SmyleSafe: Web Filtering Software App AppDictions Review
As children are presented with Internet ready devices with increasing frequency, the need to protect oneself and surf safely becomes paramount. SmyleSafe comes in hand in these situations, as it has the ability to restrict access to various sites, with the age being the number one factor.
SmyleSafe: Web Filtering Software App Features:
Parents will be amazed and pleased with the abilities of this browser. The only thing required of you as the parent, is to install the browser in any of the iPhones’ or iPads’ owned by their children, then set the age brackets of all these. Once you set the age brackets in each phone according to the user’s age, then the browser automatically filters sites and content suitable for your parameters. The other great thing with Smyleface is the fact that the browser logs each and every action and site the user visits. You can see the entire internet activity of the user, especially when you log into a remote computer in the SmyleSafe's website.
SmyleSafe: Web Filtering Software App Appearance & Layout:
SmyleSafe also comes with a geo-fencing feature, which enables you to select the regions where the child or student is allowed to be. Whenever he or she goes beyond the “fenced” area, then the browser sends you (the guardian) a mail confirming the same. You can then track down the phone to see where he or she is. In this way, parents can determine the real location of their children, and if the site they are visiting is safe.
SmyleSafe: Web Filtering Software App Value:
SmyleSafe is an intuitve functional app that offers great peice of mind for parents at $4.99.
The fastest selling cloud-based web filtering safe browser is now available for iPhone, iPod and iPad!
Ensure the safety of your whole family with groundbreaking real time web page analysis and filtering of each and every website visited by your children with unique parental controls.
NEW FEATURE: GEOFENCING – Create electronic boundaries on a map. Get instant email alerts if your child goes outside the boundary.
Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. You can easily turn off location tracking from inside the app.
From the makers of the 2012 Gold Award Winner for Parental Control Software for Cell Phones by TopTenReviews.com, SmyleSafe is a secure, protected and effective web browser with a cloud-based web filtering engine. Updates to the engine are added automatically without needing to update the software on the device.
Once you setup the age of your child, SmyleSafe is ready to go. SmyleSafe browser will block inappropriate and offensive websites with its built-in dynamic blacklist of thousands of categorized websites. You can blacklist any custom URL or set time restrictions to prevent your child from browsing the Internet during school hours or bedtime.
The app will also track the location of your child and also logs every website visit attempted by your child in the safe browser. You can view activity logs from anywhere by logging into the SmyleSafe website.
SmyleSafe browser is fun-filled and exciting to use for kids. The safe browser experience is very close to Safari browser allowing the native functions such as:
- Pinch & Zoom
SmyleSafe Browser Features:
- Age-based Filtering
Setting up SmyleSafe is very easy. Just select the age group of your child who will use the iDevice. You are then ready to give the device to your child. SmyleSafe takes care of rest by allowing only content appropriate for the selected age group.
- Time Restrictions
Perhaps your child is using the Internet during school hours or after bedtime. SmyleSafe’s built-in time restrictions allow you to set hours of the day when the browser will not open any web pages.
- Location Tracking and Geofencing
SmyleSafe tracks the location of your child and uploads it periodically to your online dashboard. You can also set electronic boundaries or fences. If your child goes outside the fence, an instant alert is sent to your email address so you can take appropriate action.
- Safe Search Enforcement
SmyleSafe imposes strict safe search enforcement to all major search engines, disallowing access to any inappropriate websites from search results such as text, images or news.
- Online Dashboard included
You are granted access to an online dashboard from where you can monitor each and every activity your child performs. You can login to the dashboard from any device’s web browser to monitor websites visited (or attempted) and locations at intervals you set. You can also make changes to the settings from within the dashboard, which are applied absolutely immediately.
- Kids’ Requests and Email Alerts
Your child is given the freedom to request access of any blocked website from you. You can grant access or deny it. You can also setup email alerts to be notified when a blocked website is accessed or when your child goes outside a geofence.
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