As I mentioned in my post on ROKU, many folks are firing the cable company and going to just Internet TV services such as NETFLIX, HULU & HULU PLUS.
These are great services but, just like Cable TV, they are not without areas of concern for parents who wish to protect kids from inappropriate material.
To most parents, that conjures up the image of those harness/leash ensembles that parents use on toddlers when they take them shopping!
Today, though, tethering is the ability of a smart phone or tablet to act as a WiFi “hot spot”, just like at Starbucks or Panera Bread. It is very handy (especially when [...]
Have you fired your cable company lately? Many people are either shifting from traditional cable TV service to Internet-based streaming services such as NETFLIX and HULU+, or they are supplementing their cable services with these new technologies.
A popular device that enables access to hundreds of programs is called: ROKU
Now, this is a [...]
When I answered the phone I heard the fear in her voice. It was a mother (in another city) whose child had a “nosy friend” on the Internet and she was scared to death that the “friend” was a predator. She called, needing direction and advice and we got the proper authorities involved. The last [...]
It has been a great and wild year for Knights’ Quest and for me, personally. I’d like to thank you for your prayers and support and hope I get to visit your communities in the coming year to educate and equip parents and youth regarding Internet dangers.
As we enter the final two months [...]
OpenDNS Web Site
You might want to read the first in this series: Filtering Your Home Network via OpenDNS: What Parents Need To Know Part I – What is OpenDNS?
Ok, now that you have decided to use OpenDNS to filter your home network (possibly for FREE!) the question comes up:
Most parents want to protect their children from inappropriate and harmful material on the Internet. The problem is: HOW?
Well, it boils down to two battlefields: Your home Internet connection and network, and….everywhere else!
With devices attached to your network, either by cable or WI-FI, you can filter out inappropriate web-based materials in one of [...]
Streaming movies and TV shows to computers and other devices is becoming more popular as more and more companies follow NETFLIX’s lead. Time Warner, the owner of the HBO and CINEMAX networks, jumped in this pool in 2010 by offering two separate streaming services: HBO GO and MAX GO. Both of these services are designed [...]
If you haven’t read Part I of this series, yet, you can find it right HERE!
As we saw in Part I, iTunes and the iTunes Store enable access to a wide range of material. Some is suitable for children and youth, some is not. This is no different from a “brick and mortar” [...]
It is amazing how much Apple’s top sellers have impacted our culture. Joggers, students, housewives, shoppers. You can’t go anywhere without seeing people using these devices.
One common thread that they share is that they all use the iTunes software to purchase media (music, videos, etc.) or to load media that they have “ripped” [...]