Although the Internet can be an outstanding learning tool for your children, it can also expose them to sites that you would like them to avoid. Here are some of the main types of Internet content that the downloadable Kaspersky can safeguard them from:
1. Scary videos
One of the benefits of the Internet is that videos are much more accessible to us. However, certain videos can be too scary for children of certain ages. Web-based companies often try to screen the content of their websites’ videos as much as possible, by requiring different age-verification methods. However, sometimes their best efforts are not enough to shield children from scary videos. The good news is that Parental Control Software can help, by giving you the power as a parent to filter out sites that you do not want your kids exposed to. That can definitely be a relief, as such videos can cause an array of behavioral and emotional issues, such as nightmares.
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Today, the Internet poses a challenge to many parents across the globe. With harmful effects overseeding the benefits, people are more concerned in protecting their children from the evil effects of the web. Here we give you some step by step workshop on how to use the “parental control” feature in Windows Vista:
Creating an Account: Before setting parental controls, you would have to create multiple accounts in Windows so as to enforce parental controls. To create an account, click on “start -> settings and then “control panel”. Double click the “parental controls” option. Click the “create a new user account” link at the bottom of the window. Enter a username for the account and click on the “create account” button. Click the “on, enforce current settings” radio button. Go right ahead, and monitor your kiddies.
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The evening news screams scary headlines (“Pedophilia!”, “Cyber-bullying!”) that make it seem as if mobile devices in the hands of children are more dangerous than handguns. As a parent myself, I obviously agree that every parent needs to safeguard their child’s mobile computing experience. However, mobile devices can be the key to learning and dare I even say it…success.
The question is not IF your child should use a mobile device in school, but HOW to do it safely. As mobile devices like iOS devices (like the iPod, iPhone, iPad, etc); Android (the Barnes & Noble Nook, a variety of tablets and cell phones) or other platform (such as Windows Mobile, Palm, BlackBerry, Nokia, etc.) make their way into classrooms, students, parents, teachers and administrators need to implement best practices that increase learning without compromising safety.
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As we all know, teens love to both talk and text on their cell phones. With new cell phones being released continually, providing your teens with an upgrade to these gadgets is a wonderful gift idea. Following is a guide to some of the more popular smartphones available for Christmas 2010.
Keep in mind, these are so much more than your basic cell phone. Smartphones are capable of playing music, watching videos, connecting to the Internet, playing games and much, much more! And hey, they can even be used as a phone!
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Concerned About Where Your Kids Really Are?
Why consider parental monitoring software (or cell phone spyware)? If you’re worried about your kids, you don’t have to be like the millions of unfortunate parents out there who sit alone and worried at night, wondering if their kids are safe and behaving themselves. With parental monitoring software at your disposal, you’ll be able to watch them at a distance without taking away their freedom to explore themselves. Here are a few ways this software can benefit you.
Parental monitoring software is unique in that all you have to do is install in on your teen’s phone. It only takes a few moments, and once installed, there’s no need to reinstall it or add upgrades. You’ll want to create an online account through their website, however, as this is how you will receive your information. Many parents even install it before gifting the phone. Reliable, undetectable, and accurate, it provides you with everything you need to know without your teen ever knowing he or she is being observed.
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