How to Set Up Parental Controls on Mac

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If you have young ones at home and need to set up parental controls on the family Mac, here’s how to set it all up. Parental controls are essential for kids, as it keeps them safe from all of the weird stuff on the internet, as well as keeps them in line so that they’re […]

How to Set Up iPhone Parental Controls and Content Filtering


If you have a young one and want to block access to certain things while they have an iPhone, here’s how to set up parental controls and content filtering. So you just bought your son or daughter a fancy new iPhone, but you don’t really want them to be exposed to the crazy world that […]

How to Set Up Parental Controls on Microsoft Surface

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If you’ve got a new Microsoft Surface Tablet for your family you might want to think about setting up parental controls for those times when you can’t monitor your child using the Surface. It’s a great way to give you some peace of mind regarding the content your child might be viewing or the time […]

How to Set Up Parental Controls on Your New iPad


Your new family iPad is now being passed around the house from family member to family member. Everyone is having fun playing games, sending emails, talking to the grand parents on FaceTime and many of the other activities you can enjoy on an iPad. But, wait a minute. Junior is downloading Apps like crazy and […]

How to Setup the Nexus 7

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You just took the Nexus 7 out of the box and you want to make sure you set up the Nexus 7 the right way. If so, this is the place to be. While Google does  a pretty good job of walking users through the initial setup, we’ll join you in a quick look at […]

How to Set Parental Controls in iOS 7


So you just bought your son or daughter a fancy new iPad Air or iPad mini with Retina display, but you don’t really want them to be exposed to the crazy world that is the internet, or you might just be afraid they’ll spend all your money on in-app purchases. Thankfully, Apple has included a […]

How to Block Porn on iOS 7 for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

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Parents and users looking to block porn on the iPhone and iPad should be first in line to update to iOS 7. Apple includes enhanced parental controls on iOS 7 including an iPad and iPhone porn block feature that can restrict the ability of users to access websites with adult material. Like any internet filter, […]

Apple To Pay Off Angry Parents Suing Over In-App Purchases

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Apple is handing out $5 per account to some of its iTunes users. It has agreed to a settlement in the class action lawsuit that was filed against it by parents after their children were able to amass huge bills without having to obtain authorization inside applications downloaded from the iTunes App Store. As part of […]

Amazon Kindle FreeTime Delivers Finest Parental Controls

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Along with updated and new Kindles, Amazon announced a new feature for their tablets called FreeTime that gives parents a chance to control how their kids can use the tablet. These new controls may only arrive on the new 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD tablets, but for parents this might be reason enough to […]

Kindle Fire Update Makes It Safe to Let Kids Play


An Amazon Kindle Fire update just dropped from Amazon that will make parents rejoice thanks to new parental controls. Previously on a Kindle Fire, younglings could buy movies, books and apps as well as order thousands of pretty much anything they wanted from Amazon. Only you wouldn’t know till you got your shocking email with […]

How to Set Up iPad Parental Controls and Content Filtering

About two-thirds of parents with a mobile device engage in “pass-back” behavior — handing a phone or tablet to your child so they can play games, read books, and engage in other activities. The iPad is a particularly popular pass-back device because the screen is large enough for comfortable video viewing and games are even […]

Tablet Questions Focus on Price Points


Each year at the theatre I helm, we present an annual Christmas Show. Nothing new about that as we do shows all the time. The thing that makes each Christmas Show a little crazier than the others we do is that this holiday extravaganza involves a large number of children in the show. This year […]