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Apple’s learn-to-code app Swift Playgrounds adds AR lessons

Amid a flurry of educational-related announcements at Apple’s press event this morning, the company also unveiled a new feature in its learn-to-code app Swift Playgrounds, that will help teach a

Readdle adds a clever drag-and-drop feature for moving files between its iPad productivity apps

Productivity app maker Readdle is rolling out a new feature across its line of iOS applications that takes advantage of the iPad’s support for split screen viewing to make it easier to move file

Apple’s learn-to-code app Swift Playgrounds adds 5 more languages

Along with the reveal of a new 9.7-inch iPad and new red iPhone, Apple also announced today that its learn-to-code app Swift Playgrounds is now available in five new languages. The additional languag

Nickelodeon gets into e-books with new reading app for kids, Nick Jr. Books

Kids TV network Nickelodeon already has solid footing in the digital space with its lineup of over 40 preschool apps and games and its own streaming service, Noggin. Now, the entertainment brand is ma

Apple’s new TV app goes live on Apple TV, iPhone and iPad

Apple’s new TV application is now available to all users, thanks to the iOS and tvOS updates rolling out today. The app, first introduced this fall, offers Apple TV, iPhone and iPad users a si

Hands-on with Play-Doh Touch, the app that brings kids’ creations to life

Play-Doh has come to the iPad. With the newly launched toy set for kids, Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio, Hasbro has made a solid attempt at bringing the joy of Play-Doh to digital through an iOS

Netflix finally gets picture-in-picture support on iPad

It's taken quite some time, but Netflix has finally released a version of its application for iOS that takes advantage of the picture-in-picture feature introduced last year with the debut of iOS 9. A

Hullabalu Raises $2.5 Million For Its Interactive Storytelling App For Kids

The iPad helped introduce the concept of interactive books, where stories are accompanied by games and other tappable animations to complement their tales. But a company called Hullabalu offers a t

Apple Adjusts Its App Store Algorithm, Impacting Some iPad Developers

To keep the playing field level and fair for all app developers, Apple on occasion changes the way its App Store ranking algorithm works, the fallout of which can impact developers’ standings in

Kidaptive’s Latest App Learner Mosaic Puts A Preschool Teacher In Parents’ Pockets

Kidaptive, the maker of children's educational iPad applications with a curriculum focused on Kindergarten readiness, has now released a new app designed just for parents. Called "Learner Mosaic," the

Led By Pixar Alums, ToyTalk Launches Its First Paid Kids App, Begins To License Tech

ToyTalk, the makers of kids entertainment applications for iPad, has just released its first paid application with the launch of a character-driven touch and play app called SpeakaLegend. But the team

After $2M In Pre-Orders, Osmo Starts Shipping Its Hardware-Based iPad Game For Kids, Rolls Out Customization Features

Osmo, the gaming device from former Googlers that combines real world play and the iPad, is now shipping after receiving $2 million in pre-orders, including those from over 2,000 schools. The company

Sesame Lets You Order Themed Gift Sets From Your iPad

Web and mobile gifting service Sesame, which lets you browse and order themed gift sets online or from your iPhone, has now rolled out to iPad. The updated application lets you get a better feel for

Shutterfly Brings Its Online Boutique Tiny Prints To The iPad

Shutterfly is expanding its lineup of native iOS applications today with the launch of Tiny Prints for iPad, a mobile version of the online stationary boutique the company acquired in 2011 for $333

Hopscotch, An iPad App That Helps Kids Learn To Code, Raises $1.2M

There are lots of systems clamouring to help educate the next generation of coders. One of them, New York-based startup Hopscotch, closed a $1.2 million seed funding round last August which it's just

What The Daily Got Right From Day One

<b>Editor's note: </b><em>Brian Alvey is chief scientist and founder of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ceros.com/">Ceros</a>. </em> News Corp announced earlier this week that it was shuttin

With Wee A B See, Wee Society Launches A Lifestyle Brand, Not Just A Children’s App

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.weesociety.com/">Wee Society</a>, a new effort emerging from a small design and branding studio based in San Francisco, has just published its first app, a childre