Locking More Than The Lock Screen: Top Security Apps For The Smartphone

The Blackphone

For people who need absolute security, there's Blackphone, the result of a collaboration between Spanish startup GeeksPhone and Silent Circle, a U.S. developer building security apps for Android and iOS. Built from the ground up to be bullet-proof, Blackphone will run a custom-made version of Android called PrivatOS, which reportedly contains a better crypto engine and other small improvements, and is fully compatible with the mainstream distribution. Blackphone will ship unlocked in June, listing for $629 plus between $10 and $24 a month.

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