Intelligent Design has developed a mobile app called aWareAbouts 1.0 for iPhone to help parents keep track of their children without being overly intrusive. It is simple to use. A check-in time is scheduled into a child’s phone. When this time comes, aWareAbouts activates a reminder for the child to check-in. The child then has the option of either calling or sending a message via text or email with their specific location coordinates attached with a single touch.
Kima Ventures-backed YellowBrck, announces the launch of a new social network for iPhone that enables parents to stay in touch while earning coupons and discounts from local and online retailers by checking-in to day-to-day parenting activities like mealtime, laundry and playtime. Designed specifically for the growing demographic of connected on-the-go parents, YellowBrck allows parents to share and exchange ideas or activities and tips on parenting.
Independent children’s app developer Duck Duck Moose wins three 2011 Parents’ Choice Awards for their mobile apps. Fish School won a Parents’ Choice Gold Award, Park Math won a Parents’ Choice Silver Award, and Baa Baa Black Sheep won a Parents’ Choice Recommended Award. Having won three Parents’ Choice Gold Awards in 2010, Duck Duck Moose is the only publisher that has received six Parents’ Choice Awards in the Mobile Apps category.
Apphaus Design Inc. today is pleased to announce The Real Life Adventures of Mabel & Lulu, an original children’s interactive digital picture book series, is now available worldwide on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Calling all children, dog lovers and just about anyone who likes to read, laugh and learn. With over 100 discoverable touch-based animations, this interactive direct to digital picture book is filled with laughter, learning and fun for the whole family.
Nanoschool Kids today announces Reindeers! 1.0, their highly awaited holiday iPad interactive storybook and sticker app. Designed just for the iPad, Reindeers!(TM) is a game that features moveable stickers, animation, beautifully illustrated pages, holiday music and a complete story narration with sound effects. Kids can enjoy the jazzy reindeer storybook or choose to decorate their favorite reindeer, while parents dream of making their own app creation after they find the Wish Elf to click on.
Brain Counts releases Kids Math Ace, the first iPhone app parents can use to teach basic math facts to kids that require the use of visual learning techniques, to help them better understand addition and subtraction’s basic concepts. Math Ace offers increasing levels of difficulty as well as easily adjusted settings so parents can focus the application on their child’s trouble areas. Kids Math Ace incorporates colors and sounds into the educational games to attract the attention of the child.
The iOS version of Very Simple Game reenacts the actual gameplay used by the kids at a party. Equipped with the same dialogue and actual hand gestures of the mind twisting game that had everyone confused. Parents watched as a group of teenagers played a strange game with their friends. The game consisted of a person showing sets of fingers, saying different numbers and repeating “This is a very simple game.” at the beginning of each round.