[clug] Finding your smartphone... [Where did I put it down?]

steve jenkin sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Wed Jan 9 22:20:54 MST 2013

David Deaves wrote on 10/01/13 9:37 AM:

> So bluetooth was not really a complete solution, but a handy tool in that mode.
> At the very least, knowing it was definitely in the house, and not at
> school/bus/friends place was a very handy data point.

Thanks for the story.

Poor Man's Radio Finder... Well done.

It's a tricky problem because of the many configurations that are
possible.  The "where's My Android" app might report GPS, but it would
only point roughly to where it was. (At home!)

Still have to tear the house apart...

Steve Jenkin, Info Tech, Systems and Design Specialist.
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PO Box 48, Kippax ACT 2615, AUSTRALIA

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