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Peace of Mind When I Travel With the React Mobile App #sponsored #apps #tech #iPhone

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 11, 2013 | Categories: Apps, Family and Health, Gadgets, iPhone, Technology, Travel

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I don’t travel alone too often, but my son and I do make at least three trips a year in to visit my family. My husband usually can’t take that much time away.

It’s approximately 480 miles each way and although it’s for the most part a pleasant drive, my husband does worry about me. He wants to know I’m safe. So when I told him I had downloaded an app on my phone that would alert authorities were I to need help, as well as let him know I was safe, let’s just say, he was a very happy man.

And just what is the name of this app, you ask? It’s React Mobile.

React Mobile App Collage 1

React Mobile App Collage 2

How does the React Mobile app work?

I’m always saying my iPhone is my lifeline, but React Mobile literally turns a smartphone into a powerful lifeline. The app has a “Follow Me” feature, that allows your (self-selected) contacts to track your whereabouts in real-time whenever you’re concerned for your safety.

I love going for walks, but I don’t feel as safe walking alone nowadays, as I used to… this app is great for running or walking alone early in the morning or late at night.

I really love that I can keep track of my son. React Mobile is great for meeting a client for the first time, too. Simply touch the “I’m Safe” button to let your contacts know when you’ve arrived at your destination safely.

In an emergency, press the SOS shield on the app to send out a panic alert that contains a link to your GPS location that will be sent to a select emergency contact(s) via text message and email. And since most of us post to our social networks while we are mobile, the SOS shield can optionally be posted to Facebook and Twitter.

Once the SOS alert is activated, you’re automatically prompted to dial 911. For users outside of North America, the app allows you to choose which country you live in (or are traveling to) from the settings tab and when an SOS alert is triggered, you will be prompted to dial the appropriate emergency authority depending on you’re geographic location (ex: in the UK the app will prompt a user to dial 112/999 not 911).

Check out this video to see a overview of how React Mobile works:

React Mobile Personal Safety App from Robb on Vimeo.

React Mobile is FREE! So download it today and give yourself and your loved ones some peace of mind when it comes to your (and the ones you love) safety.

16 Responses to Peace of Mind When I Travel With the React Mobile App #sponsored #apps #tech #iPhone

  1. deb says:

    I travel a lot!! I’m downloading this app for peace of mind. thanks for sharing.

  2. Daisy says:

    This sounds like a really good app, especially for moms!

  3. this looks nice, I get lost in a parking lot! LOL! Sounds like something I NEED!

  4. Pamela R says:

    a very useful app indeed!

  5. Grace Hodgin says:

    I’m going to share this with my daughter. She’d benefit from this as well.

  6. This is great for peace of mind when wanting to know where loved ones are when traveling. My husband travels a lot for business and I’m definitely going to have him download this.

  7. Wow looks like a really great app that I could totally use!

  8. Mistee Dawn says:

    What a great app. I could really use that. Thanks for the info.

  9. Jenn says:

    I need this. My friends tease me for being flat-out paranoid when it comes to personal safety. 🙂

  10. I can absolutely see why this would give your hubs huge peace of mind when you’re out on the road!

  11. Corina Ramos says:

    I love the sound of this app…I don’t have an iPhone but my sister does. She’s always on the go and I worry about her being alone.

    Definitely sharing this! Have a great day Donna, happy Tuesday hon!

  12. Angela says:

    This is a very good idea! At first, I was thinking that I’m not in situations where I’d need an app like that all that much, but I guess that’s the point — being preparing in case you ever were!

  13. HilLesha says:

    NOW, that’s a great app!

  14. What a neat app. I need to get this for my husband and myself.

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