AppCertain parental controls for iOS

AppCertain parental controls  for iOS
AppCertain is a free parental control application (app) available for iOS. It provides parents with two main advantages. The first advantage is that it provides analysis of every single app installed on the iOS device. Some of the analysis categores include educational value, what resources the app accesses such as the camera and location services, ...

AppCertain’s new curfew mode is a dream come true for parents

AppCertain's new curfew mode is a dream come true for parents
A few years ago, my husband and I had provided our son with a simple phone with few features but he never took it with him. He was always taking my older model iPhone that he was using as an iPod Touch (without cellular service). It never left his side except for school when it ...

Life 360 Family Locator 2

Life 360 Family Locator
Life 360 is a communication service for families to keep connected via a variety of devices such as the iPhone, Android, iPad, Blackberry and other cellular phones. It provides a location-based map that tracks family members, crime and the listings of registered of sex offenders. The service is free for iPhone, Android and Blackberry phones ...

Lookout Mobile Security

Lookout Mobile Security
Lookout is a free security application (app) available for both Android and iOS used by millions of users around the world to protect their devices from malware, viruses, spyware with the ability to backup and restore data remotely. Both versions are worth installing but the Android version provides more functionality due to the open architecture ...

Safe Browsing with Mobicip 4

Safe Browsing with Mobicip
Implementing parental controls on iOS and Android can only restrict the downloading of age specific elements from each systems’ application (app) store. However, the default Web browsers for Android and iOS do not provide parental controls similar to the V-chip in your television. This is were the Mobicip mobile Web filter is beneficial. The Mobicip ...

iOS Parental Controls 101 2

iOS Parental Controls 101
iOS is the mobile operating system from Apple. It’s used on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices. Apple limits what type of apps get approved in their store. At this point in time, there isn’t a definitive way to provide 100 percent parental controls like you’d see on a desktop or laptop computer. However, there ...

Instagram 101

Instagram 101
Instagram is a photo sharing social network mobile app (application) in which users take square sized photos and apply special filters to obtain a variety of unique looks. Users have the ability to follow others and have others follow them similar to Twitter and there is a comment thread for each photo similar to postings ...

Good and bad sources of data: Apple’s failure at iOS 6 maps

I am an avid iPhone fan, but I admit I really use it for texting, Facebook, email and and following my RSS reader. However, I will not be upgrading to iOS 6 any time soon. Why you ask? It’s all because of the new Apple maps. Let us just say I work with a bunch ...