First "NSA-Proof" Smartphone, Coming To A Store Near You!



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Whether you’re a covert agent on top-secret missions or just in the habit of taking embarrassing selfies you wouldn’t want the world to see, this hard-to-crack privacy smartphone by Android is for you. The BlackPhone is touted as "NSA Proof" (oh, burn!), and will come preloaded with a plethora of security-focused apps that utilize end-to-end encryption. However, the real technology that will make your tech life completely confidential is the PrivateOS system, which is similar to Android, but with specialized, vault-like protection capabilities.

Sounds fancy, huh? That’s because it is, with a fancy, $629 price tag to match. Don’t worry, you’ll have plenty of time to save up before its June release. And, to make that amount a little less painful to shell out, note that the built-in safety features alone are valued at $700. So, between the BlackPhone and this clandestine app, your James Bond fantasies just got a little more real. (Mashable)