If you use NETGEAR Genie, there’s a Parental Controls button in the home page. Clicking that button will lead you to https://netgear.opendns.com, if you already created an account with OpenDNS. NETGEAR Genie will ask you to create an OpenDNS account if you haven’t done so. After you land on the OpenDNS page, it will let […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Some parents voiced concerns that their children spent too much time playing Minecraft. They asked how to block Minecraft at the router. Unfortunately, there’s no sure way to block Minecraft at the router, especially in single player mode. Minecraft single player can be played without Internet connection. All that is needed is the player logged […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The built-in Windows 7 parental controls tool allows you to do three things: Control when a child can use the computer. Control games by rating, content or title. Allow and block specific programs. Setting it up is pretty straightforward: Launch the Control Panel, click “Set up parental controls for any user”. Click on the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On iPhone, parental controls is called Restrictions. It provides pretty detailed control over apps, features and contents that can be accessed on the phone, protected by a four digit passcode (or would you rather call it PIN?). The following is a step-by-step guide on how to set up parental controls on iPhone. The same procedure […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I assume that you don’t want to block YouTube entirely. You only want to block videos on YouTube that might be inappropriate for children. If that’s the case, read on. Apparently, Google also noticed that some videos might not be appropriate for children, or might be objectionable to some adult viewers too. To filter out […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Parents, if you are paranoid when you hand over a new shining digital gadget to your children, you are not alone. Nowadays, digital artifacts are produced with blinding speed. In 2013, TechCrunch reported that there were more than 250 million registered domains on the Internet. Every minute, 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Just two days ago, Yahoo! reported that the second most successful campaign in Indiegogo history was plagued with a lawsuit and questionable claims. That is by no means the only such incident in the crowdfunding game. In 2013, the Kreyos Smartwatch raised $1.5 million with nothing to show for its supporters. Instacube, which raised more […]Continue Reading... No Comments.