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Beverly Hills Public Library Teens Awesome Mobile Apps
Awesome Mobile Apps for your Smart Phone!

Check out recent reviews for mobile apps from YALSA's App of the Week (reviewed by the Young Adult Library Services Association). Click on the title or description for pictures and a full review.

App of the Week: Local Birds

Title: Local Birds Platform: iOS Cost: Free         Springtime. Flowers are blooming. The sun is shining. Birds are singing… and flying by and hanging out on the lawn. Hey, what kind of bird is that anyway? If … Continue reading →
App of the Week: FridgePoems by Color Monkey

Title: FridgePoems by Color Monkey Platform: iOS Cost: Free (for basic vocabulary set) It’s National Poetry Month, and there’s no easier way to promote the creation of verse poetry than setting up a public access tablet with this fun app. … Continue reading →
App of the Week: Storehouse

Title: Storehouse Cost: Free Platform: iOS Storify is one of my favorite tools on the web – the app is a little glitchy – for taking content (images, videos, Tweets, etc.) and putting them together into a story. Storehouse takes … Continue reading →
App of the Week: Path on

Title: Path on Cost: $1.99 Platform: iOS If you like to take pictures with your iOS device or know teens who do, you will definitely want to check out Path on. At first glance it may just seem like another … Continue reading →
App of the Week: 123D Sculpt

Title: 123D Sculpt Platform: iOS, iPad Cost: Free with paid upgrades       Ever want to try 3D modeling? Ever think about how much 3D modeling could be like playing with clay? I did not equate the two things … Continue reading →
App of the Week: QuizUp

Title: Quizup Cost: Free (with in-app purchases available) Platform: iOS and Android Is Quizup the latest app-craze to take over your teen area? Available initially only for iOS, this addictive trivia game was released for Android platforms just this month. … Continue reading →
App of the Week: Waterlogue

Title: Waterlogue Cost: $2.99 Platform: iOS only Instagram forever changed the mobile digital photography landscape, but for those who want to get a little more artistic with their camera snaps, the Waterlogue app, which offers a single version for both … Continue reading →
App of the Week: ComiXology

Title: ComiXology Cost: Free Platforms: iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 As someone who generally prefers to read a physical copy of a book or comic rather than using an e-reader, I admit I was slow to warm to reading … Continue reading →
App of the Week: Tengami

Title: Tengami Platform: iOS (Coming Soon for WiiU, Windows and OSX) Cost: 4.99     A puzzle game that looks like a Japanese Pop-Up book, yes please. Tengami is full of texture and requires patience. Your look is that of … Continue reading →
App of the Week: Notegraphy

Title: Notegraphy Platform: iOS (with Android coming soon) Cost: Free Design and typography fans will be happy to know that there is a new tool that allows you to share text and makes use of well-styled typefaces and fun design … Continue reading →