Parents can now lock in the search setting that filters out inappropriate sites. There are still ways for kids to circumvent the feature, however.
Google's Scott Rubin talks with Larry Magid about the company's new SafeSearch lock which makes it harder for kids to circumvent filtering of search results
The company says the move is designed to ensure adult content is shown only to those who explicitly request it.
Want a bouquet of wet dog or chardonnay? Google Nose has a database of millions of smells for the sniffing. If only today weren't April Fools' Day.
Aiming to give parents the option of keeping an eagle eye over their kid's computer use, Microsoft revamps its parental controls in a "monitor first" approach that includes weekly reports.
Search the Web by smell, Maps gets a pirate-themed overhaul, and Twitter starts charging for vowels, in our April Fools' roundup.
New tool announced Friday aims to help users learn more about how to keep kids safe online.
Google recently upgraded image search to better support Apple's mobile platforms: iPhone and iPod Touch.
Parental controls in Windows 8 are more configurable and robust than ever before. We'll show you how to use parental controls in Windows 8 to help keep kids safe while using a PC.
To Microsoft Bing, Molly Wood is an unsafe search. But I can't prove otherwise without turning off safe search mode. Catch-22!