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Old 05-28-2008, 07:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is there any software available for AT&T BB Curve with GPS that allows for GPS tracking via text (SMS/MMS) message? Ideally, I'm looking for something that will automatically send a current location of the phone via MMS/SMS. I am aware of software that can do this via the Internet, but I'm looking for something that is specific to SMS/MMS.

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Old 05-28-2008, 07:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I am not aware of that application.

You might look around our GPS Mapping section of this forum
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Old 05-28-2008, 08:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks, came up dry there too. I'm guessing one probably doesn't exist!
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This is not SMS/MMS, but the application FindIt does near to what you are looking for via email. Among other things, with FindIt you can send an email to your Curve with a special subject and FindIt will reply back with GPS coordinates along with a link to Yahooo Maps of the Curve's location, assuming the gps is enabled and functioning.
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Thanks!
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AAA mobile GPS can kinda do this.... But it only send the current location to AAA as far as I know....

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RobLock can do this. So it is possible to have the phone send it's GPS coordinates via SMS/MMS.
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RobLock can do this. So it is possible to have the phone send it's GPS coordinates via SMS/MMS.
Has RobLock recently been updated to add this capability? I have RobLock installed on my Curve and have not seen this functionality. I checked the PDF doc supplied and GPS is not mentioned anywhere. Here are the publicized features:
> SMS notification on SIM Change to predefined number
> Recover contacts from lost phone
> Remote WIPE memory card
> Delete contacts, sms, email, photos and videos on the lost device
> Uninstall Protection
> Auto Hides on unauthorized SIM insertion
> Complete Stealth operations
> Unlimited SIM card support
> Does not affect mobile performance in normal operation
> Tiny installation footprint
> Easy Configuration
> Password Protected Settings
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