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New York Has A Team Of Cops Dedicated To Recovering Stolen Apple Devices

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Apple devices are a popular target for the thieves of New York, so much so that the NYPD now has a team of cops dedicated to recovering stolen iPhones and iPads, according to the New York Post. Every time an Apple device is stolen, detectives work with the Cupertino company to identify their location and then recover them.

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Check Any iPhone’s Unlock Status With This Handy Website [iOS Tips]

Check Any iPhone’s Unlock Status With This Handy Website [iOS Tips]

Wondering whether that iPhone you plan on buying off of craigslist is truly unlocked like it says in the ad? Want to make sure that your iPhone is able to switch carriers after a legitimate unlock from your current carrier? Grab your iPhone and open a new web browser window; we’re going to show you how to find out.

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Get Technical Information About iOS Devices To Help Support Personnel Via iTunes [OS X Tips]

Get Technical Information About iOS Devices To Help Support Personnel Via iTunes [OS X Tips]Get Technical Information About iOS Devices To Help Support Personnel Via iTunes [OS X Tips]

I was exploring some of the new features in iTunes 10.5.1 this week and I found out that iTunes offers a lot of technical information about our iOS devices. The only problem is that the information is hidden on the device summary tab and unless you know how to get to it you wouldn’t think about looking for it.

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iPhones Stolen in U.K. Riots Will Be Blocked By Carriers Within 48 Hours

iPhones Stolen in U.K. Riots Will Be Blocked By Carriers Within 48 Hours

Smartphones have become a huge target for unscrupulous looters that have used the riots originating in London as an excuse to break into stores in cities around the U.K. and steal anything that might be of any value.

That’s why thousands of stolen iPhones have flooded the black market in the wake of the riots. But caveat emptor! Within 48 hours, that iPhone you picked up for a song will be worthless.

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Apple Can Unlock AT&T iPhone 4 at Checkout

Apple Can Unlock AT&T iPhone 4 at Checkout

On June 14 Apple began selling its GSM iPhone 4 unlocked in America, but what if they don’t have any left when you go to pick one up at your local store? Well, the guys at the checkout can now take an AT&T iPhone and unlock it instantly for you.

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