tracking

I’m Ok Mama is one app you’ll love but kids will hate

"I'm Ok Mama". These words are what most moms would like to hear from their kids and teenagers who have started to wander about the world. In this day and age, there's no reason for any child to lie about his location because mama will know. What will all the GPS trackers, devices, and apps available, it's gonna be hard now for anyone to hide.

Some apps quietly connect to outside URLs, ad-related and tracking sites

Admit it or not, Android is not exactly the most secure platform in the world. It's easily hackable as it is customizable. Google has been working hard to make it more secure than ever but genius hackers always outsmart some Android developers. While other mobile platforms are also not safe from attacks, Android is more prone to being compromised simply because there are more Android devices ready to be exploited anywhere on this planet.

Track your phone without Bluetooth or GPS with iTraq

By now, you've probably heard of the American digital journalist who lost his iPhone then became an instant celebrity in China when people started following his story and eventually tracked down the man who inadvertently became the new owner of his smartphone. But not all of us who misplace our phones will have that kind of luck. A new IndieGoGo campaign gives you the power to track your lost or stolen gadgets (and people too!), even if they're brough to another country or continent, as long as there are cell towers.

Instant 2.0 helps track physical and digital activities

Are you one of those people who love to track everything you do, both digitally and even in real life? Before, we used to log everything in a diary or on a word or excel file (if you're really that anal-retentive). But when smartphones started becoming smarter, we suddenly had an app for everything. You can track how many steps you took, how many calories you ate, how much time you spent on Facebook, how much time you spent staring at your smartphone, etc.

Tintag rechargeable item tracker hits Indiegogo

If you have ever lost something and spent lots of time searching your home or office for it when you were in a hurry, you know how helpful an item tracker can be. A new item tracker has turned up on Indiegogo and this device is called Tintag.

Duet tracks belongings, alerts when you leave phone behind

Are you the type of smartphone owner that loses track of their device? If so, you’ve likely heard of Tile, the little fob that helps to track your device. A similar device named Duet has become available, aiming to help you do the same thing — and for those of you likely reading this, it has one distinct advantage over the competition.

Google’s Project Tango: an experimental smartphone with 3D mapping

Google has announced Project Tango. In simple form, this is an experimental Android smartphone loaded with 3D sensors to map your world. The project comes by way of Google ATAP, aka, Advanced Technology and Projects and initially will be a limited run of just 200 units. These devices are intended for developers and are expected to be sent out by mid-March.

Endomondo Sports Tracker app reaches 20 million users

Fitness-related apps on Android are almost a dime a dozen and competition is a bit fierce with many giant players in the field. That is why it is no small matter for Endomondo to reach a milestone of 20 million users of its Sports Tracker fitness app, just in time to celebrate its fifth anniversary.
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