While Gotya wasn't a major power drain, it is going to eat your battery at a faster clip and any lengthy surveillance time will likely require an external power source.
Asides from the power and convenience issues, Gotya does a good job of capturing images. You do have to fine-tune the motion detection area to avoid hundreds of unnecessary images. I can see Gotya coming in handy around the house to catch your teenage child coming in after curfew or to catch the person raiding the refrigerator in the middle of the night.
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I could also see Gotya being used from a car cradle to catch vandals messing with things. Gotya does have room for improvement but as is, it's not too shabby of a surveillance app for Windows Phone. Skip to main content.
Membership not required, but it'll help When you first launch Gotya, you'll be prompted to sign into your Gotya account or create one. Gotya's Camera View and Remote Control Launching the camera from Gotya's main page will pull up the camera's viewfinder that only supports horizontal orientation. Settings for Gotya's camera include: An audible alert can sound each time something triggers the motion sensor.
Turn this feature off for a stealthier surveillance mode. Screen Saver Blank or Fake Screen: When you hit the dim button to launch the screen saver you can opt for a black screen or fake Windows Phone screen. You can also PIN code protect things from prying eyes. If you want to launch the image recording at a specific time during the next twenty-four hours.
This is where you want to save any images captured by Gotya. You can save them locally to your Windows Phone or to Gotya's cloud. Images saved to the cloud are accessible from Gotya's web portal more on this in a second. Enter an email address to receive alerts when a photo is captured. Remote Control Gotya's remote control feature is a little deceptive. We've got a limited number of apps to focus on and if we've missed something, feel free to share in the comments.
Part of being a spy is the ability to be stealthy. Be it capturing images of a secret weapons plant or your wife, you can't always just walk in with the camera app in plain view. Sneaky Shot is an app that will conceal your camera app in a fake Start Screen. Lining up the shot is a little tricky but to take a picture, just tap the Message Tile.
Settings can be accessed by tapping the Mail Tile where you can adjust the image resolution. There's a green box in your appointment tile that turns red while the camera focuses and takes the picture. When it returns to green, you're good to take another pic.
The fake Start Screen mimics your current Windows Phone theme color and will reflect the date for added realism. Sneaky Shot isn't a bad way to sneak in a shot. You may want to give the trail version a try first to see how easy or challenging it is to line up your pictures without a view finder. Here's a novelty app for your Windows Phone that lets you track cell phone simply by entering the number to track.
With Phone Tracker Spy you can tell your friends you have super secret government technology on your Windows Phone that lets you track their phones. When they call your bluff, just enter their number into the app and tap the green track button. The app hones in on your friend's location which happens to be yours as well and the radar target zooms in with a satellite view of your area.
Phone Tracker Spy is a decent novelty app but the biggest drawback is that there's no trial version to let you try things out first. Splinter Cell has eleven levels set in eight different world wide locations.
You have a wide range of weapons at your disposal, surveillance gadgets, and a few other tricks you can deploy against your enemy. You can grab it all here in the Windows Phone Marketplace.
Gotya captured a wide range of birds partaking in the feeder as well as an annoying squirrel. When you first launch Gotya, you'll be prompted to sign into your Gotya account or create one. If you want to launch the image recording at a specific time during the next twenty-four hours. Just keep in mind that some States have ease dropping laws so use these apps with responsibility and if caught, the Secretary will disavow any knowledge of your actions If you've run across an interesting spy type app, feel free to share in the comments. The inconspicuous companion that allows you record videos without having the phone's screen lit to raise suspicion. While the screen goes black, the buttons of the handheld will remain lit up, which can be a telltale sign for anyone seeing it, so it's best to conceal them to ensure complete anonymity. Sneaky Shot isn't a bad way to sneak in a shot.
Security Toolkit may be the ultimate security and surveillance app available for your Windows Phone. While the screen goes black, the buttons of the handheld will remain lit up, which can be a telltale sign for anyone seeing it, so it's best to conceal them to ensure complete anonymity. The video files are saved automatically and their length can be fixed to any desired value up to 10 minutes, with increments of half a minute.
Sharing the recordings is possible through OneDrive, Dropbox or an FTP server, but there is a 50 MB per file limit for uploading files these cloud storage services. Add it to your Download Basket! The interface is far from being attractive and the fact that everything is well organized and easy to reach is one of the few advantages it has in this respect. The prompts for rating and reviewing the application are less intrusive than the ad banners displayed by other apps, so they are only a minor setback.
The ability to record video from the built-in camera with the screen blackened is a neat idea, but it still needs a tiny bit of work because with the buttons remaining illuminated someone could easily realize what is happening behind the darkened display.