iOS apps

Explore the World of Toca Boca

My kids (like many kids of other GeekDads and GeekMoms) have been fans of Toca Boca apps for some time…

GeekDad Daily Deal: The 2017 iOS 10 Complete App Builder Bundle

Start building apps with the 2017 iOS 10 Complete App Builder Bundle: 87% off!

GeekDad Daily Deal: App and Game Development for iOS and Android

Get the how-to on App and Game Development for iOS and Android: 93% off!

GeekDad Academy: Complete Beginner’s Guide to iOS Development

GeekDad Academy presents the Complete Beginner's Guide to iOS Development

Take ‘Monsters Everywhere!’ on Your Android or iOS Device

'Monsters Everywhere!' is more than a hotel-building simulator. It's a detective hunt and social media travelogue now available for Android…

Is the AccuWeather App’s Future Radar… Accurate?

Patricia checks out the latest version of the AccuWeather Weather for Life app for iOS, featuring Future Radar.

Create Your Own Biodome in ‘Tyto Ecology’

'Tyto Ecology' is a videogame about creating and maintaining biomes, filling them with plants and animals and keeping them in…

The Return of Core Dump

Once upon a time, I reviewed a lot of iOS apps in a column called "Core Dump." Well, I'm back—at…

The ACME Detective Agency Reopens for Business as Carmen Sandiego Returns

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is bringing Carmen Sandiego back to life and optimizing everything for mobile. Available on iOS devices, 'Carmen…

‘Plum’s Creaturizer’: a New and Free Photo App for Kids

Discover a new photo app from PBS KIDS to get budding scientists into the great outdoors.

Blu-Bot Moves and Grooves

For the robot enthusiast in your home, check out GeekMom Maryann's review of Blu-Bot from Silverlit.

'Galxyz' Science Education App: A Review

'Galxyz' is a fun new educational app with a science focus for upper elementary age kids. It uses narrative and…

'Marvel Contest of Champions' — Now With More Ant-Man

'Marvel Contest of Champions' lets you battle as various superheroes and villains on iOS or Android. Now, there's an Ant-Man…

'Magic Duels' – Play 'Magic' on iOS Devices

The good, bad, and ugly of Wizards of the Coast's newest app, 'Magic Duels.'

The ‘Lego Education Mindstorms EV3 Programming’ App is Now Available!

GeekMom Maryann shares the scoop on programming the Lego Mindstorms EV3 from your tablet!

‘Cleen’ App: Clean Up Your Photos & Create a Photo Book

Download the new Cleen app to manage your photos and create a stunning, flat photo book!

Release Your Inner Robot With ‘The Robot Factory’

Spark your child's imagination with 'The Robot Factory' app from Tinybop. GeekMom Maryann gives you a tour of the app…

Top Apps for Movie-Going Geeks

A set of apps that help you decide what to see, keep you from interrupting your fellow movie-goers, and most…

‘AdVenture Capitalist’: Teaching Kids a Tough Economics Lesson

As an economist, I am always interested in games that purport to teach kids something about economics. 'AdVenture Capitalist' was…

Build a Sensational Wall Collage With CollageMo!

Use this new iOS app to create stunning wall collages from your photos.

This Choose Your Adventure Post Begins with a Choice

You sit in a comfortable chair, electronic tablet in hand. Looking at the screen, you see two apps available in…

An App for Your Personal Library: You Borrowed It

I love loaning books and board games to friends. The problem, of course, is keeping track of who's got what.…

FREE OneDay App Makes Great Family Video Collages [Sponsor]

Want to craft a video with your kids that will make a special gift for mom or dad? Or maybe…

3 Math Apps My Kids Actually Play

Before my kids get screen time, I've been assigning them ten minutes of math ... on the iPad. Here are…

Product Review: Oregon Scientific Grill Right Bluetooth Thermometer & Mobile App

Read about GeekMom Patricia's adventure with a Bluetooth-enabled grill thermometer.

You Need to Play QuizUp

Every now and then I like to share my latest casual gaming addictions with you all. There was the infamous…

Findery: A Social Network for Places

Findery isn’t just a social network where people check in to places, it's a community where people come to tell…

Hiku: The Shopping List Application That Finally Replaced the Notepad on My Refrigerator

If you are like my family we always struggle with remembering what we need from the store when we are…

Creating a Better Experience for Buyers and Sellers of Kid Stuff With Kidizen

When Pinterest and eBay had a baby, they sold the clothes it outgrew on Kidizen, a new marketplace for buying…

Core Dump: A Few of My Favorite Things

If you've got some iTunes gift cards burning a hole in your pocket and you're looking for something fun to…

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