Birdwatcher Apps

Here are two birdwatcher apps that will help hobbyists identify feathered friends in the field, by both physical description and call or song.     North American Birds Sounds (4/5 stars, currently priced at 99 cents) Presenting a North American Birds Sounds compilation app with high quality sounds and songs of birds found in North … Read more

App Spotlight: Nonogram Logic Puzzles

If you love logic puzzles, you’re sure to love nonogram logic puzzles: fill-in-the-blank puzzles that blend the deductive reasoning of Minesweeper with the pattern matching of Sudoku. Here are two highly-rated and free apps to try.     Griddlers Plus (4.5/5 stars) Griddlers Plus is the best Android application to solve popular logic puzzles also … Read more

Kids on Fire: Fun, Free Math Facts Apps

Back to school means back to Math Facts for gradeschoolers. Whether they need to learn their addition, subtraction or times tables for the first time, or brush up on what they’ve forgotten over the summer, these free apps will make studying as painless as possible. Madagascar Math Ops Free (4/5 stars) *** The FIRST mobile … Read more

FreeApp Spotlight: Here There Be Dragons!

If you love dragons and free stuff you’ve come on a great day, because all four of these dragon-themed apps are currently free! Choice of the Dragon (4.5/5 stars, guidance suggested) – From Amazon: A choose-your-own adventure interactive “book”. Play as a fire-breathing dragon who sleeps on gold and kidnaps princesses for fun. Choice of … Read more

App Spotlight: Match-3 Games

All three of these match-3 puzzle games are rated 4.5/5 stars and as of this writing (on 7/20/16) all three of them are FREE! Bee Brilliant (4.5/5 stars, currently FREE) Explore the world of Beeland and meet the singing Babees, the crazy Busy Bees and the cheeky spiders in this buzzing FREE puzzle game. Get … Read more

Featured FreeApps: Blue Ox Technologies’ Word Game Apps

These word game apps from Blue Ox Technologies are very popular and highly-rated, and as of this writing (on 7/19/16) they’re all FREE! First up, it’s Moxie (4.5/5 stars, guidance suggested, currently FREE). Moxie is all about transforming words into new words. You start with a hand of 52 letters that you go through “Solitaire” … Read more

App Spotlight: Pencil & Pad Game Classics

The old-school games you used to play with a pencil and pad as a kid are now available as mobile apps! Ultimate Hangman HD (4/5 stars, currently priced at 99 cents) – From Amazon: Ultimate Hangman HD is a must have-hangman game with 4 awesome themes (Doodle Hangman, Chillin’ Chalk, Christmas Snowman and Flower Power), … Read more