Know where your iPhone, iPad, Blackberrry, smartphone or tablet is right now?
Download the Find My iPhone app for the iPhone, iPad or one of the many apps that provide this function for smartphones, the Blackberry or Android based computer tablets and you will be able to track it if it becomes lost or stolen.
In some instances this function is already pre-loaded on your smartphone or tablet and just has to be activated. On Apple products the app is free and there may also be free versions of this type of app for the other devices.
Once downloaded these apps allow you through using another smartphone, laptop or computer to quickly ascertain where the device is using global positioning – very handy if you are the sort of person who leaves things on buses or in pubs or cafes.
If you think you are in earshot of the device you can get it to make a ringing sound so you can find where you left it. You can also remotely display a message on your device telling someone who may have found it to get in touch with you.
Importantly these apps also help police recover your smartphone or tablet should it be stolen. There have been a number of cases where these apps have helped officers to track down thieves and return the smartphone or device to its rightful owner.
Go on, download that app today and increase your chances of getting your smartphone or tablet back if you lose it or have it stolen.