GoodEReader.com has covered a number of highly entertaining downloadable apps, especially ones aimed at the youngsters in the crowd. Having a complete parenting arsenal of entertaining, educational, and engaging features for kids available on portable devices can make the difference between a pleasant atmosphere surrounding a dreaded wait-time and a full-scale meltdown, sure to ruin everyone’s outing.
Despite the ten-and-under audience of most digital interactive juvenile material, today will be a big day for grown-ups who want to channel their inner-children during the morning commute by letting the creativity ooze from their app-enabled devices. Keri Smith’s widely popular fill-it-in journal for adults Wreck this Journal (Perigree) has been developed as an app to be released on July 19th from Penguin, available for purchase in the iOS app store. Smith’s other print releases include How to be an Explorer of the World, This Is Not a Book, and Finish this Book.
With the touch screen-capabilities of Wreck This App, users can while away the hours in full-on artistry, using features like dropping a virtual blob of paint then tilting the device in various directions to watch the paint run with the directions of the device. Other components allow the virtual artist to smear and blur lines to give it a more hand-drawn look, and the sensation of blurring claims to feel just like running your fingers over a drawing. Poking holes through drawings, enhancing photos of yourself, and scribbling like a three-year-old are just a few of the ways the app can bring a few moments of childish delight to the user. Unlike the kid down the street, adult users can upload their creations to their Facebook pages and share their artwork online.