Track Santa with Your Phone
Christmas is nearly here and everyone is excited about the upcoming celebrations. Like every year, children ask about Santa and they hope to catch a glimpse of him. Thanks to modern technology that is now possible.
NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) has a years-long tradition to help children to follow Santa Claus on his journey around the world. For many winters, NORAD has been offering a unique service called Santa Tracker.
In the past, it was conducted through phones. Today, however, things are different! Now anyone can find the current location of the generous old man in only one click of a mouse. You only need to visit NORAD special Santa Tracker website. There you will easily track Santa’s progress and watch many interesting videos.
Those of you, who have mobile devices, will be pleased to learn that this service is now available for your smartphone or tablet.
Santa Tracker for Windows Phone 8
As it was already mentioned, Microsoft and NORAD joined forces and developed a special Santa Tracker app. Microsoft’s app is available for both Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8 and it offers many functions. Through NORAD Santa Track app you can find more information about the mission and aim of NORAD. And, of course, you will be able to track Santa’s journey right on your mobile device. The service will be activated on Christmas. Before this moment to arrive, the app will show you a countdown to the merry day. What is great about Microsoft’s NORAD Santa Tracker is that it won’t take much of the memory space on your phone or tablet. The best thing about the app is that you can get it for free! NORAD Santa Tracker app for Windows Phone 8 devices is available for free download on Microsoft’s Windows App Store.
Santa Tracker for Android
People with Android devices can also follow Santa on Christmas. That is now possible thanks to Amazon. The biggest online retailer now offers not one but a number of Santa Tracker apps for Android. That means that you will have a big choice! The price of Amazon’s Santa Tracker apps cost less than $2 and some are even free! One of them that deserves a special attention is Santa Tracker Christmas for Android. This mobile application comes with a number of fun functions. Apart from tracking Santa Claus on his journey, users can also send a letter to him, read his blog and get information about all the latest Santa news and sightings. Also, Amazon’s Santa Tracker Christmas will count down the days till the holiday. Android users can purchase this app from Amazon.com for only $1.99.
NORAD’s previous partner Google also launched a similar service. The company started its own Santa Tracker website hoping to challenge NORAD. The site has some interesting features that will keep you busy for a while.
As you can see with all these modern tracking services you have every chance to see Santa this Christmas. Now get your smartphone or tablet and start with the tracking!Follow Dubai Chronicle on Twitter at @DubaiChronicle