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Our full guide to Internet safety for kids

Internet safety for kids

The Internet has transformed the way we communicate, travel, work and play. It has even changed the way we parent. It presents new challenges, but also excellent opportunities for learning and growth.

If you have kids, regardless of their ages, they probably have access to the Internet at some point in their day. Whether it’s your middle schooler playing Minecraft, or your teenager chatting on social media, Internet use requires a degree of responsibility. You can’t shield kids from everything and while it’s not realistic to monitor every second of their day, keeping an open dialogue around parental controls and Internet safety certainly can help.

At Ting Internet, we like to think of parental controls as training wheels for learning to use the Internet respectfully and responsibly. Browse our guide of parental controls for platforms like YouTube and Netflix below. These practical steps, paired with an open conversation around Internet safety, can help you raise kids who have a mature awareness of the Internet.

Buy or bring a new iPhone to Ting: plus, why we’re excited about eSIM

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The title of this post kind of gives it all away but if you’re eyeing iPhone XR, iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max and thinking, well I’d love to bring me one of those to Ting, we’ve got great news.

All three new iPhone models will be compatible with Ting and they’ll be available in the Ting Shop. We’ll even have them for pre-order on September 14 for iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max and on October 19 for XR.

If you haven’t heard the latest iPhone news, here’s what we’re excited about in the new models.

The wacky, cool cell phones of Hollywood

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We’ll never forget these cool cell phones from TV and the movies

Believe it or not, some of us grew up in the time where cell phones were still a novelty both in real life, on TV and in the movies.

Whether Hollywood was trying to play on our gadget envy or make us laugh, these cool cell phones made a statement, in ways that came off as wacky at best.

Keep your eyes peeled for all your favorites and even one that’s making a comeback.

Rebooted phones combine retro designs with modern technology

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Retro rebooted phones make great options for #tbt social media posts. Many reboots have retro styles and smartphone technology similar to what you’d get from the latest models. If you enjoy a retro look, check out these rebooted phones.

Brick phones get rebooted with a touchscreen

Brick phones were popular in the 1990s, but they fell out of fashion as people started to buy smaller flip phones. Now, a few brick phones from the past have gotten technological makeovers. The So Retro phone, for instance, has a touchscreen, fast processor, and SIM card.

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The Higoo 2016 phone also combines a retro style with new technology. The rebooted option has an interesting aesthetic that you probably haven’t seen in years. It won’t appeal to everyone, but it’s an exciting option for people who appreciate the Flashback Friday style.

Samsung Galaxy Note9 specs: let’s take a look

Let’s talk Samsung Galaxy Note9 specs

Samsung’s billing the Note9 as the “world’s most powerful smartphone.” Is it really worth the title? We’ll let you decide.

In this post, we’ll dive into the Samsung Galaxy Note9 specs and see what they reveal. You can also check out our Facebook video on the Note9’s standout features.

Our Moto G6 Play review

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An exceptional phone at an affordable price

Motorola phones with impressive specs at a great price aren’t hard to come by these days. You’re spoiled for choice, really. So what sets the Moto G6 Play apart from the pack?

Never has a phone looked and felt so good for just $199. We’re serious. Today, you can own a phone that takes amazing photos in all kinds of light, powers through a day and night on a single charge and is built with intuitive skills that make using this toy (or tool, depending on how you look at it) a joy.

Moto G6 Play price: get more for less

At just $199 it seems almost unthinkable that Moto G6 Play is this affordable.

Pre-order it starting on June 28, 2018 in the Ting Shop.

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