Stolen MacBook Takes Photos Of Robbers

Posted: May 12 2008, 2:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 8:01am CDT, in News | Technology News


Stolen MacBook takes Photos of Robbers
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Last week a stolen Macintosh laptop helped catch the thieves with its remote desktop feature "Bakc to My Mac".

Via Back to My Mac the owner could activate the webcam when the robbers actually started to use the stolen laptop and connected to the internet.

With the spreading of GPS sensors inside of laptops it will be becoming even easier to find stolen notebooks again. Laptop vendors should integrate a feature deep down in the BIOS that reports the location of the laptop when outside of a certain delimiter set by the owner. Read the full story on the NY Times.

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