NYPD

  • Apple’s Activation Lock Brings Down iPhone Theft In Major Cities

    Apple’s Activation Lock Brings Down iPhone Theft In Major Cities

    Apple’s introduction of iOS 7 Activation Lock has actually led to a decrease in iPhone-related theft in New York, London, and San Francisco, according to NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. “The introduction of kill switches has clearly had an effect on the conduct of smartphone thieves,” said Schneiderman in an interview with the New York Times. “If these can… Read More

  • NYPD And Apple Team Up To Stop iThing Theft In NYC

    NYPD And Apple Team Up To Stop iThing Theft In NYC

    The number of gadget-related thefts in major metropolitan areas has only continued to rise, and the number of resolved cases simply can’t keep up. However, it would appear that Apple is now working directly with the NYPD to help return iThings into the hands of their rightful owners. The NYPD has formed an official team which will work directly with Apple to track down stolen… Read More

  • NYPD Launches ‘Anti-Apple Picking Campaign’ To Protect iPhone Owners From Thefts

    NYPD Launches ‘Anti-Apple Picking Campaign’ To Protect iPhone Owners From Thefts

    As the iPhone 5 went on sale last Friday, the impressive number of stolen Apple products in New York City should continue to grow. So far this year, the NYPD statistics state that 11,447 devices were reported as stolen to the police department — an increase of 40 percent year over year, representing 3,280 additional thefts. It has launched an initiative called the “Anti-Apple… Read More