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How to find a lost or stolen Android phone [Android 101]

So you’ve lost your Android phone and you don’t want to spend upwards of hundreds of dollars to replace it, eh? As important as smartphones have become in our everyday lives, misplacing them is one of the most scary things that can happen. We discuss some things you can do to get it back, even if you weren’t prepared to have it happen!

News

Google Hangouts is killing SMS support on May 22nd

Google is sending out emails to G Suite admins letting them know that they’ll be ending SMS support in Hangouts on May 22nd. The changes wont affect Google Voice users, but Google will be urging everyone else to use a different app to handle SMS on their device.

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How to hide apps, photos, and text messages on your Android Phone

We all get that uncomfortable feeling when someone else is using your phone. Something embarrassing or confidential is just a few errant swipes away. We’ve created three new guides to help you lock down personal photos, messages, and apps.

SIT or STAND

Autonomous SmartDesk 2 Review

Working at your desk while in the standard sitting position quickly becomes monotonous, especially when you’re staying in the same position all day. I have been using the Autonomous Smart Desk 2 — which quickly changes between sitting and standing positions — for a little over two weeks. Here are my thoughts.

Android 101

How to use Smart Lock for Android

“Smart Lock” is an Android feature that allows you to bypass the hassle of a lock screen when you’re in trusted situations.