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Gadget watch: Pet-tracking app has no bite

Setting up the V-Pet took a long time. The app has to connect to Bluetooth, GPS and wifi. Once all that was done, the app proved remarkably unhelpful in troubleshooting problems

24th February, 2019
Vodafone V-Pet Price: €120

People love their pets, so the attraction of a gadget that tells you when your beloved animal leaves the premises is obvious.

Setting up the V-Pet took a long time. The app has to connect to Bluetooth, GPS and wifi. Once all that was done, the app proved remarkably unhelpful in troubleshooting problems. Despite the fact that setting goals is part of the app set-up, it still hadn’t recorded any activity for my dog by...

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