How to Check if an iPhone Has Been Stolen

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It’s unfortunate when it happens, but finding out that an iPhone you bought on eBay or Craigslist was stolen at some point isn’t the best news you want to hear. However, a new tool that Apple has released checks to see if an iPhone you’re about to buy from someone was at one point stolen […]

How to Find a Lost or Stolen Android Smartphone or Tablet

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When it comes to protecting your smartphone from loss or theft there’s plenty of apps in the Google Play Store, but like Apple’s Find My iPhone, Google has its own Android Device Manager users should know about. Tracking down a lost or stolen Android smartphone or tablet can be a daunting task, not to mention […]

Violent Cell Phone Thefts On the Rise in U.S.

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Smartphone owners should be more wary of their surroundings, especially in major metropolitan areas as cell phone and smartphone thefts are on the rise. But it’s not just cell phone thefts that concerns us, it’s that these thefts are sometimes violent and may come with violent threats. IDG News Service reported that in San Francisco, […]

Track Down Stolen Cameras With Online Photos

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Losing a camera sucks, especially if you don’t have a hidden GPS locator tucked in your camera bag. Fortunately, if you have your camera’s serial number, you can track it down online thanks to the¬†GadgetTrack Camera Serial Search. GadgetTrack offers all types of gadget recovery services, but the best part about its latest tool is […]

RIM Announces BlackBerry Protect Now Available in Open Beta

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Research in Motion’s BlackBerry Protect is a remote finder and wiper for misplaced, lost, or stolen BlackBerry smartphones that is similar to MobileMe’s Find My iPhone or other third-party security software solutions on the market today. Previously available only as a private beta, RIM is now opening BlackBerry Protect to users in North America and […]