Some phrases used when describing Computer Spy and Cell Phone Spy technology features and functions may be strange to some people.
Terms that are common include:
Address book – The Address Book, or Contact List is the data base in a smartphone that stores most often dialed phone numbers which includes the name (often the nickname), telephone number, and other personal details of contacts.
Android – Android is the name for the operating system (OS) developed by Google used by numerous mobile phone handset producers. It has grown to be very well-liked with consumers, and also very popular with 3rd party coders and great for spy phones
BlackBerry – The BlackBerry name applies to both devices and software operating systems. Call Intercept – listen in on phone calls, or phone tap, phone tapping, cell phone tapping
Call Log – activities kept on the phone such as incoming and outgoing SMS, calls, emails, location
Carrier/Provider Networks – In the US, right now there are two major cell phone network technologies – CDMA and GSM. Verizon Wireless and Sprint apply a technology called CDMA. Likewise, ATT and T-Mobile use GSM. GSM was originally an acronym for Grouped Special Mobile, but was changed to Global System for Mobile Communication. CDMA refers to Code Division Multiple Access. GSM is utilized much more around the world than CDMA.
CELL ID – the cellular phone signal tower unique ID. CELL ID can be used to approximate phone position
Compatible Phone – Each brand of spy phone software package, in addition to, phone brand/model, supports different features and functions – look at partner sites for particulars for your smartphone.
Event – activities such as a cellular phone call that is made or received, an SMS/text message that is sent or received, and email that is sent or received, a location report giving cell ID and/or GPS coordinates. Event logging – Is the transmission of activities of the target phone to either the monitoring phone or an online database. This can include SMS/text messages, voice calls, emails, or locations. Event selection – The capability to define which events are captured.
GPS – GPS is an acronym for Global Positioning System and uses satellites to establish location
GSM – GSM is an acronym for Global System for Mobile Communications Monitoring Phone – any phone number selected by the user for monitoring SpyCall and Call Intercept Smartphone – A smartphone is a piece of equipment which allows a person to make mobile phone calls, and also has added features that basically are usually associated with computers. But they are much more than just the combining of mobile phone and personal digital assistant (PDA).
SMS Text Message – even though being erased. SMS stands for Short Message Service, it uses uniform communications protocols that permit sending and receiving short text messages between mobile phones.
Spy Call or SpyCall – remote control of the phone microphone to eavesdrop the phone environment Target Phone – the phone to be monitored. Undetectable or Invisible – installation is hidden on the Target phone.