Apple iPhones are always in the eyes of criminals looking to make a quick buck due to their high resale value, everyone wants to get their hands on one, but statistics show that large cities such as San Francisco or New York has had a dramatic decrease in iPhone thefts due to the Activation Lock feature.
There’s a new report out about detailing the high crime rate involving Apple products being lifted in and around the San Francisco area. It’s a common crime that happens all over, but iPhone products are especially affluent in that area. Nevertheless, even with the Find My Phone killswitch enabled in iOS 7 smart devices, it still hasn’t curbed iPhone robberies. Read more
In Denver, Colorado, robberies are down. Crime is seeing a cull from the incessant wrought employed by the less savory of society. However, despite the danger of armed robbery being down in Denver, iPhones are still a hot ticket item on the list of a thief’s wants.
iPhones are a hot commodity amongst thieves and the San Francisco Police Department has an unusually idea to tackle the problem. Read more
A special task unit has been assigned to catching criminals and retrieving iPhones and iPads within the New York Police Department, and they’re working closely with Apple to get it done.
If you think that theft of Apple products in New York and California is bad, it almost doesn’t compare to the amount of thefts taking place in London when it comes to mobile phones. Read more
A lady was sitting down, minding her own business in Gwinnett county’s Dacula mall in Georgia, when a young man ran up and stole her iPhone 5. Read more
A teacher at Lakeview High School in Michigan alerted police about her missing iPhone. Police were quick to respond and actually managed to track down the perpetrators thanks to the iPhone’s GPS. Read more
A new report details which cities play host to the most cell phone thefts, where you’re likely to have your cell phone stolen, and which cell phones are most popular to steal in specific locations. Read more
Police have really been on a roll lately with recovering missing iPhones…too bad they weren’t this diligent trying to find Jimmy Hoffa. Anyway, the latest missing iPhone case has been solved thanks to a small app called Find My Phone, which conveniently helped police find the missing iPhone. Read more