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.
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Can I Protect My Family with Identity Guard?
May 17, 2013 - Q: I'm a single parent and interested in signing up for Identity Guard, but I also want to make sure my children have identity theft protection. Does Identity Guard offer any program that protects one parent and two children? A:
Does Internet Fax Have Busy Signals?
May 17, 2013 - Q: My employees are required to fax in their timeslips on Fridays. Sometimes they have to try 4-5 times before the fax will come through and get busy signals. Can Internet fax services accomodate this incoming volume without busy signals? A:
Customizable Diet Programs
May 16, 2013 - Dieting can be tough when you're a picky eater. That's why some diet programs allow you to add some personal preference to their meal plans. Out of the meal delivery services we've reviewed, we found Jenny Craig to be the
Does Cardstore's 'Add My Signature' Tool Actually Look Good?
May 16, 2013 - Cardstore recently added a new feature to its card customization called "Add my signature." This feature allows you to upload your real-life signature to the card. Naturally we thought this was an interesting feature, so we decided to test it out.
Top 5 Red Flags Of Online Dating
May 16, 2013 - Online Dating can be a fun and effective way to meet singles and develop long lasting meaningful relationships. But much like regular dating, you must be aware of certain signs that may tip you off to a bad personality or situation.
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.
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