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Android share grows in the Smartphone market

Android’s share in the smartphone market has been steadily growing for the last few months. According to Millennial Media Android has now captured 61% of smartphone space. This is a 15% jump over last month figures leaving iOS far behind. It remains to be seen how release of iOS 5 in coming months will impact…

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Why am I unable to uninstall some application from my android phone?

There are few applications available on Google Play store (aka Android marketplace) which gives error message like below¬†when you try to uninstall them.   The error message above is totally unintuitive and leaves user with little or no idea as to what went wrong and what can possibly be done to successfully uninstall the app…

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SureMDM client now available on Android Marketplace

SureMDM Nix agent is now published on Android Marketplace. You can search for “suremdm” on Android Marketplace or directly goto https://market.android.com/details?id=com.nix and install it on your phones. Advantage of installing from android marketplace is that you don’t have to enable “Allow installation of non-Market applications” to manage your device from SureMDM. Plus any upgrades we…

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New security feature for android device management using SureMDM

SureMDM adds another compelling security feature for android device management. IT administrators can now restrict users to access only approved applications.All other applications and system settings are password protected. This feature also blocks the user from installing any third-party applications. Using this feature is very simple. Installed application list of a device now also shows…

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Managing and controlling applications on corporate mobile devices

SureMDM now has a brand new feature that provides a view into what all applications are installed on the phone. Go to the SureMDM web console, select the phone and click the Apps button the toolbar. Whats more, you also uninstall any unneccesary applicaitons right from the web console even if the actual mobile device…

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Android and password policy enforcement using SureMDM

Enterprise use of Android devices is on the rise these days. Much of it is due to the availability of new security features (Android 2.2+) such as the ability to enforce password policies across Android devices and to remotely wipe any Android devices that are lost or compromised. Suppose all employees in your organization have…

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