What do you do? Advice welcome

Post new topic   Reply to topic    Forum -> Computers, Technology and Devices

View latest: 24h 48h 72h

red sea


Post  Thu, Apr 25 2019, 12:43 am
K 9 was bought & discontinued. I have used them for years as a way to 1) track usage, 2) block everything including hours not to be used except for a list of whitelisted sites during certain times of day. Everything else had to be done through our passworded main area in the house computer.

Any ideas for software or other helpful ideas to replace our family's tech checks & balances? What do you do in your home especially with teen boys? I am interested in continuing to (preferably by myself making the choices) track, block, whitelist & lock. Software as well as philosophy welcome.
Back to top



Post  Thu, Apr 25 2019, 12:54 am
I recently got Qustodio and have been thrilled. I have different users set up on my computer for different kids, and I set up for each of them what categories they're allowed to access (or block all categories and just whitelist specific sites). I also set up times of access for each. When each child goes online from their user it automatically uses the settings for that user (I believe up to 5 users are included in the base price). When they need to access more (say, for school research) they go online from my user (which also has certain categories blocked, but allows much more than theirs). I get daily reports for each user. Qustodio can also be used for other devices if that is relevant to you.
Back to top



Post  Thu, Apr 25 2019, 7:07 am
I like TimeBoss which is customisable for each computer user, allows you to either whitelist or blacklist, and enables setting time limits for different categories of computer use as well as overall screen time.
Back to top
Recent Topics

Page 1 of 1 View latest: 24h 48h 72h

Post new topic   Reply to topic    Forum -> Computers, Technology and Devices

Related Topics Replies Last Post
The definition of good advice
by amother
0 Wed, Feb 12 2020, 6:58 am View last post
Flying out of Newark Airport...Need advice
by amother
9 Tue, Feb 04 2020, 10:50 pm View last post
I need desperate advice and how would u deal?
by amother
80 Mon, Feb 03 2020, 7:49 pm View last post
Baby coughing only when asleep... advice pls!
by Dolly1
17 Wed, Jan 29 2020, 1:08 pm View last post
Mom's of all boy families - advice please
by amother
22 Wed, Jan 15 2020, 4:33 pm View last post

Jump to: