Lookout premium now available, we have 10 copies to give away [contest]

Lookout, the popular cross-platform mobile security solution, has announced the availability of Lookout Premium -- the advanced version with extra features like the privacy advisor, remote lock and wipe, and enhanced backup and restore.  We took a look at it a few weeks back -- check it out here.  The app provides quite a bit for $2.99 a month ($29.99 annually), and the free 30 day trial lets you have a look and try the extras out for yourself.  To try it, just install the free version from the Market (links after the break) and update from within the application.

To make things even better, the folks at Lookout have offered up ten one-year subscriptions for us to give away to readers.  Head into the forums for the terms and enter for your chance to win!  Head past the break to read the full press release and get the download link for Lookout.

Lookout Announces Availability of Lookout Premium 

Consumers can download for advanced security and 

privacy protection; receive 30-days free


SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Nov. 16, 2010 – Lookout Mobile Security, the leading provider of cloud-based smartphone security software, today announced Lookout Premium for Android is now available for download from the Android market. Lookout Premium includes new features for those that want advanced security and privacy protection, including the new Privacy Advisor. In addition, Lookout Premium includes Remote Lock and Remote Wipe, Premium Support and additional Data Backup and Restore capabilities.


Lookout’s user base has grown to more than 3 million registered users and Lookout’s free product was recently selected as a top technology product of 2010 by PC World. The company will continue to offer its award-winning essential security for free, which includes protection against malware and spyware, data backup for contacts, and the missing device features including remote locate and “scream”.


To purchase Lookout Premium, users simply need to download Lookout from the Android Market and upgrade to Lookout Premium. Users have the option for a 30-day free trial of Lookout Premium.


Lookout Premium includes all the great features available in Lookout Free, plus:

·         Additional Security + Privacy Protection: Privacy Advisor +Remote Wipe and Remote Lock

·         Enhanced Backup & Restore: Photos and call history, in addition to contacts. Transfer data to a    new phone.

·         Premium Support: Priority response to your issues and questions

About Lookout Mobile Security

Lookout is a smartphone security company dedicated to making the mobile experience safe for everyone.Lookout delivers protection from malware and spyware, data backup and recovery, and can locate a missing device if it is lost or stolen. Lookout’s unique cross-platform, cloud-connected application is designed from the ground up to provide advanced protection for smartphones while remaining lightweight and efficient on the phone. With users across 400 mobile networks in 170 countries, Lookout is a world leader in smartphone security. Lookout’s award-winning mobile application is currently free and available for Android, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout is funded by Khosla Ventures, Trilogy Equity Partners and Accel Partners. For more information and to download the application, please visit www.mylookout.com.

Jerry Hildenbrand
Senior Editor — Google Ecosystem

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