Category: Fun Apps

Halloween Trivia Crack Kingdoms: Our cool free app of the week

We’re big Trivia Crack fans, so it’s no surprise we’ve been enjoying the Halloween-themed content in Trivia Crack Kingdoms this weekend, and we bet you will too. Unlike the original Trivia Crack app, Trivia Crack Kingdoms lets you choose channels where the questions are submitted by users around a central theme, like Game of Thrones or NFL trivia. Or, they’re curated by organizations like iHeartRadio, TIME or Greenpeace. Related: Toca Boo – A fun Halloween app for kids, now on sale for a limited time Related: 7 Halloween apps for kids from adorably spooky to downright scary In their Halloween channel, the questions are all based on Halloween lore...

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Toca Boo: A fun Halloween app for kids, on sale for a limited time!

If you’re looking for a little downtime for your kids this Halloween weekend, we bet they’ll love Toca Boo, a fun Toca Boca app our own kids love to play. And, it just so happens to be on sale for a limited time. Your younger kids will love playing a ghost and scaring unsuspecting family members all over the house, from under covers and inside boxes, to yes, even inside the toilet. What’s a kids’ app without a little potty humor? Related: 7 fun Halloween apps for kids from adorably spooky to downright scary Usually $2.99, you can download it...

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Toca TV: A cool, new Toca Boca app unlike anything they’ve done before

We always get excited when there’s a new Toca Boca app to download, and their newest launch, Toca TV, is no exception. It’s a cool, kid-friendly, parent-approved video streaming service for kids age 3-8 that you’ll want to check out stat. Related: Scare up fun before Halloween with Toca Boo If your kids are anything like mine, their “TV” is actually online videos, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with Toca TV. It’s full of the videos your kids love to watch already, plus lots of new Toca videos based on their apps, all easily searched by younger kids with icons,...

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Grammar Snob: The quickest, easiest way to get people to send you a middle finger emoji

One of the funniest new Message apps now available for iOS 10 has to be Grammar Snob, a sticker app that lets you correct the grammar in your friends’ texts. Grammar police, this one’s for you. Does the wrong use of your vs. you’re drive you nuts? Go right now and download Grammar Snob app from the App store. Then, head over to the offender’s text message to put it to use. Click the app icon (looks like an “A” on the right), and swipe until you see Grammar Snob (it automatically uploads there after you purchase). You’ll then want to scroll through all...

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Cakewalk: Our cool free app of the week

The kids have been out of school for a bit and chances are you’ve heard the “bored” word at least once. Or maybe you have a toddler who is ready for a new activity approximately every three-and-a-half minutes. Either way, check out the free Cakewalk app app which is like having a stack of quick ideas on hand to flip through when you need to come up with something to do, stat. Currently only for iOS (though Android is in the works), Cakewalk lets you tailor the ideas you see based on the ages of your kids, from babies all the way up...

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KAMI paper-folding puzzle game: Our cool free app of the week

With all the time I spend outside of the house waiting for my kids to finish a class or practice, I’m always trying to find something new to do on my phone. You know, other than continually refreshing my Facebook feed or checking to see if any new kitties have come to visit my house on Neko Atsume. So when I recently discovered the beautifully designed, challenging, Japanese-influenced KAMI paper-folding game by State of Play Games, which is now free for a limited time, I knew I had found just-the-right game to keep my brain occupied without stressing me out....

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How to use the new Gboard app: Get search, emojis, and GIFs on your smart phone keyboard

Like most people, there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t Google some information, whether it’s five times or 25 times. (Okay, sometimes 25 times an hour.)  So you can imagine my excitement when the Gboard app rolled out a couple days ago. This new keyboard app for iOS users (sorry, Android) lets you use Google search from whatever app you’re in, directly from they keyboard. No more switching from app to browser! However, with all the hype I’m seeing about the launch, I was curious to see how it actually worked. And well, let’s just say, I’m a convert. I find the new search...

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Alien Assignment app for preschoolers: Our cool free app of the week

Though your kids may not be able to find their shoes when you are running out the door, they are sure to love finding the solutions to the problems posed in Alien Assignment, a fun, free app for kids as young as three. Created by the Fred Rogers Center, it seems apt that in this game your child gets to play “friendly neighbor” to an alien family in need. This is no stare-at-the-screen game. Instead, an alien family called the Gloops will ask your child to help repair their spaceship that has just crashed on Earth by taking photos of four different items...

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Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector, the cutest app that isn’t just for kids | Free app of the week

At first glance, Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector may look like a cute cartoony app for young kids to waste a few minutes of their day. Yet, it’s one of the few apps in my household that has the parents, teens, and my younger tween all hooked equally. And based on gushing articles in such grown-up sites as The New York Times and CNN.com, I feel better knowing that I’m not only non-kid who can’t get enough of this feline-filled game. Free for both iOS and Android, the concept is so simple, that I hesitate to really call it a game at all. Just fill up a...

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Two fun, creative, and (mostly) free apps for kids to keep them engaged when they’re stuck indoors.

If you’re tearing through the list of snow day activities to keep the kids occupied when you’re stuck indoors, allow us help you with two beautifully designed, really fun new apps we’ve discovered from Seedling. As in, the same company whose affordable craft kits we’ve turned to for gifts and projects many times. While there’s no need to stock up on craft supplies with these apps, they are both super creative, imaginative, and pretty much free. Related: Scribble Creative Book Maker app makes kids instant authors and illustrators  Seedling Comic Studio App   If your kids like to make up stories, download a copy of Seedling’s Comic...

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