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SendAFix – Send Your GPS Or Cell Tower Location Via Email & SMS

sendafix001VirtualViews just let me know that they have released a slick new application called SendAFix. The application makes it easy to send or allow friends to request your location (GPS or cell tower) via email or SMS. SendAFix will determine your location based on GPS or cell towers and send a map to the recipient.

SendAFix works two ways:

  • Send your location via the system wide “SendAFix” menu option by selecting a contact or typing in an email address or mobile number.
  • Allow users to request your location when they send an email with the subject “SendAFix” or text the word “SendAFix” to your BlackBerry.

SendAFix will notify you that someone is requesting your location. If you allow the request SendAFix will try to determine your location and reply with a link to your location which can be viewed on a PC or Mobile device. You can give permission to specific people in your address book who can always view your location, such as close friend and family.

Its available now on sale in the store for $6.99 until Nov 15th compared to the regular price of $9.99. There is also a free trial for 3 days or 30 uses.

Features:

  • Send & Request location via email or SMS
  • Permission dialog for unauthorized requests of your location
  • Allow specific users in your address book to request your location
  • Register program via email
  • Display Cell Tower location if GPS is unavailable
  • Other BlackBerry users can view your location using BlackBerry Maps
  • Use your registration code as a Master Password
  • Let friends and family see where you are
  • Let others find you if you are running late
  • Recover a lost or stolen BlackBerry
  • Easy to use menu option
  • Works with PC and mobile devices
  • Minimal Battery Usage
6 total comments on this postSubmit your comment!
  1. Very cool. And even though the wife and I have VZW I might give the free trial a whirl.

  2. @DavidB: Trying the free trial as we speak… It appears that the cell tower location works with VZW! 😉

  3. I installed, but have no new icon nor is it in the menu anywhere. anyone else experience this?

  4. figured it out. it’s in the message options.

  5. Isn’t that built-in into BlackBerry Maps?

  6. @K
    BBMaps does not work based on Cell tower location. It also wont let others request your location. Makes for a fun stalking tool. Personally I wish RIM would incorporate location into BBmessenger…

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