App Spotlight: Word Puzzles

These word puzzle apps will keep your vocabulary and spelling skills sharp.   Word Connect 2: Crosswords (4.5/5 stars, currently FREE) Solve crosswords using photos as clues. Have fun with hundreds of puzzles! Each puzzle contains words associated with one photo. Try to guess these words and solve all levels! You can tap the picture … Read more

App Spotlight: Unroll Me Combines A Labyrinth With Slide Puzzles

Unroll Me (4/5 stars, all ages, currently FREE) is a combination block-slider / labyrinth puzzle game. From Amazon: Guide the white ball to the red GOAL block by moving the slots with your finger. Unroll Me™ is the latest simple and addictive unblock puzzle game for hours of frantic fun. This gameplay walkthrough for Level … Read more

App Spotlight: Christmas Mahjong

Here’s a terrific, holiday-themed app that’ll keep you tapping through New Year’s Day, and it’s currently FREE!     Christmas Mahjong (4/5 stars) – from Amazon: Christmas Mahjong is the reason for the seaon! You’ll find out what the holidays are all about when you see our beautiful tiles, and easy-to-use interface. Earn up to … Read more

App Spotlight: An Advent Calendar App Just In Time For December

Tomorrow, the day after Thanksgiving, is the day kids’ thoughts turn toward Christmas. We’ve found an Advent calendar app to keep them busy with a new puzzle, riddle or fun activity each day from December 1st to Christmas! The Elf Adventure – A Christmas Adventure For Kids (4/5 stars, all ages, ad-free, currently priced at … Read more

App Spotlight: King Oddball

King Oddball (4/5 stars, guidance suggested, currently priced at $2.99) is a physics based action puzzler. From Amazon: End the world with boulders! The King swings a boulder back and forth with his tongue and you get to release it by tapping on the screen. Time the release accurately and crush as many targets as … Read more

App Spotlight: Codeword Unlimited +

Word puzzler Codeword Unlimited + (4/5 stars, currently priced at $1.19) offers crosswords without clues, that you solve like logic puzzles. From Amazon: Codeword Unlimited + is an application to play the popular word game known as Codeword (also known as Cipher crosswords) For those unfamiliar with Codeword puzzles, they provide a grid of words, … Read more

App Spotlight: Venice Mystery Puzzle is A Mahjong Adventure

If you love matching puzzles and hidden object adventure games, check out Venice Mystery Puzzle FULL (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $2.99): a kind of Mahjohng, match game, seek-and-find adventure game hybrid. From Amazon: Pair up and match colorful tiles to clear over 400 levels and solve an ancient mystery. Gather special power-ups that will … Read more

App Spotlight: Quell Reflect is a Relaxing Puzzler

Quell Reflect (4.5/5 stars, all ages, currently priced at $1.99), the second game in the beautiful, relaxing Quell series, is designed to offer a challenge that releases tension as you pass the time. From Amazon: A charming zen puzzler that is sure to test your brain and capture your heart! Quell Reflect has 80+ levels … Read more