Nice Uses for the Locate My Android Feature

You have probably seen TV shows where some law enforcement agency is tracking someone’s phone. If you own the phone, you can do that easily. I set it up so that I could locate my Android phone from my web browser on my computer. It is pretty accurate too. I checked when I set it up, and it not only showed that the phone was in my house, it showed where in the house it was at. My desk was at a far corner of the house, and the green dot on the map showed my phone right where it was sitting in the house.

This is a great feature to have active if you misplace your phone a lot. I do not misplace mine, but I wanted the security of it. I have access to all of the phones on our plan to know where they are at any given time. My wife and I use it as a security measure for us and the kids. You can elaborate on that using software, or apps as they are called now. Everyone calls software “apps,” which is short for “applications” now. Anyway, there are apps to use that take info from the GPS chip in your phone that is scary accurate. Continue reading “Nice Uses for the Locate My Android Feature”

I Just Started My School Project

I have a good idea and I am thinking about how best to make it look really sharp when I present it. So I have started to work on seeing if the equipment that I have is going to be adequate for the task. Right now I am trying to figure out if the scanner is not good enough or if I am going to be able to update the scanner software and get a good result. It is a really simple idea, based on the fact that the school library has a copy of the enormous work of Alan Nevin, the Ordeal of the Union. Continue reading “I Just Started My School Project”