England Rugby Captain Tracks Down Missing iPad, Narrates Ordeal Via Twitter

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This is a fantastically fun story. Former England Rugby captain Will Carling’s iPad was stolen, yeah, but he had tracking software on there. What followed was a gripping tale, told on Twitter, of Carling’s attempts to hunt down his missing iPad using MobileMe.

Hold onto your hats.

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On an adventure! Left my Ipad on train yesterday, Doh ! Have now tracked it down to a building in Woking. On my way! Could be interesting !less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

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Used the Mobile me tracker. It is in a block of flats! Managed to get in & knock on all 18 doors! No answer surprisingly. So left notes :-Oless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

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breaking news! My Ipad has moved! It is now at the station! This is like Enemy of the State !!less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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The olice have been notified. So all go in the Ipad rescue. Cracking line from the Police lady who was talkin… (cont) http://deck.ly/~s5Hasless than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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Can’t believe this. Mobile me is now showing my Ipad near the station round the back of some shops- has it been dumped???less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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Just sent the moving Ipad a message telling them they are being tracked! quoted Police crime reference. Shall update soon…..less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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Just sent the ‘moving’ Ipad a message ‘you are very close to the Police Station now….’ would freak you out if you had hold of it….:-)less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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Result! Police have just called, Ipad has been handed over! It was handed into Woking Station. Tracked it al… (cont) http://deck.ly/~BXmWLless than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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