Though coloring is still the main entertainment, iPad coloring books offer additional activities to engage young minds and inspire artistic play.
Articles and Reviews by Barbara Holbrook
Barbara is a long-time Apple fan who enjoys trying out gadgets just because they're new and learning about all the neat things technology can do even if she doesn't need to do it. You can often find her at a coffeehouse with her boyfriend — just look for the couple with "his and hers" iPads.
With features like sharing and favorites, cookbook apps are a huge improvement over books. Even better, these cookbooks for iPad and iPhone are free.
The new Simplee app is a powerful medical wallet solution that helps people manage and pay all their family's medical bills through their iPhone.
The gameplay is familiar - connect the dots to earn points - but the electricity of Wire Storm is more appealing, improving on the original puzzle.
Creating a custom ringtone is easier than you think — especially with a good ringtone app. Get creative and customize your iPhone with unique sounds.
There are awesome apps using the iPhone's built-in GPS in innovative ways. Here's to finding a more interesting path!
If you want to video chat with friends who don't use an iPhone, Facetime is limited. These alternative apps can video chat, text and make calls for free.
Zapd for iPhone makes collaborative collages of photos, text and links. More than clever marketing, each Zap is a stylish, mobile-friendly website.
Ever find yourself thinking, “Wow, this iPad is great. If only I could use Internet Explorer.” OK, probably not. Most people who want to use an iPad to access their Windows desktop or use programs on their home computer have more complex needs than browsing the Internet. Nevertheless, no matter what applications you want use, [...]
I’ve been on a mission recently to find a really good app for making photo-to-video slideshows. Of course it had to be simple, so stylish templates were a pre-requisite. And, I’m a bit of a control freak, so I wanted to know that themes wouldn’t be overly restrictive either. ProShow Web is the latest in [...]
The iPad is a device that encourages multimedia consumption. I read more tweets, play more With Friends and watch more videos ... well, at least, until recently. Video on the iPad just isn't the same since iOS 6. With the Apple's native YouTube app gone and Google's YouTube app only optimized for smaller screens, iPad owners [...]
Designing a better task manager is the 21st century equivalent of building a better mousetrap, as such, developers have been trying to improve the to-do list as long as they've been writing code. First launched in 2010, LifeTopix for iOS has created a unique approach to personal organization that integrates content from different platforms and projects, helping [...]
Zippy Yum presents an interactive menu and ordering system that connects to Subway restaurants in Orange County. Pretty awesome if you live in the area.
Interview: Indie Developer Mike Mulholland of pixelZapp brings visual effects skills to the gaming world with his first app Puzzle-Rocket.
Ever wonder what it's really like to develop your first app? Meet Lauren Foster and Christine Tseng from CatFoster Media. In this interview, Lauren Foster and Christine Tseng answers our questions and offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what it was like to create Zombie Burst and get it released into the App Store. AC: Tell [...]