Posts by 42Gears Team

Safe and Private Browsing in SureFox Kiosk Browser for Android

Worried about the security of your confidential online data getting stored on shared mobile devices. Well, SureFox can be your savior. Besides the regular browser lock-down features, SureFox now comes with a Private Browsing functionality(also known as the Incognito Mode) which lets you browse the web without storing any information locally on the device. This means when…

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SureMDM OnPremise System Requirements

With steady growth in the number of mobile devices entering the enterprise environment, be it a corporate device or owned by the employees, the need for a mobile device management plan becomes an absolute necessity for every enterprise. SureMDM provides you with a solution which allows you to remotely manage your mobile device, update security…

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Advanced Location Tracking of Mobile Devices with SureMDM

SureMDM now comes with advanced location tracking features which provide real-time location information as well historical breadcrumb trail of locations for mobile devices. The tracking information can be used to know the current location of a device as well as use the locations where the device has been through before it reached the destination. This feature…

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Differences between Trial and Paid versions of SureLock, SureFox and SureVideo for Android

The following table briefs about the differences between Trial and Paid version of SureLock Feature/Restriction Trial Version Paid Version Trial Reminder Popups Yes No No. of Allowed Apps Restricted to 2 Apps Only Unlimited No. of Allowed Shortcuts Restricted to 2 Shortcuts Only Unlimited Change Default Password ✘ ✔ Widgets ✘ ✔ Phone Settings ✘…

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SureFox Kiosk Browser for Android adds barcode scanning capability

Applies to: Product SureFox Platform Android SureFox is a popular kiosk browser whose primary feature is to block the users (mobile workers/kiosk users) from accessing any unallowed websites. There are many other reasons for using SureFox. Now, Surefox has a new addition to its feature set. Your web apps can now read or scan barcode…

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SureLock awarded Motorola Solutions Validated Logo for ET1 Enterprise Tablet

SureLock successfully completes Motorola Solutions Validated program to add another feather in its cap. To brief you about the program, Motorola Solutions Validation program was carried out by rigorously testing SureLock on Motorola’s ET1, an Android based Enterprise tablet device. Facilitated through the Motorola’s Global Solution Centers, a state-of-the-art testing facility, we worked side-by-side with Motorola…

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How to determine package name of an Android application running on the device?

SureLock is a comprehensive kiosk lockdown solution which allows administrator to restrict device user’s access to limited applications and settings. It is very easy to select the desired whitelisted applications from “SureLock Settings->Add Applications” screen. Once whitelisted, the application icons show up on SureLock Home Screen. However, there might be a case where one whitelisted…

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How to Hide Bottom Bar in Android Tablets using SureLock

Android smartphones and tablets provide portable, convenient and powerful platform for businesses. Android 3.0, Honeycomb, onwards, Google introduced a bottom bar in Android UI with few buttons on it. This bar helps users multitask and navigate through device application and settings. Different device manufacturers like Samsung, Asus have extended this bottom bar with even more options…

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SureFox + HTML5 = Deliver Awesome Web Applications to your Mobile Workforce

Get the best of both worlds with complete browser lockdown and comprehensive HTML5 feature set with the new SureFox. Whether it’s a basic kiosk implementation or an enterprise with specific business needs, SureFox has something for you. Checkout the rich collection of features, technologies, and APIs of HTML5 supported by SureFox:  FEATURES OFFLINE: localStorage, Web SQL Database Storage, online/offline events,…

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How to restrict websites in Android using SureFox

Many enterprises provide mobile devices (tablets and smartphones) to their employees for running web-based mobile apps. However, with the increased availability of online content such as games, music/movies and social networking sites, providing complete web access can distract the users leading to decreased productivity as well as it can pose a threat to enterprise’s security as…

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