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Tag: parental controls

It takes a layered approach for parental controls

Apps vs. Routers or Apps and Routers? It takes a layered approach. Parents have more parental control tools at their disposable to monitor their kids mobile technologies than ever before. From apps to routers to active conversations in …

Boomerang Parental Control vs. Google’s Fami...

Interested in trying out Boomerang Parental Control? If Google’s Family Link is already installed on your child’s Android device, here are a few tips and clarifications in order to have the best experience with Boomerang Parental Control. We also cover the differences …

How to Set Parental Controls on the Xbox One

Guest blog post by Gadget Review Many parents worry that their children are spending too much time playing video games and not enough time doing their homework or socially engaging, face to face, with family and peers. 4Kids tend …

Opinion: How Apple’s Family page misses the ...

Disclaimer: I’m very passionate about this parental control space. So many moving parts, many opinions, approaches and competitors trying to get parent’s attention to educate them about these amazing features. I recently wrote my third email to Apple’s CEO, Tim …

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 …

6 tips if you’re getting your child a smartp...

The holidays are fast approaching and many parents will be purchasing a mobile device for their children. In some families, this will be the child’s first mobile device and others their first smartphone! We’ve compiled 6 ideas to help with this …

Set up Parental Controls on your child’s Goo...

Limiting apps, games and other content by age is possible with the Google Play app that’s on your child’s device. Though we currently cannot control these settings with Boomerang, we are providing you a quick guide here in setting up …