List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2010

Reading: “Cops: Flemington wom…

Reading: “Cops: Flemington woman stole iPad in Hunterdon Hospital’s ER | NJ.com” ( http://bit.ly/akDwsy )

Reading: “IPad a Therapeutic M…

Reading: “IPad a Therapeutic Marvel for Disabled People – NYTimes.com” ( http://nyti.ms/cnNSlo )

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — buckleit’s webcam video October 15, 2010, 01:40 PM http://youtu.be/Np-szbpL7Kk?a
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Wii Party

Review excerpt: The game looks and feels a lot like past versions of Mario Party, and there’s a LOT of content, with 80 diverse activities found in 13 party game modes. In Animal ...
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Yumsters! 2

Review excerpt: This twist on Plants vs. Zombies features Yumsters — stretchy creatures who eat colored fruit as it appears on a grid. They have long necks, which form lines that ...
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Wooly Wormies: Tell the Time

Review excerpt: This clock drill app features offers three modes: each with three difficulty levels (easy, medium and hard). In Tell The Time, your child turns the hands of a traditional ...
tinkerbell

Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

Review excerpt: This one player DS game lets you create your own fairy avatar and fly into Fairy Camp, where you visit various locations using a map on the top screen. As you fly around ...
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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11

Review excerpt: Play your way through the Rider Cup tournament on  the Celtic Manor Course, taking on the role of the team captain if you like as you participate in various competitions ...
tam

Tam & Tao in Numberland

Review excerpt: This is a sandbox App, where children can freely tap, trace, drag and drop their way through a set of numbers, from 0 to 9. According to the documentation materials, ...

NPD Study: Kids Request, Parents Purchase

[This press release was sent to me on 10/18/2010] CLOSE TO HALF OF TOTAL DOLLARS SPENT ON KIDS IN JULY 2010 WAS SPENT ON PRODUCTS SPECIFICALLY REQUESTED BY THEM PORT WASHINGTON, NEW ...
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Sports Champions

Review excerpt: Sports Champions is the game that comes bundled with the Sony Move controller, which is required in order to play the game.  You start by choosing an avatar, and then ...
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Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions

Review excerpt: The game takes place in four universes from Spider-Man lore, each with a distinct art style(Amazing, Noir, Ultimate, and 2099). Each Spider-Main has special skills and ...

Record a Story

We’ve all grown used to the talking greeting card.  Record a Story, ($20, from Publications International) takes that idea up a notch, by letting you record your own 45 second ...
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Polar Plunge

Review excerpt: Polar Plunge is a simple sledding game adapted from the Webkinz.com web site. You can pick up to four routes that vary in difficulty, and then race down a slope. To ...
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Park Math

Review excerpt: This sixth App from Duck Duck Moose is designed for iPhone and iPod Touch and contains seven easy to explore games, each with multiple ways to explore some powerful ...
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Old MacDonald Piano

Review excerpt: Put a 17 key (octave + 2) piano keyboard on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch with this app. The program starts with four modes: Play and Sing Along (play “Old MacDonald” ...
JumpStart for the iPad

JumpStart on the iPad?

This just in — We’ve just received an email from David Lord, President of Knowledge Adventure, that an iPad verison of JumpStart will soon be released. The title will be ...

Ten FAQs about Coming to Dust or Magic

Have you registered for Dust or Magic 2010? Are you worried about logistics? Here are the ten most common questions:

A First Look at the ePad

Cold Beer & Hot Hardware: A First Look at the “ePad”* By Warren Buckleitner, Editor, Children’s Technology Review Originally appeared in the EdNET Insight on May ...

Just 9 seats remain for Dust o…

Just 9 seats remain for Dust or Magic 2010. I’m really looking forward to this year’s gathering; group is shaping up nicely.

The Sims 3 is coming to game c…

The Sims 3 is coming to game consoles Oct. 26 for the first time. (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii) plus Nintendo DS and PC/Mac; rated T
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Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water’s Edge

Review excerpt: There aren’t many mysteries when it comes to the design of this 23rd interactive edition from the Nancy Drew series. This time, Nancy is off to Japan, where she ...
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MySims SkyHeroes

Review excerpt: MySims SkyHeroes is a flying simulation with race and dogfight modes. In the game, you try to shoot down Morcubus and his drone army, and his plans to take over the ...
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Motion Math

Review excerpt: If you’ve ever tried to bounce a ping pong ball on a paddle, you get the idea of Motion Math — a math drill where you lean your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch ...
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Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet

Review excerpt: This interactive comic book lets you become either Iron Man or The Incredible Hulk as you save the universe. In the story, the Super Hero Squad must find the lost Infinity ...
harry

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4

Review excerpt: LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 features levels inspired by the first four Harry Potter stories. Designed with TT’s  famous drop in, drop out interactivity (so you ...
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Jungle Time

Review excerpt: Featuring five modes of play and a clunky design, the Jungle Time app combines an interesting collection of jungle sound effects with workbook-like time telling exercises. While ...
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FIFA Soccer 11

Review excerpt: Testers found this year’s FIFA Soccer 11 to be more realistic and hard to stop playing. New features include the ability to compete 11 versus 11 in online play, ...
nancy

Fancy Nancy: Tea Party Time

Review excerpt: This one player scavenger hunt/platformer lets you assume the role of Fancy Nancy — a ballerina- like avatar who dances her way through different levels to help ...
element

Elements, The

Review excerpt: This iPad edition of the Periodic Table of elements is loaded with visual surprises, with links to the WolframAlfa encyclopedia. The app features 500 examples of the ...
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Disney Guilty Party

Review excerpt: This who-done-it mystery party game for one to four players (either competitive or cooperative) lets you and your friends play as detectives. You become part of the ...
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Daring Game for Girls

Review excerpt: This one player trivia game for the Wii and DS lets you explore in a virtual town and schoolyard, where you encounter random motivational quotes from famous women mixed ...
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Club Penguin: Game Day!

Review excerpt: Club Penguin: Game Day is a  collection of 12 multiplayer minigames designed for the Wii that can optionally be integrated with the Club Penguin virtual world. So it ...
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Chuck E. Cheese’s Party Games

Review excerpt: This party game (for up to four players) for the Wii contains 18 activities inspired from Chuck E. Cheese pizza restaurants. To start, each player chooses from one of ...

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — Mediatech SGTC Weekly Report for October 8 http://youtu.be/CfBED22wMiQ?a

Guess this quote…

Who said: “I came to the country at age six, and I immediately went to a Montessori school, actually, which was remarkable because my family was penniless, and they sent me to ...

Top 10 Ways Parents Can Protec…

Top 10 Ways Parents Can Protect Kids From Cyberbullying, with advice from Robin Raskin — FoxNews.com” ( http://fxn.ws/aDWmhj )

Dust or Magic 2010 Agenda

AGENDA Day 1, Sunday, Sunday, November 7, 2010. Note that until November 7, this is a draft. Call if you have any questions. Time/Place Event 3:30 PM Inn Lobby Arrive and register, ...

Here’s a more complete geek te…

Here’s a more complete geek test than mine, obviously made by a geekier person ( http://bit.ly/9Xyh27 )

How do you score on The Geek T…

How do you score on The Geek Test? – http://childrenstech.com/blog/archives/2687
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