Friday, 21 September 2018

Totally Trivial: Daylight robbery

By Nick Wood , Total Telecom
Wednesday 24 June 09

Mobile miscreants meet their match as a Nokia thief is fined £1m and an iPhone thief is cornered by the rightful owner.

Plucky blogger thwarts iPhone robber A man has been reunited with his beloved iPhone when he used a new feature to track its whereabouts after it was stolen from a bar. Kevin, who goes by the Livejournal username Happywaffle, had gone to a bar with two friends while they were in Chicago to visit the Brickworld Lego convention, which everyone reading this secretly wishes they had also gone to. "I definitely had my iPhone while at our table, and I definitely did not have it when we were 100 feet down the street," wrote Kevin. He logged into the MobileMe Website, which synchronises email and contacts between various Apple devices and used the Find My iPhone feature, but with no luck…

Plucky blogger thwarts iPhone robber A man has been reunited with his beloved iPhone when he used a new feature to track its whereabouts after it was stolen from a bar. Kevin, who goes by the Livejournal username Happywaffle, had gone to a bar with two friends while they were in Chicago to visit the Brickworld Lego convention, which everyone reading this secretly wishes they had also gone to. "I definitely had my iPhone while at our table, and I definitely did not have it when we were 100 feet down the street," wrote Kevin. He logged into the MobileMe Website, which synchronises email and contacts between various Apple devices and used the Find My iPhone feature, but with no luck…

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