1. Find my iphone: Works on Apple devices.
This app works across all the Apple devices (iphone, ipad, ipod touch..) — it helps locate any of your Apple devices on a map. Find my iPhone also allows for a remote deletion of your personal information when your phone has been stolen. For a comprehensive review of the app, and how you can download the app find out more here.
Limitation: only works on Apple devices.
2. LookOut : Works on Android and iPhone devices
LookOut also allows for locating, tracking, remote locking or / and deletion of your private information when the device has been stolen. For an in depth review on how you can install it, find out more here.
Limitation: The application is free, but most of the functions are available for premium users.
3. Blackberry Protect: Works only on Blackberry
Some blackberry users might be familiar with this feature because it comes preinstalled on most newer blackberry phones. This app also allows for tracking and locating the stolen or misplaced phone on a map and also allows for device locking to prevent your data from getting in the wrong hands.
Limitation: Only available for blackberry users.
4. Find my phone : Works on Windows phone 7 / 8
Find my phone is a feature included in windows phones 7.8 and allows for tracking . locating and pretty much perform similar functions as all these other apps.The only limitation is that it’s also only available on the windows phone platform and you have to got through a few processes to activate the feature.
5. Cobra Tag: Android, blackberry, apple devices (iphone/ipad).
The really cool thing about this application, is that it’s a really goes beyond mobile phones and becomes useful for just any other valuables that might get lost or stolen like keys, bicycles.
Let us know (in the comment section), what ‘security’ application you currently use on your phone and why.