Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 13th Apr 2013 16:49 UTC
Legal "The OFT has launched an investigation into whether children are being unfairly pressured or encouraged to pay for additional content in 'free' web and app-based games, including upgraded membership or virtual currency such as coins, gems or fruit. Typically, players can access only portions of these games for free, with new levels or features, such as faster game play, costing money." Instances of this may be illegal, especially when it targets children. As for me - I just find it incredibly annoying.
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RE: Um.
by dvhh on Mon 15th Apr 2013 02:57 UTC in reply to "Um."
dvhh
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2006-03-20

I agree on the Parents/Guardians problem,
Like most of our generation before parents are delegating chidren interactions with TV/Video Games/iPad/Tablets (mind you I like playing video games).

On the other hand the iTunes Store issue with requiring a password (that it would remember for a period of time ) with free apps is a big issue, that Apple cannot solve without a big usability change (a "remember my password for 5 mins" checkbox).

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