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Thanks to GPS technology and many apps designed to work with that technology, it's possible to locate children using a cell phone with GPS capabilities as long as the child has that cell phone with them. For kids who don... More »

Verizon Wireless provides a service called Family Locator which, once set up, allows customers to find phones on an aerial map and receive arrival or departure updates. If a phone is lost or stolen, Verizon Wireless offe... More »

Two good locator apps for Android phones include Find My Android Phone! and GPS Phone Tracker Pro. Both apps are free to install via the Google Play Store with ratings of 4.2 and 4.3, respectively, and both offer in-app ... More »

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