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Kids' Phone Safety Blog

How to Block Apps on iPhone: Brief Guide for Everyone

April 5, 2016
how to block apps on iPhone

Smart phones are great, right? They are always with you, they help you get up in the morning. They entertain you during morning workout. They help you keep in touch with friends and family. And they allow you keeping up to world news. But sometimes smartphones might be overwhelming and distracting. This o …

Vise Parenting: How to Stop Unwanted Texts on Kid’s Phone?

March 31, 2016
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Kids and their phones: every parent knows how complicated these relationships might be. Whenever your child gets way too involved in his mobile device, let it be a phone, tablet or even computer, you feel a little worried, right? And while there are some basic means for keeping an eye on a family computer (l …

Internet Is Parents’ Biggest Fear

March 30, 2016
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The use of the Internet has expanded severely over the last decade. Aided by the continual contact provided by smartphones, 94% of teens go online every day, according to a survey from Pew Research Center. Moreover, 24% of children go online almost regularly. In a typical day, kids consume over three hours o …

Pumpic iCloud Solution Supports iOS 9.3 without Jailbreak

March 29, 2016
Pumpic for iOS 9.3

Apple has recently introduced its latest upgrade of iOS to 9.3. The new version is already available for installation on iPhones, iPads, and iPods Touch. Importantly, Pumpic is fully compatible with the new iOS 9.3. If you use the iCloud Solution by Pumpic, you can also keep monitoring your children on th …

Meet Pumpic iOS 9.2.1 iCloud Monitoring Solution NO Jailbreak Required!

March 22, 2016
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iCloud Monitoring Solution for iOS 9.2.1 by Pumpic is available already. You can now utilize its useful parental control features on iPhones, iPads, and iPods Touch without Jailbreak. Child safety is crucial. And careful parents know it for sure. Especially these days, when 88% of children aged 13-17 have …

Mobile Safety: How to Find Spy Apps On iPhone

March 6, 2016
cell phone safety

There is no surprise that the mobile phone is an integral part of our everyday life. The number of mobile phone owners is gradually growing with 4.6 billion of people in 2016 and predictions of 5.07 billion by 2019. About a half of all those would be people owning smartphones – devices that overtook des …

Overprotected: What Do Some Parents and Choppers Have in Common?

March 1, 2016
helicopter parenting

The question may seem quite strange to you. But if you are a parent of an underage kid, then step back and take a look at your daily routine. Can you now draw any parallels between you and a chopper? If not, then either you are not what people call a helicopter parent, or you refuse to notice the resemblance …

Ask.fm: Social Chat You Should Know About To Protect Your Kids

February 26, 2016
askfm can be dangerous

Being a parent of a teenager, you just have to keep up with the latest trends in technology, music, games, and fashion, if you want to fill in that naturally occurring generation gap. While you assume you have all those bases covered, there is one more thing to be aware of — social networks. You have pr …

Children & Smartphones: What’s the Right Age?

February 23, 2016
kids and phones

Today's kids use smartphones on a regular basis. Digital devices are becoming an essential part of life for every child. According to the Pew Research Center, an average kid gets his or her first smartphone at the age of 11. Children ages 2–10 use their parents\' smartphones for playing games and getting a …

St. Valentine’s Pushes Kids to Using Dating Apps. Pumpic Offers Solution

February 12, 2016
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February 14th has always caused couples to feel the heart, make something special for each other, and share warmth. However, with the integration of technologies deeper in our lives, even St. Valentine’s starts losing its romance. Modern young people do not write poems when fall in love. Relationships s …

Parental Control for iPhones and Androids: Pros and Cons

February 1, 2016
iphones vs androids

Even kids of the strictest parents can be naughty from time to time. Add here the peer pressure, restless teen age, and impunity (at least partial one) given by modern technologies that might offer anonymity, and you will get a burning mixture that might blow up hard, if you don’t keep it under a wise and …

Android Marshmallow Features Everyone Will Love

January 28, 2016
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You know how it usually goes – Google is talking about a new Android to be released soon, and all you get is a slightly different button design, and nothing helpful or innovative. Despite all the previous disappointments Android Marshmallow is going to be the coolest version to be released for today. Here …

Should Parents Use Kids’ Real Names As Google ID On Android Devices?

January 27, 2016
android google id

It seems like only yesterday first mobile phones were introduced to the public. But here we have, the year 2016, and most of our lives and everyday activities somehow involve smartphones and other mobile devices. No one can say that such connection with the web is a bad thing – technologies have made our l …

AfterSchool App – Another Online Risk Parents Should Consider

January 25, 2016
afterschool application

What can be more natural for a modern kid than being a social media savvy? In a digital world, where 73% of teens have access to a smartphone, it is no surprise that your kid might be actively communicating on most social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, which have become incr …

Joining the Party: Do You Monitor You Kid’s Digital Life?

January 21, 2016
kids digital life

Is your teen daughter head over heels on the Internet again? Are you suspicious about people she is chatting with? Is it your son whose behavior is disturbing as well as his under-eye circles he has after all night online? Well, join the party – you are not the only worried parent out there! Even though …

How to Track Browser History on Android

January 1, 2016
android browser history

Android OS is probably the most popular platform for smartphones and tablets worldwide and only iOS can compete with it. It is user-friendly, effective, and powerful, though there is a blot on the landscape – Android, unlike iOS, has no built-in parental controls. There are attempts to solve this situation …

Necessity of Parental Restrictions on Android

December 31, 2015
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In case you are a parent of a teenager, one of the first things you should do is ensure your computer is protected with parental controls. In such case you will know what your kid is searching and watching online. But what about Android parental monitoring? Today a great amount of teens are using mobile devi …

Are There Parental Controls on Android Phones?

December 30, 2015
android parental controls

Can you imagine yourself sitting beside your teen and watching him or her chatting with friends? It seems that the approach that could work with your child will not work in this case. Moreover, teenagers are notorious for spending ages browsing through the Internet and social media. Most likely that you have …

Parental Guide to Sneaky Camera Apps

December 29, 2015
sneaky apps

The fact that a word ‘selfie’ is now included in the diaries shows how pictures are important for modern generations. Even adults agree that taking pictures and sharing them with friends helps feeling close and connected, as well as helps remembering the most precious moments. But unfortunately, there ar …

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