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Kids' Phone Safety Blog

Star Wars Under Parental Controls

December 28, 2015
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Among numerous films created in Hollywood, the Star Wars saga by George Lucas is definitely must-see. The story of heroes Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia, as well as the famous villain Darth Vader is inspirational for many generations of kids and grown-ups dreaming to become the next Jedi knight …

How to Unplug Kids from Screens of Mobile Gadgets on Christmas Holidays

December 24, 2015
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Christmas holiday season is your chance to share fantastic moments with your family. There are so many things to do together, so many words to say each other. That’s why as a careful parent you should make sure that nothing bothers you and your loved ones. Below you will find some useful tips on how to …

Pumpic Introduces Free Control Panel Mobile App for Android Smartphones

December 17, 2015

Pumpic keeps forging ahead making its monitoring solutions even more advanced and user-friendly. Today the company introduces another useful addition for its clients – Pumpic Control Panel Mobile App – a separate mobile application to access the Control Panel of Pumpic’s monitoring app. From now on, p …

Can Parents Read Text Messages?

December 1, 2015
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Modern children prefer texting to making calls. According to the International Smartphone Mobility Report by Infomate, sending text messages these days 5 times exceeds the number of phone conversations. That’s why an opportunity of monitoring texts is so crucial for parents. As estimated, people in the …

Is Spying On Text Messages Illegal?

November 30, 2015
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The common rule is that it is illegal to spy on text messages because it violates a person’s privacy. By spying, it's meant unauthorized surveillance over one’s mobile device without their consent. On the other hand, there are circumstances under which one person can track text messages from one cell …

How to Detect Spy App on Android

November 25, 2015
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Monitoring apps are very popular these days. And though it is illegal to use them other than for parental control or supervising employees, who know and agree to it, some people still violate rights of others unfairly applying monitoring apps for spying. To prevent users from illegal survaillance, develop …

Where to Find Pumpic Coupons & Pumpic Trial

November 17, 2015
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We at Pumpic always take care of our clients. By not only providing them with reliable monitoring and comprehensive child protection, but affordable prices and saving offers as well. Thus, each and everyone, who buys the 6 or 12-month Pumpic plan, also gets two identical subscriptions for free. However, y …

Multitasking Damages Kids’ Brains and Productivity

November 4, 2015
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Everyone knows there are some issues about multitasking. However, as studies of Stanford University show, multitasking is not only problematic, it can also reasonably reduce your performance and damage your brain. The issue becomes even more crucial, when it comes to children. The point is that many of th …

How to Block Access to Personal Data on Facebook

November 3, 2015
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Facebook is no longer an ordinary social network. For many people it has become the way of living. Thus, to find out more about a person (preferences, hobbies, activities etc.), you don’t need to be good friends. You can just open his/her Facebook account and see it all right there. It really provides u …

Age Restrictions on Social Media

November 2, 2015
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Did you know that there are age restrictions for all social networks children use? Thus, to register and enjoy communication on Facebook, your son or daughter must at least 13. However, many kids neglect these rules. As surveyed, 52% of them use social media much earlier than the age specified. Below, you …

Helpful Apps for Parents to Handle Daily Routine

October 30, 2015
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Being a parent is probably the toughest job ever. Though one of the most pleasurable as well. Parents have neither vocations nor sick leaves. They can’t take a day off or quit. Parenting means being ready for anything on Earth 24/7. To make parents’ lives a little easier, we have put together a list o …

Snapchat Like Apps – What Parents Should Know

October 29, 2015
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Due to messages disappearing in a split second, Snapchat has become one of the most popular applications among teenagers. The very same feature allowing snaps vanish made Snapchat dangerous for kids. Cyberbullies and online predators found it easy to creep into kids’ favor and victimize them via Snapcha …

Cyber Safety Tips

October 28, 2015
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In modern era, when every child has an online connected device and can access the Internet right in the middle of a country filed, the importance of cyber safety is crucial as never before. What is cyber safety, you may wonder. From parental control perspective, it can be explained as a set of rules to fo …

Social Media Monitoring: Why Do You Need It?

October 27, 2015
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Kids cannot live without social media these days. You can barely find a teenager in the States who doesn’t have at least one online social profile. The majority of them, though, have several profiles often including Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook. Social networks naturally have both pros and …

What Is Parental Control?

October 26, 2015
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Though it seems to be clear from the phrase itself, many people still wonder, “What is parental control.” Let’s dedicate a few paragraphs to introduce the meaning and explain it in terms of mobile monitoring software. Generally, parental control refers to a set of measures parents use to take care o …

National Bullying Prevention Month

October 21, 2015
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Bullying in the USA is a crucial issue that hurts mainly kids (students and teens). Back in 2006, PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center founded a campaign called National Bullying Prevention Month taking place in October. The mission is to educate society and raise awareness about bullying and its prev …

Why Better Not Update to iOS 9 Yet?

October 20, 2015
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iOS 9 was released in the middle of September. Some Apple users rushed to update their smartphones and tablets right away and faced many bugs slowing down device performance. To fix it all, the iOS 9.0.1 and iOS 9.0.2 updates has been issued already. However, there are many inaccuracies remaining, which l …

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents and Children

October 13, 2015
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Halloween is right about to come, which means your kids can’t sit still already awaiting for candies, parties, trick-or-treating. As a careful parent, you should realize how many potential risks such communication events usually have and avert dangers in advance. Especially considering that on Halloween …

Useful Digital Recipes for Careful Parents

October 9, 2015
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Kids and mobile devices with many various applications on them have become inseparable these days. And since to deprive children of all these gadgets seems to be impossible, parents can at least make technologies work the way to help them keep children safe. We have gathered some useful recipes from ifttt …

Blocking These Websites Will Make Your Kids’ Online Life Safer

October 2, 2015
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Modern parents have many things to take care of to make their kids safe. One of these things involve making sure your kids don’t stumble upon some inappropriate content online. The danger of that is just too high to let the whole thing be unsupervised. Any kind of content is open to everyone on the Interne …

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