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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Apple's Find My iPhone Now Free

Posted by Ed Hansberry in "Windows Phone Competition" @ 10:00 AM

http://gizmodo.com/5696097/ios-42-c...ming-today-soon

Last year Apple launched its Find My iPhone feature that works similarly to the MyPhone but up until now it has been part of the $99 annual fee for the MobileMe service.

Once again, Apple is leading the way and will get credit for their visionary leadership. Oh, wait. Microsoft's MyPhone has been free from the start. Well, it doesn't matter. Now is obviously the right time to make the service free. The world wasn't ready for that in 2009.

Tags: iphone, myphone

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Microsoft's My Phone Service Put to the Test

Posted by Eriq Cook in "Windows Phone Software" @ 09:00 PM

http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2009...-lost-htc-pure/

"The short video segment showcases the Microsoft My Phone service which, amongst other things, allows users to locate and retrieve a lost mobile phone. Watch as host Natali DelConte tosses her AT&T HTC Pure into the back of a cab as it drives straight into the heart of New York City. Laugh Be concerned when the GPS signal fails and the phone is no longer traceable, seemingly lost forever..."

CNET's Senior Editor Natali DelConte tested Microsoft's My Phone tracking service, which helps users locate misplaced (or stolen) smartphones, by throwing it into the back of a cab in New York City and seeing how successful she is recovering it by using the service. In the end the GPS tracking feature didn't help, but the phone was returned by a good samaritan who saw a message on the phone's screen that was sent using the service. Read more...


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