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.
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.
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.
Google Lets Android Owners Send More Instructions from Desktop Browsers
Google has expanded the number of tools Android smartphone owners can access from their desktop web browser. It recently made it possible to find a lost Android phone by asking Google to "find my phone" in Google Search.