What may be the most talked about feature in iOS 9 is a new class of application called a Content Blocker. These apps work within Safari to block ads, tracking scripts, comments, adult sites, etc... Generally all the crud that slows down and gums up our web browsing experience. I won't try to tackle the ethical implications of blocking legitimate ads that pay the bills for many of our favorite blogs. Everyone else can determine that for themselves. Instead, I'll focus on the positive aspects for all us parents.
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Maybe you're unaware of Apple Pay?
Maybe you've seen Apple Pay, but don't really know what I'm talking about?
Maybe it all just freaks you out?
I don't know why smartphones come with all these useful features that never reach the masses. I'm glad the features are added, but more people need to know how to use them.
Did you change the default password on your home router?
Do you even know what I'm talking about?
Don't make it easy for your stuff to be hacked! You don't need the Geek Squad or your grandkids to do the basics.
Do you know what Snapchat is?
Are you wondering why you even need to know?
Maybe you know your kids or grandkids like it but chalk it up to kids stuff.
In a vacuum the fact that it is harder and harder to name websites or services that don't want you to create a user account and hand over some degree of personal information would not be an issue. Unfortunately, we don't live in that vacuum.