Category: News

Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet; SPIN reaches 15...

Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet; SPIN reaches 15,000 Downloads! Vancouver, BC , July 19th, 2016 — National Education Technologies Inc. (NETi) has launched the world’s best browser for kids – SPIN Safe Browser! SPIN is a free cloud-based Safe Browser …

New category we block by default – Prone to ...

We have been amazed at the feedback we’ve received from our users of SPIN Safe Browser. Creating and marketing a browser that is safe for children is a challenge as there are not filters that are 100%. We have …

What are Vault Apps? What Parents need to know

What are Vault App you ask? You would be pardoned for not knowing this one yet but an article in the NY Times discuss apps that are disguised as calculator apps or other mundane tools but are actually smartphone apps with …

YouTube Kids now available in Canada!

YouTube Kids originally launched earlier this year for both Android and iOS devices but for US-based users and it wasn’t available in other countries. It’s designed for the younger audience that wants to go to YouTube to watch videos and …

Khan Academy now mobile friendly

Boomerang includes Khan Academy’s web site link automatically in our onboarding steps. Khan Academy enables children of all ages to learn about various subjects via over 10,000 video and explanation tutorials with easy to follow animations. There are modules for …

Our Boomerang Onboarding Process version 1.0

What is Onboarding? In relation to technology apps like Boomerang, onboarding is a process used to make the setup of an application as painless and user intuitive as possible. Once you complete the onboarding of an app, you should be …

Boomerang Parental Control is now available!

Boomerang Parental Control available on Google Play Boomerang Parental Control is available for Android devices. You may try it for free for 14 days now by clicking on the Google Play Store badge below. Follow the in-app steps …

Caring about screen time

Why should we care so much about Screen Time? Screen time is a term used more and more in today’s world when discussing the amount of time we spend in front of a glowing screen. Such a screen …

Naming our product

A little about how we picked our name After what seemed like hundreds of name options, including even doing a poll with close friends and family, picking a product name for our upcoming parental control application came down …