Many kids have an iPod Touch, iPhone, or an iPad. And as any parent knows, there are challenges in giving a child unrestricted access to such powerful devices. There is plenty of mature content on the Web and on iTunes.
Good news! Apple has provided built-in parental controls features to allow adults to set boundaries for children's usage. For example, you can do any or all of the following on the iPod Touch, iPhone, or iPad:
The daughter of Dell founder Michael Dell had her Twitter account taken down by her father's security team after she tweeted pictures revealing too much information about her famous parent’s whereabouts.
Even though her father is “famous for over-the-top devotion to privacy and security,” his daughter apparently did not inherit the same level of concern.
Remember back to November of 2011, when the FBI announced that a group of European criminals had created a computer virus that would hinder users’ ability to access the Internet? Well, it’s back.
The virus is called DNS Changer, and it’s a piece of malware that’s been largely forgotten since its debut in 2011. Back in November, the FBI decided not to take down the affected servers, because it would have caused something of an Internet blackout.
Is the world's largest social networking site going to let kids join in an effort to save face?
Perhaps in an attempt to boost stock prices after their latest price dip, Facebook is reworking their policies to potentially allow users under 13 to create profiles.
Do you ever wonder how your kids can waste hours browsing the Internet, checking Facebook and religiously watering their crops on Farmville? They might be addicted to their computer.
Internet addiction is a growing problem that can seriously harm your kids. When researchers at the University of Maryland asked college students to refrain from using the Internet and other social media for 24 hours, the students began to show withdrawal signs similar to those experienced by people who try to quit smoking.
A very high percentage of men view porn online.
This is not a shocking revelation for many of us, and it’s legal and their free choice. This is not a blog about men and pornography (although we do have plenty to say on that topic). This is a blog about dads, pornography, the Internet and their children.
As technology continues to develop at a breakneck pace and with the recent death of the brilliant and innovative Steve Jobs, I found myself pondering the incredible advances that have been made since I was born in 1967.
It’s Saturday night and my cell phone starts ringing. I don’t answer because we are eating dinner. My home phone rings, then the text sound goes off on my cell phone. I run to get it as someone is trying to reach me, maybe it’s an emergency.
Your 5th grader arrives home from school and tells you that John (and you get a nervous feeling in your belly because John is the boy who picks on her and is known as the class ‘Bully’) took a picture of her with his phone and said he is going to take her clothes off in the picture then post it on Facebook.
When standard ways of finding a man prove unsuccessful, many women might try the Internet. While Internet dating can be an effective way to find the perfect partner for you, it has some safety risks. Don't let your online quest for love leave you suffering ill consequences- take caution when seeking the man of your dreams in cyberspace.