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Triathlon Swimmer’s Pants Stolen, Uses Find My iPhone, Retrieves iPhone And Wallet

Triathlon Swimmer’s Pants Stolen, Uses Find My iPhone, Retrieves iPhone And Wallet

Install this app, right now, especially if you’re planning on leaving your iPhone in your pants on the beach somewhere.

Ah, thank Apple for iCloud, Find My iPhone, and open water swimming. Wait, scratch that last bit.

Redditor and triathlon competitor pnine yesterday was out for a training swim in the ocean. He left his pants on the shore when diving into the water in his wetsuit, his keys in his shoes, his wallet and iPhone in his pants.

A bit of the way out, he had a premonition that some of his stuff had been taken. Upon returning to shore, he found out that his hunch was right. His keys, shoes, and towel were still there, but no pants. Which, of course, meant no wallet and no iPhone.

Instead of panicking like many of us would, he remembered he had his laptop and a handy mobile Wi-Fi hotspot in his car. No word on whether the laptop was a Mac or not, but that’s how we’re envisioning it.

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Waterproof ECOXPRO Speaker Holds iPhone Safe Inside [Review]

Waterproof ECOXPRO Speaker Holds iPhone Safe Inside [Review]

In the shower, or on the beach, the ECOXPRO will keep your iPhone safe. Photo Charlie Sorrel (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

It has the word “cox” in the name, and you can play with it whilst naked in the bathroom, but that’s where the childish jokes end. The ECOXPRO is a waterproof speaker with a snug and safe chamber inside that will fit your iPhone or iPod, along with your cash and keys, all the while blasting out the tunes to everyone trying to relax on the beach.

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