Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: App to let you track your lost or stolen phone - good idea or dumb battery drain?

  1. #1
    August Knights
    Assistant Recruiter

    [AK]Clay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2003

    App to let you track your lost or stolen phone - good idea or dumb battery drain?

    Has anyone used this?

    From the description, it sounds pretty cool. If you happen to lose your phone in your house, if you use another phone you can send it a text message with a password and it'll turn the volume all the way up and start blasting, so you can find it. Even better, if you use a different password, it'll text you back it's coordinates and address. Handy for that embarrassing morning after the beer garden.

    But is it a battery and resource hog? I'm assuming the app has to be running in the background for this to work.

  2. #2
    August Knights
    Chief Operations Officer

    "This place is like someone's memory of a town, and the memory is fading. "
    [AK]Squidly's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2001
    Burlington, NJ
    The sun has fallen down
    And the billboards are all leering
    And the flags are all dead at the top of their poles.

  3. #3
    August Knights
    Undersecretary of War

    Long Live Reaganomics!
    [AK]Hylander's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2001
    Bethlehem, PA
    Clay, I've been using Lookout for quite awhile and love it.
    "The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries." - Winston Churchill

    --- | Husted Visuals | The Racing Historian

Similar Threads

  1. Four Years Later, Supreme Courts Stolen Land Remains Vacant
    By [AK]Bribo in forum Politica del Giorno
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-24-2009, 07:24 AM
  2. HotWheels Track
    By [AK]Nuts in forum August Knights Round Table
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 07-25-2006, 11:48 AM
  3. Quick Motherboard Battery question
    By Hale in forum Hardware & Performance Tuning
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-19-2003, 01:48 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts