CANADA: Research In Motion (RIM) has introduced a new security application by the name of ‘Blackberry Protect’ to help you when it either lost or stolen.
The security application is similar to Nokia’s wave secure. This app can be used for protection against data lost and theft. However Blackberry protect application is currently in beta phase and one can download the application from blackberry Beta zone using a invite code.
Key Features Are; Wireless backup and restoration of data are among its other useful features. As soon as you are done with the installation and registration part you will be provided with the option to backup your contacts, calendar, memos, tasks, browser bookmarks and text messages. You may also enable an automatic backup action on daily, weekly or monthly basis. Before using this feature, be specific about your data plan as it requires data connection.
Locating Blackberry on Map – This feature can locate your blackberry’s exact location with the help of the phone’s built-in GPS functionality. Remote Device Wipe – If you are worried that your personal data may go in wrong hand after you have lost your device then use this feature and delete all your data from phone memory as well as from micro CD card. Remote Device Look – By using this feature, you can set a password and a short message which will be displayed in the standby screen, this will protect your handset if you have forgotten it somewhere. Remote Activation of smartphone Loud-ringer – If you have misplaced your device then you don’t have to worry about anything, just log on to blackberry web portal and activate the loud ring feature which will make your blackberry to ring loudly for one minute even if your current profile is in silent mode.
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