A lot of schools these days are using Chromebooks for schoolwork rather than traditional books. Some schools don't allow kids to bring Chromebooks home and others only let the older kids take the computer off school grounds. This means, you either have to buy a Chromebook for your child to do their homework, or you can save some money and just add the school account to a shared...
When so many things are streaming for both kids and adults, it can be difficult to make sure that what your child sees and watches is appropriate — especially when the family shares the same device. This is why I'm so excited for kid's profiles to be rolling out to the Chromecast with Google TV.
Google’s Family Link parental control software is getting several new features that will make it easier for parents to manage how their children spend time on Android devices. The new additions include “always allowed apps,” more detailed app activity reports, parental controls on-device for Android, and more.
Children can be very impressionable, so shielding them from the internet is understandable. However, accessing the internet is becoming more and more necessary for children as they grow, especially as more education moves online. Here are the ways you can best protect your child as they explore the wonders of the internet.
Everyone (including me) praises Amazon's parental controls, but Google's Family Link apps make it extremely easy for parents to monitor their kiddos screen time, and what apps and content they have access to. We'll show you how easy it is to set screen time limits for your kids from the app.
Google is trying to help keep kids safe and let parents monitor the internet and device usage with their Family Link app. If your child doesn't have a Google account yet, that can be set up directly in the app. If they do have an account, it can be linked to the app simply.