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G Suite admins can now lock and reset passwords for their company's Android devices

G Suite admins can now lock and reset passwords for their company's Android devices

Working in an IT department is not always an easy job, but if your company uses G Suite and Google Mobile Management, life might be getting just a wee bit simpler. Admins can now remotely reset passwords for company-owned Android devices, or lock them in the case of loss or theft.

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[New App] Microsoft Releases Office 365 Admin App So IT Administrators Can Keep Tabs On Service Health And Status Updates

[New App] Microsoft Releases Office 365 Admin App So IT Administrators Can Keep Tabs On Service Health And Status Updates

Microsoft Office isn't what it used to be. Now instead of plopping down a sizable upfront payment for software you could use indefinitely, customers commit to paying a monthly fee. Yet either way, every company needs at least one person who knows how to get the software running and whose job it is to ensure that things stay that way. Microsoft's latest Android app, Office 365 Admin, is for them.

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This app comes to Android only a month after the launch of the Windows Phone version, and it looks largely the same. Like Microsoft Office itself, this companion isn't particularly exciting.

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TeamViewer Releases QuickSupport For Android – Remotely Control Your Samsung Device From Mac, Windows, Or Linux

TeamViewer Releases QuickSupport For Android – Remotely Control Your Samsung Device From Mac, Windows, Or Linux

TeamViewer, the company behind a widely popular collaboration/remote support software solution, has brought to market a new app specifically aimed at Samsung devices, releasing QuickSupport to Google's Play Store today.

The app is essentially a remote control app meant just for Samsung devices –  it allows access to Samsung mobile devices from Mac, Linux, or Windows computers running TeamViewer's software. While TeamViewer already has an Android app, this is the first app under the TV name allowing control of a mobile device from a computer and not vice versa.

For those wondering just how many practical applications this may have, TeamViewer spells out some possibilities ranging from IT departments resolving employee issues with Samsung devices to simply performing basic tasks like editing SMS messages and checking emails on your phone from your computer.

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[Updated: Here Are The Winners!] Book Giveaway #17: Learn How To Develop With One Of Ten Copies Of Android Wireless Application Development

[Updated: Here Are The Winners!] Book Giveaway #17: Learn How To Develop With One Of Ten Copies Of Android Wireless Application Development

Learning to develop isn't always easy - and learning how to do it well is even harder. While it's true there are a plethora of resources available on the subject, sometimes they dive in too deep or skip over some of the prerequisites. Thanks to our friends over at informIT, though, we have just the book: Android Wireless Application Development Volume I: Android Essentials.

This contest is now over. Here are our winners, selected at random:
  • Barnett Hsu
  • Travis B
  • Phil (hagger)
  • Noah (colvin)
  • Kellye
  • Bazar6
  • David Shaver
  • Eduardo
  • Tamas Farkas
  • i300

Congratulations, guys - all of you will be contacted for your information in the near future!

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