What kid doesn’t want to be the next Justin Bieber or Hannah Montana? An easy, fun tool for a solo act or a whole band, GarageBand for iOS will help your kids create actual songs, even if they skipped a piano lesson or two.
Making a stop-motion animation video with your kids' dolls or action figures is a lot easier than you might think, especially with iStopMotion for iPad ($9.99). It's a great project for parents and kids -- with these tips, you'll be animating anything in next to no time.
It’s easy to make your own comics, even without drawing skills. ComicBook! ($1.99, universal) lets your kids take a bunch of photos, then turn those into superheroic comic pages. The app is universal, so this can also be done with an iPhone or iPod touch, but the end results are certainly more impressive on the iPad’s larger display.
Faces iMake HD, the latest development from internationally renowned artist and illustrator Hanoch Piven, was released on the Apple App Store today. The app follows the iPhone version that we reviewed last year, which has since been downloaded over 800,000 times and received several awards including the Parents Choice Award.
Now designed specifically for the iPad, Faces iMake HD is intended to appeal to the artistic drive of everyone. It is primarily a tool for making collages from over 200 everyday objects, using the touch screen and a set of intuitive menu tools to manipulate images into faces, landscapes, patterns -- whatever you are in the mood to create.
Netflix is testing a seperate children's section on its website, designed to be used by kids all by themselves. Apparently, certain Netflix members have found a new tab labeled "Just For Kids" on the main menu of the website. The tab is the gateway to the new kid-optimized pages.
No details yet on when, or if, this will be rolled out to the entire Netflix subscriber base, many of whom are still smarting from last month's price increase.