Application: I SPY Arcade Games
Produced by: Scholastic Media
Price: $2.99 each
I spy … new gaming apps from Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc. The global children's publishing, education and media company has announced the launch of I Spy Arcade, a series of four new gaming apps inspired by the company's "I Spy" best-selling books and games.
According to Scholastic's announcement, "The I Spy Arcade game apps feature … I Spy objects in an arcade-style play pattern with increasingly challenging brain-teasers" (65 progressively difficult levels and bonus levels).
The apps, which cost $2.99 each, will be available for the iPhone and iPod Touch on the iTunes App Store, as well as for Android smartphones and tablets on the Android Market (marking Scholastic's first gaming app for Android) and other carrier stores. I Spy Arcade: Match Attack (below) was the first app to hit the market in late December; the remaining three I Spy Arcade apps—Spy Squares, Fine Line and Critter Craze—will be launched monthly through March.
Scholastic Media developed the apps in-house, "ensuring fidelity to the tone, look and feel of beloved Scholastic brands … while guaranteeing that parents can trust the apps to be both educational and entertaining," the company press release reported.
Application: Irwin Law Reader App
Produced by: Irwin Law and Nubook
Legal specialists now can access a digital reading interface dedicated to e-books by Irwin Law, publisher of the "Essentials of Canadian Law" series, via The Irwin Law Reader Application. The app is powered by digital solutions partner Nubook and available for free download in the App Store.
The digital catalog currently includes more than 60 titles—including new editions of the best-selling books "The Law of Evidence" and "Intellectual Property Law"—and will be continually expanded.