Chickashanews.com

Top News

February 24, 2013

Blog: Colorful app has the lowdown on hue

— Last week I reviewed Sound Uncovered app by Exploratorium, this week I'm taking things in a more visual direction with Color Uncovered.

Like Sound Uncovered, Color Uncovered is an app with both articles as well as interactive segments. It has the same quirky yet thoughtful vibe.

In Sound Uncovered, app users can guess what sound is being described. The same is done with this app, but with, heh, color.

I liked that whoever did the interviews for this segment didn't push for the same "trees and go" for green or "apples and lipstick" for red. You also get to learn cool facts about colors, like how red and purple were once made from crushed up bugs.

Probably because I'm more into audibles than visuals, Color Uncovered just didn't have the same magic for me as Sound Uncovered. Still, it's a fun app and definitely worth checking out.

I wonder if this will be it for Exploratorium's senses series. Maybe in a few generations of iPads down the line, we will have Taste Uncovered or Smell Uncovered.

I can't help but hope not.

1
Text Only
Top News
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Poll

Do you think our cool summer means we will have a rough winter?

Yes
No
     View Results