Find My iPhone

Podcasts and Find my iPhone Updated with New iOS 7 Design

Apple has released updates for its Podcasts and Find my iPhone iOS apps to sport a new design for iOS 7. Also updated was iTunes Movie Trailers (US only). Podcasts 2.0 actually comes with new features, not just a redesign for iOS 7. These silent updates go along with all iLife and iWork iOS updates released...

New York Police Really Want You to Download iOS 7

The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C launched this past Friday, September 20, and there were crowds of people lining up in front of Apple stores. Jim Rosenburg reports that New York police were handing out flyers, urging people to upgrade to iOS 7, to those in line at the iPhone launch. Here is a picture:...

A Shell Company In Texas Sues Apple Over “Find my iPhone” Service

Remote Locator Services LLC, a shell company in Texas, has filed several lawsuits this week against Apple for its “Find my iPhone” and "Find my Friends" services and also against Google for its "Latitude", claiming that its 1996 patent gives it a monopoly over such services, GigaOM reports. The firm has also sued some major phone carries including Verizon, asking the court to...

Find My iPhone Comes to the Rescue After Man Recycles iPhone into Compost

A Saanich man has Find my iPhone to thank after the app was able to successfully locate and recover his missing iPhone. After noticing his iPhone was missing, the man was unaware whether it was lost or stolen. So along with Saanich Police, the Find my iPhone tracked the smartphone moving around town--on a truck from...

Find my iPhone Updated With Driving Directions to Locations

Apple has pushed out a minor update for its Find my iPhone app to add driving directions to device locations, supported on devices running iOS 6 or later. Also, various buttons now appear separately in map view, specifically Play Sound, Lost Mode and Erase iPhone. Full change log below: What’s New in Version 2.0.1 • […]

Apple Enhances & Adds More Web Apps To Its iCloud Website

Apple is actively working to enhance their iCloud Beta website as today they’ve added and upgraded five web-based applications. We have the Mail, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, and Find My iPhone web-apps all receiving minor upgrades. We previewed a few of the upgrades back during July, if you remember. This is simply an overview of the features […]

Police Track Stabbing Suspect Using Victim’s Stolen iPhone

The iPhone can do wonders for its users, even track down a stabbing suspect, or killer if needed. In an interesting report from DailyNews a citizen was stabbed and the suspect fled the scene with her iPhone. With the technology the iPhone has that wasn’t a very brilliant choice. DailyNews has the details: Investigators used a […]