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Many families will have a new iPad during the holiday season. What to do with a new iPad? Especially if you have kids, will you let the kids access the iPAD? I can tell you, even you don't want to, kids will get on it sooner or later. So it is better to be prepared as parents. How to make sure the iPad will be ok after kids accidentally drop it? How to keep kids safe online? Here are 7 must do… Read More

Back to School Apps

It is hard to believe the school is starting soon. Are you ready for the kids going back to school? Are the kids ready? We have shared our tips on how to prepare kids for back to school. Today I am also sharing some wonderful apps that will help kids be ready to back to school, and do well at school for various subjects. I hope these back-to-school apps will help the kids to achieve straight A's and stay happy socially! First, here… Read More

What to Do if You Dropped Phone in Water post image

This is a true story. Two weeks ago, when we were getting ready for our son's soccer game, we couldn't find my husband. We did not know where he went. We looked and found out he was downstairs trying to take apart his phone – he dropped phone in the toilet and was trying to dry the wet phone! Has this happened to you? Accidentally drop your phone into water, like toilet, sink, swimming pool, … ? What do you… Read More

ipad iphone tips

One new feature of iOS 8 is the ability to set screen time limit on iPhone and iPad with the Guided Access feature. The Guided Access allows you to lock the iPad or iPhone screen within the app you choose. When it is on, kids can only use that one app. To get out of the app, they need your password to stop Guided Access. We have a detailed guide on how to lock the screen within one app using Guided… Read More

Chirp App

How do you share pictures with family and friends? Do you email them? Today I have a Free app that letting you share picture between devices for free instantly. You can even share it with many people just by one click. Chirp is a free app. It transfers files by creating a unique sound profile. When the app sings aloud the chirp, any device that has the app running can hear the chirp and receive the file encoded by the… Read More

iPad iPhone Tips

Do you have a lot photos on your iPhone or iPad? How are you sharing these photos with family and friends? There are some third party apps or programs letting you share photos online, but today I am going to show you another way that you can share your photos right from your iPhone and iPad, no need to sign up a third party service, not even an email. You can share your photos with family and friends using Photo… Read More


Summer is the time  we are going to spend a lot more time with kids and family – play at home, hang out in the backyard, travel to have a vacation or to visit family, … It is also a time we are going to take a lot pictures. More and more, we use our phone as a convenient camera and before we know it, we have hundreds and hundreds of pictures on the phone. Where can we keep those pictures? I… Read More

iPhone iPad Tips

Many people don’t put data plan on their iPad. This means the iPad cannot access internet or send emails without Wifi, or when the Wifi signal is too weak.  Have you ever had the experience sitting at a busy airport trying to send out an email, but you just can’t? Do you know you can use your iPhone as your own Wifi hotspot wherever you go? This means your iPhone can provide Wifi connection to your iPad and computer via… Read More


Happy New Year everyone! 2013 is a great year for iGameMom. We have been working hard to provide recommendations on apps and resources on iPad for kids. Looking back, here are some proud moments I’d like to share with you – our readers, and thank you for your support! 1. iGameMom’s community has grown over 10 times from couple thousands to over 20K across different media channels. 2. We have been reviewing apps daily (except Sundays), even on some major… Read More

Clumsy Ninja

Clumsy Ninja is a free app that is very different from typical Ninja games.  Kids are into a mission of training a Ninja – from capable of doing no Ninja moves.  The app is free to download, with In-App Purchase options if you want to move up fast. But we have managed playing it without any In-App Purchase, and I think it is more fun to play it this way, since it gives a little more challenge. Here are some… Read More

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