April 25, 2017

Celebrate Children Road Trips with iMovie on iPad or iPhone

  What to do when you’re on the road with a four-year-old who’s a tad crabby and defiant? If you’re not driving, try this. From your passenger seat, point an iPhone or iPad camera toward her and say sternly, “Don’t make a face!” Chances are, your request will be disregarded. The more you mock-protest her […]

iPad and iPhone: User Guide Instructions, Tutorials and Resources

(This post — originally posted on May 2012 — has been updated.) I write this post for my father — beloved 86-year-old owner of a brand new iPad 2 — who unfortunately lives half a world away. If you — like Dad — are struggling with how and where to begin using a new iDevice, […]

Must-See iOS App Trailers and Teaser Videos

I watch a lot of app trailers and teaser videos in pursuit of great iPad or iPhone apps. Here are the best I’ve “experienced” so far. They grip, intrigue, surprise and tickle — well beyond the usual.  And, even when they don’t prompt an immediate app purchase, they tend to  linger on, hauntingly and tauntingly. […]

The Best iPad and iPhone Apps Now on Sale or Free

Quick Links to Special Kids Collections on the App Store and iTunes

Two best-selling books — iPhone for Dummies and iPad for Dummies — consistently remind readers of Apple’s “habit of redecorating the iTunes Store every so often, so allow us to apologize in advance if things aren’t exactly as described here.” In fact, that’s the reason behind my recent flurry of posts on how to find […]

Apple’s Top Apps and Games for Kids That You Can Try for Free

Ultimately, you find some of the best iPad and iPhone apps and games for kids in two ways — Quibbles and Nibbles. Quibbles are those insightful kids’ app reviews and lists that you find on the Web, and those helpful kids’ app user comments and ratings that greet you on the App Store. Nibbles are […]

The Best Free iPad and iPhone Kids’ Apps According to Apple

There’s a difference between popular kids’ apps and games that grab the world’s fancy momentarily, and the best kids’ apps and games that become all-time favorites, classics and “must-haves.” So which type of kids’ apps do you seek? Either way, Apple’s got you covered. With some overlap, the App Store lists them separately. You’ll find […]

How to Find the Best Kids’ Movies and TV Shows by Age on the iTunes Store

In previous posts, you’ve learned how to find the best apps for kids and games for kids on the App Store. Now let’s take a look at how and where to find Apple’s collections of top recommended movies and TV shows for kids in iTunes. Spoiler alert — you’re in for a double-treat with these […]

How to Find Top Recommended iPad & iPhone Games for Kids in the App Store

How to Find Top Recommended iPad & iPhone Apps for Kids in the App Store (updated)

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