Tag Archive: Stolen


$2 billion lawsuit claims Apple Watch idea was stolen

A Michigan woman is suing Apple and Nike for a combined $ 5 billion over claims that the two companies stole her concept for a device called a “Detachable Beeper Disc Digital Gym Shoe with Sensor.” She states that she filed a patent for her invention 20 years ago, well before the companies came up with […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Lust List: Heartache is in the (stolen) bag, plus audio gear and more

Kahney’s Korner: Lessons from having my MacBook stolen

I want to spare you some of the pain that recently greeted me after a night out with friends. I returned to my car to find the rear window smashed out and my backpack gone. It contained my brand new…Read more ›

Prototype iPad stolen in Cupertino home robbery

A “test model” iPad was stolen in a home robbery earlier this month along with other valuables. Suspects have been arrested, but the stolen goods have been found. “The robbers took the device, along with electronics, prescription drugs and cash…Read more ›

How to clear credit card info from a stolen Apple Watch

So, you just got that shiny new Apple Watch. It’s amazing, right? So amazing that someone may try to steal it from you. Sure, that sucks, but it could happen. Here’s how to clear the credit card info from the…Read more ›

Stolen iPhone leads blogger to China, stardom and unlikely bromance

Matt Stopera had his iPhone stolen last February from his favorite bar in New York City. Like most of us, he was upset, but not overly so. Matt got a new phone and went about his life. A year later,…Read more ›

Use Apple’s new iCloud tool to check that used iPhone isn’t stolen before you buy it

As the makers of some of the most attractive (and high-end) smartphones around, Apple devices are ripe for theft. With that in mind, the good folks at Cupertino have just added a new iCloud tool which lets users work out whether…Read more ›

iPod touch used to control war veteran’s prosthetic hand is stolen

Normally a story about a stolen iPod touch wouldn’t be worthy of major news coverage. That changes, however, when the iPod touch in question is used to control its war veteran owner’s prosthetic hand. The iPod touch belongs to Afghanistan…Read more ›

iPhones Less Likely To Be Damaged, More Likely To Be Stolen Than Other Smartphones

According to a new report, iPhone users are 46% less likely than other smartphone owners to need a replacement device due to accidental damage — but 65% more likely to have their device stolen or lost. The insight comes from…Read more ›    [Read More…]

How To Remotely Wipe Your iPhone Data When Stolen [iOS Tips]

This poor soul on the Apple discussion forums has just lost his iPhone, in Bangladesh of all places. He’s asking how to block the thieves from accessing his personal data. Unfortunately for him, he didn’t have Find My Phone enabled…Read more ›    [Read More…]