Monday June 22, 2009 4:35 pm
A Find My iPhone Success Story
I’m glad I’ve never experienced the displeasure of losing a wallet or mobile device, but I know it’s something that happens all too often. Apple tried to make it a little easier to recover a stolen iPhone, with the MobileMe service Find My iPhone. In a nutshell, Find My iPhone shows you where your iPhone is physically located on a Google Map, and let’s you ping the phone with messages, even if it is in silent mode, in the hopes that someone will see the message and act on it. Of course, sometimes they will ignore it, thinking they’ve just scored themselves a free iPhone. That’s what happened to Kevin, who actually used Find My iPhone to chase down the thief who had his mobile device, in attempts to get it back on his own, without the help of law enforcement. It’s a fun read, because he could have been killed, depending on who the thief was!
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