The current generation of children have more access to digital technology than any that went before it. Although internet-based services are extremely helpful for children in many ways – they can access learning resources, communicate with their friends and find age-appropriate entertainment, for example – there is undoubtedly a darker side to consider. Few, if any, parents would be comfortable with their children happening upon adult-only content. Equally, parents need to be able to prevent inappropriate relationships building up online, especially if a so-called ‘friend’ turns out to be much older than they claim. Of course, children look up to their parents, too, and you may not want yours to copy your habit of playing online slots at a casino, something which is rightly age restricted. However, with the help of the latest parental control apps, you can make sure your children are able to access what is good about the internet whilst helping them to stay safe online. What are the top parental control software systems around at the moment?