What do you do when a company offers you a hands-on opportunity with a smartphone running software you’re not allowed to access? Well, usually you move on to the next vendor. Things are a little different, though, when the concept behind the device is as intriguing as that underlying Blackphone.
We’ve covered Blackphone a few times over the past several months. In the wake of the NSA domestic-spying scandal in the US, a smartphone that promises privacy through an encrypted OS has become more interesting – and perhaps more feasible as a mass-market idea.
But is your privacy worth a $629 unlocked Android phone (even one running 4.4 KitKat)? Jaime Rivera quickly takes you through the ins and outs in our hands-on video below.