Tag Archive: Parental


Circle with Disney is a near flawless parental control system [Reviews]

I recall at WWDC 2011 when Steve Jobs introduced iCloud he talked about how up until that point, managing and syncing content across devices was driving everybody nuts. You’d take one photo on one device and would have to plug it in and sync it to another device, which would then offer up some of […]

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How to Disable Parental Controls in Mac OS X

Parental Controls are a great feature of OS X that allows for restrictions to be placed on a specific user account on a Mac. These restrictions are varied and chosen by whoever set the parental control feature, ranging from setting time limits for computer use, to preventing certain web pages from being accessed, to even … Read More

Manage Parental Controls For Your Kids’ Mac Remotely [OS X Tips]

Remote Parental ControlsParental controls are a wonderful thing, letting you filter internet content, restrict your kids to certain apps, and even keep them from accessing the Mac during times they should be sleeping or doing homework. Did you know, then, that you can manage the Parental Controls in OS X from another Mac on your network? This […]

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How to Use Restrictions as Parental Controls on an iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Use Restrictions as Parental Controls for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

If you plan on giving an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to a child, take a moment to set up some very basic parental controls on the device by using the Restrictions feature of iOS. It only takes a minute to configure, and this will prevent the access of inappropriate content, avoid mature themed media, prevent in-app purchases and incidental charges,  [Read More…]

Limit The Time You Can Use Your Mac With Parental Controls [OS X Tips]

Parental Controls are built right in to OS X, and they’re a great way for parents to set time limits for their children. My daughter is quickly becoming a teenager, what with her wanting to be online playing games or emailing friends and such at all hours of the day and night. The answer for us was to set her older Macbook up with time limits, using Parental Controls to only  [Read More…]

Limit Application Usage in Mac OS X with Parental Controls

Restrict App Usage in Mac OS X

If you want to restrict app usage for a particular user on a Mac, there is no easier option than Parental Controls. This is a great solution for parents setting up a limited-access account for a kid, for public usage Macs, Macs in the enterprise, or even just for a restricted Guest account for when someone else is using a computer.

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Apple Introduces Parental Advisory Warnings To The iTunes Music Store

Apple has joined a number of digital music vendors, including Amazon and Napster, in introducing the official Parental Advisory warning label to tracks and albums that contain explicit content, mirroring the warning found on physical CDs. The introduction of this label is intended to make it clearer for parents to understand whether or not the music their children are purchasing is unsuitable for theirage.   In the U.K., its rollout  [Read More…]