Category: Tips

Social Media use by your Child – Start the c...

It can all start with an innocent photo or comment… We live in a world now where Social Media surrounds us and has become an extension of our social lives. Yet, as adults, we don’t seem to know a lot …

Boomerang Parental Control version 4.0 now availab...

Version 4.0 of Boomerang available for all Android devices. Our latest version includes big enhancements for parents using our app to manage their family devices. Here’s a summary of our new features and a friendly reminder to update …

About Kik – Gotchas and Tips for Parents

About Kik, another popular messaging app, has always made it clear that they were targeting youth who want to get out from under their parents’ wings. For Kik, youth are the primary focus; […] you have to get …

About Instagram – Gotchas and Tips for Paren...

About Instagram Instagram is a free mobile app that enables its users to share pictures and videos, either publicly or privately via the app. It also allows sharing its posts across a variety of other social networking platforms, such as Facebook, …

Boomerang available for Apple Devices (in Canada f...

Boomerang Parental Control is available via the App Store for iPods, iPhones and iPads running iOS8 or newer. Parent can now limit apps and content, track their child’s location and even control Android devices! Features for your Child’s …

Adult Content on Social Media Exists

Adult content is easily accessible on social media sites/apps and in a previous post, we shared a video link that shared some of the impact of violent or adult material a developing brain. Now comes a poll from the UK that shares data …

Incognito Mode – Parents be aware about this...

Incognito Mode is known by many names: incognito, private browsing, hidden browsing, and even as feature in Microsoft’s Edge Browser (Windows 10) named, InPrivate. What’s the big deal with Incognito browsing? For parents purchasing mobile devices for their children, a …

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 …