AT&T Launches Family Locator Service
Today AT&T launched a new service called FamilyMap. For $10 per month, family plan subscribers can locate up to two family members' phones via a web browser on a PC or mobile phone. The service lets parents set up alerts so they can be notified as to the whereabouts of their childrens' phones throughout the day. Another feature allows account holders to effectively "ping" each phone, alerting the user that the phone has been located. Paying $15 per month will provide the same service for up to five phones.
Verizon Smart Family Is A Refreshed Way to Manage Kids' Smartphones
Verizon Wireless today debuted Verizon Smart Family, a revamped service to help parents keep track of how their kids use their phones. The app allows parents to manage screen time by pausing the internet, to check battery status, and to view texts and calls.
Google's Family Link App to Help Manage Kid Phones
Google today announced Family Link, an app and service parents can use to set up and monitor Android smartphones for their children. Parents can use the app to create Google accounts for kids younger than age 13, which is linked to the parent account.
Google Debuts Family Library for Play Store Purchases
Google today introduced the Google Play Family Library, which allows a single account holder to share purchases with up to six family members. Google says eligible app, game, movie, TV show, and book purchases from the Play Store can be shared across Android and iOS devices, as well as the web with no additional sign-up fee.
Sprint's 'Safe & Found' Service Lets Parents Keep Tabs On Kids
Sprint today debuted a new resource for parents called Safe & Found. It allows parents to view their child's smartphone location any time, as well as set controls over apps and usage.
Amazon Music Unlimited Gains Family Plan
Following its promise to do so earlier this year, Amazon today launched a family plan option for its Amazon Music Unlimited service. The family plan costs $15 per month (or $150 per year) and gives up to six family members all the benefits of the streaming music service.
CEO Locator Service?
Doesn't Google Latitude do the same thing at NO extra cost?
i could be wrong but i've used latitude very briefly. also, google maps means the person has to download the program...
i don't think so but definately could be wrong
Sprint Family Locator...
also you can locate others "not on your plan" so long as they consent to monitoring...