Apps

Free App: Tap Metronome

A couple of weeks ago, my son found out our metronome was not working. He was having trouble with one of the new music pieces. His teacher suggested practice with a metronome. A friend told me about a free iPhone App called Chatternome. I downloaded to my phone. However, when we used it, we realized […]

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Book Apps vs. Apps Based on Books

I came across HowePrincipal’s blog about book apps. As a school principal, his evaluation is professional. I learned from his blog: 1. Book Apps is different from Apps based on books. 2. When kids are learning to read, we don’t want the animations to distract the young readers from the text. Instead, we want to […]

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It Is Real Money!

There are so many free games out there. But be aware — a free app can actually cost you $100 or more! How? by in-app purchases! Free apps with in-app purchases (called freemium) are becoming more and more prevalent in the app stores and are a big source of revenue for app developers. While they’re […]

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