Cheaters, watch out! An Indian-origin entreprenuer has developed a
'cheat's app' that you can download on your partner's phone to create an
invisible record of text messages and call logs from a suspected lover.
don't even have to worry about their partner finding out that the app
has been downloaded as the icon does not appear on the home screen of
The user has to enter a secret code to access the Cate app, which stands for "Call and Text Eraser", the Daily Mail reported.
suppose your partner happens to walk in while you are reading texts
from their secret lover, a simple shake of the phone will make it all
However, the app can also benefit cheaters as they can hide specific numbers from the contacts list.
screen will never indicate who has called and at the touch of a button,
all private information can be wiped from the phone forever.
with the slogan, "Love is blind, we keep it that way!", the smartphone
app which costs 3 pounds to download, is the brainchild of Boston-based
entrepreneur of Indian-origin, Neal Desai.
The 25-year-old student
bought the app for 11,000 pounds from a Miami police officer, who
developed the programme after seeing his friend dragged through the
divorce court thanks to incriminating text messages on his phone.
then decided to expand the business by appearing on Shark Tank, the
American equivalent of BBC2's Dragon's Den and ended up securing 44,000
Since the app was launched three weeks ago, it has been
downloaded 10,000 times and 70 per cent of the purchases have been by
While critics have pointed out the "morality" of his
product, Desai insists there are legitimate reasons for using his app,
which he said is there to protect someone's privacy.
privacy app, essentially, and as with every technology that involves
privacy, there is good with the bad," Desai was quoted as telling The
"But it is also labelled a privacy application and
could have uses for government officials, or corporate business, or for
lawyers whose entire business is based on keeping things confidential,"