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Smartphone Management

Smartphone Management, or Mobile Device Management (2X MDM), means being able to secure, monitor, manage and support smartphones. This usually involves remote distribution of applications, data and settings for all types of smartphones. Smartphone management is growing in  popularity and...

What is Mobile GPS Tracking?

Many mobile phones and tablets have integrated GPS (Global Positioning System) tracking systems that provide independent mobile tracking through the device, alleviating the need for a separate dedicated GPS unit. Established in 1973 by the United States Department of Defense, GPS tracking...

What's the Best Way to Manage Android Phones?

Some people ask, “Why do I need a Mobile Device Management system?” Simply put, the answer is, “because it keeps track of all your applications and you can manage Android devices far easier.” If your company has handed out hundreds of Android mobile phones to its employees,...

Why is Mobile Phone Security Important?

Mobile phones are here to stay and you need to know how to protect your privacy when using them. Many people have come to accept security on their computers as the norm yet still overlook mobile phone security. This is a mistake. Hackers are taking advantage of this lack of security awareness and...

Geofencing and Mobile Device Management

Geofencing is a term used mostly in business, referring to the practice of limiting mobile employees to work within a specific geographic area by tracking them via GPS (global positioning system). As GPS is readily available on most smartphones and tablets, and with the rise of mobile device...

How to Find a Lost Mobile

I’ve personally lost two mobile devices in the past couple of years. I tried putting up reward posters to no avail, only succeeding in wasting my time and receiving prank calls from jokers.  I had often wondered how to find a lost mobile phone and I worried about the contact details and...