If it can load a program of your choice and run it, it's in the right area as a general purpose computing device, and if it's yours, it's PC.
This definition excludes iPads, as you can only run the programs that Apple allows. It also arguably excludes phones due to the legal restrictions on unlocking with respect to carriers, because how can it really be "yours" if someone else is capable of exerting such control over it?
But check out the things in the "also noted" summary:
There is an achievement gap between more and less disadvantaged students in every country; surprisingly, that gap is smaller in the United States than in similar post-industrial countries, and not much larger than in the very highest scoring countries.
Achievement of U.S. disadvantaged students has been rising rapidly over time, while achievement of disadvantaged students in countries to which the United States is frequently unfavorably compared – Canada, Finland and Korea, for example – has been falling rapidly.
But the highest social class students in United States do worse than their peers in other nations, and this gap widened from 2000 to 2009 on the PISA.
U.S. PISA scores are depressed partly because of a sampling flaw resulting in a disproportionate number of students from high-poverty schools among the test-takers. About 40 percent of the PISA sample in the United States was drawn from schools where half or more of the students are eligible for the free lunch program, though only 23 percent of students nationwide attend such schools.
So it seems the point is that we actually aren't doing as badly as some like to insist, and that the future isn't quite so gloomy. Well, neither of those are resoundingly optimistic statements, but hey.
Open your curtains?
What if you aren't a Windows user?
No console maker allows AO rated games, and there have been fewer than a dozen M rated games on the DS.
This is where the wonder of homebrew comes in, and as I understand it the NDS has a reasonably active homebrew community
"The RIAA will appeal the ruling that reduced Jammie Thomas-Rasset's $1.92 fine for file sharing to $54,000.
Those bastards, how could anyone afford a $1.92 fine? Oh, I think you forgot the word "million." I guess that's more reasonable.
How many of you pro-nuke posters would be willing to have a nuclear plant within 20 miles of were you live? How many would be willing to have the toxic waste stored on-site of the plant? I thought so.
I would be willing to have all of that far closer to me than I would like to have a coal plant, which is what nuclear would be intended to replace.
Maybe that'll just have to be saved for a future mission.