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    Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    It uses four different types of tracking to ensure you will be able to find misplaced items.
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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    Battery with 7 days of use?
    If you lose your house keys or your dog so frequently that you need one of these, I imagine you'd forget to charge it anyway...
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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    to short battery lifespan...

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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    7 days is better than most GPS pet trackers which are 3-4 day, also a damn sight cheaper than the £50-100 plus subscription fees too.
    Shame it still looks a little big for use on a cat, considering mine seems to have a habit of wandering onto other roofs in my street and getting stuck at the moment, it would be quite useful.

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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    I know this might seem a bit niche but I can see one use case.... putting it in a car as a cheap alternative to a tracker.

    Having said that I wouldn't pay £2-3 a month to do it.

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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    These need a much longer, at least double, battery life and to be sealed devices with wireless recharging.

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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    If this had wireless charging and you could just drop the keys onto a pad by the side of the bed every night, this would work fine. As it is, whilst you can get into the habit of recharging these thing every night, the side of my bed is currently a snake pit of USB charging cables. I do not need another.

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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    I'd be more interested without the monthly subscription

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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    Offer them to existing or new customers, without the additional monthly charge and they may gain some traction.

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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    The monthly is understandable, as you're using their data and services, though... presumably through a virtual SIM like LTE Smartwatches?

    I still don't want one, but I'd be interested to know if they offered this service without additional subs charge via the Vodaphone OneNumber thing, so it uses the same data allowance as your phone.
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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    good idea, very poor specs
    up to 7 days .. in real life will have to recharge every second day

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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    Hi, does anyone know where to get a replacement charge cable for the Vodafone Curve?
    Vodafone are all out of stock online and in any store i go to. It's 4 pin and magnetic. Any help appreciated.
    thank you.

    UPDATE, i got one on eBay, original: ebay.co.uk/itm/203780623102
    Last edited by dmaco; 20-01-2022 at 06:38 PM. Reason: found a replacement

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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

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    Re: Vodafone launches its Curve smart device tracker

    Hi, Vodafone currently have a sale on the Curve and before I buy could you just give me some of your thoughts on it?

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