Parental controls

06.28.13
Parenting Tip: Limit computer access with Parental Controls in OS X Mountain Lion
06.28.13

Parenting Tip: Limit computer access with Parental Controls in OS X Mountain Lion

Earlier this year, we talked about limiting your child's access to iOS devices using Restrictions...

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05.23.13
Parenting Tip: How to control what your child watches on YouTube
05.23.13

Parenting Tip: How to control what your child watches on YouTube

My kids are growing up as part of the internet generation and, as a result, they love watching vid...

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05.16.13
Parenting tip: Recover your lost parental control password, or not
05.16.13

Parenting tip: Recover your lost parental control password, or not

Parental Controls on iOS are extremely helpful for parents of iOS-device-using kids. They allow a...

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04.04.13
Daily Update for April 4, 2013
04.04.13

Daily Update for April 4, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get...

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03.29.13
Securing your iPhone or iPad for your children, Part 2: Setup iOS parental controls to prevent in-app purchases
03.29.13

Securing your iPhone or iPad for your children, Part 2: Setup iOS parental controls to prevent in-app purchases

There has been a string of high-profile cases where children have racked up thousands of dollars i...

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03.01.13
Five-year-old spends $2,500 on in-app purchases
03.01.13

Five-year-old spends $2,500 on in-app purchases

The next time you let your child play with your iPad or iPhone, you might want to pay attention...

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10.23.12
Amazon Kindle Fire HD update brings Kindle FreeTime to tablet-craving tykes
10.23.12

Amazon Kindle Fire HD update brings Kindle FreeTime to tablet-craving tykes

One of Amazon's subtler but potentially valuable promises for the Kindle Fire HD was its Kindle Fr...

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10.02.12
Oregon Scientific MEEP! tablet ships for $150, gives kids a safe, exclamation-filled place to play
10.02.12

Oregon Scientific MEEP! tablet ships for $150, gives kids a safe, exclamation-filled place to play

For all the enthusiasm Oregon Scientific put into launching (and naming) its MEEP! tablet, the com...

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09.17.12
Mac 101: Restricting Web Access
09.17.12

Mac 101: Restricting Web Access

TUAW reader Adam wrote in with the following question: Today, I am in the process of upgradin...

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