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Verizon reconsiders, will brick the Galaxy Note7 come January 5

A few days ago we told you major carriers in the US agreed to work with Samsung and push an update that will suspend...

Your next new Android phone will probably have a remote kill switch

Remote kill switches are coming. They're controversial due to worries that someone else can disable your phone, but they're being lauded for their hand...

Android 5.0 Lollipop’s “kill switch” only maims, not kill

It's fairly safe to say that we've all got smartphones now. Perhaps more accurately, we can say that if you are reading this, it...

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

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...

Minnesota calls first on “kill-switch” law; California cries

In what is ensured to create chaos to manufacturers as a multitude of states now plan to pass their own "kill-switch" bills, Minnesota becomes...
Evidence photos show property recovered by Port St. Lucie police

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

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...
Evidence photos show property recovered by Port St. Lucie police

Smartphone kill switch will be flipped on July 2015

Have you ever lost your phone either by theft or pure forgetfulness? Does just the thought of having some stranger (or stalker) possibly looking...

California introduces anti-theft “kill switch” bill

It is not uncommon to store basically every bit of personal information on your smartphone. And with cellphones being more popular than they ever...
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