App Review: Smurfs' Village — New Innovations in Money Extraction

An 8-year-old rang up $1,400 in charges (for "Smurfberries") via the Smurfs' Village iPhone game. The reporting focused on how such a thing could happen: Via a "15-minute loophole"? An older sister passing along the iTunes password? An 8-year-old not understanding real vs. game dollars? I decided to look at the design of the game … Continue reading App Review: Smurfs' Village — New Innovations in Money Extraction