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Topic # 119738 11-Jun-2013 19:17
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Hi, with iOS updating their device tracking software i guess its time to see what tracking apps folk are using on Android, seems its been a couple of years since we had a topic on this, must have moved on since then.

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  Reply # 834416 11-Jun-2013 19:21
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Cerberus with root.

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  Reply # 834443 11-Jun-2013 20:02
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Cerberus on the Galaxy Tab 10 (rooted) and on the Galaxy Note 2 (not rooted).

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  Reply # 834448 11-Jun-2013 20:09
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Cerberus (root)




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  Reply # 834453 11-Jun-2013 20:17
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This thread was not too long ago... it actually went slightly off topic, but the takeaway from that thread was also edging towards Cerberus somewhat. ;)

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumId=97&topicId=116607

So, just to make it official, I can also highly recommend Cerberus.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lsdroid.cerberus


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  Reply # 834456 11-Jun-2013 20:23
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Still cerberus.
Until another app that is as low profile, comprehensive yet simple, and doesn't have a subscription comes along, it will continue to be the pick of choice.

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  Reply # 834498 11-Jun-2013 21:39
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Just had a look at a video presentation of Cerberus. Darned impressive set of features for E2.99.

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  Reply # 834509 11-Jun-2013 21:57
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I use Prey, would I see any significant advantages with changing to Cerberus?

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  Reply # 834512 11-Jun-2013 22:00
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Lookout premium.

But might have to give Cerberus a shot.

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  Reply # 834540 12-Jun-2013 00:28
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I used Prey on my S2 the switched to Avast. Currently have Avast on my Note 2 but I'm not overly fussed on it - will take a look at Cerberus too.

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  Reply # 834554 12-Jun-2013 07:04
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We sold a surplus phone that had Cerberus on it, did a complete factory reset etc before selling, and then had to ask for the phone back to remove Cerberus when the previous owner of the phone started getting SIM card ID and location emails sent to him :)

Its good.

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  Reply # 835696 12-Jun-2013 12:34
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I've tried out Samsung Dive, Phone Locator Pro and Cerebus. Cerebus is the best 

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  Reply # 836081 12-Jun-2013 22:01
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I just bought Cerberus after reading kiwitrc's post.

I'll keep lookout for the scream and malware.

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  Reply # 836115 13-Jun-2013 01:42
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One of the problems I noticed with Cerberus is the author of it is a bit too quick to disable features in your account if he suspects you are using it in a privacy invading way.

A number of people on his forum have complained that they have been blacklisted - AFTER PAYING - for simply demonstrating it's features to other friends. Author seems un-moved.

Anyway, best to check it out yourself. I only read a bit of it all, not all of it.




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  Reply # 836135 13-Jun-2013 08:03
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Hi, thanks for the feedback, I have had a look at Cerberus and its indeed very capable, however probably more than I am after. I have used where's my droid for a couple of years, its sat there on the phone and seems to quietly wait till needed without using any noticeable resource. Only time I used it was to locate my phone which as it turned out was sitting on my desk at work.

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well after having Cerberus on my last 3 phones I finally got to use it, not by choice. I got home from shopping minus phone and figured it was at the cafe I'd been at as didn't take it out at supermarket.

Logged into Cerberus and showed it was in vicinity of supermarket but was moving across road. I messaged saying to take back to supermarket as I was on way and locked the phone with a code. Went back to supermarket, 10km's away, and it was at service desk with the message flashing on screen.

All in all very happy as when I got back the tracking history showed it had gone down road and back again so very lucky to get it back in one piece although maybe the person didn't know what to do with it until I sent message.




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