What the iPad Changes (and What It Doesn't)
What's the buzz on the Apple iPad? That it just may be the first true family computer. It's not only easy and fun to use, it can power more robust apps than the iPhone and iPod Touch -- providing nearly endless possibilities for every member of the family. As with all new technologies kids discover, parents have a responsibility to learn what it is, how to use it, and what it's capable of -- and to develop appropriate rules for its use.
Lots of Options
At a starting price of $499, the Apple iPad isn't cheap. Families who get one will have a huge world of options at their fingertips. Browse the iTunes store and you'll find lots of apps for kids as young as preschool age.
As cool as it is, remember that it's yet another way for kids to spend more time interacting with media. This is another vehicle for our kids to access games, music, and movies -- and considering that kids are already spending nearly 7.5Read More »from An iPad Generation