Best GPS tracker if lost/stolen?

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    I've heard good things about WaveSecure, but it doesn't seem to have remote GPS-activator. Do any of that type of program have them?
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    There's an app called Mobile Defense that seems pretty cool. I don't have it yet but I'm considering it.
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    Thanks for the reminder, I downloaded Mobile Defense but haven't tried it. Maybe I should see how it works before I actually need it :D
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    I just replaced wave secure with it. The GPS is spot on and it even gives you the apprx address. They should be adding a backup/restore function soon too.
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    The Alarm is f'ing annoying too..As is the text message you can send to the screen...
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    Somehow I got lost in the thread. What app is this alarm and text message that you talking about? Wave Secure or Mobile Defense.

    I've chose Wave Secure and I'm thinking maybe I should look at Mobile Defense.
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    i was an early adopter of mobiledefense, then i read in these forums that wavesecure was the one to use. so i tried i out, but went back to mobiledefense. i must say mobiledefense is a lot nicer. it doesnt have the backup feature like wavesecure. but i do regular backups anyways.
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    Yes, so do I. I have My Backup installed. So what is the difference between the two?
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    I will +1 to MobileDefense as well!
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    Can you do a remote wipe of the system with mobile defense?
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    I have Mobile Defense and it's awesome. I can track the phone with GPS and it's been spot-on everytime.
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    I've been using LOOKOUT for a month flawlessly. It has anti-virus, backup, and lost device. It is also spot-on with the GPS tracking and can initiate a really obnoxious siren via PC to lost Droid. If you can't find it, it'll remote WIPE your Droid.

    Free app. I got it from the Marketplace, but their website is http://www.mylookout.com

    Prof Ray
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    Formerly "Flexilis, Inc."
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    Well, I decided to switch to Mobile Defense to see how it was, and the tracker is SO much better than WaveSecure's. They don't have backup/wipe/restore as of yet, but the developers say that's the next step.
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    +1 For Mobile Defense

    Tested and working great.
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    Reason I refused to try it...Anti-Virus is not needed.....
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    I'm trying to register my Droid number with mobile defense account, but I am having a problem. I cannot do anything with the text message that mobile defense sends my phone.

    When I open up my message ap and there is no message. However, I do get an alert. When I click on the alert it brings me to a blank message as if I was going to compose a new message.

    I've tried resending the activation text multiple times.
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    To activate it, you have to click on a link that is emailed to you. You don't need to reply to the black text messages.
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    Okay, I'v clicked on the link in the email, but then the email said this.
    This is where I am encountering my problem.
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    Okay, here is what I did.

    After the message was sent, I reopend the app and it said that I needed to restart my phone. That was it. I guess the whole text message part got me sidetracked.
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    Restart the phone and you should be good to do. It runs in the background, so you won't be able to tell if it was activated without logging into their website from a computer and trying to connect to the phone.
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