If you’ve never used Personal.com, it’s quite a useful site. It’s essentially a place for you to keep information, so that others on the web can’t access it. You have complete control over your information, which you organize into gems based on what its purpose. You can share these gems with others, which is a nice touch. Personal has just launched an Android app, so users can access their info from their smartphone or tablet. I could go into extensive detail, but the video below says it so much better.
So with that being said, if you’d like to give Personal’s new app a look, you can download it by using the box below. Is anyone currently using Personal.com? What do you think of the app? Sound off in the comments! The full press release can also be found after the break.
Washington, D.C. (November 30, 2011) – Personal (www.personal.com), a private, personal network
and data vault that allows individuals to organize, search and control access to their digital information
and online identity, announced today the release of its native mobile application for Android
Personal’s Android app provides the same core features and legal and security protections that are
available through its web and mobile web products that launched in open beta on November 11, 2011.
A secure and portable data vault.
• Personal’s users (which the company calls “owners”) can fill their vaults with gems – nuggets of
reusable information that represent all of life’s details, such as family, pets, cars, home, office,
passwords, food preferences, and more.
• Owners add only what they want and control what’s in their vaults.
A private, personal network.
• Owners can create, import and organize their contacts to build their networks and securely
grant and request gems on the go or send by email.
• Owners will enjoy real-time updates across their networks.
A personal search engine.
• Owners will have up-to-date information from their data vaults and personal networks at their
• Wherever they are, owners can search their vaults for life’s details.
Gemware, which is Personal’s app store for data.
• Owners can add empty gems to their vaults and fill them with information about their lives.
• They can also find and import community gems, which contain data other Personal owners have
“Personal’s Android app lets individuals easily and safely access and share the details of their lives
anytime, anywhere,” said Shane Green, co-founder and CEO of Personal. “There is no limit to the
benefits people can enjoy when they become masters of their digital information and identity. Data will
increasingly be needed for just about everything we do.”
Personal plans to unveil its iPhone app in the coming weeks, and the product is currently available to all
smartphone users via the mobile web. Tablet users can access Personal through a mobile browser.
Download the app in the Android marketplace or from Personal’s website.
Personal (www.personal.com) provides individuals with the tools to create a private, personal network
where they can control their identity and determine access to their data when connecting with people
and companies. Built on a secure data vault, individuals can easily import, consolidate and manage just
about any information in their lives – all with the peace of mind that their data remains legally theirs
and is never used or shared without their permission. Personal launched in open beta on November 11,