Parental Control Software
With tools like filtering, blacklists for inappropriate sites, email monitoring and social networking safeguards, parental control software can help parents keep an eye on the content their kids are accessing online. We tested the best parental control software to help parents pick the right software for their kids, their computers and their parenting strategies. We paid particular attention to factors like how easy they were to set up, how effectively they blocked content and how easy they were to circumvent, so take a look at our detailed reviews to learn more.
NextAdvisor Blog Headlines
bistroMD Announces New Diabetic Diet Meal Plan
Apr 1, 2015 - Eating healthy is difficult for many of us, but it can be especially tough — and even more important — for those with diabetes. While some people are able to cook and plan meals on their own, others can benefit from having properly portioned food ready to make in the freezer. That's where diet de...
OneDrive: Microsoft's New Approach to Cloud Storage
Apr 1, 2015 - Microsoft users may have been perplexed when the cloud storage service they've been previously employing called SkyDrive suddenly went missing from their applications. Good news for those users — the company has revamped and renamed the service to OneDrive, changing a few features and pricing, as...
How Your Company Can Take Advantage of Its Business VoIP System
Apr 1, 2015 - VoIP is not necessarily breaking news. In fact, Voice over Internet Protocol has been around since the mid-1990s and has reinvented itself time and time again to become an efficient option for both personal as well as business users in the modern technological world. The beauty of this concept is...
Don't Get Fooled! 3 Email Scams to Avoid
Apr 1, 2015 - April Fool's is upon us, and while playing pranks on friends and strangers is a great way to celebrate spring, there's nothing funny about falling victim to a scam. We use our email accounts for just about everything, which unfortunately makes them easy targets for all sorts of scams. Although mo...
Citi 0% APR Just Increased to 21 Months
Apr 1, 2015 - Citibank (a NextAdvisor advertiser) has just increased the 0% introductory APR period on their two most popular 0% APR cards – Citi Simplicity and Citi Diamond Preferred – from 18 months to an incredible 21 months. This is the longest no-interest APR intro period we've seen in a major credit card...
Did you know?
There are over 186 million websites on the Internet. Some of them are good and provide access to a wealth of information never before available. Others, well, most of us would rather not talk about them. For the most part, the Internet is completely unregulated. Along with all the great information out there, there's no shortage of sites that offer up pornography, violence, and other content that many parents don't want their children accessing.
Parental control software gives parents the ability to monitor their child's online activities and keep them from prohibited content. Parental control software can also help protect children from online predators. You can think of parental control software like Internet security software: it runs in the background, filtering content, analyzing behavior, and sending out warnings.
Advertiser Disclosure: NextAdvisor.com is a consumer information site that offers free, independent reviews and ratings of online services. We receive advertising revenue from most but not all of the companies whose products and services we review. For credit cards, we review cards from all of the top 10 US issuers by purchase volume (according to Issue 1035 of The Nilson Report, Feb 2014) excluding issuers that require additional accounts to be a cardholder and private label issuers. We may also review cards from other issuers in select cases. We do not review all products in a given category. We are independently owned and operated and all opinions expressed on this site are our own.