Troubleshooting Home Internet and Wifi Connection

Home Setup

We have all been through it, wasted hours on the phone talking to you internet service provider or phone company trying to troubleshoot internet connection problems or wifi issues. It can be painful but the reality is it’s sometimes not within the control of the provider. Hopefully this troubleshooting guide will help in getting you […]

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One way to fix your Wifi

Home Setup

I was going to name this post “How to fix your wifi” but as everyones setup is a little different, I thought I would stick to my experience and with my setup. It’s amazing how many devices households have these days. Devices such as phones, tablets, computers, smart home assistants (Alexa etc) and smart TV’s […]

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Getting out of password hell


Internet Safety

One constant pain point for all users, regardless of your technical expertise, is managing the passwords for the vast number of sites you can accumulate over the years. With a family, suddenly this can grow exponentially with every addition of a family member. Throw in the guidelines for password strength of memorised passwords, as recommended […]

June 30, 2017

YouTube Kids


Entertainment, Internet Safety

Unknown to the some, Google has age requirements on Google Accounts which technically prevent children from using most of the Google services. There has been development in the area via Googles Family Link which now supports the creation of Google Accounts for children. One application which can really be a lifesaver for many parents who’s children are currently using […]

April 17, 2017

Installing Roblox on a Mac


Games, Install Guide

Roblox can be installed on many platforms and as Roblox stipulate “…you can access ROBLOX on PC, Mac, iOS, Android, Amazon Devices, and Xbox One”. At the bottom of the page there are many link Roblox software for the platforms, this guide has been produced to to help you get started on the installation for a […]

March 12, 2017

A parents introduction to Roblox


Games, Internet Safety

ROBLOX is a game development, publishing, and gameplay platform that allows people of all ages to create games and share them with an audience of game players. Every day, virtual explorers come to ROBLOX to create adventures, play games, role play, and learn with their friends in a family-friendly, immersive, 3D environment. In ROBLOX, all […]

March 11, 2017

Children’s safety on the internet


Cyberbullying, Internet Safety

Children’s safety on the internet covers such a broad area and everyones circumstances are different. This article aims to cover the major areas with suggestions on how you can approach children on this topic. Context for children, what is the internet? Before you explain the potential threats using the internet its a good idea to […]

March 4, 2017

Securing web browsing for your child (Google Chrome)


Desktop

*** UPDATE This document is no longer current, refer to the update from Google: We’re writing to you because you created a Chrome Supervised User in the past. Since we launched Chrome Supervised Users in beta preview over four years ago, Chrome and the way we use computing devices have evolved significantly. We’ve learned a […]

March 4, 2017