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New Video! Behind the Scenes at Kidoodle

Have you ever wondered how we go from idea to doodle to the completed app? Well, now you can see firsthand how that process works as Michelangelo shares this look into how a doodle page comes to life with a little drawing and imagination magic!   Read more »

Help Kidoodle Support The Red Cross’ Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

We’ve watched with sadness as Hurricane Sandy has devastated many areas of the East Coast.  Millions are still without power, and many people have been displaced from their homes due to flooding and wind damage. We want to help support the relief efforts of the American Red Cross and those working to rebuild after the storm, which is why we’ll be donating all the proceeds from downloads of our app, Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure for the … Read more »

a fun collaboration for BIG Kids Magazine

Hi everyone! Karen and I just finished collaborating on a fun piece that will show up in BIG Kids Magazine in a few months! I dont want to give it away, but it just might influence some upcoming updates to Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure! Go ahead and check out BIG Kids Magazine and their blog, they put together some lovely artwork from kids and adults and we just love the feel of it! “The magazine promotes … Read more »

Just Released: New free pages for Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure!

Ahoy me scribblin’ mateys! Our update for Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure is live in the App Store and on sale now for 99¢! What’s in store: Every pirate needs a tattoo, right? Also, meet Fluffy, an old mechanical friend returns, and a swash-buckling new icon! Kidoodle: Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure with Oscar & Josephine for iPad on the iTunes App Store. Read more »

Appy Holidays App Sale Event!

We are helping to kick-off the holidays with the Appy Holidays App Sale Event! Hundreds of amazing apps for kids are discounted or free through the weekend, so head over and check it out! Pirate Scribblebeard is only 99¢ through the weekend so here is your chance to get it for the iPad or Android tablet for half-off its regular price! It’s a great app to have for the holidays to keep the kids drawing, imagining, and exercising their … Read more »

Holiday recap, free version, coming updates…

Thanksgiving is coming to a close and with it I go back to a more normal routine of juggling client work amd app development. Before the holiday, I was on an intense three-week project for a client that left hardly any time for Kidoodle Apps work. I did manage to steal away a couple sleepless nights to finalize a version if Pirate Scribblebeard for the Adobe/Sony AIR App Challenge (well worth the additional effort over … Read more »

Big News! We Won!

I wanted to share some amazing news i got today: Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure was chosen as the Best Entertainment App and awarded a $20,000 prize in the Adobe AIR App Challenge sponsored by Sony! It’s shocking and amazing and i’m just so happy and proud! Check out the list of Winners and Prizes This contest has been on my radar for some time – i basically had to get the app running on the new Sony … Read more »

Our very first Doodle Contest!

Ahoy mateys! Let the doodling begin! Download Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure to participate! Update: We’ve extended the contest until the 21st, so you have no excuse – join in the scribbling fun today! With the help of Smart Apps for Kids and their online Open House event this Saturday, we present our very first Doodle Contest, where you can win one of two $50 iTunes Gift Cards! The rules are simple: Make sure you Like our Kidoodle Apps Facebook Fan … Read more »

Busy busy busy!

Hey there everyone! It’s been a tad quiet over the last few weeks here at Kidoodle Apps – I had a couple of client projects, school holidays, and other assorted tidbits that have kept me from Kidoodling as much as I want to. Client projects are necessary to keep Kidoodle Apps alive (at least for now), and they can be super challenging and time consuming (and fun!). Over the last few weeks, I had the … Read more »

Pirate Scribblbeard is now on NOOK Color, in Amazon Appstore, and Google Market!

More Big News: Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure is now available for the NOOK Color, the Amazon Appstore for Android, and the Google Android Market! This means we you can get Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure for the Samsung Galaxy Tab devices (7″ and 10″) as well as the Motorola XOOM, Sony Tablet S, and more! We are also ready for Amazon’s upcoming (and really cool) Kindle Fire and current and future  Barnes & Nobel NOOK Color devices – wow, kids will be … Read more »