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iPad App of the Week: Find the City

Find the City iPad app

iPad apps are, and have always been, a big part of what makes the iPad such a powerful device. Great apps, and unique apps that you just don’t find anywhere else, are one of the hallmark features of the iPad. They have been since Day 1, and scores of great developers and publishers continue to produce apps that are exclusively for the iPad. Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday.

This week’s pick is Find the City. It’s touted as a ‘fun and educational geography game, for kids of all ages’ and it does a great job living up that.

The game’s title lets you know what it’s all about – find a specific city, which can be anywhere in the world, as quickly as you can. You scroll around and pinch and zoom as needed until you have the target city in your crosshairs – then tap on a big button to indicate you’ve found it. The closer in you get to the city and the faster you find it, the more points you get.

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iPad App of the Week – Ancient Battle: Alexander

Ancient Battle Alexander for iPad

iPad apps are, and have always been, a big part of what makes the iPad such a powerful device. Great apps, and unique apps that you just don’t find anywhere else, are one of the hallmark features of the iPad. They have been since Day 1, and scores of great developers and publishers continue to produce apps that are exclusively for the iPad. Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday.

This week’s pick is Ancient Battle: Alexander, a very cool new strategy war game from Hunted Cow Studios. Hunted Cow have been bringing some excellent war games to the iPad for years now. I did a review of the Civil War: 1863 iPad game back in 2012.

I enjoyed the heck out of that game and I’ve happily bought and played a Civil War follow-up and a couple of World War II tank games they’ve released over the last couple years. Ancient Battle: Alexander is their latest release and covers one of the great military leaders of ancient times – Alexander the Great.

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iPad App of the Week: The Official Masters Tournament

The Masters Official iPad app

iPad apps are, and have always been, a big part of what makes the iPad such a powerful device. Great apps, and unique apps that you just don’t find anywhere else, are one of the hallmark features of the iPad. They have been since Day 1, and scores of great developers and publishers continue to produce apps that are exclusively for the iPad. Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday.

This week’s pick is The Official Masters Tournament, the 2014 version of the official app covering The Masters – the opening major of the year with the final rounds being played this weekend.

This has always been one of the very best sports apps on the iPad, and this year’s edition is no exception.

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iPad App of the Week: Ziner RSS Reader

Ziner RSS Reader for iPad

iPad apps are, and have always been, a big part of what makes the iPad such a powerful device. Great apps, and unique apps that you just don’t find anywhere else, are one of the hallmark features of the iPad. They have been since Day 1, and scores of great developers and publishers continue to produce apps that are exclusively for the iPad. Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday.

This week’s pick is Ziner – RSS Reader that believes in simplicity, supports Feedly. That’s way too long a name, so I’ll call it Ziner RSS Reader or just Ziner for the remainder of this post.

Ziner is a very nice, clean RSS reader app for the iPad and for users of Feedly. That last part is important to note – because a Feedly account is required to use the app. That’s not a worry for me as Feedly has been my favorite RSS service by far ever since the demise of Google Reader.

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iPad App of the Week: NCAA March Madness Live

NCAA March Madness Live iPad app

They say that applications make the platform – and superb apps optimized for the iPad are definitely a big part of what make it such a powerful and versatile device.

Great apps, and unique apps that you just don’t find anywhere else, are one of the hallmark features of the iPad. They have been since Day 1, and scores of great developers and publishers continue to produce apps that are exclusively for the iPad. Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday.

This week’s pick is NCAA March Madness Live. This is simply THE app you need if you want to keep up with the upcoming NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament.

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iPad App of the Week: Tynker, Teaching Children to Program the Fun Way

Tynker iPad app

Years ago, this phrase was thrown around a lot in tech circles: ‘The applications make the platform’. In the case of the iPad I don’t know that apps entirely ‘make the tablet’ – but great iPad apps are definitely a huge factor in making it such a game-changing device.

Great apps, and unique apps that you just don’t find anywhere else, are one of the hallmark features of the iPad. They have been since Day 1, and scores of great developers and publishers continue to produce apps that are exclusively for the iPad. Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday.

This week’s pick is Tynker, an app that delivers on its promise to make learning to program fun for young children. The app has an age rating of 4+ and though I don’t have a 4 year old around to test with I think the fun and charming style of Tyner is good fit for youngsters of that age and above. My soon-to-be 11 year old daughter spent time with me with the app, and she agrees.

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iPad App of the Week: Sports Jeopardy

Sports Jeopardy iPad app

Great and unique apps are a big part of what has made the iPad such an amazing device, With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of one outstanding iPad app a week here each week.

Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link at the end of this post and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.

This week’s pick is Sports Jeopardy, an iPad game that’s a version of Jeopardy tailor-made for big-time sports fans. I’m definitely in that category, so it took me about 1 second to decide to grab this app as soon as I noticed it was on the App Store.

The game lets you test your sports knowledge against one or two AI players, Facebook friends, or random online opponents.

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Best iPad App of the Week: Boxer for Gmail, Outlook, Exchange and More

Boxer iPad app

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.

Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link at the end of this post and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.

This week’s pick is Boxer for Gmail, Outlook, Exchange and More – which I’m going to refer to as Boxer for the rest of this post.

Boxer is a great looking and feature-packed new email app for iOS that has just been updated this week to include an iPad version. In terms of email services alone, it offers support for Gmail, Outlook, Exchange (2007 and up), Yahoo, Hotmail, iCloud, AOL, & IMAP accounts. It should be noted that it does not support POP3 accounts.

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Best iPad App of the Week: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving iPad app

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.

Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link at the end of this post and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.

This week’s pick is A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving – an iPad version of the popular TV classic.

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, this is an app that should prove hugely popular with kids and Peanuts fans of all ages. It’s an iPad storybook that faithfully renders the original TV special – just as all of the Charlie Brown series for iPad and iPhone from the developers at Loud Crow Interactive do.

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Best iPad App of the Week: Terminology 3

Terminology iPad app

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.

Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link at the end of this post and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.

This week’s pick is Terminology 3– an old favorite in its second incarnation on the App Store, after a recent complete re-write for iOS 7.

Terminology’s elevator pitch in the App Store is that it’s ‘a browser for the English language – part dictionary/thesaurus and part research tool’. And it has always lived up to that description very nicely. It’s been my favorite dictionary and thesaurus tool for years and I’m happy to say it serves a similar purpose for my 10 year old daughter as well.

The new version released last month adds a whole new level of functionality with its Action Directory – which lets you create personalized, custom web and app actions.

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Best iPad App of the Week: World Wildlife Magazine

World Wildlife Magazine

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.

Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link at the end of this post and you’ll soon have a collection of stellar apps for your favorite tablet.

This week’s pick is World Wildlife Magazine, a brand new title from the World Wildlife Fund. It’s packed with fantastic photography and articles that focus on issues affecting wildlife, the planet around us, and how we can all help. Here’s a little slice of its Intro on the App Store:

Take an in-depth and inspiring look at the connections between animals, people and our planet. This interactive app brings into focus the stories of the most pressing issues facing the natural world—and what you can do to help.

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