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Internet Security
May 24, 2022

Gryphon Announces Investment from Harmony to Launch ‘MetaSafe’

Personal Network Protection and Privacy Firm – Gryphon – Announces Investment from Harmony to Launch ‘MetaSafe’ The strategic investment in Gryphon’s tens-of-thousands of privacy-first mesh WiFi routers, enables the debut…
Internet Security
May 13, 2022

What is DNS Spoofing or DNS Poisoning?

You may have seen a number of technology media recently reporting an unpatched DNS bug that has put millions of routers and smart connected devices at risk of being hacked. …
Product Reviews
May 1, 2022

Gryphon AX review by MacDirectory

Gryphon Routers Written by Ric Getter May 1, 2022 There are few things that have been more of a blessing and a curse for parents than the internet. On one…
Product Reviews
April 7, 2022

Gryphon AX Review by Forbes

Gryphon Launches Wi-Fi 6 Router With Parental Controls And Firewall. Written by: Mark Sparrow April 7, 2022 Gryphon Online Safety sells Wi-Fi and online safety products and the company has…
Internet Security
March 19, 2022

5 Simple Tips for Cleaning Up Your Digital Life

  Empty Your Digital Trash: Empty the recycling bin on your desktop because nothing you delete is permanently gone until you’ve done so. All the old files, documents, and photos…
Product Reviews
March 4, 2022

Gryphon AX Review by TechPowerUp

Gryphon AX WiFi 6 Router Review Written by: VSG March 4, 2022 Gryphon had impressed me with its take on the WiFi 5 (802.11ac) mesh system as a brand-new startup in…
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February 11, 2022

How Much Screen Time is Too Much for Kids?

For today’s parents, screen time is really a two-edged sword when it comes to raising kids. In one sense, smartphones, tablets, and TVs offer a reliable, convenient way to keep…
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February 4, 2022

10 Ways to Teach Your Child Not to Talk to Strangers Online

It’s part of nearly everyone’s childhood experience: we learn about things like “stranger danger” and how we should always be cautious around adults we don’t already know. Kids generally have…
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January 28, 2022

11 Online Risks Parents Should Be Informed About

While many parents have a carefree attitude about how their kids use the web, it’s clear that more thought and effort needs to go into digital parenting in the current…
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January 21, 2022

Is Roblox Safe for Kids?

Every generation has a classic movie franchise, an episodic TV show, or a game that sets a new standard for what’s to come. For the current generation of young people,…
Product Reviews
January 9, 2022

Gryphon AX review by New Atlas

Achieve a no dead spot zone with this powerful router, now on sale January 9, 2022 Are you searching for the ultimate router? The sleek Gryphon AX WiFi Router brings…
Product Reviews
January 4, 2022

Gryphon Parental Control Router and Mesh Wi-Fi System Review by GeekDad

Gryphon Parental Control Router & Mesh Wi-Fi System Written by: Ricardo Rebelo January 4, 2022 These days GeekParents are always fighting a war between letting their children ingest quality online…
Product Reviews
December 16, 2021

Gryphon AX review: A security-focused mesh system

Gryphon AX review: A security-focused mesh system Written By: Samuel Contreras December 10, 2021 What if a router company cared about your security as much as you do? Gryphon makes…
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December 16, 2021

Gryphon AX Review by HelpDeskGeek.com

Gryphon Mesh Router Review: Powerful Wi-Fi Coverage With Layers of Security And Control Written by: Patrick Hearn December 8, 2021 Spoiler alert: Gryphon AX router rules... In the modern home,…
Digital Parenting
December 7, 2021

Types of Parental Controls: Everything You Need To Know

As if parenting wasn’t already tough enough, today’s parents now need to contend with the many challenges technology presents when raising children. It’s no longer just a matter of basic…
Digital Parenting
December 6, 2021

How To Set Up Parental Controls for Your Kid’s Internet Usage

Technology is a blessing and a curse for modern parents. In one sense, it’s super easy to just set your kids up with an iOS device like an iPhone or…
Digital Parenting
December 5, 2021

How To Block Websites From Your Child

Educational websites for kids of all ages can be valuable for their development. Our favorite websites are loaded with knowledge and present opportunities to explore new ideas and absorb information.…
Digital Parenting
December 4, 2021

How Do I Restrict My Child’s Internet Access?

The internet is a goldmine of opportunity, from education and information to social experiences and entertainment. Just look at the current generation of internet native kids who already know the…
Digital Parenting
December 3, 2021

10 Tips for Setting Up Parental Controls on Google Chrome

Google Chrome won the battle of the internet browsers years ago, and now the software is ingrained as part of our daily lives in many ways. We use Chrome to…
Digital Parenting
December 2, 2021

12 Tips for How To Break Child’s Screen Addiction

Screen addiction is one of those widespread problems lurking just under the surface, yet nobody seems to want to talk about it. As a society, we’re constantly attached to our…
Digital Parenting
December 1, 2021

8 Easy Steps for Putting Parental Controls on YouTube

YouTube ranks among the most visited websites globally, with billions of hours of content available on the internet and new materials uploaded every minute and available with just a tap…
Internet Security
November 30, 2021

Why Is Network Security Important?

Insurance for your home, seatbelts for your car, security for your network – this is what we do to protect ourselves, our families, and the most valuable assets we own.…
Product Reviews
November 25, 2021

Top 5 Best WiFi 6 Mesh Routers

According to the WiFi Alliance, WiFi 6 goes above and beyond in every category of network performance, security, and other key metrics. WiFi 6 has been long-awaited by the enterprise…
WiFi Technology
November 20, 2021

Mesh Router System vs. WiFi Extender

It’s an issue that we’ve all encountered on our WiFi journey: poor coverage in certain areas of our home, or even dreaded “dead spots” where no signal can be found.…
Internet Security
November 15, 2021

Internet of Things Security: How To Protect Your Smart Home

It wasn’t too long ago that smart homes and the Internet of Things (IoT) were just theoretical ideas on the horizon. How many of us thought that we’d experience real…
WiFi Technology
November 10, 2021

How To Configure a Router To Use WPA3

Opening up a new gadget or piece of hardware is always fun, whether it’s a new laptop, smartphone, accessory, or router. But when you start configuring your shiny new tech,…
WiFi Technology
November 5, 2021

How Often Should You Replace Your Router?

When we buy a new shirt, a new car, any new item, we want to make it last and squeeze as much value from that purchase as possible. It’s just…
WiFi Technology
November 1, 2021

How Many Devices Can a Router Handle?

When we compare routers online or in-stores, we’ve got our eyes on several key factors. We look for a sleek design, an affordable price point, and the performance metrics that…
WiFi Technology
October 30, 2021

What Is WiFi 6? A Complete Guide to the Newest Home Networking Trend

Today, connectivity is king. We rely on our WiFi connections to help us work from home, to relax with our loved ones in front of the television, and even to…
Digital Parenting
October 15, 2021

Benefits of Using Parental Controls on Your Wi-Fi Router

Parenting is tough—just ask anyone raising children in the modern world. Sure, some conveniences make parenting easier and more manageable, but other aspects of parenting are more challenging nowadays. In…
Digital Parenting
October 15, 2021

How You Can Set Up Parental Controls on Your Router

As we grow more reliant on our digital devices to work, play, and connect with the world, so do our kids. Digital parenting isn’t just a theory anymore—it’s a reality…
WiFi Technology
October 15, 2021

How To Choose the Best Mesh Router To Eliminate Dead Spots in Your Home

If you’ve ever set up a wireless network for your home or office, you may have dealt with dead spots – the supervillain of Wi-Fi networking! Dead spots are annoying,…
Internet Security
October 15, 2021

What Are the Best Types of Internet Security?

Cybersecurity has been part of the conversation since the internet first went mainstream in the 1990s. The early days of the web were hampered by viruses, identity theft, fraud, and…
WiFi Technology
October 15, 2021

What Is a Mesh Router and Why Do You Need One?

A wireless router is your gateway to the internet. It allows you and your family to connect to smart devices and access the apps, services, and content you need. However,…
Digital Parenting
October 15, 2021

What Is the Best Router with Parental Controls?

An unexpected challenge of modern parenting is managing how kids use the internet. Ask any parent about the dilemmas they face with social media, TV streaming, video games, and the…
WiFi Technology
October 15, 2021

What Qualities To Look For in the Best Router for You

Just like water and electricity, the internet is now an essential utility. If you’re like most people, web access is essential for making money, keeping connections, being entertained, and staying…
WiFi Technology
October 7, 2021

How to Choose a Router: Ultimate Buyers Guide

Whether you’re at work, at home, or relaxing poolside at a sunny resort, you expect your WiFi connection to be strong, stable, and speedy. That’s just the way of the…
WiFi Technology
October 7, 2021

Access Point vs. Router: What’s the Difference?

From the comfort of your home to the fast-paced environment of the office or your local university, the world continues to be covered with WiFi access for constant connection. Entertainment,…
WiFi Technology
October 7, 2021

How Long Does a Router Last?

A reliable router is more important than ever in our digital world.  Remote work, online education, socializing, gaming, and so much more are online. Your router is a vital component,…
WiFi Technology
October 7, 2021

Mesh WiFi vs. Router: How Do They Differ?

WiFi has come a very long way since its arrival to consumer markets in the early 2000s. You don’t need to think back too far to remember a time when…