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Ruckus Reader: A Bookshelf For iPad Children’s Books

3:15 PM, Jul. 13th, 2012 · David Winograd · In-Depth Review

Ruckus Reader for iPad

The world of iPad children’s books is changing. Perhaps it’s time to say goodbye to small firms publishing one or two books and hello to the Walmartization of the children’s book industry where intellectual property is provided by aggregators such as Ruckus Reader. In this illustrated review, David Winograd takes a hard look at Ruckus Readers and finds both advantages and problems with the concept. 

Disney Vacation App Roundup: Putting It All Together

3:23 PM, Apr. 9th, 2012 · David Winograd · Reviews

Disney Vacation App Roundup:Walt Disney and Friend
Over the last few weeks David Winograd has been reviewing half a dozen apps to save time, money and avoid aggravation when vacationing at Walt Disney World in Florida. This wrap-up includes some suggestions on what to do, tips on building your schedule, and how to prepare for what might be the best trip ever.

Disney Vacation App Roundup: Disney World Lines

2:25 PM, Apr. 4th, 2012 · David Winograd · Quick Look Review

Fantasmic at Hollywood Studios

The last of the Walt Disney World apps is Disney World Wait Times. David Winograd explains how, without maps, phone numbers, or nearly any of the information found in the previously reviewed apps, this is the most important one to buy. It will save you time, money and give you information not found elsewhere.

Disney Vacation App Roundup: Walt Disney World Pro

5:00 PM, Mar. 12th, 2012 · David Winograd · Quick Look Review

Walt Disney World Pro

After three apps that are — to put it nicely — rubbish and one that took you behind the curtain at Walt Disney World, David Winograd finally gets to the stuff that vacations are made of. The Walt Disney Pro app is one that should be in your planning toolkit. It does have a quirk or two, but it’s the best planning app so far. Read about what it can do to make your trip to the mouse much less stressful.