Every day, the gadgets we use become smaller, more portable, and more valuable. Unfortunately, this increase in convenience also raises the appeal of these devices to potential thieves. Here, we present tips to avoid becoming a theft victim for the five common gadgets, as well potential ways to
recover your property if it’s stolen.
Find My iPhone
The Find My iPhone app will let you use another iOS device to find it and protect your data. Simply install this free app on another iOS device, open it, and sign in with the Apple ID you use for iCloud.Find My iPhone will help you locate your missing device on a map, remotely lock it, play a sound, display a message, or erase all the data on it.
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Android Device Manager
If you lose your Android device associated with your Google Account, you can use Android Device Manager to remotely locate and factory reset your phone.
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Find My Phone Find My Phone can help lay your worries to rest. This free service in the My Phone section of windowsphone.com can ring, lock, erase or show your phone on a map from any Internet-connected computer. Find My Phone makes it easier to recover your phone –or to prevent someone from using it without your permission.
BlackBerry Protect is designed to help find your lost BlackBerry smartphone and keep the information on it secure.
In BlackBerry® 10, BlackBerry Protect is a feature built into the OS. For smartphones running on BlackBerry® 7 OS, BlackBerry® 6 OS and earlier versions of BlackBerry® Device Software, BlackBerry Protect is a free application you can download on your smartphone
Prey(free tracking software)
Prey lets you keep track of your laptop, phone and tablet whenever missing, whether you’re in town or abroad.
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