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Android customization – how to use Android Device Manager to find your lost phone

by: Jonathan FeistJanuary 15, 2015
In this week's Android customization post, we look at how to use Android Device Manager to locate a missing phone, and how it can protect you and your data.
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Android customization – Device security, intrusion detection using Tasker

by: Jonathan FeistJanuary 8, 2015
This week's Android customization is a little device security using Tasker. We build intrusion detection to help you keep track of who is accessing your device, from where and when.
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Magellan announces the RoadMate: a GPS unit built specifically for truckers

by: Jimmy WestenbergJanuary 5, 2015
Magellan Navigation has just announced a GPS tracking device meant specifically for truckers. The device allows for multiple different driver logins, customized routes and much more.
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Android customization – save battery by managing Location services (without root)

by: Jonathan FeistOctober 2, 2014
As a part of Location Services, GPS is a still a major culprit in poor battery life on your Android phone, our Android customization today uses Tasker to get a grip on things. While there is little that can be done without root, we still take a stab at it, what do you think?
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Indie app of the day – BackCountry Navigator PRO GPS

by: Joe HindyMarch 17, 2014
A lot of people ask us about the best way to get offline maps for things like hiking. From now on, we'll be including BackCountry Navigator on that list.
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Google Maps and Android: you can track your own location, view history minute-by-minute

by: Chris SmithDecember 20, 2013
Android users that trust Google with tracking their location can view the history of the logged data minute-by-minute on Google Maps.
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Are your photos revealing your location when you post them on the Internet?

by: Gary SimsSeptember 27, 2013
Many people are unaware that photos can contain geo-location information, and that this data can be read by anyone when you post an image on the Internet. You do turn off GeoTagging on your phone?
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Nexus 7 (2013) gets an update to fix frustrating multi-touch and GPS bug

by: Brad WardAugust 23, 2013
After a plethora of complaints on the Google Product Forums, the Nexus 7 (2013) is getting an update to fix some frustrating multi-touch and GPS issues.
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Google Play Services 3.2 officially arrives, new user and developer improvements in tow

by: Kyle WiggersAugust 20, 2013
Google, continuing in the spirit of surreptitious, over-the-air core app updates in lieu of new Android firmware, completed its global rollout of Google Play Services 3.2 today.
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Users report Nexus 7 (2013) GPS problems – are you affected?

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 9, 2013
A growing number of users are taking to online forums to complain about flaky Nexus 7 (2013) GPS functionality. Google is reportedly looking into the issue.
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