SpotACop 1.0 helps lead footed iPhone users avoid Smokey, 10-4?

SpotACop 1.0 helps lead footed iPhone users avoid Smokey, 10-4?
If you're one of those iPhone owners that has to speed everytime he or she is behind the wheel, there is an app for you. Called SpotACop 1.0, the download is basically a social networking radar detector. Based on reports from other drivers, the app warns you when you are close to an area where other drivers have seen a cop with radar, and warns you to slow down. The app will also tell you how long it has been since the policeman was spotted.

The creator of SpotACop, Robert Landis, explains why he developed the app. "I was compelled to develop SpotACop because honestly, I have a lead foot. I started the company because I thought there had to be a better way to notify people of a cop other than flashing your lights at them. Being young and ambitious drove me to try to create an app that I hope is useful and inexpensive." The software will work on an iPhone 3G or 3GS running OS 3.1.2 or later, and with at least .4MB available. The app costs 99 cents which is sure a heck of a lot cheaper than paying a speeding ticket.

source: prMac




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7 Comments

1. 203RichBoy

Posts: 76; Member since: Dec 15, 2009

Wasnt there already an app that does this?

6. Dadler22

Posts: 209; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

trapster. it was originally for symbain and windows mobile

2. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

Um, isn't there a law against cell phone use behind the wheel now? "Oh sorry officer, I was using the app to avoid police like you. I didn't mean to run that red light and nearly hit and old lady."

3. cansler

Posts: 136; Member since: Oct 07, 2009

You stole my thunder. My thoughts exactly.

4. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

At least this was something we can both agree on. Hey I have an idea. You know those movies like 'Scary Movie' and 'Epic Movie' etc? Well they should make a 'Wireless Movie' based on the battles and make a spoof out of it. They can even include the nerds from the Alltel commercials, have Luke Wilson duke it out with the Verizon test man. Have people doing simple everyday tasks with iPhone apps, or let Mr. Magoo drive and text. Then Android transformer comes on the scene. And Sprint and T-mobile can have a sissy fight in the background HAHA! Even if some give me -1, you have to admit, this battle is becoming quite epic. And you have to also excuse the fact I've had too much coffee and I'm just ranting with bordom.

5. theGodpapa

Posts: 181; Member since: Dec 15, 2009

LMAO One this app is old as anything, but because Iphone is remaking it for their advanced platform it is now newsworthy, even though I had this app on my BB 8130e years ago. Two, I agree with all these comments above. Cell phone usage while driving is far worse than speeding. Three D R O I D D O E S

7. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Look...a semi-useful app for the iPhone. Mark it.

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