Posts Tagged ‘parental controls’

Google Family Link for Android – More Control Over Your Kids’ Devices

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Just in case your teenage children have run out of things to complain about …

Google Family Link is a new application for Android that gives you more control over the Android devices of your kids. This reads a bit like parental controls, and it is to a degree. The main idea behind the app is to give parents control over various aspects of their children’s devices. Among other things, it allows parents to set a bedtime for the device, monitor the on-screen time, and manage the apps that kids can use.

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My iTunes Account Was Hacked for 375 Dollars – By My Own Kids

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

This sounds like more of a parenting problem, instead of a problem with the way that the iTunes account was set up …

UPDATED: As this past weekend included the Fourth of July holiday, I expected to see plenty of red, white and blue. Unfortunately, all I experienced was red when, on Saturday, I noticed three unfamiliar iTunes transactions totaling more than $375. Nobody in the house claimed responsibility for such sizable purchases, so I assumed the worst — amid recent web reports of wrong-doing, my iTunes account had been hacked.

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