Monthly Archives: December 2010

Truth or Dare on the iPad is New Year’s Eve last resort

Spoiler alert! There are better ways to spend New Year’s Eve than playing Truth or Dare for the iPad, or even reading this review. But if you pissed off all your friends and family with that drunken ramble at the … Continue reading

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Food Fight great fun for chidden and adults

Spoiler alert! Tuesday I discussed post-Christmas activities to help you unwind from the stress of dealing with family in hand-to-hand combat either in enemy territory or on your own turf. This includes, of course, your children (or parents) who recognize … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds for iPad: Classic read with interactive fluff

Spoiler alert! If you already have a copy of H.G. Well’s War of the Worlds in one of your digital libraries, I’m not sure you will want to add another one, however cool. But if you don’t, or you want … Continue reading

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Santa’s Christmas Village perfect for Christmas Eve

Spoiler alert! Santa’s Christmas Village would be a cute app to whittle away the boredom when family members outvote you on which movie to watch on Christmas Eve, or, even worse, hook up an iPad to an external monitor to … Continue reading

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Night Before Christmas Deluxe offers old-fashioned fun, maybe too old-fashioned

Spoiler alert! ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Deluxe allows parents to share one of the most cherished Christmas stories with their children even without being in the same room. It combines a narrator with a coloring book and hidden object … Continue reading

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Packing may salve a little packing panic

Spoiler alert! Packing may seem a little superfluous for some travelers. Who needs software to keep track of a list? But for those people who love to organize, and would really love one more app to help them do it, … Continue reading

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MatchPOP HD and Christmas Mega Swap add a little light to the holidays

Spoiler alert! MatchPOP HD and Christmas Mega Swap may not be top-flight tile matching games, but for holiday editions they will provide a few hours of fun. They’re just different enough to make them worth trying. It’s the second week … Continue reading

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