How to Install Parental Controls on All of Your Gadgets

Let's face it, the internet is a wicked cesspool of filth and debauchery filled with weirdos, pervs, and foul-mouthed trolls. You can ensure that your kids remain untainted by these corrupting influences while they surf the web simply by activating the integrated Parental Controls of every major OS and gaming system.… » 1/18/14 12:00pm 1/18/14 12:00pm

Every Phone Should Have This Windows Phone 8 Childproofing Feature

Kids these days just can't keep their grubby hands off smartphones and tablets. Once they see the big shiny screen, it's over. Boogers wiped on your home button, drool trail on the display—it ain't pretty. But what's worse is if they accidentally tap into your phone's personal information: private pictures, salacious… » 8/30/12 4:36pm 8/30/12 4:36pm

Xbox 360 Fall Update Full Details (DivX! XviD!)

Update: Apparently there's actually something good in this update! Too bad they didn't actually include it in the press release, but the Xbox 360 will support DivX and XviD! Hurray! Here's what we got from the Xbox team: » 11/30/07 12:40pm 11/30/07 12:40pm

AT&T Introduces Pay-For-Play Parental Controls for Cell Phones

AT&T's mobile division is going to follow Disney Mobile and others by introducing its "Smart Limits" parental controls: parents use a web interface to set call blocking, calling hours, text message and download limits. But unlike many similar child-protection systems, this one will cost users $4.99 per month—per kid. » 9/04/07 9:29am 9/04/07 9:29am