Want to check up on the kids? Life360 has announced one of the first apps to leverage the real-time location capabilities of iOS4, Life360, which is backed by Facebook’s fbFund, now enables parents to continuously monitor their children’s whereabouts. The Life360 mobile app was recognized by Google as one of the top ten applications in the world, and is the only mobile product that solves the top three parental safety concerns by providing information on where their children are, when they need help and who is around them that could be a threat.
Texans can now use their smart phone to manage their home’s temperature, no matter where they are. TXU Energy’s latest innovation allows users of its popular TXU Energy iThermostat to manage their home’s heating and air conditioning through a new mobile website that lets them view real-time temperature settings and even adjust the temperature setting, all from a handheld.
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has announced the availability of a free, downloadable cell phone application that provides users with convenient, on-the-go access to the most popular sections of the NPMA’s educational website, PestWorld.org.
If the mom driving next to you this busy holiday weekend has a cell phone with text service, there’s a 50-50 chance that she will be texting with it, even while her kids are in the car, according to a new nationwide study.