Wear is said to not offer enough for mass adoption, even though its been in the market for over 9 months. I personally have a Gear Live which I purchased 8 months ago, and my experience with it has had its ups and downs throughout my time with it. For the longest time, I was not able to recommend the platform to anyone. Since then, a lot of updates have hit Wear watches, some improving battery life, others changing the...
Autowipe Saves Your Device’s Data So You Don’t Have To
Remember that remote wipe feature introduced in Android 2.2 Froyo that allows device administrators to remotely wipe lost or stolen devices? So do we! Unfortunately, not everyone notices immediately when their beloved device has gone missing. Luckily, XDA forum member vesperaNovus has an application geared at filling that void.
In the words of the developer:
If your device gets lost or stolen you can set up this application to automatically wipe the memory in the following conditions: failed passwords to unlock screen, SMS password received, subscriber ID changed (SIM card).
While this app itself is not new, first appearing on our forums back in July 2010; the developer has recently added a test mode, enabling users to test the application functionality without actually wiping their devices.
If you’re interested in keeping the data on your mobile device that much more secure, make sure to continue on to the original thread.
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