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Lenel: Control your office security system from your BlackBerry

I just watched a presentation from Joshua Phillips, Director of Marketing at security specialists, Lenel. Joshua and his colleague Justin were showing off their latest product set that enables their customers to remotely manage their security systems from their BlackBerry devices anywhere on the planet. So, for example, you could use the Lenel mobile system […]

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The most pointless iPhone applications: Anti-theft apps

I keep on getting press releases sent in from, I imagine, really nice, really earnest mobile developers who have decided to crack the nightmare that is having your iPhone stolen. Or any phone for that matter, but the iPhone, it’s in a class of it’s own. First of all, if you’re a Vodafone UK subscriber […]

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Phones 4U turn the tables on shop window security

Did you read my post from last Monday about Phones 4U’s shockingly bad store layout that showed their customer’s details to passers-by? Well, Phones 4U must have because by Thursday last week they had shuffled their point of sale tables around to give their customers a much safer experience. The sales monitors do still face […]

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Phones 4U offer a window into their customer details

You’d be shocked and appalled if I told you that every time I browsed the Phones 4U website they showed me the personal details of the customer currently placing an order wouldn’t you? Well at least twice a day I walk past what would appear to be the flagship Phones 4U store on Tottenham Court […]

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All is definitely not well with Apple

Every once a while, there comes across a day in your life and things start going haywire enough to make you wonder what did you do wrong to deserve that day. Today, it turns out, is such a day for our very own Steve Jobs. Not too long after we reported that the Apple Ads […]

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Use your iPhone for home security.

I was just browsing around the internet looking for something to do with the iPhone. I’ll admit, for the most part I wasn’t impressed until I came across Mobiscope. I’m not a security conscious person, and nor am I one to want to set up a webcam with it’s own I.P address so I can […]

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Crime, in the US, fraid not. Have you tried Europe?

Growing up I was forced to watch a lot of the series Due South.  My mother and sister both fancied the Mountie. Aside from slightly mentally scarring me for life the series taught me one thing – Canadians are lovely people that never commit crime. And it’s true, according to the mobile companies, nobody steals […]

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India counting down to BlackBerry ban?

If you’ve got a BlackBerry, you might want to hold off taking it on holiday to India for a while. According to Reuters, representatives from the country’s mobile operators are meeting with government officials to discuss the possible security implications around RIM’s mobile email service. Apparently, the government is so concerned, the idea of a […]