Kaspersky has just gotten their feet wet in the high-end luxury phone segment of the market by teaming up with Tag Heuer in the making of the Link, the Swiss watch makers’ Android-powered smartphone.
So what did they exactly bring to the table here?
Well, Kaspersky Lab is actually the one responsible for the TAG Heuer Mobile Security installed on the Link. This is a user-friendly security software that provides protection against malware and data theft. And as we all prolly already know by now, malware is one of the biggest pains in Android’s behind, and every ‘droid handset, including the Link, will benefit from an onboard security software.
For those who have no intentions of buying the Tag Heuer Link but want Kaspersky’s expertise in safe-guarding their Android smartphone, you can head on over here to buy Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 from the Android Market. It’s retailing of Php430.40, and is compatible with Android 1.5 and above.
For the rest of you guys intrigued by this bit of news, you can check out the full press release below:
Kaspersky Lab Teams Up with Tag Heuer
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, announces a new collaboration with TAG Heuer, the renowned Swiss luxury watchmaker, which, in cooperation with ModeLabs Manufacture, has launched its first luxury touchscreen smartphone TAG Heuer LINK, operating on Android.
For this unique smartphone, Kaspersky Lab has developed TAG Heuer Mobile Security (Powered by Kaspersky). This user-friendly and reliable security software provides complex malware and data protection.
Commenting on the new partnership, Eugene Kaspersky, Chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, said, “We are happy to start our partnership with and to provide protection for users of TAG Heuer smartphones. Kaspersky Lab and TAG Heuer have common core values, such as best-of-breed reliability, cutting edge technology, and constant innovation. TAG Heuer Mobile Security is our first project in the luxury segment, and we are looking forward to further develop our partnership with TAG Heuer.”
The new TAG Heuer LINK phone is the ultimate communication tool. Swiss-engineered, French-built, and equipped with upgradeable Google Android software, it combines elegance, reliability and unparalleled access and connectivity. Luxuriously crafted and detailed, the TAG Heuer LINK incorporates the most prestigious materials and advanced components in the watchmaking and automotive worlds, including black PVD, diamonds and rose gold. The mirror-polished and fine-brushed stainless steel is premium grade surgical 316L, corrosion-resistant and hypoallergenic.
TAG Heuer Mobile Security (Powered by Kaspersky) provides top grade protection from network attacks, malware targeting mobile platforms, and SMS spam. On top of that, it allows users to locate a lost or stolen smartphone using the GPS Find function, store all digital assets in encrypted folders, and remotely block or wipe the smartphone if it is lost or stolen. With Kaspersky Lab’s Mobile Security, the owner of a LINK smartphone is able to efficiently manage private contacts, filter out annoying calls and texts by assigning contacts to black lists and white lists, restrict children’s calls and texts, and monitor the phone’s whereabouts using GPS Find.
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