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Moms With Apps App Bundle Giveaway

May 18, 2012
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Enter for a chance to win 7 of your favorite family friendly apps!

iOS app developer members of the Mom with Apps network are excited to announce a 7 app bundle giveaway.

Guidelines:

There are multiple ways to gather points and increase your odds of winning this bundle:

  • Tell us how you heard about this giveaway: 4 pts.
  • Tweet about the giveaway: 2 pts. per tweet per day
  • Like the participating developer or app’s Facebook page: 1 pt. per liked page
  • Follow the participating developer or app on Twitter: 1 pt. per follow
  • Leave a comment on this blog post: 1 pt.

Prize:

A 7 app bundle of some of your favorite family friendly apps, all members of the Moms with Apps network:

Some apps will be awarded as promo codes and some as gift codes.

Schedule:

This giveaway will be open for entries from May 18, 2012 at 12:01 AM EST to May 25th, 2012 at 2:00 PM EST.

The winner will be selected at random on May 25th, 2012 powered by Random.org and will be announced via the Rafflecopter form and direct email to the winner.

Disclaimer:

iTunes is a trademark of Apple Inc. Apple, Inc. shares no affiliations with Zen Labs LLC, Kid-Capsule, Learning Touch, Jellybean Tunes, PicPocket Books, Murky Reef, Software Smoothie, Smart Apps 4 Kids or Moms with Apps. Apple, Inc. does not endorse this contest, Zen Labs LLC, Kid-Capsule, Learning Touch, Jellybean Tunes, PicPocket Books, Murky Reef, Software Smoothie, Smart Apps 4 Kids or Moms with Apps.

Content purchased from the iTunes Store is for personal lawful use only.

Some app gift codes may be redeemed only by, persons in the United States, its territories, and possessions.

How to enter:

Gather points by filling out as many entries as you can from the Rafflecopter form below.

If you have accessed this page from the Facebook app on your phone and cannot see the Rafflecopter form, copy this url http://kidcapsuleapp.com/blog/?p=549 in your mobile or computer browser and that should solve the issue.

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Questions?

Drop us a line on our Contact Form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Remember to add the kidcapsuleapp.com domain to your Spam safe lists.

Terms and Conditions:

No purchase is required for entry. ONE (1) entry will be randomly selected to receive one (1) copy of each of the prize apps for a total of seven (7) apps. Winner will be contacted via the email address provided in their entry. Giveaway ends on May 25th, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EST (11:00 a.m. PST). Family, friends or otherwise affiliated to Zen Labs LLC may not enter. Zen Labs LLC will not sell nor use contestants’ information for anything outside of notifying entrants or otherwise communicating with the contestant. All federal, state and local applicable taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Some of the prizes involve gift codes that may be redeemed only by persons in the United States, its territories, and possessions. iTunes is a trademark of Apple Inc. Apple, Inc. shares no affiliations with Zen Labs LLC, Kid-Capsule, Learning Touch, Jellybean Tunes, PicPocket Books, Murky Reef, Software Smoothie, Smart Apps 4 Kids or Moms with Apps. Apple, Inc. does not endorse this giveaway, Zen Labs LLC, Kid-Capsule, Learning Touch, Jellybean Tunes, PicPocket Books, Murky Reef, Software Smoothie, Smart Apps 4 Kids or Moms with Apps. Content purchased from the iTunes Store is for personal lawful use only. Zen Labs LLC reserves the right to cancel the contest at any point for any reason.

Kid-Capsule Version 1.2.2

May 10, 2012
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What’s New:

  • Now in Spanish

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a bug that assigned the wrong category to imported events under the “Other” sub-category.

Gift an App this Mother’s Day!

May 9, 2012
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Mother's Day Craft - App Icon Flower

NOTE: If you are interested in any of the featured apps, scroll to the bottom and you will find all the links!

Everybody agrees that times are tough and of course we all know shopping for mom can have its challenges. So why not mix modern day technology with a little nostalgia from the old Kindergarten days and give mom a special app she will enjoy for a long time and wrap it up in a little craft project. I assure you, she will love you going the extra mile.

With over 500 thousand apps in the App Store alone you are bound to find something for everybody. And come on now! You know you can’t beat the prices. The average app costs less than your average cup of coffee.

The great folks at Moms with Apps have written a wonderful tutorial on how you can gift an app.

On a side note, as our friends at KinderTown have pointed out, it’s Teachers Appreciation Week and this craft would be perfect for that very special teacher in your little one’s life!

OK, now comes the fun part!

After deciding which apps you are going to give mom, assemble the following tools and materials:

Mother's Day Craft Materials

  • Printer (preferably full color)
  • Card Stock: this is the best type of paper for it’s sturdiness. You can find many options at your local craft or office supply store.
  • Scissors
  • Glue: craft glue and regular white glue
  • Markers or pens
  • Skewers or Popsicle sticks: you can find these at your local supermarket or craft store.

Steps:

  • Get the icons for the gifted apps: The appropriate way to gift an app for this type of project would be to select the “print” option instead of the email option. As you can see from this post on gottabemobile.com, when you select the print option, it will compose a card that will contain the icon for the app you are gifting and the redeem code. You can use the print to PDF option and then use your favorite photo editing software to crop the icons and put them all on a single page.
  • Print out the icons on a sheet of card stock: For the best results, you should print the icons in color. Normal quality is fine. And make sure to choose card stock from the paper type choices.

Mother's Day Craft - Printing App Icons

  • After you cut out all the icons with a pair of scissors, turn them over and write down the redeem code for the corresponding app. You could also write down a nice message representing what your mom means to you.Mother's Day Craft - App Icon Flower Mother's Day Craft - App Icon Flower
  • Lay out the icons unto a pretty flower. Just eyeball it to your liking, it doesn’t have to be perfect.

Mothers Day Craft - App Flower

  • Make sure the last one you lay out has it’s left corner on top of the left icon and the right corner at the bottom of the right icon

Mother's Day Craft - App Icon Flower

  • Take out one of the icons and add some glue to the bottom right corner on the front. Flip it over and add glue to the bottom right corner on the back. You will now have 3 connected icons.

Mother's Day Craft - App Icon Flower

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  • Take out the next icon to the left and follow the same procedure as before.

Mother's Day Craft - App Icon Flower

  • Follow the same procedure with the remaining icons

Mother's Day Craft - App Icon Flower

  • Take the skewer or Popsicle stick add a dab of white glue and glue it to the back of your flower.

Mother's Day Craft - App Icon Flower Mother's Day Craft - App Icon Flower

  • And voila! Your final product!

If you are interested in the apps featured in the craft, they are all proud members of Moms with Apps. You can download them all at the App Store:

Pesky reminders: please do not reproduce without our written consent. All photographs are copyright Anahelena Natera.

Kid-Capsule Featured on WSVN’s “Parent to Parent”

April 25, 2012
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We are proud and honored to be featured in South Florida’s WSVN’s Parent to Parent

Kid-Capsule Version 1.2.1

February 10, 2012
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What’s New:

  • 3 New Photo Sharing Backgrounds: We have added 3 brand new backgrounds to your photo sharing layouts. As we promised, we have completed the seasons to include Spring, Summer and Fall.
  • Quick Guide: This guide will describe the buttons and icons and what they do. If you are new to Kid-Capsule, you will see the quick guide on startup. If you are already own Kid-Capsule, you will still be able to access the quick guide through the “Information Screen” by tapping the at the top left of the screen.
  • Measurement Settings: You spoke, we listened. You now have the option of selecting the measurement settings for height and weight. Simply access the Kid-Capsule section in your device’s “Settings” and select the units you would like to use.

Enhancements:

  • Photo Layout Background Selection Screen: Now you can select the background for your photo layouts in a visual and friendly manner just as you do a photo from the gallery.
  • Improved Information Screen: Much easier to navigate and quick access to our news blog and Facebook page.
  • Double Tap on Thumbnails: Double tap a thumbnail in your photo or video galleries to view it.

Did you know Kid-Capsule has scrapbook style layouts for sharing your events? – Part II in a Series

January 26, 2012
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“Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.” – Charlotte Brontë

Kid-Capsule has 3 ways of sharing your family photos, memories, milestones and events:

  • Send an e-mail
  • Post to your Facebook wall
  • Send the packaged event to other Kid-Capsule users

All three methods have the option of attaching a photo to go along with it. Each photo will be highlighted with a scrapbook style background and a vellum style tag with the event details written on it.

As of Version 1.2 there are 2 backgrounds to choose from: Classic and Winter. But get ready for version 1.2.1 of Kid-Capsule, it will have 3 new backgrounds to complete the seasons and it will offer an easier way to select the background for your image.

This is how easy it is:

Every event is equipped with a sharing button:

Once you tap the sharing button you will have 3 sharing options as described above:

If you decide to share a photograph with your event, you will be presented with the event’s image gallery:

As of version 1.2 you will have the option of selecting the classic green background and a winter wonderland background:

Kid-Capsule then works its magic and you have a beautiful scrapbook style layout for sharing your event:

For more information on sharing this and other features, visit our help.

Kid-Capsule Idea Contest – Win 2 iTunes Gift Cards and a Piktorama ABC Poster

January 2, 2012
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Update 02/17/2012

Unfortunately we did not meet the minimum 20 entries required to continue. But don’t fret! We will be back with more prizes and giveaways very soon. Check back with us here or on our Facebook Page for news.

Original Post

Enter for a chance to win 2 $10 iTunes gift cards and a beautiful poster by our friend at Piktorama.

We have partnered with the amazing artist at Piktorama to bring you our very first contest. Enter an idea for a new feature or enhancement that you would like to see added to future versions of Kid-Capsule for a chance to win a $10 iTunes gift card and this beautiful poster of an original illustration created in pencil and watercolor. Printed on a beautiful matte A3 paper (11.7″ × 16.5″ – 420 mm x 297 mm) with archival pigment inks, you and your little ones are sure to enjoy it for years to come.

Guidelines:

It’s as simple as:

  • Submit an idea for a new feature or enhancement that you would love to see in a future version of Kid-Capsule. Enter your idea in the Rafflecopter form below. Make it a good one! Our curators will select the 5 best that will go on to the public voting phase.
  • Link back to this post on your favorite social network, your blog or your website and submit the link back to us.

Prize:

Schedule:

This contest will be open for entries from January 02, 2012 at 12:01 AM EST to February 17, 2012 at 12:01 AM EST.

Our team of curators will select the best 5 entries which will then be posted for public voting.

Voting will start on February 24, 2012 at 12:01 AM EST and will end March 02, 2012 at 12:01 AM EST

The winner will be announced on March 04, 2012

Disclaimer:

iTunes is a trademark of Apple Inc. Apple, Inc. shares no affiliations with Zen Labs LLC or Kid-Capsule. Apple, Inc. does not endorse this contest, Zen Labs LLC or Kid-Capsule.

Content purchased from the iTunes Store is for personal lawful use only. Don’t steal music.

iTunes gift card may be redeemed only by, persons in the United States, its territories, and possessions.

How to enter:

Fill out the Rafflecopter entry form below.

If you have accessed this page from the Facebook app on your phone and cannot see the Rafflecopter form, copy this url http://kidcapsuleapp.com/blog/?p=228 in your mobile or computer browser and that should solve the issue.

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Did you know Kid-Capsule has a category for Imagination? – Part I in a Series

December 29, 2011
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“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

This is one of my all time favorite quotes and it’s very fitting for this post.

Kid-Capsule has a comprehensive collection of categories under which you save your memories and events. We believe it helps guide and inspire parents along the way. One such category is “Vivid Imagination” and it’s one I use quite often. Children have amazing minds so it’s important to document them in their life story, it just might help create a spark of inspiration at some point in time, right?

As a bonus, each category is equipped with several sub-categories. In “Vivid Imagination” we have “Drawings”. Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always loved to doodle. I’ve often wondered what life and adventures those “masterpieces”, ahem, had in my mind. Now, my little girl won’t have to wonder. Every time she’s enthralled in a drawing, I always ask her about it, snap a picture and save the details in Kid-Capsule.

Here’s a chance to document your little one’s imagination in action. Print this free Ellie fill in the blank coloring page at the bottom of this post on a standard letter sized sheet of paper. Ask them to replace the pencil she usually carries around with whatever they want. Then just sit back and be mesmerized by what they come up with. Don’t forget to save it in your Kid-Capsule!

If you would like to share their creations, go to our Facebook page and post them in the comments.

Have fun!

Pesky reminders: please do not reproduce without our written consent. All materials on this blog and website are copyright Zen Labs LLC

Apps are great Stocking Stuffers

December 23, 2011
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Everybody’s so busy these days that it’s very hard to plan ahead for the Holidays never mind come up with the perfect stocking stuffers.

Thinking about going out tonight or tomorrow? THINK AGAIN! I went out today and it was madness I tell ya MADNESS!

These are hard times for our pockets and every little penny counts. So if you’re looking to get more bang for your buck,  I’ve got the perfect solution for all you folks who still haven’t gotten around to those good ol’ stocking stuffers, you know who you are!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that apps are quite affordable. I mean, you can’t beat 99 cents, right? What can you get for even 5 bucks lately? A cup of coffee?

When you download an app, you are gaining a very special tool that will last you a lifetime. You can download it from anywhere, so no checkout lines and it will not break the bank, so everybody’s happy.

If you need some ideas, the developers at Moms With Apps have put tremendous love, effort and dedication into making  top notch family friendly apps. They’re also very accessible so if you have a question or concern they’ll be there for you. You can also find a listing of great review sites that will steer you in the right direction.

After you have downloaded your brand new app the fun begins! Just print out the logo on a sheet of cardstock and cut out the shape, glue it to a Popsicle stick and voila, you are done! The perfect stocking stuffer.

I wish you all an amazing Holiday and New Year filled with great family, great friends, health, peace and happiness.

Sharing Events with Other Kid-Capsule Users

December 19, 2011
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One of the features we are most excited about in Version 1.2 is the ability to share events with other Kid-Capsule users. Now grandma and grandpa won’t miss a thing. They will have their very own copy of all the priceless moments you have saved. Kid-Capsule will package your event in a file which will be sent via email and can then be imported by the recipient into their own device.

This is how it works:

Send an Event to other Kid-Capsule users:

As usual, tap the button from your event and you will have the option of sharing your event through email, Facebook or Kid-Capsule.

You will have the option of sharing any type of media via email, as long as you have linked photos and videos to your event.

Tapping photo or video will open the appropriate gallery and prepare the media that will be attached to your message and exported to a special kca file.

Kid-Capsule will package your event in a file which will be sent via email.

After sending your email you will return to your event screen.

Receive and Import an Event from other Kid-Capsule users:

When you receive a shared event from a Kid-Capsule user your email will have a kca file attached to it. You will easily recognize it because you will see the Kid-Capsule logo on the attachment while viewing it on your device.

Tapping on the file will prompt you to open it in Kid-Capsule.

Once you open the file, Kid-Capsule will launch and you will be presented with the Event Import Wizard.

The wizard will guide you through the steps to import the event.

Once you finish and the event has been imported, you will be presented with a success message. The imported event will be a replica of the event that the sender has on her device including the child’s profile, the place (together with coordinates if applicable) and the media files that were attached.

For more detailed information, visit our help or if you have questions or suggestions drop us a line.

If you don’t yet have Kid-Capsule, download it on the App Store:

Kid-Capsule is not a social network. Nobody else will have access to your information. For more, visit our FAQ or download our Privacy Policy