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Could A PIN On Shutdown Deter iPhone Thieves?

Could A PIN On Shutdown Deter iPhone Thieves?

Cabel proves once again what a smart guy he is

Sasser, co-founder of Panic software, has had a fantastic idea to make stealing iPhones pretty useless. Most savvy thieves know that when you find or steal a smartphone, you shut it down immediately. This stops it being tracked by the carrier and – in the case of the iPhone – it stops the user from tracking it, or wiping it from afar.

Cabel’s incredibly simple idea would stop this from happening.

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Stolen iPhone 4 Phones Home Two Weeks Later From Almost 8,000 Miles Away

Stolen iPhone 4 Phones Home Two Weeks Later From Almost 8,000 Miles Away

After having his iPhone 4 literally stolen from his hand in a snatch-and-grab in San Francisco, Cabel Sasser was delighted to have it phone home two weeks later through Find My iPhone.

There was just one problem. The iPhone 4 was now 7,830 miles away. Here are the pictures, along with Cabel’s priceless reaction.

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