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Briefly: Remote lock in Android Device Manager, CyanogenMod updates

09/24, 8:07am

Google updates Android Device Manager with remote locking

Google has updated its Android Device Manager to allow for remote locking of mobile devices. The online dashboard not only blocks access to anyone that doesn't know the password, but also gives the option to set a new password, according to Android Police. The new password will override whatever is being used on the phone or tablet, and will be required to unlock it. Devices in Airplane mode will receive the lock command and password changes once it reconnects to a network.

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Google releasing Android smartphone tracking tool later this month

08/02, 2:13pm

Android Device Manager will track devices, remotely ring, wipe data

Google will be helping owners of Android smartphones and tablet find their lost or stolen mobile device in the future, by releasing a new app. Android Device Manager will provide users with the location of the lost device, along with details for when it was last used, and the option to remotely trigger its ringtone at maximum volume, even if it has been silenced.

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