Apple removed a bunch of screen time apps from the App Store, saying that the MDM technology they used was a security risk. Now the developers want Apple to create a screen time API.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss parental control apps and the (non) inevitable merge of macOS and iOS.
Screen Time lets parents block certain things, but it seemingly doesn’t work for everything.
Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their experiences and advice on managing kid’s online activity, plus they look at what they like—and don’t like—about Parental Control and Screen Time.
Originally designed as a parental lock feature, Restrictions let you prevent changes to certain aspects of iOS.
Apple just rolled out a new webpage dubbed “Families” with tips on managing your children’s iPhone and iPad use.
If you don’t want anyone messing with certain System Preferences options, hide ’em! In this Quick Tip, we’re going to tell you how to do this on your own Mac—or even on someone else’s. If you have to do tech support for your family members, this could be sanity-saving.
If you’re a parent who doesn’t want your child on his Mac at all hours of the night, then Parental Controls are your friend. With this built-in feature, you can set daily time limits or a bedtime and lock your kid out of his own computer after the time has elapsed! We’re sorry for this Quick Tip, kids.
Apple tends not to be influenced by activist shareholders, but perhaps this is an issue that can strike interest in the company’s leadership
Even though you can use Touch ID for it, Face ID doesn’t work. Apple likely did this on purpose though.
In case tracking your kid’s device at all times is necessary, this is how you’ll prevent anything being changed or disabled.
Ever wonder how to test an external battery? Ever want to enforce parental controls from afar? Ever wonder just how different Time Machine and iCloud are from normal backups? Well, your two favorite geeks discuss all this and a LOT more in today’s episode. Press play and enjoy!