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Safety and Parental Control

Removing or Changing Parental Controls on the Nintendo DSi

by Barbara J. Feldman April 9, 2010

The Nintendo DSi is equipped with optional Parental Controls which allow parents to decide what information their children can share with other people. While the Nintendo DSi can provide hours of fun for your children, many parents are making use the parental control settings. These controls can provide you with peace of mind as you’re […]

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iPhone Parental Controls:What They Are and How to Use Them

by Barbara J. Feldman April 8, 2010

Having an iPhone typically opens a whole world to the user. With 1000s of applications available, there is something for every person, interest and taste. More and more pre-teens and teens are becoming iPhone owners, which has led many parents to question which parental controls they should put in place. Many iPhone applications are not […]

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How to Set Parental Controls on the iPhone

by Barbara J. Feldman April 6, 2010

Everybody who owns an iPhone seems to love it. They are one of the newest, most exciting gadgets on the market and they are a hot item. Kids and adults alike love the Apple iPhone with its numerous applications. You can find something to suit every age and interest as there are more then 1, […]

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Parental Controls on the Nintendo DSi: What Can You Control?

by Barbara J. Feldman April 6, 2010

The Nintendo Dsi, not unlike a computer, allows users to surf the internet, play interactive games and download content. Because of this, experts advise parents to consider exercising control over their child’s Dsi similar to what they do for the computer. It’s important for parents to understand the applications on the Dsi and what they […]

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Daily Media Time: How Much Should I Allow?

by Barbara J. Feldman April 5, 2010

As a parent, ask yourself how much daily media time you should allow, and the consequences of too much media. Here are a few things to consider: 1) Your child may be spending far more media time than you realize. Many parents don’t realize how much time their children spend texting, on the computer, playing […]

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The Need for IE Content Advisor

by Barbara J. Feldman March 11, 2010

Have you heard of the IE content advisor? You may be wondering why you even need the IE content advisor if you already have high internet security settings. Well, the IE Content Advisor does much more then the security settings, it blocks any website that have any type of vulgarity. You are in charge of […]

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