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In this guide, I’ll tell you about two applications, separated by severity of the missing phone: misplaced somewhere close to you (like under a couch cushion) or lost outside of your home or worse, stolen.
If you have a laptop, laptop insurance may be a wise purchase for you.
Looking for better laptop security, but you don't want to invest in a paid theft recovery service like Laptop Cop ?
Perhaps, someday soon, laptops will recognize when they've been stolen and deal with the perpetrator themselves, not unlike this video clip.
FireFound is an add-on for Firefox that helps you find your computer if it's lost or stolen. Every time your computer's location changes, FireFound sends a secure message to a central server with its current location. You can then log into the server and see your computer's current location. All of the location data is encrypted, so no one can find out where your computer is without your password. If you lose your computer, you can tell FireFound to clear your personal data (saved passwords, browsing history, etc.) if anyone starts Firefox before you can retrieve it.
ihound is an excellent software that helps you track and find stolen gadgets.
GadgetTrak Cracks Theft Ring - Oakland, California Tuesday, September 8, 2009 The headquarters of a prominent start-up in San Francisco was broken into, seven laptops were stolen from the premises.
I had my laptop stolen once, about five years ago, from the trunk of a locked car parked at a shopping mall. You never forget that experience of being violated, of being stupid. (And it seems to be getting more common, according to this story in the LA Times where thieves follow customers buying new PCs home from Apple Stores.)
Do you know where your friends are?
By Jennifer Openshaw NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — It’s that time of year when parents are helping to move their children into college. Cars are stuffed to the brim with the must-haves: a laptop, portable music player, cell phone, DVDs, gaming system and more. Some 32,000 burglaries occurred on campuses in 2008, according to the most recent data from the U.S.
Let’s say you are sitting around your local StarBuck$ interneting on their Wi-Fi on your shiny new overpriced Alienware laptop.
The one drawback of being so heavily into both the latest technologies and cool Internet applications is that when the two seamlessly combine to form the ultimate, ultra-useful application with unlimited potential – it causes you to break into a cold sweat from just the excitement alone. Once I realized that someone can trace a mobile phone location with Google Latitude was possible, I had to run around the block a few times to burn off my excitement before sitting down to write this article.