Tag Archive: Protection


Sony’s My Xperia Theft Protection reportedly breaking unlocked devices

Sony’s My Xperia Theft Protection (MXTP) feature, currently live on a number of the company’s newer products, will apparently break bootloader-unlocked devices. For new devices that haven’t been unlocked, enabling MXTP removes the ability to unlock the bootloader. The real problem presents itself when you enable the feature on a device where the bootloader is already unlocked.

From Sony’s Unlock Bootloader site:

After unlocking your device, you should not enable My Xperia (found in the settings menu  [Read More…]

Last Chance: Blur Premium Lifetime Privacy Protection

Unless you’re a drug dealer or criminal mastermind, I’d imagine you value your phone number, e-mail address, and credit card information. Throughout the course of interacting in the online and physical world, you’re often pressed to fork over that information even when the recipient doesn’t always engender a lot of faith in you. There’s nothing like a creep-o encounter on Craigslist to make you question your faith in humanity.

What if you could pick and choose who you give your  [Read More…]

Blur Premium Privacy Protection: Lifetime Subscription, $49.99

Unless you’re a drug dealer or criminal mastermind, I’d imagine you value your phone number, e-mail address, and credit card information. Throughout the course of interacting in the online and physical world, you’re often pressed to fork over that information even when the recipient doesn’t always engender a lot of faith in you. There’s nothing like a creep-o encounter on Craigslist to make you question your faith in humanity.

What if you could pick and choose who you give your  [Read More…]

Lynk wants to add a physical component to mobile security and theft protection

Securing your mobile experience is all about using what works for you, and lynk adds a potentially compelling option to the mix.

There are plenty of way to make your Android device more secure, but balancing usability with security is a constant problem to be dealt with. The folks behind lynk have created a physical option for tech savvy users who aren’t usually far from their phone. It’s a Bluetooth beacon capable of acting as an  [Read More…]

Blur Premium Privacy Protection, 74% off

Unless you’re a drug dealer or terrorist, I’d imagine you value your phone number, e-mail address, and credit card information. Throughout the course of interacting in the online and physical world, you’re often pressed to fork over that information even when the recipient doesn’t always engender a lot of faith in you. There’s nothing like a creep-o encounter on Craigslist to make you question your faith in humanity.

What if you could pick and choose who you give your real  [Read More…]

After 17 years, OtterBox becomes the protection standard

Origins

It can be said that behind a great company stands a great man or woman, someone who had an idea and was not content with just letting it reside in their minds, but instead, they wanted to make it a reality. From Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, to Jeff Bezos, these were all revolutionaries, giants in their industries. While these are by far some of the most well-known names in the tech industry, there are other that have also  [Read More…]

ZAGG announced partnership with Best Buy to give your Samsung Galaxy S6 their awesome protection.

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Keeping your smartphone damage free is something that we all have to struggle with on a daily basis. Whether we try to prevent damage using cases, screen protectors, or by barely using the device (I have met some who follow this lifestyle..), it can be a task. Thankfully there exist great companies that love nothing more than specializing in keeping our  [Read More…]

Urban Armor Gear smartphone case review; military grade protection for the rugged adventurer.

Militaristic Design

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One of the first things we noticed about the Urban Armor Gear were the rugged design elements. From faux screws, honeycomb patterns, to the indentations on the back, everything about the Urban Armor Case screamed resilience. The case also does so while maintaining a relative low profile, at least where weight and bulk is concerned. Many people shy away from using cases for the sole reason that  [Read More…]

HTC UH OH Protection: 1 year free replacement for cracked screen or water damage

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It happens. You drop your phone. It gets wet. Life gets in the way. And, sadly, for a lot of us, this sort of thing happens within the first year of owning a smartphone. HTC, recognizing this, and seeing an opportunity, has introduced a terrific new program to address this situation.

Called UH OH Protection, it’s a service plan that  [Read More…]

HTC ‘Uh-oh’ is official: Free 12 months of accidental damage protection for U.S. M9 buyers

HTC expands upon ‘Advantage’ in the U.S. with a new, free service for M9 owners covering screen and water damage, as well as carrier switching — or get $ 100 off the next HTC One.

We brought you the first details of HTC’s upcoming “Uh-oh” service yesterday, and now it’s official. HTC USA will expand its “Advantage” program to cover new HTC One M9 devices for a full year after purchase.

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