(NBC) – "Cover your tracks" is the motto behind a new service that automatically deletes old text messages.
The application, which is called "Tiger Text" and is available for the iPhone and iPod Touch, allows users to set a time limit on how long a text message will remain on a phone before being erased.
Developers say the service does not refer to the most famous athlete in the world, Tiger Woods, but rather to actual tigers because they are hard to track.
The app is free for the first 100 messages during a 15-day trial period, after that it's $1.49 per 250 messages sent each month.
An application for Blackberry and Android platforms will soon be available.