Tag Archive: Lost


Use Mark as Missing on Lost Apple Watch to Enable Activation Lock

Apple Watch includes a feature called Mark As Missing, which is similar to iCloud Lock for iPhones, and intended to be enabled if an Apple Watch is missing or misplaced. Once activated, an Apple Watch goes into an Activation Lock mode, which requires the associated Apple ID and password to be entered before the Watch … Read More

TrackR’s new app can find lost iOS devices even without GPS

Finding your iPad or iPhone is about to get a whole lot easier, even under the worst circumstances, thanks to a new app from TrackR that can locate your lost iOS devices regardless of whether or not its connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data. The new free app called TrackR tablet, runs on both iPhone […]

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How to find your lost iPhone with Tile

Chances are, you’ve lost your iPhone a time or two, even in your own home. I’ve found myself stalking around the living room, kitchen, and even bathroom trying to remember just where I left that darn iOS device. Tile, the popular “find your stuff” tracker, has a trick you can use to find your lost […]

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How to find your lost sidebars in OS X

I’ve gotten so used to the sidebar in OS X that I’m at a loss when it disappears on me when using my Mac. If you’re the same way, here’s how to find it again, in both the Finder and in any Open or Save dialog boxes. In the Finder When you’re looking for the […]

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Kind taxi driver travels two hours to return lost iPhone

A self-driving Apple Car may not yet be a reality, but that didn’t stop a Bangkok taxi driver from travelling two hours to return a passenger’s lost iPhone, which they had left in the back of his taxi cab. “On my birthday on Wednesday just before midnight, [the driver] showed up at my hotel to return my phone. He’s a […]

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Attention, Netflix users! Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview is about to be… lost

Between Alex Gibney’s The Man in the Machine documentary and the new Steve Jobs biopic, there’s no shortage of viewing material out there at the moment if you’re interested in Steve Jobs. But Netflix-subscribing Steve Jobs completists may want to check out one other Jobs artefact, in the form of 2012’s Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview. […]

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Get lost in Lifeline 2’s fantasy world on Apple Watch

Dave Justus is no stranger to writing video games, having written both Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us adventure game for Mac, PC and console, as well as the original Lifeline, a text-based story game that brought the epic struggles of an astronaut named Taylor to our wrists. With the help of 3 Minute Games’ lead […]

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Brilliant lock screen shows how to recover your lost iPhone like a boss

Through the creation of its Find my iPhone feature, Apple has made it much easier to recover handsets when we misplace them. However, one amusing iPhone owner decided to go one step further to ensure that he would be reunited with his iPhone should it stray from his hands during a night of drunken merriment […]

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Good Samaritan returns lost iPhone for military widow

A Marine widow has had her stolen iPhone returned to her after revealing that it contained the text message and photos from her late husband, who was killed in a helicopter crash in Nepal. “This is probably the happiest I’ve been in the last three months,” said Haley Johnson after she recovered the handset. Johnson’s […]

Apple won’t face group lawsuit for lost iMessages

Apple has been spending a lot of time in court the past few years, but the company just avoided another potentially costly lawsuit this week, after a federal judge shot down a group’s request to sue Apple over lost text messages. A former iPhone user filed a lawsuit against Apple in San Jose, California, claiming […]