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.
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.
Android Device Manager is a lot of things. It’s simple and easy to use. It’s already on a lot of Android handsets. Is it the last “find my device” app ever?
This week, the LG G2 landed, JBQ vented his Qualcomm-induced frustrations, ADM rolled out to users, Samsung asked us to save the date for the Note 3, while Motorola criticized competitors for not being “truly smart”. To top it off: Nexus rumors! It was a busy summer week, so let’s get to it!
The “find my phone” service from Google can now be used through any web browser. All you need is to log in your Google account.