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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘stolen phone’

Google’s Android Device Manager Will Help You Find Your Lost Or Stolen Phone

It sucks when your phone is stolen. It’s even worse when you have no way to find said phone. iPhone users have been able to use Apple’s iCloud service to find stolen phones for a while, but there’s been no official comparable service from Google yet. That all changes later this month. Google today announced the impending launch of the …

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AT&T, Others Designing Database to Disable Stolen Phones

It’s become somewhat common knowledge that most all mobile devices can be tracked, leading to situations where police are kicking down the wrong doors while tracing stolen iPhones, or situations where Twitter feeds can help prompt the triangulation of the cell locations of carjacking victims. Essentially, there are many modes of tracing stolen or misplaced devices, the most popular being …

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Lost and Stolen Smartphones Will Cost $30 Billion in 2012

According to a study conducted by smartphone security services company Lookout, unrecovered lost and stolen cellphones could cost U.S. consumers more than $30 billion this year. Lookout has also launched a new site called Mobile Lost and Found in tandem with their study, which helps users to discover the places where phones are most often lost, rates by region, financial …

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