Android

Gadget Guardian by Lookout – Free Android app

Gadget Guardian powered by Lookout offers the best protection against mobile threats, phone loss and theft.

With Gadget Guardian, you get the following features:
– Security & Antivirus:
– App Scanning: Continuous, over-the-air protection from viruses, malware, adware and spyware
– Find My Phone:
– Locate & Scream: Map the location of your device and make it sound an alarm – even when its on silent
– Signal Flare: Automatically save your phone’s last location when the battery is low
– Lock & Wipe: Remotely lock your device, post a custom message, and erase your data if its fallen into the wrong hands

Have questions? Any questions? Checkout our Q&A: https://faq.lookout.com or Simply ✉: [email protected]

Notes:
– ①. Gadget Guardian is currently only available Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile prepaid customers
– ②. Lookout requests access to a number of Android permissions such as camera, location and hardware

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Apple acquires Dark Sky weather app, and that’s bad news for Android users

Popular weather app and data-collection service Dark Sky has been acquired by Apple for an undisclosed sum, a blog post from the Dark Sky team announced. The post claims that Dark Sky will now “reach far more people, with far more impact, than we ever could alone.”

The iOS app will not see any changes “at this time,” and it will continue to be listed on the App Store. Android and Wear OS are a different story, though. The Android app will no longer be available for download, and “service to existing users and subscribers will continue until July 1, 2020,

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How to Turn an Old Android Device Into a Cool, Useful Gadget | Mobile Tech

By Jack M. Germain

Apr 2, 2020 12:37 PM PT

What do you do with your old Android phones or tablets? That question usually prompts three tired answers. You might trade them in for a new purchase. Or you could resell them on eBay. Probably, though, you will just stuff them in a drawer as emergency backups.

Better options exist, however, that would let you continue to get value from your aging devices. For example, you could download Google maps to create a dedicated in-car GPS navigator, or you could turn them into webcams.

Numerous variations on the webcam theme address almost any modern day surveillance, video or audio application. For instance, you easily could turn your unused Android phone into a weathercam, baby monitor, petcam or nannycam. Streaming images over your home network is a fun project to set up and takes little in the way of extra cost

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