You Can Now Track Santa on Your Android Phone With the New NORAD App

It’s that time of year again when all the good little boys and girls receive a visit from jolly ol’ Santa Clause during his yearly world wide giving spree. As long as you are on his good list, you might be interested  in tracking his whereabouts.

NORAD, the folks who have taken on the task of tracking Santa, have been doing so since 1955 and want to make it easier this year for us Android owners. The new app, NORAD, can be found in the Android Market and will allow you access to Santa’s flight path beginning on Christmas Eve. Once downloaded, you will notice a timer that, when reaches 0:00, means he has left the North Pole. From there you will be able to monitor his travel on the NORAD’s built in map.

In order to keep you and your children occupied while the timer is counting down, the NORAD app includes a cute little “Elf Toss” game for you added enjoyment. You can also find some educational that will give some real insight into NORAD’s broader mission (their duties go way beyond spying on bearded old men in red velvet suits). Jump past the break for a screenshot and links to the free download.

Remember, you can also search the word ‘Santa’ in Google Maps on Christmas eve for a glimpse at his location.

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About the Author: Stacy Bruce

Stacy Bruce was born and raised in Spokane Washington. He attended the University of Washington to study pre-med only to change his course study a year later to forensic science. Although currently not a doctor or a scientist, some believe he posseses the knowledge of both. He was a resident of San Diego California for ten years, lived beachside and sometimes wonders why the hell he moved back to Spokane. A multi-talented man, Stacy is a fabricator, an artist, a gear head, a tech junkie and at most, the disciple of Casanova. Growing up, he was always enthralled with electronics, gadgets and gizmos. Throughout his life he has had one, if not two, of every cool and new electronic device available. He began his smartphone experience with the original iPhone. After realizing it was more like theirPhone, he decided he wanted the ability to customize, so Stacy moved to the OG Droid and has been a loyal Android fanatic ever since. Moving through all of the top tier Verizon phones, he recently retired his Droid Charge in favor of the Galaxy Nexus, only to wonder what great device Samsung will come out with next. Stacy is a busy new homeowner in where he lives with his beautiful girlfriend and two dogs.


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