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Tag: parental controls

Boomerang for iOS update – parent app contro...

Our latest version is highly influenced by our user feedback in the areas of installation experience, restriction control, safe browsing and location management of your child’s iOS device(s). It’s available now on the App Store! Parents can control their …

Boomerang update brings a ton of improvements

Our newest version brings a full redesign of our onboarding wizard (the setup steps) for both new and current users joining their family group. We felt it would be important to share these new screens as a sort …

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 …

In-App Purchases costing Parents a lot

A recent article in GlobalNews shares how In-App purchases made by their children have cost parents dearly. Many parents will continue to experience this without a bit of education on the capabilities of their children’s devices. This even includes celebrities likes Kanye West and Jack …

How to enable iOS Parental Controls

Parents should be aware that their family iOS devices do come with some basic built-in restrictions that can be quite useful for their child’s first iPod, iPad or iPhone. We’ve already covered one of the restrictions in detail …

How to enable Parental Controls on Xbox One and PS...

Nowadays it’s quite common to find a gaming system attached to a family’s flat screen TV. The latest generation of video game consoles are already in use in over 30 million homes (and growing). With these latest iterations, both …

Why my son wants an Instagram account

…and why I’m still saying No (for now) Full disclosure about how we came here… my daughter installed Instagram when she was 12 without our consent, created an account and started using it. My wife did check up on …

7 tips for your household technology sanity!

The subject of how our children are being raised around technology continues to get attention with various news outlet talking about how we as parents are using devices like tablets as glorified babysitters. As parents, we are not …