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Geofencing and Mobile Device Management

Geofencing is a term used mostly in business, referring to the practice of limiting mobile employees to work within a specific geographic area by tracking them via GPS (global positioning system). As GPS is readily available on most smartphones and tablets, and with the rise of mobile device...

How to Find a Lost Mobile

I’ve personally lost two mobile devices in the past couple of years. I tried putting up reward posters to no avail, only succeeding in wasting my time and receiving prank calls from jokers.  I had often wondered how to find a lost mobile phone and I worried about the contact details and...

Android Tracking To Improve Response Time

There’s an old saying, “a good customer will tell one friend, while a customer with a bad experience will tell ten.” When you have a mobile workforce, one of the challenges is letting a customer know when your employee will arrive at their location without giving vague answers. Customers...

Find a Lost Mobile Device

More and more businesses are deploying mobile devices to their employees. It makes perfect sense – keeping in contact with employees while they move about, mobile tracking, being able to access work emails when out in the field, checking for directions and being readily available when a...