Software Update from AT&T Adds Yellow Pages to GS5
AT&T today said owners of the Samsung Galaxy S5 can expect to see a small update hit their device in the coming days. The sole purpose of the update is to push AT&T's Yellow Pages application to the device, as well as AT&T's Find My Phone. The Find My Phone app includes several useful features, such finding a lost phone on a map, remotely locking a lost phone, and ringing a lost phone. Both apps are free, and cannot be removed once installed.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Boasts Tougher, Less-Refined Design
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S8 Active, a rugged version of the S8 that will initially be sold by AT&T. The phone does away with the attractive, curved design of the S8 in favor of a more rugged metal frame with bumpers that are able to withstand drops up to 5 feet.
Google Updates, Renames Android Device Manager
Google today updated its Android Device Manager application. The app has a fresh design and, more importantly, a new name.
Can't Find Your Android? Locate It with A Google Search
Google recently rolled out a quick new way to locate misplaced Android smartphones. A simple Google search for "Find My Phone" from a PC can find a lost phone, force it to ring at full volume, and even position it on a map.
Motorola Intros Fob for Finding Lost Keys or Phones
Motorola today announced the Keylink, a Bluetooth device meant to help the absent minded find their missing keys or phone. The Keylink can be attached to a key ring and is paired with devices via Motorola's Connect application.
Google Simplifies Searching For Lost Phones
Google today made improvements to its My Accounts tool that should help people better manage their Google settings as well as their smartphone. Users can now access their account by saying, "Ok Google, show me my Google account" into the Google Search app.