Catzware's improved Talking Alphabet can help you teach your toddler the ABCs and more. This freeware is safe and easy enough for youngsters to use unsupervised. It speaks letters and numbers out loud in a clear, pleasant male voice that's a big improvement over the voice sims we usually find in talking software for youngsters (usually Microsoft Anna). Talking Alphabet includes a Picture Matching Game, a fun rendition of The Alphabet Song, and a cool bouncing basketball that makes realistic sounds. Speaking of sounds, you'll obviously need speakers or some means of voicing Talking Alphabet. We had … Read more
SharpKeys lets you reprogram your keyboard without requiring any Registry hacking skills or any other tricks. It's a neat way to switch to a new keyboard layout or simply prank your friends. Reversing any unwanted changes is just as easy, which makes this program a nifty tool if you have a need for it.
SharpKeys lets you assign a new meaning to any key on your keyboard. You can make a letter a number, a number a function, and any other change your needs dictate. The program lets you make multiple changes at once, so you can completely reprogram … Read more
Talking Alphabet for Mac can help your child learn the alphabet in a fun way. Unfortunately, its reliance on the keyboard or mouse for most of its features means children will likely have a more passive experience, with parents operating the program. Still, it can be an entertaining app. For your child or for you? Hmm.
Talking Alphabet comes with a small and rather basic interface with no fullscreen option, making it not too attractive for little boys or girls. You have to click on a letter from the application menu or alternatively to type it on a keyboard, and … Read more
For those with FlipFont or similar apps, Handwriting for FlipFont free adds some whimsical, attractive fonts to your Android device. While there weren't any issues with the fonts, adding this font package leads to a constant stream of ads.
Handwriting for FlipFont free downloads quickly, but you will need FlipFont or another font-changing app to take advantage of Handwriting for FlipFont's extra fonts. Once you've installed the primary font-changer, the application will add six new fonts to your device. The font can easily be changed by accessing the device's display settings. On the downside, pop-up notifications … Read more
HD Player supports most video and audio formats, but it can be so frustrating to use that the overall experience isn't good. It crashes frequently and includes ads.
At first launch, HD Player asks you to register. However, this step is easy to skip and with just the click of a button, you can proceed to the player. Once the application opens, it will find every video on your gadget, including some deleted videos and even animated intros to gaming apps that are hiding on your phone or tablet. Any time you try to play a video, HD Video … Read more
Pimp Wallpapers HD contains a large number of free images, emoticons, stickers, and other goodies; but the interface, ad-support structure, and general design of the app can be frustrating. Finding what you are looking for can take time, and between searches, you'll frequently find yourself dealing with pop-ups, slow downs, or menu confusion. This app is a classic case of feature overload and no clear method to dig through them without it taking longer than you might like.
The startup process for Pimp Wallpapers HD was confusing, at times. It prompts you to log in, but it then automatically … Read more
Back4Sure makes it easier to back up your files in one fell swoop. You'll be able to copy all of the files you want to another drive with just a few clicks. Since it supports external drives, compression, and so many more advanced features, you'll probably never go back to the standard way of backing things up.
This program lets you instantly copy any files to another section on your computer or another drive. Instead of having to highlight and drag your files to the new drive, you just click the checkboxes you want to get started. You … Read more
As a large library, Wattpad makes it easy to find and read books, but only if you're into amateur authors. Most of the app's content is populated by its users, which means it's a mixed bag of hidden gems and stuff you're better off skipping. If you want to read something totally new and different, there aren't many better ways to do it, though.
The app offers thousands of new books, many of which you won't find anywhere else. You can log in to the app with your e-mail or sync with your Facebook … Read more
EasyMeasure is a very unique and useful tool, but it does have some issues in the setup and execution stages that can frustrate users. The concept is rudimentary, but actually getting the system to provide accurate measurements requires a number of steps that the app doesn't always explain in full. The result is an app that seems, in turns, amazing and frustrating. Ultimately, it works well if you take the time to master it.
After installation and setup, your camera will open up and an onscreen guide will show you how far something is from you based on where … Read more
iBasketball is a good concept and when it works properly, it can be fun; but due to a number of issues the app has in various situations, it is often more frustrating than it is rewarding. From freeze-ups when initially starting the app to pauses and freezes during the actual gameplay, combined with clunky interface buttons and dated graphics, the game is mired in performance issues that will keep most players from ever truly enjoying it.
After you start iBasketball for the first time, you're likely to run into some issues. In numerous tests on multiple devices we had … Read more