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We find for cool iPad apps everyday on the app store. Developers are releasing their best cool iPad apps even more with iPad 2.

NoteLedge iPad App Updated Today

If you haven’t noticed we love note-taking apps here on our iPad-centered website. We found another great iPad app for note-taking that fits in our best iPad apps category called NoteLedge. This iPad app was just updated today by the developer Kdan Mobile Software LTD. As soon as we tapped to open NoteLedge what stood out to us was the graphically pleasing leather graphics on the interface. This productivity app for iPad is impressive and we’ll designed from graphics down to the user interface.

When you first launch this iPad app, you’ll be greeted with an overview of what NoteLedge is all about and it’s features. You’ll be surprised and the wide-ranging features to interact with this app. It is waaaay more than those plain and simple writing apps. NoteLedge is functions seamlessly as a sketch pad and you can simply swipe your finger on the screen to draw or write your content. Easily change the writing type tool (pencil, brush, crayon, etc.) or adjust the line size, opacity, and color with a tap of the sidebar menu.  Continue reading

Pollinator HD for iPad

The eye catching iTunes store icon of Pollinator HD is what grabbed my attention while perusing the educational games iPad apps. I downloaded this graphically pleasing app and promptly and checked it out on my iPad 2 tablet The start page was lovely, exciting and and eye-catching.

The illustrations are really well done and the game play for children is inviting and easy to navigate in this touch-based iPad app. My 5 year old son plays a lot on my iPad so it is interesting to see what apps he is drawn towards. The Pollinator HD was a natural fit for him developmentally as he intuitively understood the flow of play. It’s pretty simple for your child to get started in this app as your finger draws the desired path for Buzz the Bee to be directed toward the flowers. You can then direct them back to their hive with the same touch guide. My son also really enjoyed squashing the dragonflies just but touching them with your finger. Continue reading

Review: Jukka Askare Game for iPad

During the holidays one of my favorite activities is to play games and read to my 4 year-old son. Even though we spent way to much money on toys he still tends to end up wanting to play games on my iPad 2 tablet. The good news is that after downloading many of the best iPad apps for children we found a really great classic wooden toy from Finland that was just released. It is called Jukka Askare and has been played by Scandanavian children for nearly 85 years.

What gives me joy is to see my 4 year-old enjoying this wonderful unique interactive game. This app is educational also and teaches 3 to 4 year-olds shapes, sizes and geometry as they attempt to fit different shapes into matching holes. The developers have cleverly integrated real-life sounds and graphically pleasing animations in Jukka Askare for iPad. The Jukka Askare app can develop your child’s spatial recognition and eye-hand coordination in this fun iPad app game.

This iPad 2 app emulates a 3-D environment as your child develops fine motor skills moving the colorful pieces around the iPad display with their finger. This game is completely international and does not use language and my son just intuitively knew what this game was about as soon as I tapped on the app and it opened up. (screenshots below the break) Continue reading

Painting with Time App Released

It’s always nice to think of New Years day as a new beginning or a fresh start.  We think we’ve found a stunning iPad app that will give you a fresh look at your world as the clock ticks down. Painting with Time app for iPad was just released by Red Hill Studios. Red Hill Studios is an award-winning Bay Area transmedia design company that creates interactive games for health, online science games and apps, and immersive museum exhibitions. They’ve also brought to you the Exploring Time documentary series. After spending just a few minutes with the Painting with Time app you’ll realize how brilliant this design idea is. We think this app for iPad will expand your view of the world and can even open your mind to possibilities.

The Painting with Time iPad app is very unique and entertaining. In short, this app allows you to have fun brushing on the iPad tablet and playing with the flow of time in a given landscape. (video demo and screenshots after break) Continue reading

Cool iPad 2 App-Action Movie FX

A new wildly cool iPad 2 app called Action Movie FX was just released on the iTunes app store. This special effects iPad 2 app lets you create your own movie industry special effects straight from your iPad 2 camera. Action Movie FX is so easy to use since you actually shoot your video within the Action Movie FX app. You can easily aim and record a target and then this iPad app will do the special effects rendering for you. Besides a visual effect editor, this app also adds high quality special effects sound that matches the cool visual effects you are seeing. As you can see above, the car explosion looks very real. (More cool screenshots below) Continue reading