9 factors that could affect GPS positioning accuracy

Dec 15, 2010 under GPS

Although GPS tracking is the most accurate compared to WiFi based and cell tower based tracking techniques, there are a few factors could affect the accuracy of GPS positioning accuracy which could affect cell phone GPS tracking. 1 The sun. Yes, the sun almost affects everything in the solar system. The magnetic field generated by…

Apps to find LAC & Cell ID info of a cell tower

Dec 14, 2010 under Others

In order to determine the location of your cell phone using cell towers, you need to know the LAC (Location Area Code) and Cell ID of the cell tower your cell phone is currently connected to. Then you can enter the LAC, Cell ID and other info to locate your handset location, this is how…

Track down a cell phone location using Mac address

Dec 01, 2010 under Cell phone tracking

In addition to cell phone GPS tracking and GSM tracking techniques, you can also track down a handset’s location using WiFi hotspots (or called WiFi access points). The Boston-based company Skyhook Wireless is the first to use the WiFi hotspots to determine the location of a portable device without GPS; the accuracy is around some…

Cell phone GSM tracking using cell towers

Nov 19, 2010 under Cell phone tracking

GSM tracking could either be network based or device based, while the former requires less or no operation from the mobile devices, the latter needs the mobile devices to install certain software and perform the calculating and locating operation and send the data to the location server via GPRS or WiFi or 3G. Typically, a…

Free cell phone GPS locating app Mologogo

Oct 20, 2010 under Cell phone tracking

Mologogo is a little .jar/.jad app running on GPS and Java enabled mobile devices that lets you track your or your friend’s handset free of charge. Like other mobile GPS locating apps, you need to create an account with Mologogo first if you want to try it, and save your username and password because you…

LBS company Skyhook wireless sued Google

Sep 16, 2010 under Others

The US cell phone tracking company Skyhook wireless recently filed a lawsuit against Google for interfering with its business and for patent infringement, asking millions of Dollars in compensation. Skyhook claimed that Google forced Motorola to ditch Skyhook’s cell phone tracking technology in its Android Smartphones, and that Google’s mobile phone location tracking technology is…

Using Google latitude to track cell phone locations

Aug 25, 2010 under Cell phone tracking

Since its release, Google latitude has received well recognition as a free cell phone GPS tracking app for Android, Blackberry, S60, iPhone and Windows Mobile devices. Google latitude let you share your location information to your friends and family on Google Maps so that they can track your location. In order to use Google latitude,…

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