Call for Great Tech Support

two million

Latest News

Why You Should Not Buy Your Child an iPad

Feb 29th, 2012
  • Share on LinkedIn

With the iPad 3 debut coming, you can bet a lot of children and young adults are begging their parents to buy them an Apple tablet. But you'd be wise to resist the urge, according to's Tom Kaneshige.

CIO — The day the iPad 2 was released last year, I watched a young boy playing with his shiny new Apple device while on a BART train to San Francisco, his beaming father standing behind him. Since then, I've seen many kids playing games, watching movies and tapping around the Web on their iPads—and each time, I got a feeling of dread.