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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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Using Built-In Computer Parental Controls to Supervise Online Activity

by Barbara J. Feldman May 11, 2009

Computers are now even more helpful to parents who are trying to keep their children safe while they spend time online. Macs and PCs have parental controls that are actually built into their operating systems. The newer operating systems, Mac OS X Leopard and Windows Vista, give parents even more control than any other system […]

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What Parents Should Know About Webkinz Toys

by Barbara J. Feldman July 12, 2007

Webkinz toys are stuffed animals, and if you don’t know better, you will think the Webkinz craze is the same as the beanie baby craze. It’s not though; Webkinz are plush toys like the beanie babies, but they are also online games. When kids get a Webkinz pet, they also get a secret code number […]

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Parental Controls In Vista

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

In today’s world where the Internet is very much a part of our children’s lives, there are safety and security measures that many parents are looking for. Along with all of the wonderful information that the Internet provides, there is an amount of inappropriate content that many parents do not want their children to be […]

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