BlackBerry still beats the competition on security
0. phoneArena 20 Apr 2012, 16:53 posted on
BlackBerry has not been having the best time recently. RIM has been taking hits from every side, and BlackBerry has been losing support, but it does still have one thing to be proud of: according to research, the platform is still by far the most secure mobile OS around...
This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here
1. GALAXY-S (Posts: 701; Member since: 07 Jun 2011)
"Whereas, on Android, the standard of having users approve permissions for each app on install is "theoretically more secure", but runs into trouble by putting trust in the user to make the right decision rather than the system. "
Android system is as secure as a condom lol the security is there but its the responsibility of the user to use as indicated :) otherwise.. VIRUS!
2. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1607; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)
I would like to see blackberry to rise again. When there are more options out there, the only winners are the consumers :)
4. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
Agreed, the Playbook is probably the best $200 tablet out there, but yet everyone overlooks it.
Really, the only think bad about it is:
Small power button, BB OS (which isn't thatttt bad)
But it beats the Nook and the Fire by a huge margin:
Nicer, faster performance.
Has awesome cameras (for a tablet)
and much more.
6. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1607; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)
I do kind of like the Playbook. It is true multi tasking. It looks sweet!!
12. eaxvac (Posts: 328; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)
true multi tasking and a bad battery life, fail.
14. JeffdaBeat (unregistered)
The problem with the Playbook is that it was released before it was done. I think most sales folks know that and didn't want to push it because it would be brought back with the lack of features.
3. metoyou (Posts: 279; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
Can't wait to see Blackberry's Cascade working on BB10 !
9. metoyou (Posts: 279; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
I bet the person who thumb me down doesnt know what's "Cascade" is and just want to color me some red to spice my post a bit more prettier :)
11. nnaatthhaannx2 (Posts: 820; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)
No, I just saw that you commented twice and gave you another red ;)
5. ZetanAlaz (Posts: 14; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)
as if BB is not overpriced and have something that I can rely on beside the BBM, i'd like to buy 1..
but not now..
7. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1060; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)
That's because it's market has only 24 apps.
10. darktranquillity (Posts: 284; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)
I too would love to see bb kicking as the end benefit is for the customer. But you want me to contribute into that by buying one?, no way. I'll stick with android.
13. Marcus_h (Posts: 44; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
I they could get a nice new handset out there - like those pics of the London prototype. I am sure they would really widen their appeal.
15. DigitalMD (Posts: 226; Member since: 17 Feb 2010)
Except BB fails on security as far as DoD is concerned because every email or tweet goes through the BB corporate servers. DING, big fail.....
16. DJQSTORM (Posts: 5; Member since: 08 Apr 2011)
Thats the whole point of a BES server... Either get a new job or get a personal device for tweeting about your boss.