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Tag: apps

App Reviews for Parents: Fortnite

Unless your teenagers have been living under a rock, they might be playing, or want to play a game called Fortnite. Previously this game has only been available to play on a PC or Gaming console, but it …

Can Parents Benefit from Parental Controls Too?

We talk a lot about how important parental controls are to put in place for your children, but often parents can have a technology addiction as well. Sometimes parents are even worse than their children! Learning to rein …

Customer Stories: Kids want real smartphones

Customer Stories: From Sprint WeGo smartphones to Boomerang Dad: Thomas Our story starts with Sprint WeGo phones. Most households that my (11)(12)(14) daughters babysit for do not have home phones. Sprint had these fantastic little phones that were single button …

Customer Stories: It was this, or a hammer

Customer Stories: It was this, or a hammer Mom: Jennifer It was this, or a hammer. That’s what I told myself when I downloaded Boomerang and the SPIN browser last night. Over the last three years, my twin teenaged boys …

Top 10 used apps by our users (the kids)

We have our very popular Always Allowed app list feature where parents can choose apps they feel are of high quality for screen time use. Once on this list, these apps do not count down the child’s daily usage limit. Typically we see parents …

Introducing Block Newly Installed Apps (and more!)

We are introducing the world’s first true proactive app blocking feature in Boomerang Parental Control. By blocking newly installed apps proactively and notifying parents to unblock them, we are encouraging a conversation led by parents with their children on the “whys” …

How to Handle Kids Using Vault Apps

Kids have been hiding things from their parents since the beginning of time. With the changes in technology, however, it has gotten a whole lot easier than stuffing magazines under their mattress. The good news for parents is …