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Apple tops the list of searched for stolen items

When my wife’s iPhone was stolen a few weeks back, I noticed something as I searched for others who shared my plight. That’s right, Apple has snagged 2 of the top 4 most Googled theft queries, outranking stolen identities, passports and social security cards. And yes, even the Zune.  Read More

My wfe’s iPhone stolen: Anyone know how to have Find My iPhone “auto refresh” the location?

Well, this evening the Bride of Macenstein’s iPhone was stolen. While I was of course pissed, I was also thrilled at the prospect of using Find My iPhone to find the thing. We’re in a relatively wussy, crime free town, so I figured it would be kids who took her bag and it shouldn’t be too much of a problem. Long story short, we tracked the iPhone down to a restaurant,... Read More

HURRY! Get unlimited iPhone tethering for just 99¢!

If you missed out on Netshare, the first and only tethering app to make it to the iTunes store (before being pulled 24 hours later) now is your chance to snag Handy Light, a 99¢ tethering app that is currently masquerading as a “Flash Light” app. Appshopper has posted instructions on how to get it working, but since it is likely going to be just a matter of seconds... Read More

iTunes book store hacked?

A quick look at the books category on iTunes and it’s no wonder that rumors of an iTunes hack are surfacing. It seems that suddenly a certain Thuat Nguyen (who has no website or contact info on iTunes) now has 40 of the top 50 books being sold on iTunes, and what’s more he/she is buying them with other people’s iTunes accounts (up to $200 worth per account)... Read More

Colbert: “You know who this suit would look good on? My LAWYERS”

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Who’s Riding My Coattails Now? – iPad Suit Pocket Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Fox News [via 9to5]  Read More

The dude who found the iPhone 4G was a PC user

Original image via Wired That’s right people. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – a PC user will steal ANYTHING that isn’t nailed down. According to a new report from Wired which highlights some key parts of a recently unsealed document outlining the details of the ongoing investigation against 21 year-old Brian Hogan: “Warner [Brian’s... Read More

Jon Stewart gives his take on the whole iPhone 4G thing

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart voiced his opinion on the lost/stolen iPhone 4G that seems to have landed Gizmodo in so much trouble. I won’t ruin which side of the fence Jon lands on here, but I DID get this link from the Gizmodo Australia website… Enjoy. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c  Read More

Man gives thieves the finger in iPad theft

OK, actually, he didn’t give it to them, they took it, along with his two iPads. Ouch.   (yeah, it’s Flash only, get over it). [via Engadget]  Read More

Steve jobs calls the kettle “black”

“It’s just common sense not to use another company’s trademarks in your app name.” Those are the words of Steve Jobs in response to an e-mail from app developer Chris Ostmo whose journalPad app was just forced to undergo an expensive re-branding or risk being pulled from the app store for including the word “Pad” in the title. The problem of... Read More

Acrobatic Apple thieves “steal different”

In a world of “Smash and Grab” Apple thefts and gun-totting thugs, it’s nice to see a professional Apple Heist where no-one gets hurt. Case in point, the theft of 20 Apple laptops from a South Brunswick, NJ Best Buy where the thieves apparently pulled a Tom Cruise, descending from ropes in the ceiling to avoid setting off alarms, and then jumping up and down on... Read More


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