Archive | December, 2012
Voice Dream Reader app by Winston Chen

Voice Dream Reader – Text to Speech app – Review and Giveaway

  I was recently contacted by the developer of Voice Dream Reader (currently $9.99 with small in-app purchases) who wondered if I would like to review it. It’s always great to hear from developers but typically I don’t have time to do a review. I was very interested in learning more about this app though […]

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Advent Calendar app giveaway – TEN copies!

  Advent Calendar 2012 is featured in my list of Top Ten Advent apps and I have TEN copies to giveaway. I’ll end the giveaway on Sunday so you have time to explore the app over Christmas week but remember, you can download and enjoy it next year as well. With so much content, there’s […]

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Jellybean Tunes App Report #60

Start a fairy fashion show, build a rocket, and take a US road trip. The 60th app report brings you the latest news and product announcements from our network of family-friendly app developers. Please take a moment to read the full app descriptions, and to screen the apps you download, in order to fully understand […]

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Lovable Labels – review and giveaway!

I’ve tried more than one different type of children’s label, you know, the things you put on their clothes, shoes and all their other stuff to prevent it from getting lost. This was the first time I had tried Lovable Labels and I have to say, they live up to their name, I’m in love! […]

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Todd Parr cartoon Friday, December 14th, 2012

Guns don’t kill; mentally ill people do. Wait. WHAT?

  It’s at times like this that I wish I was eloquent. I wish I could adequately convey how much my heart aches for everyone affected by what happened in Connecticut on Friday. My twins are in the first grade at school so you can imagine what I’ve been thinking. When Owen woke up during […]

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Great app deal: Photo Table

  Photo Table by Paul Solt I have no idea how long this app is free for but I assume its for a very short time. It dropped in price from $9.99 and I’ve played with it a little and it’s neat. Import pictures from your camera roll, Facebook or Flickr Use to create collages […]

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Thoughts about divisions Part III: Autism parents and autistic self-advocates

  *trigger warning* there are some phrases and pictures in this post that some of you might find disturbing. I’ve had a draft of this post in my inbox since September but it’s been percolating in my head for even longer than that. I can’t believe it’s been over a year since I wrote my […]

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Jellybean Tunes App Report #59

  Explore, play, create and learn with a wonderfully diverse set of apps this week in the 59th app report. Please take a moment to read the full app descriptions, and to screen the apps you download, in order to fully understand the features and elements in the app. If you find an app you […]

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Top Ten apps to gift for the holidays

  There are so many great apps out there. Many are free or only cost a buck or two and there are others that are also wonderful but their price means they aren’t every-day purchases. These apps that are a little more expensive, but still good value for money, make excellent gifts to others as […]

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Spellshot Wizard zAPPed edition – Review and Giveaway

  Spellshot Wizard zAPPed edition is one of a number of games that Hasbro has released that interact with an iPad. The others are Battleship Movie, Monopoly, Cityville Skyline¬†and Game of Life. Hasbro Canada kindly donated a copy of the game to giveaway – you can win this, Battleships and 10 other interactive iPad toys […]

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