Safe and Sound with iPhone Apps

by | Aug 31, 2012 | Articles | 0 comments

Having an iPhone can open you up to a lot of different opportunities in the world of gaming, movies and music, but there are also apps on the market that can help keep you and your information safe. Whether it’s staying safe on the road or protecting your data or contingency plans when you misplace your iPhone or even home security, there are apps all over the internet that can help.

Below are just a few apps that make us feel safe and sound:

ADT Pulse™ Interactive Solutions by ADT Security Services, Inc.

If you have an ADT system through services like and you’re a Pulse customer, then this is the app for you. With this app, you can do anything from remotely arming and disarming the system to controlling the lights and the thermostat connected to the Pulse system to even viewing live video feed of the home or business your ADT system is installed at.

Find My iPhone by Apple

Your iPhone is very important and chances are exceptionally high that, if you are like most people, you have a lot of sensitive data stored on that device. What do you do when you lose your iPhone? Well, if you have this app installed you can do lots of different things including locating the phone utilizing advanced GPS, remotely locking the device and even wiping all personal data off the smartphone.

MapQuest by AOL Inc.

No one likes being lost when it comes to driving, especially when it’s afterhours and you aren’t so sure about the area. With this free app, you won’t ever have to worry about getting lost again and the clear and concise, turn-by-turn directions make any journey, no matter the length, as easy as simply following the directions.

Life360 Family Locator by Life360

Do you know where your kids are? Did your husband make it home from work? Did your wife ever make it to her destination? Are there any safe areas or threats in the neighborhood? This app makes it easy for anyone looking to keep track of their family. Plus, you can get a history of the various locations anyone in your network visited.

StreetSafe by PeopleGuard LLC

Find yourself in a sketchy part of town and you don’t know what to do, call up this app and weather the storm. One part of the app can put you in voice-to-voice contact with a live Security Advisor. If you need help but you don’t want to call attention to yourself, there is also an easy to access silent alarm that you can trigger to have StreetSafe call 911.


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