May 17, 2011 in Educational (E)
[prMac.com] Toronto, Canada - Playwords, the 3-in-1 word learning app for kids, received its first major update today. Now with over 350 beautiful pictures and words, this update also brings fun reward stickers and stamps, and new difficulty level controls.
"Our customers love the hand-drawn artwork in Playwords, so we've added almost 50 new drawings for them," said Luke McDowell, Playwords' Designer. "Parents can now choose an appropriate difficulty level for their child, and kids will love the new reward stickers and smiley stamps they receive for answering multiple questions correctly."
Playwords 1.5 is available now for Mac OS X on the App Store. The upgrade is free for existing customers, and is only $1.99 (USD) for new customers.
Perfect for kids learning to read or starting to spell, Playwords features 3 educational games of varying difficulty, and contains over 350 words accompanied with hand-drawn illustrations and lively narration. The 3 games provide a fun stair-stepped way for children to progress from learning to read to spelling.
Playwords has been in the App Store's Top 10 Paid Education Apps in over 20 countries including USA and Canada, and was featured by Apple in "New and Noteworthy", "What's Hot" and "Staff Favorites". Developed in Toronto, Canada and Christchurch, New Zealand, Playwords is the first app released by Pocketglow.
* Mac OS X 10.6 or later
* 38.0 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Playwords 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Education category.
Pocketglow was founded in Toronto, Canada. Pocketglow Founder, Benjamin McDowell, has been developing iPhone Apps since 2008. His hits include 'Harmonica', which sold over 100,000 copies and was one of the Top 10 Paid Music Apps of 2008. Copyright (C) 2011 Pocketglow. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.