Apple vs. Parental Control Apps (progress…)

A bit of background In the fall of 2018, Apple released screen time features built into iOS 12 which mimicked many of the core concepts third party parental control apps, like Boomerang Parental Control offered on the App Store. Earlier in the …

Why Prevent Uninstall is important for parental co...

Parents don’t forget the training wheels Parental Controls have become an important toolkit in keeping track of what our kids do on their mobile devices. Kids are receiving tablets as early as toddlers and phones as early as …

Is Google Evil? Our unjustified removal from Googl...

Last updated: August 6th, 2020 – 5:12pm PST Google Play removes Boomerang Parental Control – I share our recent experience dealing with Google’s Appeals team. About us We are a team of three Dads with the combined goal of …

How to Monitor What Your Kids Watch On Streaming S...

With the recent orders across the nation to stay inside, you are probably seeing a lot more of your kids than you normally would. Many parents long for extra downtime with their kids, but with the little ones …

How to install Boomerang Parental Control on Kindl...

We receive weekly requests for the steps to install Boomerang Parental Control on Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets. Boomerang Parental Control is currently not on the Amazon App Store and until we decide to consider that platform, here’s how to get Boomerang Parental Control …

4 Smartphone Tools & Strategies for Busy Pare...

As a parent, it’s important to stay organized with not only your own schedule, but the agendas of your children as well. Your career, hobbies or appointments may conflict with family time, your children’s school hours, or sports …

TikTok adds Parental Controls – what’s...

The popular video sharing app TikTok recently added parental controls. TikTok is releasing these features firstly in the UK first and will roll out in other markets soon. I do applaud how several popular social media platforms are adding “parental …

Letter to users about Apple parental controls

It all started in 2015 when we became early innovators and offered parental control for Apple iOS devices using Apple’s own Mobile Device Management (MDM) frameworks. Boomerang Parental Control offered parents remote control of iOS device screen time, …