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Kids' Phone Safety Blog

Is There a Keylogger for Cell Phones?

September 30, 2015
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Keylogger is special software (or even hardware) used to monitor the target device. It’s main purpose is to track each key stroke typed, every button pushed, and tap on the touch screen. Ultimately, a keylogger may track any activity on the target smartphone or tablet (and not only). Keylogging software …

It Took Kids’ Lives Away. Cyberbullying Stories That Really Happened

September 30, 2015
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Bullying among children and teenagers has always existed and, sadly, is likely to remain a part of growing up in the future. However, as technologies develop and “cyberneticize” our social life, bullies get more possibilities to keep their victims under pressure 24 hours a day 7 days a week, leaving no p …

Can I Monitor My Kids iPod Touch?

September 28, 2015
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The iPod Touch is a top-pick pocket media player among kids these days. The device looks and works similarly to the known and most-desired Apple phone and is often called an iPhone-without-the-phone. It is a great mobile device with many capabilities and online services provided. Talking about child prote …

How to Set Parental Controls on Android Tablet

September 25, 2015
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Having kids imposes many responsibilities. Taking into consideration the time they spend with mobile devices in hands, finding out how to put parental controls on a tablet or smartphone sounds like a reasonable part of parental duties to start with. Statistically, kids of 2 y. o. spend at least 10 minutes o …

How to Set Parental Controls on iPad

September 15, 2015
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With technological progress inching closer to private lives of parents, kids start using mobile devices much earlier than they learn how to say a word. To be more specific, about 40% of toddlers use iPads before they can actually speak. Sure, it’s way too easier for parents to give a child a tablet and …

Parents’ Handmades and Inventions for Child Safety and Protection

September 11, 2015
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Careful parents always take care of their children and do their best to provide them with comprehensive protection. Most of them turn to parental controls, which allow monitoring and controlling many activities kids are engaged in daily. However, there are some, who try the roads less travelled and invent re …

Smartphones and Tablets Hit Back to School List

September 1, 2015
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The summer is over and it’s time for kids to get back to school. And it’s the right time for parents to think about child protection and online security. Thus, you will prevent you loved ones from many perils in advance. The number one source of danger children may come across in 2015 is closely conne …

Useful Educational iOS Apps for Your Children

August 25, 2015
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A great variety of mobile games and other addicting applications make it hard to pull kids away from their smartphones and tablets. However, software development went much further than social and time wasting apps having introduced many educational solutions whereby children can entertain and learn simultane …

Spanking: Necessary Disciplinary Measure or Emotional Trauma

August 24, 2015
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Did you know that about 74% of parents use spanking in their disciplinary practice? However, does it really work and help raise a child to obey parents and become a good person in future? How to define spanking? How hard should it be? How many times? And for what reasons? All these questions remain unanswere …

Australian Government Leads the Way against Cyberbullying

August 21, 2015
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Online bullying is a known danger children face worldwide these days. Meanwhile the rest of the globe counts statistic data horrifying of the results, the government of Australia takes action fighting against the issue by removing humiliating posts from social networks on their own. From now on, the Offic …

Omegle App Encourages Talking to Strangers

August 19, 2015
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When would parents consider their kids talking to a stranger good? Perhaps, if this stranger happens to be a female, over 40 years old librarian. In most cases, engaging in a conversation with an unknown man or a woman is reasonably associated with danger. Thanks to the Internet, chances for your child to me …

Mobile Learning via Smartphones and Tablets

August 18, 2015
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Did you know that 80% of students use smartphones and tablets to get online? This means that at least 47% of students check their home assignments, go to Wikipedia, and simply learn online through smartphones. The recent study conducted by Harris Interactive polled more than 1 thousand from 2nd-4th year c …

How to Jailbreak iPhone 4s, 5, 5s, 5c, 6, 6 plus (iOS 8)

August 14, 2015
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If you are a lucky owner of the Apple device, you surely know what jailbreak means. This process of cracking the iOS file system enhances capabilities of your iPhone, and lets you customize the device up to your preferences. In the beginning, when first iPhones had just hit the market, jailbreaking iOS se …

Child Online Protection Measures across the States of America

August 12, 2015
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Nowadays it is impossible for a child to get good education, move ahead in life and connect with the broader world without the Internet. It lets kids succeed in different spheres bypassing obstacles caused by social status, physical possibilities, temperament, age etc. Therefore, it is of utmost importanc …

Daily Dangers and Safety Tips for Parents and Little Kids

August 11, 2015
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Taking care of children and protecting them from danger both at home and outdoors are top priorities of responsible parents. Pumpic cares for kids as well and does its best to help parents secure child safety. Below you will find a list of daily perils children tend to face. In addition, we will provide y …

Kids Learned to Avoid Parental Control Online

August 10, 2015
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With stranger danger coming closer to our children these days, and the number of kids whose time spent online increases rapidly, modern parents have a very important task – to become more tech savvy and turn into cyberparents with eyes widely open. As estimated by eMarketer, this year will show us about …

Tips on Child Security in Summer

August 7, 2015
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The summer goes on and it is right the time, when children’s online use increases greatly. At the same time, it is the right time to remember that together with the time kids spend surfing the Internet rises a chance of facing many dangers like cyberbullying, online predators’ attacks, sexting, web fraud …

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