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Google launches Android for Work

Google Launches Android for WorkWe've thought about Android for Work for a long while, after Google announced the program at Google I/O 2014. Presently its official, and Google has partnered with various organizations to make the workplace an inside and out more secure spot for everybody.

Android for Work is based on four key technology parts: work profiles, the Android for Work application, Google Play for Work, and in-build productivity tools. Every client needs to set up their own particular work profile on a Lollipop-running device, and will then have admittance to work information because of improved SELinux security implementation. When set up, your IT expert can send or evacuate work-sanction applications to associated devices.

In the event that your device is running Ice Cream Sandwich through KitKat, you can download the Android for Work application. It will convey secure mail, contacts, events, documents and a great deal more, and can be totally overseen by your IT proficient. Here's the full rundown of segments Google has worked into the new program:

  1. Work profiles – We've based on the default encryption, improved SELinux security authorization and multi-client help in Android 5.0, Lollipop to make a committed work profile that segregates and ensures work information. IT can send endorsed work applications right nearby their clients individual applications knowing their delicate information stays secured. Individuals can utilize their individual applications knowing their manager just oversees work information and won't eradicate or view their individual substance. 
  2. Android for Work application – For devices running Ice Cream Sandwich through Kitkat, or that don't run work profiles locally, we've made the Android for Work application. The application, which conveys secure mail, schedule, contacts, documents, searching and access to endorsed work applications, can be totally overseen by IT. 
  3. Google Play for Work – It permits organizations to safely send and oversee applications over all clients running Android for Work, rearranging the methodology of conveying applications to representatives and guarantees that IT endorses each sent application. 
  4. In-build productivity tools – For ordinary business assignments, we've made a suite of business applications for email, contacts and schedule, which backs both Exchange and Notes and gives report altering abilities to documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
Google has likewise collaborated with various IT partners to make this all work, including Cisco, BlackBerry, Motorola, Samsung, Box and numerous others. Google clarifies that these partnerships bring a predictable administration stage that permits undertaking administrators to control all Android devices, old and new. These partnerships likewise bring more secure business applications and devices to the program

In case you're keen to know about the program, head to the Android for  Work site.

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 update begins rolling out to users

Blackberry OS Update
BlackBerry revealed a significant software update on Thursday, permitting users of its whole suite of BlackBerry 10 devices, for example, the Z10, Q10 and Z30 to get to Android applications, and a host of different features, including Blend.

The organization said the BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1 gives users the capacity to get to both the BlackBerry World appstore and the Amazon Appstore that gives access to a host of Android applications already occupied on the BlackBerry stage.

Furthermore, BlackBerry said the new software will permit its users to get to its new BlackBerry Blend offer that awed numerous, when it was divulged last year.

The Blend gimmick lets users get message notifications, read and react to work and individual email, text and different messages, while likewise getting to records, logbooks, contacts and other media, on whatever gadget one is utilizing. It meets expectations over a host of working frameworks including Apple's Mac OS, Microsoft's Windows stage and tablets fueled by Google Inc's Android software.

The software update will likewise present the new BlackBerry Assistant, an advanced assistant that can be utilized with voice or text order to help users oversee email, contacts, datebook and different applications. It matches offerings, for example, Apple's Siri and Samsung's S Voice.

BlackBerry said subject to carrier acceptance, the software overhaul will start to take off to clients around the world, beginning Thursday.

Source: Reuters