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Online Backup Provider IDrive Lite Adds Location Tracking to Android

Cliff Boodoosingh, OBR Editor on September 24, 2010
CALABASAS, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Softnet Corporation, a leader in Cloud based Storage and remote access services announced a key enhancement to its contacts backup application IDrive Lite for the Android platform.

IDrive Lite ( offers contacts backup and restore functionality for iPhones, BlackBerries and supported Android devices, and with over 15 Million contacts backed up, is a leading player in this space. IDrive Lite enhanced its features for the iPhone platform recently by adding Location tracking information for opted-in users to track their contacts. This functionality is now extended to Android 2.1 based phones too.

"With the addition of the new opt-in location tracking feature, IDrive Lite now has the ability to both backup contacts as well as provide location tracking between iPhone and Android platforms. We believe it will be very beneficial for families and friends to track their location with strict privacy controls. With over 15 Million contacts backed up, IDrive Lite provides a compelling solution for sharing location information among contacts," says Shweta S., COO of Pro Softnet Corp.

IDrive Lite's Features now include:

    * Easy backups and restores of contacts
    * Multiple platform support allowing transfer of contacts between devices
    * Location tracking, add and manage contacts who can see your location
    * Track all opted in contacts on a map view

About IDrive:

IDrive (, a service of Pro Softnet Corp., is one of the leading services in the field of online backup and combined with IBackup ( offers one of the most popular online backup services for both Windows and Mac. The technology behind IDrive has received many accolades from CNET, PCMagazine and PCWorld. Other products from Pro Softnet Corp include RemotePC ( a remote access service for consumers and businesses.

SOURCE Pro Softnet Corporation

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