Summer is a favorite season for children as they break from daily routine. However, they may lose a large amount of what they learned during the school year. Experts call it “summer brain drain” and is more prevalent in math than in other subjects. More math activities for fun and discovery will help in retaining and sharpening kids’ skills over the summer. One great activity is solving number sequences with NxtApp 4 Kids, the popular and fun iPhone app.
UK based Full Fat announces a sizzling summer sale for Flick Golf Extreme!, the follow up to the spring smash hit Flick Golf for iOS devices. Experience the most extreme golfing conditions known. Try out your flicking skills and sink some hole-in-ones on the most extreme holes. Flick Golf Extreme! features include a classic Quickshot mode, Five Ball mode, gorgeous 3D environments, in-air spin control and Game Center and OpenFeint support.
Artgig Studio is extending their half price weekend sale on their newly updated educational language arts app, Shake-a-Phrase, through today, Monday 7/25, as part of a special summer promotion. Shake-a-Phrase combines physical device shaking with hilarious randomly generated sentences in a game for kids ages eight and up. The app actively engages kids in reading and building vocabulary during the course of play, while Quiz Me mode strengthens their understanding of parts of speech.
Artgig Studio is offering their newly updated educational language arts app, Shake-a-Phrase, for 50% off today, Friday 7/22, as part of a special summer promotion. Shake-a-Phrase combines physical device shaking with hilarious randomly generated sentences in a game for kids ages eight and up. The app actively engages kids in reading and building vocabulary during the course of play, while Quiz Me mode strengthens their understanding of parts of speech.
Available for iPhone and iPod touch, the problem solving games in Creative Genius On-the-Go! help kids learn creative thinking skills while they have a ton of fun. This convenient app provides open-ended creativity for young minds with 150 quick challenges, diversions, and scenarios that can be played anytime, anywhere. The app contains short, written prompts offering activities that children can play independently, or with family or friends. It’s a “must-have” app for travel with kids.
Coladia today announces Summer Holidays Sales on their Mac Games. Until 31st July 2011, games will be sold half price. The deal applies to all games sold on the Coladia’s webstore and the MacAppStore. The game titles include Dracula 3, Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy, The Secrets of Da Vinci, Return to Mysterious Island 1 & 2, Cleopatra: A Queen’s Destiny, Destination: Treasure Island, Secret of the Lost Cavern.
Washington based Eltima Software updates SyncMate Plus, a special version of SyncMate for Mac App Store, and launches its Summer Sale promo. SyncMate Plus allows syncing Mac OS X running computers with a vast list of devices. Among supported devices are Windows Mobile, Android and Nokia S40 phones, other Mac and PC computers, Google and Dropbox accounts, any mounted storage devices and Sony PSP; it is also possible to back up data to an online storage offered for all SyncMate Plus users.
Dreamix Studio announces the update to Album App Mini for iPhone. Album App Mini is designed to create full featured digital albums. You can view them directly on your device and share them on Facebook, Twitter or E-mail. And now you can take it with you on vacation and create albums while sunbathing on the beach, sitting in the plane, at your hotel or later on when your home. New features include Airprint, unlimited photo album pages and more than 30 pre-defined layouts.
Developed by a teacher, TribbsHD 1.0 is the follow-up to the much-loved iPad math game, Tribbs. TribbsHD for iPad improves on its predecessor and presents an even more polished, fun, and engaging experience. The premise of the game is simple: find three numbers on the game board and use any combination of addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division to make an expression that equals the Target Number. Although initially challenging, players quickly get better at finding solutions.
AppAdvice writes NxtApp 4 Kids by ICON, LLC is an app for kids to learn and practice their math skills in a fun and challenging way. NxtApp 4 Kids presents questions that will also help with pattern recognition and the logic of numbers. The cute animals and creative music will appeal to kids, and help them stay engaged in the game. NxtApp 4 Kids would be an excellent addition to your summer app collection, as it will help kids keep their math skills sharp.
Looking for the perfect app for your summer vacation? Mobilewalla provides a timely list of highly rated apps for this summer’s travel. Mobilewalla ranks all apps on travel in four categories including planning, guides, translation and accessory. The service brings a uniform, unbiased real-time rating and ranking system to the mobile app universe where all of the rankings are based on a scoring scale from 0 to 100.
On The House has announced the release of the On The House – Great Backyard Grilling 1.0 application for iPad developed by CulinartMedia Inc., a leading developer of customized culinary arts-related print publications, online materials and mobile software applications. On The House – Great Backyard Grilling is geared toward providing the grilling enthusiast, or neophyte, with easy access to a comprehensive offering of tried and true BBQ recipes.
MacXDVD Software launches its summer discount and reseller program for education, government and non-profit organization. This deal runs from today through September 30, 2011, combined with MacX iPhone Mounter as a free gift for each purchase. MacX DVD Ripper Pro and MacX Video Converter Pro are full-featured solutions to rip copy protected DVD movies, YouTube video as well as converting HD and SD videos.
QuinnScape celebrates its app, Packing Pro’s, second anniversary in the App Store. With gas prices so high this summer, most of us need to cut costs wherever else we can. That’s where Packing Pro can help. For less than the cost of a single gallon of gas, this iPhone/iPad app can potentially help you save many times that amount. Packing Pro is more than just a digital packing list. It’s more like a personal packing assistant that is always by your side.