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It’s official: Google announces Android 8.0 Oreo, rolling out to devices soon

by Jimmy Westenberg 1 day ago0 comments

How to flash Android Oreo on your Nexus or Pixel

by Team AA 1 day ago3 comments

How Oreo is better than Nougat: Introduction

by Gary Sims 15 hours ago0 comments

Will exploding phones hurt the Note 8 launch?

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From Android Device Manager to Find My Device: what’s new and how to use it

In this post, we take a closer look at the changes Google's Find My Device brings to the table and how to use it.
by Mitja Rutnik2 weeks ago

15 best free Android apps of 2017!

Apps are one of the best things about Android and you can get some pretty sweet ones without spending a dime. Here are the best free Android apps!
by Joe Hindy3 weeks ago140

Google renames Android Device Manager app to Find My Device

Google has updated its Android Device Manager app for the first time in two years, and it also gets rebranded to Find My Device.
by John CallahamMay 17, 20173

Lost your Android phone? Good luck trying to get it back

Losing your phone can be extremely scary. Can you find an Android phone if you lose it? How do you go about that process? Let's find out!
by John VelascoMarch 11, 201754
 
 

5 best find my phone apps and other find my phone methods too!

Having your smartphone lost or stolen is absolutely frightening, but don't panic! Here are the best find my phone methods and the best find my phone apps.
by Joe HindyFebruary 25, 201758

Chromebooks with Google Play Store access can be found using Android Device Manager

The ability to find, ring, block and wipe a device remotely can be very convenient when a phone gets lost or stolen. And now we are finding out Chromebooks with access to the Google ...
by Edgar CervantesAugust 6, 201644

Stick it to phone thieves: you can now remotely brick your phone

AOSP now supports the ability to remotely brick a device through recovery if it has been stolen, rendering it unbootable by any would-be thieves.
by Kris CarlonJune 6, 201631

If the police knock on your door looking for a stolen phone, this might be why

"Find My Phone" apps are responsible for a spate of cases where innocent people are being accused of stealing phones because of bad app data.
by Kris CarlonJanuary 22, 20166

Thief caught selling smartphone on Craigslist – don’t let this happen to you!

Having your phone stolen is never fun, but this victim managed to catch the thief with the help of the police and a Craigslist listing. You may not be as lucky, though!
by Edgar CervantesNovember 15, 201513

10 best Android apps for Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner and you don't want to be left in the dust! Check out these awesome Android apps to help you have a better Halloween!
by Joe HindyOctober 25, 20155
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