Category: News

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 …

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 …

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, …

Boomerang Parental Control back on the App Store

We are BACK! Boomerang Parental Control is back on the App Store. Apple made changes to their App Store Review guidelines at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) back in June 2019 which reversed their decision to ban …

Boomerang Parental Control scores solid reviews

Boomerang Parental Control continues to help thousands of families. Reviews keep us motivated, especially when there are so many to choose from. We are very proud to be the recommended choice. internetmatters.org Guide to Monitoring apps says: A …

Boomerang vs. Google RE: Call and SMS permissions

The good news We can continue to offer our Call and Text Message safety features, and all of our other features, via an easy and safe download on our website. This change is thanks to Google changing their policy for …

Google wants to shut down our safe calling & ...

Update #2: We now offer a full version of Boomerang with all our popular features – download here. Download today and sideload to you child’s device (it will update your Google Play version too!). Update #1: We received confirmation from …

Boomerang now has Daily App Limits & Apple Ne...

Hi! This is a huge update for Boomerang which adds a heavily requested feature: Daily App Timer, a further daily limit for specific apps. We also have some bad news for our iOS users thanks to Apple. Scroll on… Per …