Google stated that the next version of Android will include a “factory reset protection solution,” in other words, a permanent lock feature that can’t be bypassed with a simple factory reset.
Google is adding a small feature to Android Device Manager, that should make it a tad easier to locate and manage your misplaced device.
A “kill switch” bill went before California state Senate this week. The bill would have made it mandatory for device manufacturers to install a method for rendering stolen devices inoperable. After the votes were tallied, 19 in favor and 17 against simply did not meet the 21 votes needed to pass the bill.
Google’s Android Device Manager has received a new update that allows you to require a password in order to launch the app or switch accounts.
Even though there are many great paid apps, you can still fill your device with amazing free Android apps. In this list, we’ll look at 25 of the best free Android apps.
This was an exciting week in the Play Store. Gmail and Nova got updates as did the Chromecast and Play Store. Also, here’s 5 Android apps you can’t miss!
Google released an Android app for its Android Device Manager service, which allows users to locate, ring, lock, and wipe devices remotely. Previously, the service was only available via a web interface.
CITA President and CEO Steve Largent has announced that the database for stolen 4G/LTE smartphones has been implemented and is ready for action. Have you ever had a smartphone stolen? Did you manage to remotely wipe it? Did you get it back?
Just last month, Google launched the Android Device Manager as a way to locate and remote wipe your handset. Now Google has added the ability to remote lock your device with a new password as well. Keep reading for more details!
A new Android Device Manager update will apparently bring remote password changing and device locking to Google’s Android device tracking tool.