jerdog · Dec 27, 2012 at 03:00 am

Open Source App Lets You Control Your Phone over SMS

Security applications are a dime-a-dozen these days. While it normally wouldn’t be noteworthy to have a new entry into the fray, this one is different in one very important way: The developer knows none of your information. AeGis, which comes to us from XDA Recognized Developer Decad3nce, is unlike competing applications in that it does not require a data connection, you are not asked to log in to anything, and you do not need to register and pay a large firm a yearly fee in order to use the below features:

Features:

- Ability to remotely lock your device via SMS
– Ability to remotely enable sound on your device via SMS
– Ability to remotely locate your device via SMS
– Ability to remotely wipe your device via SMS
– Ability to lock application with a password

In what may be the best feature of them all, Decad3nce has chosen to completely open-source the application, giving you the ability to fork and add new features as you see fit. AeGis utilizes the latest in Android’s Holo design principles, and requires Android 4.x.

If you want to check out what could be one of the best new security apps, visit the original thread for more information or you can view the source at Decad3nce’s Github.


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