LilSugar found that your opinions are split when it comes to kids and the expensive gadget. And until I witnessed it for myself, I didn't think that iPads were meant for kids, either. Given how expensive the iPad is, I was wary of letting her use it at first, but during a particularly active afternoon, I hoped that a few minutes with the iPad would calm her down. And, it did! I've completely changed my stance on kids and iPads; get the full list of reasons after the break.
Children in China will soon have to trade in their gaming consoles for legos and coloring books when the Chinese government enforces their new gaming restriction system. According to ars technica the government has instructed "all online gaming operators to monitor the amount of time that minors play their games each day." Kids who exceed the maximum three hours a day are supposed to have half of their earned credits and points from a game taken away, while those who play more than five hours a day will lose all their points.
The new system is intended to cut down on gaming addiction in Chinese youth which seems to be a real problem. And I thought punishment would be in the form of a time out or having their milk and cookies taken away. Then again, maybe I just lack a greater appreciation of the point system. Any thoughts on this new system? Leave your comments below!