Tag: Find My iPhone

WWDC 2019: New ‘Find My’ Feature Can Track Your Apple Devices Even If They’re Offline

Apple has fused Find My iPhone and Find My Friends into a single app called Find My. With it, you’ll be able to track lost or stolen Apple devices even if they’re not connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Apple June 4, 2019

Apple To Release Find My Airpods Feature In iOS 10.3: Here's How It Will Work

Apple will be releasing a Find My AirPods feature in the upcoming iOS 10.3 update. This is the reason why the company inexplicably took down the Finder for AirPods app from the App Store earlier this month.

Apple January 25, 2017

NYC Cops Dive Into East River To Catch iPhone Thief Using Find My iPhone App, But Smartphone Is Ruined

Two NYC cops dove into the city’s polluted East River to catch a thief who had stolen a young girl’s iPhone. Although the thief was apprehended and booked, the girl’s device was unfortunately ruined.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 21, 2016

Find My iPhone App Wrongly Sends People To House In Atlanta

An Atlanta couple has been receiving lots of angry visitors knocking on their door in search of their stolen smartphones. It turns out the Find My iPhone app has been wrongly pointing users to the couple's home, causing false accusations.

Apps/Software January 24, 2016

'Find My iPhone' App Helps Woman Find Her Murdered Husband's Body

A woman used the ‘Find My iPhone’ app to locate her missing husband after he failed to come home one night. Following the app’s confusing signal, she found her husband lying dead on a road that is a 30-minute drive away from their house.

Apps/Software January 16, 2016

BlackBerry 10.3.2 Update Imminent For All BlackBerry 10 Handsets

All BlackBerry 10 users are in for a nice software update with a number of new features and improvements.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 3, 2015

Find My iPhone app not just for finding phones, it can help save lives

As precious hours slipped by and OnStar failed to find a woman injured in a car crash, Apple's Find My iPhone pointed rescuers to her exact location at the bottom of a 300-foot-deep ravine. Her wireless carrier could only direct rescuers to within a seven-mile parameter.

Apps/Software October 15, 2014

Is the used iPhone you just bought, a stolen device? Now there's a tool for that

Buying a used iPhone? Here’s a way to make sure you’re not laying down your hard-earned money for a stolen, practically unusable device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 4, 2014

Apple denies iCloud, Find My iPhone security breach: Only 'very targeted attacks'

Apple has denied that a security breach with its iCloud and iPhone software caused the theft of nude photos of more than 100 celebrities. The company said that a "very targeted attack" unearthed the revealing images.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 7, 2014

Cloud hacking isn't as hard as most would think

After the recent celebrity nude photo hack, many smartphone users are likely wondering just how secure online stored data is. Unfortunately, it seems hacking a cloud storage account is not that difficult.

Internet September 3, 2014

Nude celebrity photo leaks raise cloud security concerns

Hundreds of nude photos of celebrities were said to have been exposed due to a flaw in Apple's Find My iPhone service. The victims of the hack include Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 3, 2014

Apple, FBI investigating cloud hack that led to postings of nude celebrity photos

The FBI and Apple continue to investigate the Labor Day weekend leak of intimate celebrity photos. Meanwhile, an individual claiming responsibility for the privacy intrusion takes flight.

Internet September 2, 2014

Russian authorities arrest suspects for hijacking iPhones, iPads

Hackers exploited the Find My iPhone app to carry out their extortion crimes. The suspects were arrested by cybercrime department Directorate K.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 13, 2014

Willing to risk your life to get your smartphone back? Some willing to go to great lengths to recover device

Once a smartphone is stolen 68 percent of victims are unable to get the device back, report says.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 8, 2014

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