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Questions tagged [children]

Programs that are suitable for children or are meant to be used when one has children (like adult content blocker etc.)

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Authoring tool for multi media interactive mini applications

I'm looking for an alternative to the discontinued MatchWare Mediator: Mediator was a Windows software, meant for authoring interactive multimedia-based presentations. It was an easy to learn and ...
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Toddler painting app/game for Windows

We have a living room Windows PC connected to the TV and our 2 year old is interested in it. I think he could play with it if we found the right app. Ideally it would be very simple and foolproof. ...
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Tracking child's phone?

My 11 y/o has a Android phone. I want to be able to know at any time where the phone is located. What software would be recommended for this? (I have checked the play store and there are so many, ...
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Puzzle games for children without fluffy graphics (not “educational”)

I'm in search for games my 4 and 7 year old can play that are satisfying, intellectually stimulant and that make them happy. Not the crappy that appears in any search for "games for kids" (I mean ...
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Proxy to set child protection

My sister has a 10 year old child which starts to use computer. She needs some sort of child protection set. Microsoft is unhelpful (and downright insulting to intelligence of users) in that query, ...
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Child surveillance and monitoring of Internet use

The child of a friend of mine was in contact with a pedophile/pervert on the Internet. I provide support for the PC of my friend and he asked me for help. The contact was on a game forum and in Skype....
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Software to block keyboard of laptop during video conversation

Having a little children in a Skype conversation in a laptop is complicated: they either ignore the screen if it is too far away or start banging the keyboard if it is too close by. I am looking for ...
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Parental internet filtering software that can block specific content rather than just whole domain names

All of the parental internet filtering software I'm aware of seems to be based around blocking entire domain names. So that's an easy problem to solve. However I'm trying to find internet filtering ...
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A good and fun way to learn programming? [closed]

I want something fun, like clolobot, which was primarily a very interesting game that teaches programming along the way. Please suggest other ones similar to this. Features - Start with small ...
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Encyclopedia that works offline (alternative to Encarta)

Encarta was abandoned in 2009 because everyone uses Wikipedia. But I need a software similar to Encarta or Britannica. I'm installing some software on a Windows 7 laptop that belongs to a 10 years ...
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Programming software for kids [closed]

I have a 10 year old nephew who enjoys computers and seems be interested in the how they work. I'm a programmer and would like to encourage him to try out programming but getting a 10 year old to ...
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Software Development Training/Projects

Not sure how to ask this. I have attempted to search for this but it's extremely difficult to find software and not just training seminars for it. The basic functionality I would like would be a ...
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iPad - “user rights” app

I have an iPad and am looking for an app that allows me to control who may open / delete what apps. Background: I have a child. I play some games on the iPad and it "happens" that she deletes them. ...
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What should I put on a Nexus 7 to make it safer for my children?

I wish to encourage my children (aged 12 & 10) to use their Nexus 7 tablet (Android KitKat) as widely as possible. However, I would prefer them not to misuse the privilege. I wish to block ...
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Android application to learn English for small kids

Please recommend me an android application that teaches English for small kids (max 5 years). It is okay if it's not free. My kid can't read, so this tool should teach through images. I have tried ...