For starters, we all know that smartphones are far more than just a phone, - that's why we have them! However, when your kid has a Blackberry, iPhone or whatever their gadget of choice is, they have a powerful web-connected computer in their pocket. "So what?" I hear you cry. "My kid has a PC at home, too. How is this any different?" In reality, you have iq phone much greater control on what your child interacts with on a home computer, be it through supervision or parental controls. The benefit of mobile internet becomes a risk factor: your child can access the internet any place, any time, including without your supervision. If they can access the web to do their homework, they can also access it to do other things when they should be studying, and when they should be asleep. When I was a child, I used to sneak a book and a torch under the covers and secretly read. Is your teen updating their Facebook status?