Thursday, August 19, 2010

Another Kid's Cafe in Korea...Dibo Kids Cafe

Dibo is another popular character in Pororo. Now they have a Dibo Kids Cafe in Korea. Check it out! Looks like a lot of fun!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Cell Phones for Kids in Korea and Japan

Here's a great little gizmo for kids in Korea and Japan by KDDI. It's a cellphone made just for kids. Here are some of the great functions of this phone:

It has a function called SECOM, which I believe is like 911. See what happens when the SECOM button is pushed:

image: SECOM Rescue
It also has an emergency light that comes on when it senses darkness, earthquake alert, GPS (location of your child). Another great feature is that the child can only contact people in their contact list (up to 4 contacts) via phone or email.

image: Only contact people in your contact list
Your children will not have internet access on the phone.
image: No Internet Access
image: Waterproof

It's waterproof!

And if the battery is running low, it will email you to charge it...leave it to the Japanese to come up with such a great product!

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Good-luck lanterns - INSIDE JoongAng Daily

Did you know that in Busan, parents hang these lanterns at the buddhist temple to wish their children good luck prior to college entrance exams? Getting into a good college is a huge will determine their success in life so it's take very seriously.