Google to incorporate a “kill switch” in the next version of Android

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One security feature we’ve heard rumored for Android recently is the “kill switch”, a feature that enables the smartphone owner to remotely wipe their phone if somebody tries to steal it. We’ve seen California and Minnesota both pass legislation on this recently, and we ...

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California Senate does about face; “Kill switch” bill approved

Evidence photos show property recovered by Port St. Lucie police

After revising the cell phone kill-switch bill that was rejected at the end of April, it appears that the California Senate has approved the controversial bill. The key changes made were items like giving the carriers a six-month extension to the deadline for compliance and to clarify that ...

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Smartphone kill switch will be flipped on July 2015

Evidence photos show property recovered by Port St. Lucie police

Have you ever lost your phone either by theft or pure forgetfulness? Does just the thought of having some stranger (or stalker) possibly looking at your duck-faced nude selfies freak you out?  Lets take a look at this scenario, what if one of your trusted employees happen to lose your top ...

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Absolute Software Releases Theft Recovery Suite for Android Tablets

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It doesn’t need to be stated that Android tablets are becoming increasingly popular. They’re stylish, they’re sexy (most of the time), and they’re more convenient than hauling a several pound laptop around, Win/WIN all around. Of course, with this appeal comes the threat ...

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