Google said its Android Device Manager tool will be available at the end of the Month. The online service can be used to locate a lost or missing phone by ringing it at maximum volume, even when the device is set to silent mode. it will also reveal the location of the device on a map so it can more easily be retrieved. US Government gives it two thumbs up.
Manager also lets people secure their personal data by remotely wiping
the smartphone if it cannot be retrieved.
Android Device Manager is
compatible with devices running Android 2.2 and up.