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GPS Car locator app for droid smartphones

Clive Maxfield
7/22/2011 03:50 PM EDT

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Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   7/3/2014 10:46:35 AM
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@arthurmaki: ...my wife could not find the parked car at the mall a few times and this would definitely help her not get into embarrassing situations...

Does your wife have a smartphone like an iPhone or an Android phone? If so, you can download a really cheap app that will allow her to remember her location when she parks the car and then locate it later.

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re: GPS Car locator app for droid smartphones
Max The Magnificent   7/22/2011 6:23:03 PM
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Ooohhh -- I wish I'd known about that one -- who amongst us can resist pirate themes? (certainly not I matey)

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FlyByPC   7/22/2011 5:11:05 PM
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I've been using "Carrr Matey" -- a pirate-themed app along the same lines. You "drop anchor" when you park, and follow the map back to your "vessel."

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Max The Magnificent   7/22/2011 4:03:43 PM
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I don't think I'll need this app most of the time -- but at Christmas the local shopping mall is jam-packed with cars, and past experience has shown me that this would be useful then. And I can also see it being useful when I'm traveling and park a hire car in an unfamiliar city... Actually, I can't wait to try it in earnest...

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