MyMobileWatchDog is the product offered by eAgency, a privately-held company, located in Newport Beach, CA. It has been dealing with its parental control mobile application since 2006.
- Phone Calls
- SMS and MMS tracking
- GPS location tracking
- Contact list
- Web Access Blocking
- Web logging
- Restricting phone usage
- Application Blocking
- definitely unique features – Web access blocking.
- relatively unique – Apps Blocking; Website Blocking; Restriction of Phone/Call times. Some interesting functions: the comprehensive tracking of GPS positions is ensured by storing up to 99 locations; as for blocking contacts/addresses, it’s possible to employ a milder form of parental control instead of total blocking – special alerts for non-authorized contacts; blocking time periods is also good for parents (for instance, during school hours, a kid can dial emergency calls or numbers designated by parents only), etc.
Though the app is visible for the child, he/she is prevented from disabling the application, due to the blocking of Device Administration screen.
Some features are supported on Android only (Web or Time Blocking.
Urgent technical help is offered by email or toll free calls, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Pacific Time. In this respect, it cannot be justifiably called
MyMobileWatchDog is available for Android and BlackBerry OS only.
There are no start-up costs and no contracts to sign. The application vendor charges only $4.95 per month per child, or $44.95 per year, after a 7 day free trial expires. It is very attractive for those not sure what application to choose, what features/packages they need more or what price suits their budget most.