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Last week we asked you at what age should children own a smartphone At What Age Should Children Own A Smartphone? [MakeUseOf Poll] At What Age Should Children Own A Smartphone? [MakeUseOf Poll] For the purpose of this poll, let’s say a child is anyone 13 years old or younger. Do you think children should own a smartphone at this age or not? Are smartphones a good influence... Read More . In general, the popular opinion seems to be that children can own a smartphone when they can take responsibility for it, not lose it or break it, or pay for it themselves. Hence, most people did not think this is age-dependent, but rather responsibility-dependent.

Out of 377 readers who voted, the results are as follows: 42% think children should own a smartphone when they’re responsible enough, 27% think children should own regular cell phones, not smartphones, 20% think children shouldn’t have cell phones at all, 5% think children should have cell phones as soon as it’s possible for them to have one, and 6% voted for none of the above and chose to elaborate in the comments.

Full results and this week’s poll after the jump.

Although the one option got the majority of votes, more people actually voted that children should not own smartphones or phones at all.


This week’s poll question is: How Many Add-Ons Do You Have Installed On Your Browser?


The browsing world is divided into two groups: add-on lovers and add-on haters. Well, OK, not everyone loves or hates add-ons, but there are strong opinions on how good or bad it is to have many of them installed on your browser. Too many, and your browser can become sluggish; none, and you lose out on lots of very useful functions and features. So now it’s time for you to tell us, how many add-ons do YOU have?

Are there any add-ons you can’t do without? What are the pros and cons of installing add-ons? Share your opinions in the comments!

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