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Reviews of fun apps for kids and parents

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Reviews of fun apps for kids and parents

    Apps for Kids 058: Geometry Dash

    Apps for Kids 058: Geometry Dash

    Apps for Kids is Boing Boing’s podcast about cool apps and games for kids and parents. My co-host is my 11-year-old daughter, Jane. In this episode, we talked about Geometry Dash, a platform game where you have to jump, fly and flip your way through dangerous passages and spiky obstacles. It’s $2 for iOS and Android.

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    • 6 min
    Apps for Kids 057: Mega Dead Pixel

    Apps for Kids 057: Mega Dead Pixel

    Apps for Kids is Boing Boing’s podcast about cool apps and games for kids and parents. My co-host is my 11-year-old daughter, Jane. In this episode, we talked about Mega Dead Pixel, an endless runner game where you have to avoid colliding with obstacles while collecting coins and special pixels. It’s free for iOS and Android.

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    • 5 min
    Apps for Kids 056

    Apps for Kids 056

    Forbidden Island is a game where you and the other players work together to collect treasure from a rapidly sinking island.


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    • 6 min
    Apps for Kids 055: Badland

    Apps for Kids 055: Badland

    Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 10-year-old daughter, Jane. In this episode, we reviewed a side-scrolling action/adventure game with fun physics, called Badland. It's $3.99 for iOS and Android.

    And, we present a new "Would you rather?" question.

    • 10 min
    Apps for Kids 054: Pascal Robot by Atoms

    Apps for Kids 054: Pascal Robot by Atoms

    Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 10-year-old daughter, Jane.

    In this episode, we reviewed a bluetooth-enabled snap-together robot kit for kids called Pascal. It's made by Atoms and costs $119.

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    • 11 min
    Apps for Kids 053: Plants vs. Zombies graphic novel

    Apps for Kids 053: Plants vs. Zombies graphic novel

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    Apps for Kids is Boing Boing's podcast about cool smartphone apps for kids and parents. My co-host is my 10-year-old daughter, Jane.

    In this episode, we set down our smartphones to talk about the Plants vs. Zombies graphic novel, in which two kids team up with Crazy Dave, the deranged zombie prepper, to rid Neighborville of the invading horde of undead humans. Jane also grabs my staple remover that I was repairing with Sugru and messes it up.

    We also present a new "Would you rather?" question:



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    • 7 min

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