Monday, September 12, 2011

Moby by Contigo App Review and iPad 2 Giveaway!


Cell phones and tablets are everywhere these days.  Everyone has one and they tend to make our life a lot easier, especially those amazing Smart Phones and their just as amazing apps.  Cell phones make it easier to check in with our family and friends, keep up-to-date with everything that is happening, and give us peace of mind when we are out and about.  Moby by Contigo has developed an app that will make things even easier.
   
Moby is a private location sharing service for you, and the people that matter to you.

Unlike other location sharing services, Moby only shares your location with the people you choose and for the length of time you want. With Moby, you are in complete control of your privacy.
With Moby you can also request help at the touch of a button, instantly notifying your chosen contacts where you are.

I love the idea that this app allows you to choose who you connect and share with.  I personally don't need the whole world knowing my exact location at all times.  And I definitely don't want them knowing where my children are.  With Moby's app, you no longer have to worry about where your loved one is because with the phone's Check-in function you will be updated.  My mom and I tested the iPhone version out and it is very easy to use.  You can choose when you want to Share your location and with who, you can check in with a simple touch of the button, or you can send an alert if you need to notify someone of something immediately.  The alerts and check-ins send a push notification to your phone so you will never miss when a message is sent.   I also love the fact you can download this app for FREE!  If you are like me and have limited amounts of texting each month, this app can help you out there too.  When you check in, you can attach a little message to it and your recipient can send you a message back.

Moby is also an excellent app for Realtors.  I recently talked to a realtor friend who said her group was working together as a team to try and develop better safety protocols.  With Moby's free app, they can check in with each other and someone will always know where they are.

The same principal applies for college students.  I remember how scary it was sometimes walking through a dark campus.  Moby's Free app will allow them to check in with their friends and roommates to help them feel a little safer.  It can also help when students are getting together for a study group, lunch, or any other activity.  College campus' are huge places, but with Moby's app you can locate your friends in an instance. 


Download Moby's app today with your iPhone, iPad, or Blackberry device.  Moby realizes how large the Android market is too and they are currently working on finishing the app for the Android Market.  And thanks to Moby by Contigo, one lucky Follower of Between the Lines (you must be a follower) will win a brand new Apple iPad2, 16GB, Wi-Fi  ($499 retail).  Prize will be provided by Moby.  A HUGE thank you to Moby for providing such a great prize.





157 comments:

Simply Stacie said...

A single tap on the alert button will send your child’s exact location and alert status to you via SMS/e-mail or within Moby’s own interface.

Joel said...

You Can send text like messages to all your contacts at once.

pat said...

like that you can personalize it to share with whom you want verses anyone else who just has the app. more secure that way.

pat said...

I like that you can personalize who you share you local with vs. just anyone can see who uses the app.--more secure, private and yet serving of the purpose.

JON, TESS, and LILLIA said...

It's a nice feature that you can check in without much time, just click and done. Makes it much easier to check in a gives everyone peace of mind

WendyP said...

Having a daughter getting ready to go off to college next year, I like all the applications for students safety!

Retail Therapy Lounge said...

I love this idea - great for keeping tabs on the family!

Susan M. Heim said...

As a mom of 2 college students, I found it interesting that this product is great for them. One of the benefits for college students is that you can "share your exact location with your friends to easily coordinate a meeting spot."

LAURA1877 said...

I like the Alert Request help with a tap, and instantly your selected family and friends will know where you are,

NICE

bwirth1974 at Yahoo dot com

Tiffany said...

I love the application as a whole, and love the alert feature. My daughter is at soccer practice while I often run errands so something like this is exactly what I've been looking for.

Sarah said...

I learned that Moby’s location sharing tool allows you and your family to keep track of your each others’ up-to-date location for a pre-set period of time. That is awesome!

Cher said...

I like that you can share your location for a certain amount of time only!

Jennifer @ Giveaways and More! said...

I love that you can keep track of family members and where they are. This would be perfect on vacation when you want to split up a little bit!

Amanda said...

I like that it will eliminate a lot of texting back and forth since you're able to keep tabs on your family members!

fdigsby said...

I like that you can sure your location privately.

felecia@twinoaksfl.org

Mare/TommyGirl said...

I like that you can do private check ins for family members so you can find them as necessary. It looks like a great app.

M.j. said...

I found that Moby is a simple cell phone location tracking app that puts safety in reach wherever you and your family members are....ciao4now64@yahoo.com

kittykerri said...

It's nice that you can disable location sharing quickly & easily and that Moby gives you the tools you need to protect your privacy & control who can see your location.

Kate said...

I like that you can choose who sees your locale

beckandcallgirl @ hotmail dot com

Not2Haute Just-Right said...

I can tell someone where I am, if I need a lift for some unfortunate reason.

Allison said...

I love that you can schedule Moby to ask "Are you OK?" and alert contacts if you don't respond. Great safety feature!
Allibird1 at aol dot com

ksceviour said...

I learned that you can import contacts right from your address book. This sounds really great!
ksceviour at hotmail dot com

Kira said...

I love this app! Had no idea it existed! I like how you can track your children on this!!

sjduke said...

I love the checking in feature!

Wendi B. - Wendi's Book Corner ~ Rainy Day Reads in Seattle said...

I love that you only share with people you choose. So many apps share your information with anyone, and it doesn't make me feel safe at all... not that i have ANY apps LOL. I NEED an iPad! My phone is basic and doesn't suppport apps, and my ereader is a very basic android, without any bells and whistles, so I'm very limited on what I can add that will actually work. I'd SOOOOOO love to be able to blog and use apps on my brand new iPad thanks to you and Moby ;)!

That said, I'll try to be nice and wish everyone good luck, but I might be crossing my fingers and toes for this one!

PS - I'm going to try to download the android app, but I'm not going to hold my breath that it will work as I don't have gps on my Pandigital eReader...

In all seriousness, it is really nice of Moby to do this for your readers, and it is great that you are hosting such a great giveaway. Thanks!

Wendi :)

Maegan Morin said...

Though it will be a long time before I ever need to know the location of my children (they are always with me)I think that the being able to know where your kids are is a great thing. Especially in this day and age where something could go wrong in the blink of an eye. I also like the fact that if i were in a car accident of if i got injured and there was nothing I could do I like that people would be able to easily find you with this app.

megnate at telus dot net

Lori Thomas said...

I like that you can share location privately

roswell said...

my favorite is the Request that your child check-in with you, by simply tapping a button within Moby’s interface to easily update you with their status and location to let you know they are OK. I COULD SURE USE THAT ONE !!!
staceyx at telus dot net

jenzen69 said...

i like the students safety apps
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Annie said...

I learned that Moby is a Free Personal Family Locator Safety App

Lynda said...

I like that you can send a text message to several people at once.
lyndaclark81(at)yahoo(dot)com

laurie said...

My husband has a dangerous job. When he is late coming home, it would be nice to know if he is on his way or still at the job site. No, I am not one of those crazy wives always worried about what their Husband is up to...lol. Thank you.
Laurie Adams
adamsfamily@peak.org

Melissa said...

Track and Locate Kids! That is soo important with kids using the internet as young as 5 or older these days. It is very scary place IMO.

Kimbuckjr said...

I am really excited about using Moby to keep track of my daughter's where-abouts. How do they do it....you know? I'm really excited to see the app. in use.
kimbuckjr@yahoo.com

Mom Blog said...

That's great that the app will ask your child if he is ok (check - in ?) and then alert contacts if there is no reply. This app is amazing!

ChicnSavvy said...

This is a great app!! I learned it will help track your family so you don't have to worry where they are!!

kelseylouiseapley {at} gmail {dot} com

The Mom Jen said...

My kids can see without a call where I am and if I will be running late!

Cheryl said...

I like that it provides privacy and doesn't announce to the world where you are and the ability to keep tabs on family members

Wardsx4@comcast.net

audrey said...

I like all the features for student! It would make me feel safe!

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Hannah Q. Parris said...

I love that you can click the alert button to find a family member during an emergency!

Mary said...

I love that you can pinpoint where your child is. It gives you piece of mind!

mary_reiss @ hotmail.com

Kim D. said...

I like the single tap on the alert button that will send my child’s exact location and alert status to me via SMS/e-mail or within Moby’s own interface. As a parent I would like to know where my kids are at all the time.
mom22girlz at ymail dot com

Laura said...

I like the Alert Request, and the whole product is a great idea!

Thanks,
Laura

Laurasu82 at yahoo.com

jakiesmom said...

i like the alet system that tells folks you need help. great for my folks
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purplelover04 said...

i love the check in that sounds great and it would be great for someone older that is sick.

Yvonne Woodstock/@EARTHANGEL2B said...

The most important thing is that this helps me keep track of where my 16 yr old son is especially since he is often out in the woods jumping dirt hills with his bike or in parking lots doing street bmx riding at random places all over all day, now in just seconds he can check in and enjoy his freedome while I enjoy my peace of mind knowing where he is. Awesome this app is free too I loaded mine on my IPOD TOUCH 4 straight from the app store on my device
my email is heartnsoul67@msn.com
Yvonne Woodstock

Elizabeth said...

I had never heard of this app before but I like the option to choose who you share your updates with. This would be especially nice for my teenager and two preteens to use!

Jcompton83 said...

I LOVE the alert button! You never know what can happen, and this is just one more way to get help fast!

Elizabeth Owens said...

I love that it works for Android, Apple, and Blackberry! :)

elizzzzzabeth@yahoo.com

Lauren said...

I am super excited about being able to let my friends know where I am without having to take the time to text or call with an address!!

Anonymous said...

I'm excited that I can know how far away hubs is from home instead of calling him! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

Timshaun said...

I learned that Moby was developed by Contigo, a company based in Santa Monica, California and Vancouver, Canada.
Shaunda.Eppes at gmail dot com

Cass said...

I like the alert feature, and the fact that it's available for iPhone as well as Droids.

draculatramp said...

Would love being able to keep tabs on my daughter.

Phoenixx said...

Moby is a cool concept for security for sure. It's a great feature that family members & friends can choose to privately share their location with one another.

MommyMandi said...

I love knowing when my husband is on his way home from work! :)

Mandinav (at) aol (dot) com

My4boysand1 said...

I love that if I am out late shopping and feel I need to get in touch with my hubby or others to let them know I need help I can do this.
my4boysand1@gmail.com

Julie said...

I like how you can send a request for private checkin
hebb dot julie at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

I have been wanting an IPAD, but winning one would be GREAT!
Patricia E.
lavonne39759@hotmail.com

jabeck022 said...

I like how you can quickly alert contacts that you need help...this is great especially for emergencies!

jared said...

The ability to disable location sharing is awesome on this app, keeps the exs at bay

Lynda Del. said...

I think that it's pretty neat that you can share your location with others and perhaps by that you can easily meetup.
lyndadawinda1074 at yahoo dot com

MichelleS said...

Mandatory: that you can schedule Moby to check-in on you, and if you don't respond it sends an alerts to your contacts.
mnsanchez15@yahoo.com

Alan (Omega Doom) said...

Oh, I love that you can alert your contacts for help! A great feature to ease your worries! Thanks! I'm following publicly on GFC.
Alan T. (Omega Doom)

Teressa Oliver said...

I like the check in ap
teressaoliver at gmail dot com

Michelle L said...

Wow! What a cool and useful app! Love the check-in feature...having 2 teenagers, this would be very useful. Also, like that you can alert all your contacts if you need help.

Following publicly on GFC, and like Between the Lines on Facebook.

blandrews13 said...

This app would be great for me and my husband to use. He does alot of outdoor work and hunting, so it would be great for me to know that he's ok, when it's past time for him to be in.

jillyrh said...

You Can send text like messages to all your contacts at once.

CinnyBBS said...

I like how you can choose who you share your location with.
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cw said...

Love the family locator safety app and how you can alert others for help and check in.

Kira said...

I left a blog comment on their blog and on your's :) I love how you can track family members, and check in without a phone call- makes it much easier!! I wish they had this when I was a teenager :)

shannoncont said...

i like that you can send your location to your friends so they know where you are and that you are ok

Andrea D said...

i like that you can import contacts right from your address book

drea8685 at yahoo dot com

Chelsea S said...

I sometimes feel uneasy studying late on campus and walking alone in the dark. I love that Moby can check on you and tell your friends if you don't answer.

-- Chelsea Saulpaugh

D.Calvert said...

I like that it sends out alerts if it cannot track the person!

calvert0 at telus dot net

Gloria Walshver said...

I like it because you can check in with your family where you are, also its a safety procedure if you want to know the location of your loved one.
GloriaDeal@aol.com

ginette4 said...

I love that my daughter can let me know where she is with a tap of a button, this would make me feel more comfortable when she goes out with her friends.

anger_family @yahoo dot com

sodahoney said...

I like the location sharing

Belinda M said...

I like that you can Privately share your location with your selected contacts

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Tina Demarco said...

i like its check in feature gr8 to have with 3 kids!!!
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Marguerite said...

I like the fact that if I'm club-hopping with friends, I could easily locate them with the Moby app!
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Cathy W said...

I like that it works for Android, Apple, and Blackberry.

Raven In A Blue Room said...

I like the automatic alert to your chosen contacts if you need help

Thank you for hosting this giveaway

Louis
pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

Connie said...

I love that your kids and spouse can alert you instantly with their location when they need your help.
Connie
CGruning at aol.com

Racingjourno said...

Moby is a simple cell phone location tracking app that puts safety in reach wherever you and your family members are.

scoopster(nospam) at yahoo dot com

Celeste said...

I like that I can import contacts right from my phone's address book!

celeste@mail4me.com

Julie G. said...

I like that you can personalize it and that it can help keep your kids safe!

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

i commented moby's blog
that i luv the alert and the checkup features!
also, can't register yet for the android as it's still in the works, but have registered for email notificaiton and received their confirmation of my registration...

steffie said...

i love that all my kids have to do is tap to check in! maybe they will actually check in without me pestering them!! what a great idea!
steph at steffiessweetsinsations@gmail.com

tannawings said...

I especially like how you can request your child to check in so simply- one click and it requests it- very cool!

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mhoward said...

i love the tap. this is such a good idea. mom is happy and so are the kids cuz it's so low key.

adrienne marie said...

It would be nice for my husband to find me without me having to type it all out!

TwoPeasInAPodOneDayAtATime said...

i like that it has scheduled check ins!
taylormarves at gmail dot com

bigguysmama said...

Love that the app will soon become for us Android users!

~Mimi

turq said...

I think it would be nice knowing that my kids or my hubby can alert me instantly with their location when they need your help or if I should need theirs.
Donna D
chocho1957 at hotmail.com

Rebekah said...

I downloaded this app a while back but haven't used it much. I am going to start now. I really like how I learned about the check-in feature.
rebekahmercier@gmail.com

Heather R said...

I like that you can schedule Moby to ask if people are okay and notify you if they don't respond!

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sheshult said...

I love the family locator app - What a fantastic app to show where my family is without having to be annoying & calling them:)

Claire said...

i like that you can share you location for as long as you want

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

tweeted! {gfc widget now up too!}
https://twitter.com/#!/_eHope/status/115916719838597120

NewlyCrunchyMamaOf3 said...

Love the family locator app!

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Rajee said...

I learnt Empower your family members and gain peace of mind knowing that your kids and spouse can alert you instantly with their location when they need your help.

rajee@momsfocusonline.com

Huguette E. said...

The familly locator application is awesome, would be great to have!

Fokxxy said...

I am a follower (FOKXXY is my name )

I visited the site and found the ALERT option interesting. So convenient to be able to alert selected people of your whereabouts in case of emergencies.

ssummmer AT gmail DOT com

won said...

As the mother of a teen, I like that I can send a request for a private check in.

richied.becky said...

I love the fact that you can alert your friends when you need help.

richied.becky@yahoo.com

Sharon said...

With one in college, the feature that reports location is valuable to me.

Patricia's Particularity said...

I learned its perfect for students and being a college student this is awesome!

Jayne said...

i learned that with the check-in feature someone will be notified if the don't "check-in" on time. Great for teens on the go!

Sidney Cook said...

I love the safety aspect of this app!!

Melinda C said...

I really like that it allows you to share your location with only a few people. This will allow me to let my family know Im in classes so they dont call me repeatedly!

Welcome to My World said...

I appreciate that Moby gives you the tools you need to protect your privacy & control as to who can see your location and who cannot.

littleolliesmom said...

I like that you can check in on the kids and see if their okay and also share your location
littleolliesmom@gmail.com

Sharonna said...

I love the fact that you can know where your loved ones are at all times!

Hannah said...

I like that you can use it to check in and see what your family is up to.
:)
hanner.da.nanner at gmail dot com

Holly S. said...

You can set the app to periodically ask "Are you OK?" and check up on the kids automatically! Cool!

Malia said...

i like that you can use it to keep track of your kids/family

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Frugal in Ohio said...

It would be so nice if I can keep track with a free!!! app on where my family is and we all have iphones!! wonderful, no more texting
frugalohio"at"gmail"dot"com

BillyJack said...

I learned that Moby can Track and Locate Kids, Teenagers and Family Members. An awesome feature to keep on top of where your family is.

Megan said...

I like the check in and "Are You OK?" feature
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akritical said...

I really like the Are you OK? safety feature. Pretty cool!
Kendra
akritical at yahoo dot com

mkjmc said...

What a great app to keep track of all your family and friends, the quicker you know there is a problem the quicker it can be resolved~

nightowl said...

I would use this with my family to know where thry are and I like how you can create a list of whom you would like to share the info with.

winit6 at hotmail dot com

Anna-Leigh McClelland said...

I think it's cool that there is a check in option..might be handy for teenagers.

Anna-Leigh McClelland said...

I think it's cool that there is a check in option..might be handy for teenagers.

Chris said...

love the single tap child checkin system

ElphieRAWR said...

Moby’s location sharing tool allows you and your family to keep track of your each others’ up-to-date location for a pre-set period of time.

This app looks awesome! I just want to try it out so much!

Michele said...

I love the idea of being able to keep track of family members. Especially with kids that are out and about more than they are hoe.

jurrel said...

Indeed Moby is a great tool especially for parents who want to make sure that their kids are safe. Foursquare is a great tool for the same purpose but Moby's privacy feature is a big plus especially now that privacy already seems to be a luxury instead of the norm.

weareit said...

i love the idea of privatley sharing with family members,

Teressa Oliver said...

my tweet didnt copy in right tweeted as tynapier1:I http://twitter.com/#!/TyNapier1/status/118773676538728449

swedEnesefamily said...

It can keep track of where you are, point by point, if your family needs to know how far you are from home.

Andrea (ace1028) said...

My daughter isn't close to having her own phone - but I kind of like this option as one I'd give my parents so I could keep tabs on them for a change! Great idea for an app. Thanks for the chance to win!

Debi said...

I like the ability to customize who sees your location.
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Tabathia said...

I like the check in you can schedule to alert contacts if you don't respond (which there were more apps like this)

tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

Matt Ferrell said...

Learned there's many uses to this app, like if you have a flat tire, or are running late, etc. Seems like a cool app!

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Talex said...

This is a fantastic app, especially in case of emergencies when you need to contact everybody ASAP.

gibsmom said...

being able to connect with whomever you want to reach...and privately is very important.

yuukiimi said...

I think it's great for emergency uses- and you're able to contact certain people (your choice) for help!
yuukiimi(at)gmail(dot)com

Sherry said...

I like that you can Empower your family members and gain peace of mind knowing that your kids and spouse can alert you instantly with their location when they need your help.

Elena said...

I learned that if you want to know if your child or spouse is OK but don’t want to interrupt them with a phone call, you could request that your child check-in with you, by simply tapping a button within Moby’s interface to easily update you with their status and location to let you know they are OK.
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Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

I like that you choose who you want to be connected with, so that you can let more than one person know without having to repeat yourself!

mgbotelho21@gmail.com

Blessings & Aloha!
What a wonderful application and giveaway!

Tiffany Drew said...

I like that you can alert certain people that you need help

angie lilly said...

I just love that it helps you to keep track of your loved ones without having to keep calling them and bugging them. Brings peace of mind without causing a lot of stress.
Angie
14earth at gmail dot com

Tylerpants said...

I love that I can share my location only with the people I want to, love this privacy that I can control! tylerpants(at)gmail.com

Simon said...

I like how you can share your location privately.

s8ng at hotmail dot com

♥Cari♥ said...

I love that it can be used on several different phone platforms...not just Android or Windows!

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Olivia Douglass said...

The entire application sounds amazing- but if I had to pick one feature, I love that you can let people know where you are!
Olivia Douglass
olivia.douglass11(at)gmail.com

Lydia said...

I like that you can request that your child check-in with you, by simply tapping a button.

trixx said...

I love that I can check my kids' status and location instantly!

Matt Fredin said...

It's awesome that you can share your current location with your friends, and meet up!

Dejeniera said...

Security is really important so it's great that your information and location isn't shared with the world!

ckfrrt said...

Having a college freshman,I like all the applications he could use.
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Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

for +3 , i did 'like' you on FB now that i've opened an account... the rafflecopter wouldn't allow me to enter it w/o doing mandatory first - sooo here's the comment to let you know =)

Mari said...

I like that the gps alerts alert loved ones to the person's whereabouts.

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Mandy said...

Love the child check in feature

mendyd said...

I love that you can schedule alerts and not worry about doing all the work.