Monitor Your Child's Internet Activity with your Smartphone

April 2, 2013 Updated Apr 2, 2013 at 8:55 AM EDT

By Mitch Simon

April 2, 2013 Updated Apr 2, 2013 at 8:55 AM EDT

When it comes to digitally-inclined children, a parent's biggest concern is safety. A new KickStarter device is now giving parents back the control.

MiiPC is a compact personal computing device that connects with the majority of monitors or TV screens and lets parents track use from a mobile app.

The device runs on the Android system, and each family member can use a separate desktop account.

For example, say your child is playing an online game instead of studying for a big test, parents can keep their kids on course by specifying which apps and websites they can access.

Parents can even log their child out remotely or prevent future logins onto certain sites and review a history of users online.

Each account is personalized and can be controlled in real-time.

MiiPC sounds extreme, but is a sure way to make sure what your kids are viewing on TV and on the web is safe and appropriate. It's available for pre-sale for $99 on it's KickStarter page at:

MiiPC is expected to ship out this summer.