Five apps to wipe data from your Android phone
By: Jack Wallen
If your phone gets lost or stolen — or if you decide to return or recycle it — you need to wipe it clean of your private data.
Losing your phone is almost akin to losing your wallet. You have data on that device, and should anyone get to it, they could wreak havoc on your life. Yes, there are ways to ensure the security of that device. But there might come a time when you have to give up the ghost and wipe that phone. Or you might be recycling that phone or handing it over to another user — in which case, you’re not going to want to hand over your private information. No matter the reason, you need to know that data is safe. There are, of course, apps for that. I want to show you five of them.
1: Built-in Android reset
This built-in functionality is probably the easiest to use, as it doesn’t require any installation of any kind. You simply get to the restore from the Settings menu (where will depend upon the handset and carrier you use). Obviously,
Phone app stops driver texting
Feb. 7 – A new cell phone application limits distracted driving by prohibiting the ability to text or email when the device is traveling more than 15 miles per hour.
It can also track the mobile user’s location using GPS. Tara Cleary reportsPhone app stops driver texting…
Twenty-year-old Zack Kaufman is an inexperienced driver.
His mother Rita Kaufman wants to ensure his safety. So she installed an app on his cell phone which prevents Zack from texting or e-mailing when his device moves faster than 15 miles per hour…