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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 »

Doodle Contest Winners Announced!

Avast, Smart Apps for Kids announced the winners from our very first Pirate Scribblebeard Doodle Contest! You can see all of the amazing entries here. Congratulations to the winning entries, you will each be receiving $50 iTunes Gift Cards:   Thanks all for participating! We’ll be holding more doodle contests very soon!   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 »

Back to School Apps: Don’t Forget About Creativity!

As the kids are settling back into school, there have been plenty of back-to-school articles listing really cool iPad apps that provide a great way for kids to learn reading, writing, math, and also science and geography. It’s exciting to see the plethora of awesome educational apps out there. These apps have really evolved in visual quality and overall child experience! One area where I think these lists have been lacking, however, is finding apps […] Read more »

Reviews for Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure are in…

Ahoy everyone! What a week it’s been! Pirate Scribblebeard has made it through its first week in the app store and reviews have been rolling in – with more coming next week. We are proud to say that kids and parents are really loving our drawing app! We couldn’t be more excited and thankful to our faithful supporters and deckhands! It’s a surreal feeling to read the feedback from these reviewers – essentially strangers – […] Read more »

Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure: Live in the App Store!

Ahoy everyone! Today is an exciting day for us: Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure is live and selling in the Apple App Store! It has been an amazing journey and it’s just the beginning! There are reviews coming, new updates with fun new pages to draw on, and a version for Android tablets and the NOOKcolor are in production as we speak! Read more »

The finish line is very near!

Hello everyone! First things first: I wanted to thank all the followers and supporters that have joined us over the last few weeks! We just passed 100 followers on Twitter and are well on our way on Facebook too! It has been so exciting to watch this little family project grow a small community around it! This last week has been a busy one! Pirate Scribblebeard’s Treasure went out to testers and we have been receiving great […] Read more »