more organized, or find more time for themselves. One of the best ways to accomplish these goals is to get up earlier in the morning. Believe me, I know how extremely hard that is. A few months ago I began the habit of waking …

Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab is an exciting app full of great educational material shared through fun music videos, interactive games, and entertaining lab experiments that kids will love.

Space Taxi is a fun, free play gaming app that takes players into outer space as they help transport passengers to their spaceships while trying to avoid the obstacles that get in the way. Great for children of all ages.

Welcome to another Free App Friday! If we’ve reviewed and recommend the app, a link to the review is included. Always check the app store for the most recent price before downloading. Enjoy!  

In high school, students are getting down to business, and they need apps that will support their learning.  Bells and whistles of entertaining educational games often (but not always!) give way to practicality as kids focus on the job at hand. Our selection of recommended apps will help students review important concepts in core subjects, …

My Alphabet: Underwater ABC for Kids is a great early learning app that teaches children to learn, recognize, build words, and write the alphabet. Perfect for young children!

Our reviewed and recommended apps for 8th grade offer review of middle school science concepts, inspire kids to start writing as well as quiz them on verbs, nouns and adjectives, work on foundational concepts in Algebra, and provide a homework planner to help students stay better organized. There’s a nice review of challenging skills in …

Duolingo offers a positive and comprehensive language learning experience that most middle school, high school, and adult students will find engaging and fun. It features short, effective lessons and practice, motivational rewards, and a built-in goal-setting feature.

Say Word is a perfect tool for students in middle to upper elementary on up to use for practice with difficult homophones and easily-confused words. Most will find the vocabulary and concepts challenging and interesting.

Star Gurus is a great app for young children that will help them practice important counting skills which are foundational to learning math in early elementary school. The dot-to-dot game is rewarding in its own right, and the teaching is so gentle and unobtrusive that kids will not even know they are practicing important skills.

Summer is here and that means it’s time for family road trips! We have put together a list of apps that will help keep kids engaged and entertained on long trips. Sago Mini Road Trip Sago Mini Road Trip is a free play app with lots of friends, interactive activities, and magical destinations for children …

Mochu Pop is an interesting app designed to help young children retain and build their ability to learn sounds in other languages. Its fun, balloon-popping format will intrigue toddlers and preschoolers and keep them engaged for quite a while, and they will be building a host of important skills in addition to hearing the sounds of English, French, Spanish or Italian.

App Info Price: Overview Motion Math: Cupcake! is an incredibly entertaining and educational app that teaches children a variety of math skills in a unique and fun game. With a cupcake business and the freedom to create exciting new cupcakes, players must create, sell, and deliver their orders in order to make money and keep …

App Info Price: Overview Bogga Magic offers an interactive look at the magic of illusion for the very young. Preschoolers can dress the star of the show, choose magic tricks for him to perform, and exercise their creativity and language skills as they play this low-key, stress-free activity. Features include: Creative control over look and …

MathLab for Grade 1 is a simple app that will help preschoolers through first graders learn age-appropriate foundational math skills while having fun. The app is fast-paced and unpredictable, and kids will benefit from the wide variety of math skills that it covers.